Terms and Conditions

  

STANDARD TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE

(Order Acknowledgment/Invoice)

1. Acceptance.

SELLER’S ACCEPTANCE OF BUYER’S PURCHASE ORDER IS

EXPRESSLY MADE CONDITIONAL ON BUYER’S ACCEPTANCE OF THE

FOLLOWING TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE, WHICH ARE IN LIEU

OF ANY ADDITIONAL OR DIFFERENT TERMS CONTAINED IN BUYER’S

PURCHASE ORDER OR OTHER DOCUMENT OR COMMUNICATION

PERTAINING TO BUYER’S ORDER OR THE GOODS. BUYER’S ASSENT

TO THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS CONTAINED IN THIS DOCUMENT

SHALL BE CONCLUSIVELY PRESUMED FROM BUYER’S ACCEPTANCE

OF ALL OR ANY PART OF THE GOODS OR FROM PAYMENT BY BUYER

FOR ALL OR ANY PART OF THE GOODS. NONE OF THESE TERMS AND

CONDITIONS MAY BE ADDED TO, MODIFIED, SUPERCEDED OR

OTHERWISE ALTERED, EXCEPT BY A WRITTEN INSTRUMENT SIGNED

BY AN AUTHORIZED EXECUTIVE OF SELLER. FAILURE OF SELLER TO

OBJECT TO ANY TERMS OR CONDITIONS WHICH MAY BE CONTAINED

IN ANY DOCUMENT OR FORM OF BUYER SHALL NOT BE CONSTRUED

AS A WAIVER OF THESE CONDITIONS, NOR AS AN ACCEPTANCE OF

ANY SUCH TERMS AND CONDITIONS.

2. Payment Terms.

Payment terms are net thirty (30) days from the date of this invoice, subject to a ½

of 1% discount if paid within ten (10) days of the date of this invoice. Any

payments not made within thirty (30) days of the date of this invoice shall be

subject to a late payment charge of 1½% per month (compounded) on the unpaid

balance of any amount then past due.

3. Taxes.

The quoted purchase price may be increased to the extent that Seller’s cost of the

product sold hereunder may be increased as a result of (1) any agreements, codes,

or legislative enactments made or enacted pursuant to federal, state of municipal

legislation; and (2) increase in the cost of labor or raw materials. In addition to

paying the quoted purchase price, Buyer is solely liable for any excises, levies or

taxes which Seller may be required to pay or collect, under any existing or future

law, upon or with respect to the sale, purchase, delivery, storage, processing, use,

consumption or transportation of any of the goods covered hereby, and Buyer

agrees to pay the amount thereof on the same terms as it shall pay the quoted

purchase price.

4. Warranty.

Seller warrants that the goods supplied under this invoice (the “Goods”) shall

conform to typical industry standards. THE FOREGOING

WARRANTY IS SELLER'S SOLE WARRANTY WITH RESPECT TO THESE

GOODS. ALL OTHER WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED,

INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF

MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, ARE

HEREBY DISCLAIMED. SELLER'S LIABILITY FOR BREACH OF

WARRANTY HEREUNDER IS LIMITED SOLELY TO THE REPLACEMENT OF

THE DEFECTIVE GOODS, WHICH SHALL BE RETURNED TO SELLER'S PLANT,

TRANSPORTATION CHARGES PREPAID BY BUYER; AND THE FAILURE TO

GIVE NOTICE OF A WARRANTY CLAIM WITHIN THIRTY (30) DAYS FROM

DATE OF DELIVERY SHALL CONSTITUTE A WAIVER BY BORROWER OF ALL

CLAIMS IN RESPECT TO SUCH GOODS. THE FOREGOING SHALL CONSTITUTE

THE SOLE REMEDY OF BUYER AND THE SOLE LIABILITY OF SELLER UNDER

THIS WARRANTY.

5. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY.

SELLER'S LIABILITY TO BUYER, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, IN TORT, UNDER

ANY WARRANTY, IN NEGLIGENCE OR OTHERWISE, SHALL NOT EXCEED IN

ANY CASE THE RETURN OF THE AMOUNT OF THE PURCHASE PRICE PAID BY

BUYER AND UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL SELLER BE LIABLE FOR

SPECIAL, IN DIRECT OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES. THE PRICE STATED FOR

THE GOODS IS CONSIDERATION FOR LIMITING SELLER'S LIABILITY. NO

ACTION, REGARDLESS OF FORM, ARISING OUT OF THE TRANSACTIONS

UNDER THIS INVOICE MAY BE BROUGHT BY BUYER MORE THAN ONE (1)

YEAR AFTER THE DATE OF THIS INVOICE. WITHOUT LIMITATION OF THE

FOREGOING, IN NO EVENT WILL SELLER BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR (A)

PENALTIES OR PENALTY CLAUSES OF ANY DESCRIPTION, OR (B)

INDEMNIFICATION OF BUYER OR OTHERS FOR COSTS, DAMAGES OR

EXPENSES ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO THE GOODS.

