OCG Terms and Conditions
STANDARD CONDITIONS OF SALE
ACCEPTANCE BY BUYER. This Quotation together with any other documents incorporated
herein or attached hereto, constitutes an offer by Seller to supply Buyer the goods to be
purchased pursuant to this Quotation. This Quotation super cedes any prior oral or written
communications between Seller and Buyer. BY ACCEPTING THE GOODS, ORDERING THE
GOODS OR ACKNOWLEDGING THE RECEIPT OF THIS QUOTATION, BUYER AGREES TO
AND ACCEPTS THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS CONTAINED HEREIN AS THE ONLY TERMS
AND CONDITIONS APPLYING TO THE SALE OF THE GOODS PURCHASED PURSUANT TO
THIS QUOTATION. BUYER’S ACCEPTANCE OF THIS OFFER IS EXPRESSLY LIMITED TO
THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS CONTAINED HEREIN. ANY ADDITIONAL OR DIFFERENT
TERMS OR CONDITIONS, INCLUDING THOSE CONTAINED IN BUYER’S PURCHASE
ORDER OR ACCEPTANCE OF THIS OFFER, ARE HEREBY OBJECTED TO. If any terms or
conditions in the purchase order or acceptance of this offer are in conflict or not identical to the
terms of this offer, the terms and conditions of this offer shall prevail. This offer may be withdrawn
by Seller at any time prior to Buyer’s acceptance of the terms and conditions contained herein,
and will expire automatically 30 days from today unless so accepted by buyer.
PRICES. Prices are:
1. Subject to change without notice prior to Seller’s acceptance of Buyer’s order.
2. Subject to change after Seller’s acceptance of Buyer’s order pursuant to the terms and
conditions of this Quotation or any document incorporated herein or attached hereto.
3. Subject to change at any time in the event of any change in Buyer’s requirements, specifically
including a change in Buyer’s specifications, delivery, production or packing requirements (quoted
price includes Seller’s standard packing).
4. Exclusive of all Federal, State, Municipal, or other governmental entity’s excise, sales, use,
occupational, or any other taxes now imposed or hereafter becoming effective during the term of
5. Subject to an increase equal in amount to any tax Seller may be required to collect or pay upon
the production or sale of the goods covered by this Quotation.
6. F.O.B. the place of manufacture; and
7. Subject to such change as Seller may require because of financial or credit conditions existing
during the term of this agreement.
1. Net 30 Days, subject to credit approval.
2. Interest will be charged at the rate of ½ % per month, or the maximum rate allowed under
state law if it is a lesser number, on any payments which are not received by the due date. Any
expenses of collection, including reasonable attorney’s fees, shall be borne by Buyer.
3. Seller reserves the right to modify these terms for export business and large projects.
1. The shipping date(s) specified in this Quotation is approximate only and may be affected by
prior sales or circumstances beyond Seller’s control.
2. The final shipping date(s)will be computed after Seller has received all the data it requires the
manufacture or engineer the goods for Buyer or after Seller accepts Buyer’s order, whichever is
3. Every effort will be made to effect shipment within the time stated. However, Seller shall not be
liable for any damages resulting directly or indirectly from delays in the manufacture, shipping, or
delivery of goods caused by fire, flood, war, or riot, embargo, strikes, acts of God, acts of civil or
military authorities, civil strife or insurrection, transportation delay, whether at place of
manufacture or elsewhere, fuel, power, or other energy or material shortages, or from delay by
reason of any rule, regulation or order of any governmental authority, or from other causes
beyond Seller’s control. In the event of such delay, the shipping date shall be extended for a
reasonable length of time, but not less than the time actually lost by reason of the delay.
4. Any changes in Buyer’s requirements will require the confirmation or revision of the shipping
5. IN NO EVENT SHALL SELLER BE LIABLE FOR ANY INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL
DAMAGES OCCASIONED BY DELAYS, WHETHER OR NOT BEYOND SELLER’S CONTROL.
DELIVERY. All goods shall be shipped F.O.B. the place of manufacture. Seller shall have the
right to select the carrier unless the carrier is designated by Buyer. Upon Seller’s delivery of the
goods to the carrier, the carrier shall be deemed to by the agent of Buyer and all risk of loss shall
thereafter be on Buyer.
