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Terms & Conditions

Precious Metals Plating Co., Inc.

Number: PMP-140

Revision: “C”


Quality Control Department

Subject: Precious Metals Plating Co., Inc (PMP) Purchase Order Quality Terms & Conditions

1.   PMP reserves the right of final approval of product, procedures, processes and equipment.


2.   Qualified personnel must perform all special processes, inspections, testing and calibrations required by a purchase order.


3.   Supplier quality management systems shall be approved in accordance with PM/QP123 Supplier Quality Review unless otherwise specified on the face of a PMP purchase order.


4.   The supplier shall ensure that all pertinent information (i.e. name or positive identification, applicable revision of specifications and other relevant technical data) needed for theirproduct; procedures, processes and equipment are identified within the PMP issued purchase order. Disclosure of PMP’s or its customers’ information is “STRICTLY” prohibited without PMP’s written approval.


5.   Quality records are to be retained for a minimum of 7 years, on expiry of retention period, quality records and reports must first be offered to Precious Metals Plating Co., Inc. before disposal/destruction.


6.   PMP reserves the right to approve or specify any designs, tests, inspection plans, verifications, use of statistical techniques for product acceptance and any applicable critical items, including key characteristics


7.   Requirements for test specimens for design approval; inspection, investigation or auditing shall be specified on the face of a PMP Purchase Order.


8.   The supplier is required to:

8.1  Notify PMP of nonconforming product immediately upon discovery

8.2  Obtain PMP approval for nonconforming product disposition

8.3  Notify PMP of changes in product and/or processes, changes of suppliers and changes of facilities

8.4  Flow down to the supply chain the applicable requirements including customer requirements


9.   PMP, its customers and/or regulatory agencies reserve the right of access to the applicable areas of all facilities at any level of the supply chain, involved in the order ant to all applicable records.


10.  All processors must be approved and listed in D1-4426 for those processes contracted, BOEING requirement only.


11.  Quality Management System Requirements

-     Implement a quality management system

-     use customer designated or approved external providers, including process sources

-     Notify Precious metals of nonconforming processes, products or services and obtain approval for their disposition.

-     Prevent the use of counterfeit parts

-     Notify Precious metals of changes to processes, products or services, including changes of their external; providers or location of manufacture, and obtain Precious metals approval

-     Flowdown to external providers applicable requirements including customer requirements.

-     provide test specimens for inspection/verification, investigation or auditing

-     retain documented information, including retention periods and disposition requirements


12. PMP reserves the right  to refuse any material that does not have at least 75% of the shelf life remaining.