CERTIFICATIONS AND POLICIES

CERTIFICATIONS AND POLICIES

Magnet-Schultz of America Quality Policy

Magnet-Schultz of America will:

  • Supply our customers with products and services that exceed expectations
  • Design products that fully embrace the importance of the environment and global sustainability
  • Support a work cullture which fosters cooperation, quality and productivity
  • Employ MSA's ISO 9001 Quality Management System to continuously improve product quality and on-time delivery and cost, thereby achieving total customer satisfaction

Terms and Conditions of Sale

Magnet-Schultz of America, Inc. terms and conditions of sale provide legal definition and clarity regarding offers and contracts, delivery and risk of loss and licenses, storage, suspension and cancellation, prices and payment, taxes and other charges, limited warranties, warranty claims, inspection, and waiver of defects, limitation of liability, security interest, insurance, proprietary information/confidentiality, patents, copyrights and trademarks, severability, arbitration and governing law …

To review MSA's full disclosure and learn more about these topics of discussion, download the full T&C document.

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MSA's Copper Surcharge

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Conditions of Purchase

Magnet-Schultz of America, Inc. Conditions of Purchase provide legal definition and clarity regarding purchase orders and contracts …

For a more detailed look at our Conditions of Purchase, please feel free to download the linked statement.

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Magnet-Schultz of America Frozen Design Policy (MSA-FD)

There is a cost-to-benefit ratio related to defining and achieving the degree of “frozen” that is desired. Concerning FD, the following definitions help customers understand and determine the one or combination of terms that best suits their application needs …

MSA policy on Frozen Design is driven by three very distinct categories of products. Understanding these product categories and defining the degree of FD that is required for a new project is a critical component and the result of a collaborative effort between the customer and MSA, very early in the design phase of any new project.

1. Reference Designs (Standard Products)—never frozen.

2. Customized Reference Designs (CRD)—incorporate common and customized, and/or fully custom components and design elements. When changes to common components do not affect the form, fit or function of the CRD end product, the CRD design is not frozen. If there is any chance that either fit or performance could be impacted by updates made to common components, and whenever changes are required for any customized or totally custom components, the design is frozen.

3. Totally Custom Product designs—frozen at the component level and the final assembly.

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Magnet-Schultz of America Frozen Process Policy (MSA-FP)

The term Frozen Process (FP) can present a spectrum of possibilities—from totally strict (absolutely no change allowed to any process), to a guiding rule. MSA’s typical manufacturing process is not considered frozen because it is governed by well-established, cost-effective, real-world guidelines, where process changes are allowed because they do not alter the form, fit or function of the end product …

MSA-FP will utilize any manufacturing equipment and process, lean assembly cell, and outside service/material supplier necessary to ensure that the precision and integrity of every component—the form, fit and function of every final assembly will meet and exceed our customer’s technical and commercial expectations.

Only upon request, MSA can offer the most strict, totally frozen manufacturing process and allow absolutely no manufacturing process changes.

Also upon request, MSA can offer a blend (mutually agreed upon combination) of the two definitions described above, perfectly tailored to meet the unique needs of a customer’s application.

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MSA Conflict Minerals Policy

Magnet-Schultz of America, Inc. (MSA) is committed to responsibly sourcing components and materials from companies that share our values regarding respect for human rights, integrity and environmental responsibility …

We expect our suppliers to understand and comply with Section 1502 of the Dodd-Frank Act by providing materials, components, subassemblies and products that are Conflict Free. Within our supply chain, MSA is implementing procedures designed to ascertain the sources and conflict status of 3TG Materials in MSA products. MSA’s efforts related to conflict minerals are aligned to the work of the Electronic Industry Citizenship Coalition® (EICC®) and Global e-Sustainability Initiative (GeSI). The EICC’s and GeSI’s work includes the Conflict-Free Smelter Program and the Conflict Minerals Reporting Template which we expect our suppliers to complete to show due diligence and compliancy.

For further definition of our conflict minerals policy that applies to our products, please feel free to download.

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ISO 9001 Certifications

Magnet-Schultz of America, Inc. takes pride in the fact that we have been ISO 9001 certified since 2000, with the most recent recertification to the new ISO 9001:2008 level completed in March-2013 …

MSA’s commitment to quality is prevalent in every step of our collaborative, innovative design and manufacturing processes, including:

  • Initial product conception
  • Application design assistance
  • Initial product launch
  • Monitoring processes to ensure they are effective
  • Maintaining adequate records
  • Checking output for defects, with appropriate and corrective action where necessary
  • Regularly reviewing individual processes and the quality system itself for effectiveness
  • Streamlining our manufacturing process
  • Facilitating continual improvement

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REACH Certificate

The new European Registration, Evaluation and Authorization of Chemicals (REACH) Directive came into force on June 1, 2007 in the form of EC Regulation (No. 1907/2006). This statement clarifies Magnet-Schultz of America, Inc's position regarding the applicability of this legislation to our products …

For a more detailed look at REACH requirements that apply to our products, please feel free to download our Registration, Evaluation and Authorization of Chemicals (REACH) statement.

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REACH RoHS Letter to Suppliers

We expect our suppliers to understand and comply with RoHS, and to ensure that all necessary actions are taken to meet RoHS requirements …

For a more detailed look at REACH RoHS requirements that apply to our suppliers, please feel free to download our REACH RoHS letter to suppliers statement.

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European (EC) Directives

MSA remarks and information about European (EC) Directives, including the Low Voltage Directive 2006/95/EG, Machinery Directive 2006/42/EC and Electromagnetic Compatibility Directive 2004/108/EC …

To learn more about Magnet-Schultz America product compatibility with European (EC) Directives download our MSA document.

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