INSTALLATION. When required by Buyer. Seller shall provide, at Buyer’s expense, a service
engineer to supervise the installation of gear reducers Seller’s design and to demonstrate the
proper operation of the same. All costs incident to installation and demonstration shall be borne
Seller warrants, if the product or parts covered by this quotation prove to have defects in material or
workmanship which are not commercially acceptable during a period of one year from
the date of shipment by Seller, under normal conditions (in Buyer’s plant), as determined by an
inspection by Seller, that Seller will furnish a replacement part to Buyer provided that Buyer
promptly sends Seller notice of the defect and establishes that the product has been properly
installed, maintained and operated within the limits of rated and normal usage. The liability of
Seller under this warranty or for any loss or damage to the goods whether the claim is based on
contract or negligence, shall not in any case exceed the purchase price of the goods and upon
the expiration of the warranty period all such liability shall terminate. The foregoing shall
constitute the exclusive remedy of Buyer and the exclusive liability of the Seller.
2. The terms of this warranty do not in any way extend to any product or part thereof covered
under this Quotation which (1) has a life, under normal usage, inherently shorter than the (time
period) indicated above; (2) is deemed perishable by Seller, (3) Was not manufactured by Seller
or an affiliate of Seller, or (4) is manufactured by Seller to Buyer’s design.
3. This warranty shall be void, and Seller shall not be liable for any breach of warranty, if the
product or parts covered by this Quotation shall have been prepared or altered by persons other
than Seller, unless expressly authorized by Seller in writing.
4. THE FOREGOING WARRANTY IS EXCLUSIVE AND IS IN LIEU OF ALL OTHER
WARRANTIES EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED. THERE ARE NO WARRANTIES WHICH EXTEND
BEYOND THE DESCRIPTION ON THE FACE HEREO. ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF
MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE ARE HEREBY
DISCLAIMED BY SELLER AND ARE EXCLUDED FROM THIS AGREEMENT. SELLER SHALL
NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES RESULTING
FROM ANY BREACH OF WARRANTY.
5. All defective parts which are replaced pursuant to this warranty must be returned to Seller
within 15 days after they are rejected, otherwise Buyer will be charged the full sales price for
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
1. BUYER’S EXCLUSIVE REMEDY FOR BREACH OF WARRANTY SHALL BE REPAIR OR
REPLACEMENT OF DEFECTIVE GOOD, provided, however, if the goods are incapable of being
repaired or replaced. Buyer’s exclusive remedy shall be money damages, but such damages
shall not exceed the purchase price of the goods.
2. Any claim for breach of Seller’s warranty must be in writing addressed to Seller and must set
forth the alleged defect in sufficient detail to permit its easy identification by Seller. All breach of
warranty claims must be made within one year of shipment of the goods by Seller. Any breach of
warranty claim not made within one year of shipment of the goods by Seller will not be honored
by Seller and will be of no force and effect.
3. No claim will be allowed for cost of rough of machined blanks furnished by Buyer when the
same are damaged or spoiled during heat-treat and / or machining operations.
4. Seller’s liability on any claim of any kind, including negligence, for any loss or damage arising
out of , connected with, or resulting from this Quotation, or from the performance or breach out of,
connected with, or resulting from this Quotation, or from the performance or breach thereof, or
from the design, manufacture, sale, delivery, resale, installation, technical direction of installation,
inspection, repair, operation, or use of any equipment covered by or furnished under this
Quotation shall in no case (except as provided in the paragraph entitled Property and Patent
rights) exceed the purchase price allocable to the goods and shall terminate one year after the
equipment has been installed.
5. Purchaser acknowledges that Seller has no control over, and is and is not responsible for the
manner in which the products will be used or otherwise be dealt with by the Purchaser. The
Purchaser therefore agrees to as um all responsibility for any and all sums which the Seller and/or
the Purchaser becomes obligated to pay because; of bodily injury or properly damage
caused by or resulting directly r indirectly from the installation, maintenance, use, or operation of
the products, or the failure of the products to comply with any satty laus or regulations. Purchaser
shall indemnify and hold Seller harmless from and against any and all actions, claims or demands
arising out of or in any way connected with the installation, maintenance, use, or operation, of the
products, or the design, construction or composition of any item or items made or handled by the
products supplied hereunder, including any such actions, claims and demands based in whole or
in part on the default or negligence of the Seller.
IN NO EVENT, WHETHER AS A RESULT OF BREACH OF CONTRACT OR WARRANTY OR
ALLEGED NEGLIGENCE, SHALL SELLER BE LIABLE FOR INCIDENTAL OR
CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, LOSS OF PROFITS OR
REVENUE, LOSS OF US OF THE EQUIPMENT OR ANY ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT, COST
OF CAPITAL, COST OF SUBSTITUTE EQUIPMENT, FACILITIES OR SERVICES, DOWNTIME,
COSTS, OR CLAIMS OF CUSTOMERS OF BUYER FOR SUCH DAMAGES.
