Terms and Conditions


By accepting this Purchase Order (“PO”) the Supplier agrees to the following terms and conditions listed below:

  • (1.) All applicable certificates shall be sent with each shipment.
  • (2.) Update (2.) - Supplier acknowledges HUB's right of access to its facilities, product, and/or related quality records at any time, by HUB, its customer, or regulatory authorities in order to verify quality of products or work. Right of access may be limited to only those records and product applicable to HUB’s products or contracts and applies to each level of the supply chain.
  • (3.) All purchasing requirements shall apply to sub-tier suppliers or subcontractors.
  • (4.) Supplier shall notify HUB immediately of unexpected anomalies, nonconformances, changes in product and/or process, changes of suppliers, and/or changes of manufacturing facility location. HUB reserves the right to approve such changes or incidents before work is allowed to proceed.
  • (5.) Supplier shall acknowledge and then shall apply suitable corrective action when presented with complaints or nonconformance reports by HUB.
  • (6.) Records pertaining to the manufacture, inspection and test of HUB’s products shall be retained for a minimum of seven (7) years.
  • (7.) Supplier shall comply with the Aerospace Industries Association of America (AIA) Global Principles of Ethics in the Aerospace & Defense Industry, available for review here: http://asd-europe.org/business-ethics.
  • (8.) Additional Requirements:

    • Provide guidelines and procedures for approval of product, procedures, processes and equipment;

      Provide guidelines and procedures for qualification of personnel;

      Provide guidelines and procedures quality management system requirements

      Provide guidelines and procedures for the identification and revision status of specifications, drawings, process requirements, inspection/verification instructions and other relevant technical data;

      Provide guidelines and procedures for design, test, inspection, verification (including production process verification), use of statistical techniques for product acceptance, and related instructions for acceptance by the organization, and as applicable critical items including key characteristics;

      Provide guidelines and procedures for test specimens (e.g., production method, number, storage conditions) for design approval, inspection/verification, investigation or auditing;

      Provide guidelines and procedures regarding the need for the supplier to:

      • 1. notify the organization of nonconforming product;
      • 2. obtain the required organizational approval for nonconforming product disposition;
      • 3. notify the organization of changes in product and/or process, changes of suppliers, changes of manufacturing facility location and, where required, obtain organization approval;
      • 4. communicate to the supply chain the applicable requirements including customer requirements, with regards to:

        • qualification of personnel
        • prevention of counterfeit parts
        • ensure persons are aware of their contribution to product or service conformity
        • ensure persons are aware of their contribution to product safety
        • ensure persons are aware of ethical behavior