INTERPRETATION 

1.1  In  these  conditions  the  following  words  have

the following meanings:

1.2  the  Buyer:  the  person(s),  firm  or  company who purchases the Goods from the Company;

1.3  the  Company:  Industrial  Plastic  Fabrications Limited a company registered in England and Wales  with  registered  number  02211232 whose registered office is at Unit 28 Hillgrove Business  Park,  Nazeing  Road,  Nazeing, Essex EN9 2HB

1.4  Contract:  any  contract  between  the  Company and  the  Buyer  for  the  sale  and  purchase  of the Goods, incorporating these Conditions;

1.5  Delivery Point: the place where delivery of the Goods is to take place under condition 3;

1.6  Goods:  any  goods  agreed  in  the  Contract  to be  supplied  to  the  Buyer  by  the  Company
(including any part or parts of them).

1.7  In  these  conditions  references  to  any  statute or statutory provision shall, unless the context otherwise  requires,  be  construed  as  a reference to that statute or statutory provision as  from  time  to  time  amended,  consolidated, modified, extended, re-enacted or replaced.

1.8  In  these  conditions  references  to  the masculine include the feminine and the neuter and to the singular include the plural and vice versa as the context admits or requires.

1.9  In these conditions headings will not affect the construction of these conditions.

APPLICATION OF TERMS 

2.1  Subject  to  any  variation  under  condition  2.3  the Contract will be on these conditions to the exclusion  of  all  other  terms  and  conditions (including  any  terms  or  conditions  which  the Buyer  purports  to  apply  under  any  purchase order,  confirmation  of  order,  specification  or other document).

2.2  No  terms  or  conditions  endorsed  upon, delivered  with  or  contained  in  the  Buyer’s purchase order, confirmation of order, specification  or  other  document  will  form  part of  the  Contract  simply  as  a  result  of  such document being referred to in the Contract.

2.3 These  conditions  apply  to  all  the  Company’s sales  and  any  variation  to  these  conditions and  any  representations  about  the  Goods shall  have  no  effect  unless  expressly  agreed in  writing  and  signed  by  the  Managing Director  of  the  Company.  Nothing  in  this condition  will  exclude  or  limit  the  Company’s liability for fraudulent misrepresentation.

2.4  Each  order  for  Goods  by  the  Buyer  from  the Company  shall  be  deemed  to  be  an  offer  by the Buyer to purchase Goods subject to these conditions.

2.5  No  order  placed  by  the  Buyer  shall  be deemed to be accepted by the Company until a written acknowledgement of order is issued by  the  Company  or  (if  earlier)  the  Company delivers the Goods to the Buyer.

2.6  The  Buyer  must  ensure  that  the  terms  of  its order  and  any  applicable  specification  are complete and accurate.

2.7  Any  quotation  is  given  on  the  basis  that  no contract  will  come  into  existence  until  the Company despatches an acknowledgement of order to the Buyer. Any quotation is valid for a period of 24 hours only from its date, provided that  the  Company  has  not  previously withdrawn it.

DELIVERY 

3.1  Unless  otherwise  agreed  in  writing  by  the Company,  delivery  of  the  Goods  shall  take place at the Company’s place of business.

3.2  The  Buyer  will  take  delivery  of  the  Goods within  two  working  days  of  the  Company giving  it  notice  that  the  Goods  are  ready  for delivery.

3.3  Any  dates  specified  by  the  Company  for delivery of the Goods are intended to be an estimate  and  time  for  delivery  shall  not  be made of the essence by notice. If no dates are so  specified,  delivery  will  be  within  a reasonable time.

3.4  Subject  to  the  other  provisions  of  these conditions the Company will not be liable for any direct, indirect or consequential loss (all three of which  terms  include,  without  limitation,  loss  of profits,  loss  of  business,  depletion  of  goodwill and  like  loss),  costs,  damages,  charges  or expenses  caused  directly  or  indirectly  by  any delay  in  the  delivery  of  the  Goods  (even  if caused  by  the  Company’s  negligence),  nor  will any  delay  entitle  the  Buyer  to  terminate  or rescind the Contract unless such delay exceeds 90 days.

3.5  If  for  any  reason  the  Buyer  will  not  accept delivery  of  any  of  the  Goods  when  they  are ready  for  delivery,  or  the  Company  is  unable  to deliver  the  Goods  on  time  because  the  Buyer has  not  provided  appropriate  instructions, documents, licences or authorisations:

3.5.1 risk  in  the  Goods  will  pass  to  the  Buyer (including  for  loss  or  damage  caused  by  the Company’s negligence);

3.5.2 the  Goods  will  be  deemed  to  have  been delivered; and

3.5.3 the Company may store the Goods until delivery whereupon the Buyer will be liable for all related costs and expenses (including, without limitation, storage and insurance).

NON-DELIVERY 

4.1  The  quantity  of  any  consignment  of  Goods  as recorded  by  the  Company  upon  despatch  from the  Company’s  place  of  business  shall  be conclusive  evidence  of  the  quantity  received  by the  Buyer  on  delivery  unless  the  Buyer  can provide conclusive evidence proving the contrary.