DEVELOPMENT, DRAWING, PATTERN, AND/OR TOOL CHARGES:
Development, Drawing Pattern, and/or Tool Charges quoted represent the buyer’s proportionate
cost thereof and it is expressly understood that such Drawings, Patterns, and/or Tools shall
remain the property of Seller, unless otherwise agreed in writing. Seller shall not be liable for loss
by fire of Buyer’s Patterns and/or Tools or other Property within its possession.
PROPERTY AND PATENT RIGHTS:
Seller retains for itself any and all property rights in and to all designs, inventions, and
improvements, pertaining to any goods designed in connection with the Quotation and to all
patents, trademarks, copyrights, and related industrial property rights arising out of the work done
in connection therewith. The Buyer expressly agrees that tit will not assert any rights to property
rights retained herein by Seller.
Seller will indemnify Buyer from any suit or proceeding against Buyer based on a claim that any
goods, or part thereof, furnished under this Quotation constitutes an infringement of a patent of
the United States covering a new machine or any new and useful improvement thereof, if notified
promptly and in writing and given authority, information and assistance (at Seller’s expense) for
the defense of same, and Seller shall pay all damages and costs, if any, awarded therein against
Buyer. The preceding sentence shall not apply to any goods, or part thereof, manufactured to
Buyer’s design specifications. As to such goods, Seller assumes no liability arising out of the
infringement and Buyer shall indemnify and hold Seller harmless from any liability arising out of
the infringement of any patent in the manufacture, sale, or use of any product described in
RESERVATION OF RIGHTS IN RESPECT TO SELLER’S OTHER PRODUCTS:
Seller reserves the right to make improvements and changes in design upon its products without
any obligation to make such changes or improvements upon the goods that are the subject of this
Quotation or on goods previously manufactured and sold by it.
MANUFACTURING TOLERANCES. Where backlash tolerances are not specified, gears will be
cut to AGMA recommended backlash based on theoretical centers for general commercial gears.
Decimal machined dimensions will be held within plus or minus .006”, and fractional machined
dimensions will be held within plus or minus1/64”, unless otherwise specified.
LIMITATIONS OF ACTIONS. Any statute or law to the contrary notwithstanding, any action to
recover for any loss or damage arising out of, connected with, or resulting from this Quotation, or
from the performance or breach thereof mush be commenced with one year period after the
cause of action accrues to Buyer, unless otherwise extended by Seller in writing. It is expressly
agreed that there are no warranties of future performance pertaining to the goods that are the
subject of this Quotation that would extend such one year period of limitation.
CANCELLATION. In the event Buyer requests Seller to stop work on or cancel the order or any
part thereof, cancellation charges shall be paid Seller as follows:
1. Any work that has been completed or is scheduled to be completed within 30 days of the date
Buyer notifies Seller, in writing to stop work or to cancel shall be invoiced to and be paid in full by
Buyer including any material cost, manufacturing cost and profit.
2. Buyer must pay the actual costs and overhead expenses, plus 20%, for work in process not
covered by Item A, and any materials and supplies procured or for which commitments have
been made by Seller in connection with Buyer’s order.
3. Buyer shall promptly instruct Seller as to the disposition of the product and Seller shall, if
requested, hold the product for Buyer’s account for a reasonable period of time. All costs of
storage, insurance, handling, boxing, and or any other costs in connection with such storage shall
be borne by Buyer.
In the event of cancellation, Seller shall also be entitled to all applicable remedies under the
Uniform Commercial Code or other applicable law.
ASSIGNMENT. Any assignment by Buyer of the rights of this Quotation, without the prior written
consent of Seller, shall be void.
APPLICABLE LAW. This Quotation, and the rights, obligations, and liabilities of the parties, shall
be construed pursuant to the laws of the State of Illinois.
COMPLETE AGREEMENT. Any orders received by Seller in response to this Quotation shall not
be binding or firm orders until approved by Seller. This Quotation, when accepted by Buyer in
binding or firm orders until approved by Seller. This Quotation, when accepted by Buyer in
accordance with paragraph one Acceptance by Buyer, and when Seller’s acknowledgement of
receipt of acceptance is given to buyer shall constitute the entire agreement between the parties
relating to this Quotation and the goods provided pursuant thereto, and no alteration or addition to
this Quotation shall be binding unless it is in writing and signed by a duly authorized officer of both
Seller and Buyer.
WAIVER OF TERMS AND CONDITIONS. Failure or delay of Seller to insist upon strict
performance of any of the terms and conditions of this Quotation, or to exercise any rights or
remedies provided herein or by law, shall not release Buyer from any of the obligations of this
Quotation and shall not be deemed a waiver of any right of Seller to insist upon strict performance
hereof, or of any right or remedy of Seller as to any prior or subsequent default hereunder.