Liburdi Dimetrics Corp. Terms and Conditions

TITLE

The title to and ownership of new equipment and hardware shall remain with Liburdi Dimetrics Corporation (hereinafter referred to as LDC) until LDC has been paid the full amount of the purchase price for the equipment and the customer has performed all other obligations pursuant to the terms and conditions between LDC and the customer. The customer shall maintain insurance coverage from the FOB point of shipping until the title has transferred. Title and right of possession for equipment or hardware supplied by the customer for repair or modification hereunder shall remain with the Customer, subject to any applicable lien rights of LDC. Title and right of possession of any equipment and hardware supplied for further processing or integration shall remain with LDC or the Customer and cannot be encumbered or disposed of by the subcontractor or supplier. Reasonable access to the equipment and hardware shall be provided to employees or representatives of LDC and the Customer.

PRICES AND TAXES

All prices quoted shall remain in effect for a period of sixty (60) days from the date of issue. Unless otherwise agreed, all prices are FOB Mooresville, North Carolina and do not include shipping charges. LDC prices do not include sales, use, excise or similar taxes. Consequently, in addition to the price specified herein, the amount of any present or future sales, use, excise or other similar tax applicable to the sale, repair, modification or use of the equipment hereunder shall be paid by the Customer, or in lieu thereof, the Customer shall provide the Company with a tax exemption certificate acceptable to the taxing authorities.

PAYMENTS

If shipments are delayed by the Customer, payments shall become due on the date when LDC is prepared to make shipment. If the work to be performed hereunder is delayed or cancelled by the Customer, payments shall be made based on the purchase price and the percentage of completion or upon the time and material cost incurred. Equipment held for the Customer shall be at the risk and expense of the Customer. Invoices are due upon receipt. Overdue payments are subject to finance charges at the rate of 1½% of invoice price per month.

TERMINATION

Liburdi may, at its discretion, accept termination of orders in whole or in part, at any time, upon notice from the customer. In such event, the Customer's liability shall be:
Standard Products:

  • A 30% restocking fee will be charged to the customer and any applicable transportation fees and taxes incurred.

Custom and non standard inventory parts, Products and Services

  • i) The payment of the price for all Goods and Services completed or delivered in accordance with the Contract on the termination date; and
  • ii) The actual cost of raw materials for Goods and Work or services in process, incurred by Liburdi on the termination date, plus reasonable profit on such Work or Services in process.

Except as provided herein, Liburdi will not be liable for any claims or expenses arising from such termination including, without limitation, loss, anticipated production or profit.

FORCE MAJEURE

LDC shall not be responsible or liable for any loss, damage, detention or delay cause by war, invasion, insurrection, riot, the order of any civil or military authority, or by fire, flood, weather or other acts of the elements, breakdown, lockouts, strikes, or labour disputes, the failure of LDC suppliers to meet their contractual obligations, or, without limitation of the foregoing, any other cause beyond the reasonable control of LDC and the receiving of the product by the Customer shall constitute a waiver of all claims for loss or damage due to delay.

WARRANTY

LDC warrants to Customer that all work performed by LDC during the MANUFACTURE of NEW EQUIPMENT and hardware shall be free from defects in workmanship under, normal and proper use for a period of one (1) year from the date of shipment. REPAIR of POWER SOURCES, WELD HEADS, subassemblies, components, electronic modules and other hardware parts are warranted for ninety (90) days from date of shipment. Unless otherwise expressly agreed in writing, LDC shall, at its option, repair or replace the defective part(s) to make good such defects which are shown to the reasonable satisfaction of LDC to be due to LDC workmanship. On expiration of the warranty period, any liability of LDC shall terminate. The obligation of LDC under this Warranty shall not be applicable should the equipment or part(s) be subject to any accident, abuse, misapplication, misuse, negligence, or has not been properly installed, maintained, operated, stored, or packed for transport while in Customer’s possession, in accordance with the original equipment manufacturer’s operating procedures.

Any work done by LDC in carrying out its obligation under this Warranty shall be performed at LDC’s Mooresville plant unless otherwise agreed between the parties. LDC shall not be liable for any expenses or liability sustained in connection with customer technical support or trouble shooting and the removal of any defective unit or part(s) or for any expenses, taxes, duties or liabilities sustained in connection with any shipment to or from LDC’s Mooresville plant.

If it is not practical to remove such defective units or part(s) thereof from the site where discovered to be defective. LDC shall use its best efforts to perform its obligations hereunder at such site provided, however, that Customer shall pay LDC for all reasonable travelling and living expenses required in connection therewith and also the cost for shipping any replacement material required from LDC’s Mooresville plant, or from any other point to such site, together with any other cost that may be incurred had the work been carried out at LDC’s Mooresville plant. The obligations of LDC with respect to any claim hereunder, shall be conditional upon the filing of such claim in writing by the Customer within ninety (90) days after discovery by the Customer of the defect to which the claims refers. This Warranty is the only Warranty by LDC and is expressly in lieu of all other conditions and warranties, expressed, implied or statutory.

"NO WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS OF PURPOSE SHALL APPLY"

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

LDC liability on any claim of any kind, including negligence, for any loss or damage arising out of, connected with, or resulting from this contract, or from the performance or breach thereof, or from the design, manufacture, sale, delivery, resale, installation, engineering recommendation, technical direction, inspection, repair, operation/use of any replacement parts, or repair work covered by or furnished under this contract shall in no case exceed the billing price of the particular work which gives rise to the claim. In no event, whether as a result of breach of contract or warranty or alleged negligence, shall LDC be liable for special or consequential damages including, but not limited to, loss of profit or revenue, loss of use of the equipment or any associated equipment, facilities or services, downtime costs, cost of environmental restorations, cost of replacement or purchased power, or claim of customers of the Customer for such damages.