6. Claims.

Claims by Buyer for shortages or errors in delivery must be made within five (5)

days after the delivery of the Goods. Goods are sold subject to the standard

manufacturing practices of Seller's suppliers. 

7. Returns.

No Goods shall be returned for credit without first obtaining written consent from

an executive officer of Seller.

8. Shipment.

Delivery terms are F.O.B. Seller's plant, New Smyrna Beach Florida, US or Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada. Buyer shall assume all risk of

loss or damage upon delivery by Seller to the carrier at the point of shipment.

Scheduled dates of delivery are determined from the date of Seller’s acceptance of

any order or orders placed by Buyer and are estimates of approximate dates of

delivery, not a guarantee of a particular date of delivery. Seller shall not be liable

for any damages caused by failure or delay in shipping the goods described herein,

if such failure or delay is due to any war, embargo, riot, fire, flood, accident, mill

condition, strike or other labor difficulty, an act of Buyer, an act of God, an act of

a governmental authority, transportation shortage or failure, inability to obtain

sufficient fuel, labor, materials or manufacturing facilities, or any other cause

beyond the reasonable control of Seller.

9. Security Interest.

Shipments, deliveries and performance of work by Seller shall at all times be

subject to the approval of and requirements of the credit department of Seller,

including the requirement that Buyer pay part or all of the purchase price in

advance. Seller retains a purchase money security interest in all Goods not paid

for in full, notwithstanding that the goods have been delivered to Buyer, and

Buyer hereby authorized Seller to execute and file financing statements describing

the Goods, and other document which may be requested by Seller to evidence its

security interest.

10. Cancellation.

Orders accepted by Seller are subject to cancellation by Buyer only upon the

express written consent of Seller. Upon such cancellation and consent, Seller shall

cease work and hold for Buyer all completed and partially completed articles and

work in progress and Buyer shall pay Seller: for all work and materials that have

been committed to and/or identified to Buyer’s order plus a cancellation charge as

prescribed by Seller, in addition to a reasonable profit to Seller on the entire

contract.

11. Indemnification.

In addition to the foregoing, Buyer agrees to save and hold Seller harmless from

any claims, demands, liabilities, costs, expenses or judgments arising in whole or

in part, directly or indirectly, out of the negligence or lack of care by Buyer or

Buyer’s customers, agents, employees or invitees involving the use of the goods

supplied by Seller. This indemnification shall include all costs, attorney’s fees and

other expenses paid or incurred by or imposed upon Seller in connection with the

defense of any such claim.

12. Governing Law.

The parties agree that the validity,

interpretation and performance of any agreement arising out of this transaction

shall be governed by the laws of the State of Florida without regard to conflicts of

interest laws. Buyer and Seller hereby submit to the exclusive jurisdiction for the

resolution of any disputes. This shall be the sole and

exclusive jurisdiction and venue for the purpose of adjudication of any rights and

liabilities hereunder.

13. Default.

In the case of default or breach by Buyer in the performance of any or all of the

provisions of this agreement, Seller may cancel any outstanding order from Buyer

and declare all obligations immediately due and payable, and shall in addition

have all remedies afforded by the Uniform Commercial Code as enacted in

Illinois, and any other applicable law. Buyer shall in addition, be liable for

Seller’s expenses incurred in exercising any remedies available to it, including

reasonable attorney’s fees and legal expenses. All unpaid obligations shall bear

interest at the contract rate provided under terms of payment above.

14. Delay. If Buyer requests deferral of deliveries, Seller’s agreement to defer

delivery shall not excuse Buyer from its obligation to pay for the goods at the

same times and in the same quantities as the original delivery schedule, including

interest due pursuant to these terms and conditions. In addition to adhering to the

original payment schedule, Buyer shall pay such storage charges as Seller may

assess for storing the goods awaiting delivery. If Buyer requests deferral prior to

commencement of production, Seller may require progress payments in

connection with expenses for materials and services incurred by Seller in

anticipation of production.