CTPAT Statement of Support

June 21, 2023

W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc., is committed to be a responsible corporate Global Trade partner and proud member of Customs Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (CTPAT) program. Implemented in November 2001 by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection, CTPAT is a voluntary public-private sector partnership program that builds cooperative relationships to strengthen international supply chains and improve United States border security.

W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc., as a U.S. importer and exporter, including its executives, leaders and Associates are committed to follow and comply with the regulations of the CTPAT program. As CTPAT members we are committed to the following;

  • Dedicate resources to work on and be compliant with the CTPAT requirements.
  • Conduct regular audits and assessments to identify supply chain security risk.
  • Raise awareness around CTPAT and train Associates, contractors, service providers on policies and procedures.
  • Review, revise, and update security practices and procedures on an annual basis, or as needed.
  • Protect Gore's supply chain from criminal activities such as drug trafficking, terrorism, human smuggling, and illegal contraband.
  • Investigate any situation or significant event which may be related to a breach in cargo security or any CTPAT criteria and notify Customs and Boarder Protection (CBP).

As a member of CTPAT since 2003, Gore is very proud of our CTPAT heritage and commitment to partner with the U.S. Government in improving supply chain security.

Richard Gott
Enterprise Logistics Service Leader 
W. L. Gore & Associates

Chris Sadiq
Enterprise Legal, Compliance & Data Privacy Leader
W. L. Gore & Associates

Supplier Information

The following resources are provided to Gore's suppliers, enabling them to learn more about the required CTPAT security processes.

Procurement Information

Step 1: Review the CTPAT Security Criteria below, which includes a resource list and the booklets/guides needed to meet all Minimum Security Criteria (MSC) for 2020.

Step 2: Complete the Master CTPAT Provider Security Questionnaire below.

Step 3: Return the completed questionnaire to CTPAT@wlgore.com.

Additional questions can be directed to Gay Ann Yoder or Glenn Hallman.

Logistics Information

Instruments of International Traffic: Process to Ship Instruments of International Traffic to include: Containers, 8 Point Container Inspections, Seals, Cores, Drums, Pallets, etc.

The following posters are available for download:

Contact Us

If you are Gore supplier and have questions or need assistance regarding the CTPAT Program, please contact us by email at CTPAT@wlgore.com.