SAFE USE OF THE EQUIPMENT

LDC warrants that the equipment, related components, hardware and software included in the Scope of Supply is free from defects in material and workmanship and will perform according to its specifications. The responsibility of LDC is limited to the manufacturing of the hardware or equipment. Injury, accident to personnel and/or damage to the equipment or other surrounding equipment resulting from usage is the responsibility of the user. Customer indemnifies LDC from any demands, claims or causes of action relating to the use of the equipment and hardware supplied by LDC including legal expenses incurred by LDC.

PATENTS & PROPRIETARY INFORMATION

Original designs and all technical information supplied by LDC are “CONFIDENTIAL”, “TRADE SECRETS” and “PROPRIETARY” to LDC. Such design may or may not be covered by “PATENT” and in all cases ownership of the design and proprietary information remains with LDC and cannot be divulged to third parties, copied or MANUFACTURED without written consent from LDC.

SOFTWARE

All software and control logic provided with the equipment and hardware is proprietary to and the property of LDC. The customer is granted a nontransferable single user license for use of the software only in conjunction with the equipment purchase from LDC.

AMENDMENTS TO CONTRACT

Any amendments to the terms set out herein between LDC and the Customer, or the addition of any terms not otherwise set herein, shall be in writing and acknowledged thereon by both LDC and the Customer.

GOVERNING LAW

The terms of this contract between LDC and the Customer shall be construed in accordance with the laws of the state of North Carolina and the Country of the United States of America. Any dispute or controversy which cannot be resolved by mutual agreement within a reasonable amount of time shall be referred to arbitration for settlement in Charlotte, North Carolina under the rules of conciliation and Arbitration of UNCITRAL by three appointment arbitrators whose award shall be final and unappealable.

SERVICES

The term “Service” or “Services” shall cover any in-house or on-site training, repair, calibrations, and technical support (LDC Welding Technician or Electronics Technician) of proprietary welding systems, equipment, know-how and related equipment.

Services will be provided at the rates in effect at the time such services are provided and on a per diem charge basis upon written authorization by Purchaser, unless otherwise agreed to in writing. Customer shall pay LDC for all reasonable travelling and living expenses required in connection therewith and also the cost for shipping any equipment or tools required from LDC’s Mooresville plant, or from any other point to such site, together with any other cost that may be incurred.

SERVICE PRICE, TAXES, & OTHER CHARGES

Prices quoted herein are based upon presently prevailing duties, rates of duties, taxes, special assessments, changes in third party cost of labour rates, monetary exchange rates as applied to the Services performed by Liburdi. Liburdi reserves the right to amend the price(s) where variations or increases in the cost of material, labour, components or parts, travel costs and in regulated costs such as rate of duties, taxes, special assessments and monetary exchange between the date of quotation and date of performing the Service are deemed significant by Liburdi.

Purchaser is responsible for the ultimate payment of all federal, state, local, foreign or provincial taxes, fees or charges of any nature whatsoever imposed by any governmental authority, including the harmonized sales tax, provincial or state sales tax, withholding tax and duties, that may be assessed or levied on the Services provided hereunder. Unless otherwise stated, prices do not include such taxes, fees or charges which will be added to the sales price where Liburdi has a legal obligation to collect or pay them.

SERVICE PAYMENT

Unless otherwise set out in the purchase order, all payments shall be in US Dollars and all invoices are due and payable upon receipt. Interest will be added to past-due accounts at a rate of 12% per annum.

SERVICE PERFORMANCE DATES

All dates to perform the Services which are quoted are approximate and subject to Liburdi’s availability schedule. Liburdi will make reasonable efforts to meet the performance date(s) quoted; however, Liburdi does not assume liability, consequential or otherwise, because of any delay or failure to deliver the Services under a purchase order for any reason. All performance promises are predicted upon prompt and timely receipt from Purchaser of all necessary information and should be reconfirmed by Purchaser at the time of Liburdi’s written purchase order acceptance.

SERVICE DOWNTIME AND DELAYS

Should the customer request a Service or Services at a particular date but ask to change the date of the service after the technician has already travelled, or any time during the course of the service, then Stand-By rates would apply for a minimum of 8 hours/day.

SERVICE SHIFT CANCELLATION

Should the customer request a Service or Services at a particular date but cancel that shift due to material availability, weather, or any other issue, then Standard Time (ST) rates would apply for a minimum of 8 hours/day.

SERVICE WARRANTY

Repairs or Calibrations are warranted for ninety (90) days from date of service completion. With regards to any other service Liburdi provides no further warranty.

FORCE MAJEURE

Liburdi will be excused from its obligations in the event and to the extent that its performance is delayed or prevented (a) by any circumstance (except financial) reasonably beyond its control or (b) by fire, explosion, breakdown of machinery or equipment, plant shutdown, strikes or other labour disputes, riots or other civil disturbances, or voluntary or involuntary compliance with any law, order, regulation, recommendation, request or trade sanctions of any governmental authority. In addition, Liburdi will be excused in the event of its inability to obtain materials, components, parts or supplies necessary for the completion of the Services.