AS-9100 TERMS AND CONDITIONS
General: As a supplier to AMC Inc., it is understood that your organization agrees to meet the
following stipulations / AS9100 requirements whenever an AMC Inc. Purchase Order specifies that
the order is for an Aerospace application/job (or contains some similar Aerospace/AS9100
reference). These requirements are, therefore, to be considered as terms and conditions to all
1. Where required on the AMC Inc. Purchase Order, its suppliers must use AMC Inc.’s customer-
approved special process sources.
2.AMC Inc. is to be contacted (by the supplier) in the event of nonconforming product/material.
Arrangements for the approval of supplier nonconforming product/material must be as directed by
AMC Inc.’s authorized manager or designee.
3.Furthermore, the supplier is required to notify AMC Inc. of any changes to a product and/or
process and to obtain approval from an authorized AMC Inc. manager or designee (if applicable).
4.AMC Inc., their customers, and regulatory authorities retain the right of access to all supplier
facilities involved in the aerospace order and to all applicable records.
5.The AS9100 standard requires that all applicable customer/regulatory/AS9100 requirements for
the supplier to flow-down to sub-tier suppliers (includes requirements in the purchasing documents
and key characteristics where required). However, AMC Inc. does not allow its aerospace suppliers
to subcontract any product or process to a sub-tier supplier without AMC Inc. expressed written
6.AMC Inc. performs inspection activities to ensure that purchased product meets purchase
requirements. They may include: Receiving inspections (of supplier products / services / documents)
may be / are performed by a designated employee. AMC Inc. verifies the authenticity of the
appropriate certificate of conformity, material certificates, etc. and other accompanying
documentation by review and comparison (as is appropriate) to the drawing and/or industry
specifications or by other means. When necessary, AMC Inc. may inspect or audit at the supplier’s
facility. Furthermore, products are inspected to ensure they meet requirements (dimensions, etc.)
and the results are recorded (as appropriate). All special processes (anodizing, heat treat etc.)
where the compliance cannot be verified by inspections will require a Certificate of Conformity.
7.When appropriate, AMC Inc. may delegate the inspection authority to one of its approved
suppliers. AMC Inc. will communicate the inspection requirements (including approved monitoring
and measurement equipment/methods) and AMC Inc. will maintain a record of those approved to
carry out such inspections.
8.When AMC Inc. or its customer intends to perform verification at the supplier’s premises; AMC Inc.
will first state the intended verification arrangements and the method of product release. This
information will be communicated on the AMC Inc. Purchase Order or via another acceptable
9.Where specified in the contract, the AMC Inc.’s customer or customer’s representative will be
afforded the right to verify at the supplier’s premises and AMC Inc.’s premises that subcontracted
product conforms to specified requirements. Verification by the customer is not used by AMC Inc. as
evidence of effective control of quality by the supplier and shall not absolve AMC Inc. or its supplier
of the responsibility to provide acceptable product, nor shall it preclude subsequent rejection by the
10. To prevent the purchase of counterfeit or suspect/unapproved products and to ensure product
identification and traceability (and for other reasons), AMC Inc. will institute controls that include the
requirement of Material Certificates, Certificates of Conformity, and/or other supporting
documentation from its suppliers as is appropriate. These requirements may be specified on AMC
Inc.’s Purchase Order or may otherwise be communicated to the supplier.
11. Records are available for review by customers and regulatory authorities in accordance with
contract or regulatory requirements and should otherwise be kept confidential.
12. AMC Inc. may also require specific actions where timely and/or effective corrective actions to a
supplier issue(s) are not achieved. These actions may include but are not limited to any or all of the
following: withholding payment until the issue is resolved, removal of the supplier from AMC Inc.’s
Approved Supplier List, and legal actions.
13. External Providers of AMC shall ensure that personnel are aware of their contribution to product
or service conformity, product safety and the importance of ethical behavior.
14. AMC Inc. requires all documents be retained for 10 years.