4.2  The  Company  shall  not  be  liable  for  any  non-delivery  of  Goods  (even  if  caused  by  the Company’s  negligence)  unless  written  notice  is given  to  the  Company  within  seven  days  of  the date  when  the  Goods  would  in  the  ordinary course of events have been received.

4.3  Any  liability  of  the  Company  for  non-delivery  of the  Goods  shall  be  limited  to  replacing  the Goods  within  a  reasonable  time  or  issuing  a credit  note  at  the  pro  rata  Contract  rate  against any invoice raised for such Goods.

RISK/TITLE 

5.1  The Goods are at the risk of the Buyer from the time of delivery.

5.2  Ownership  of  the  Goods  shall  not  pass  to  the Buyer until the Company has received in full (in cash  or  cleared  funds)  all  sums  due  to  it  in respect of:

5.2.1 the Goods; and

5.2.2 all  other  sums  which  are  or  which  become  due to the Company from the Buyer on any account.

5.3  Until ownership of the Goods has passed to the Buyer, the Buyer must:

5.3.1 hold  the  Goods  on  a  fiduciary  basis  as  the Company’s bailee;

5.3.2 store  the  Goods  (at  no  cost  to  the  Company) separately  from  all  other  goods  of  the  Buyer  or any  third  party  in  such  a  way  that  they  remain readily identifiable as the Company’s property;

5.3.3 not  destroy,  deface  or  obscure  any  identifying mark or packaging on or relating to the Goods;

5.3.4 maintain the Goods in satisfactory condition and keep them insured on the Company’s behalf for their full price against all risks to the reasonable satisfaction  of  the  Company.  On  request  the Buyer  shall  produce  the  policy  of  insurance  to the Company; and

5.3.5 hold the proceeds of the insurance referred to in condition 5.3.4 on trust for the Company and not mix  them  with  any  other  money,  nor  pay  the proceeds into an overdrawn bank account.

5.4  The  Buyer  may  resell  the  Goods  before ownership  has  passed  to  it  solely  on  the following conditions:

5.4.1 any  sale  shall  be  effected  in  the  ordinary course  of  the Buyer’s  business  at  full market value; and

5.4.2 any  such  sale  shall  be  a  sale  of  the Company’s  property  on  the  Buyer’s  own behalf  and  the  Buyer  shall  deal  as  principal when making such a sale.

5.5 The Buyer’s right to possession of the Goods shall terminate immediately if:

5.5.1 the  Buyer  has  a  bankruptcy  order  made against  him  or  makes  an  arrangement  or composition  with  his  creditors,  or  otherwise takes the benefit of any statutory provision for the  time  being  in  force  for  the  relief  of insolvent debtors, or (being a body corporate) convenes  a  meeting  of  creditors  (whether formal  or  informal),  or  enters  into  liquidation (whether  voluntary  or  compulsory)  except  a solvent  voluntary  liquidation  for  the  purpose only  of  reconstruction  or  amalgamation,  or has  a  receiver  and/or  manager,  administrator
or  administrative  receiver  appointed  over  its undertaking  or  any  part  thereof,  or  a resolution is passed or a petition presented to any  court  for  the  winding  up  of  the  Buyer  or for  the  granting  of  an  administration  order  in respect  of  the  Buyer,  or  any  proceedings  are commenced  relating  to  the  insolvency  or possible insolvency of the Buyer; or

5.5.2 the  Buyer  suffers  or  allows  any  execution, whether  legal  or  equitable,  to  be  levied  on his/its  property  or  obtained  against  him/it,  or fails  to  observe/perform  any  of  his/its obligations  under  the  Contract  or  any  other contract  between  the  Company  and  the
Buyer, or is unable to pay its debts within the meaning  of section  123  of the Insolvency  Act 1986 or the Buyer ceases to trade; or

5.5.3 the  Buyer  encumbers  or  in  any  way  charges any of the Goods.

5.6  The  Company  shall  be  entitled  to  recover payment  for  the  Goods  notwithstanding  that ownership  of  any  of  the  Goods  has  not passed from the Company.

5.7  The  Buyer  grants  the  Company,  its  agents and  employees  an  irrevocable  licence  at  any time  to  enter  any  premises  where  the  Goods are or may be stored in order to inspect them, or, where the Buyer’s right to possession has terminated, to recover them.

PRICE 

6.1 Unless  revised  by  the  Company  in  writing pursuant  to  clause  6.3  below  the  price  for the  Goods  shall  be  the  price  set  out  in  the Company’s quotation.

6.2 The  price for  the  Goods shall  be  exclusive of  any  value  added  tax  and  (unless  stated as  included  in the  quotation  price)  all  costs or charges in relation to loading, unloading, carriage and insurance all of which amounts the Buyer will pay in addition when it is due to pay for the Goods.

6.3 If  the  Buyer  alters  its  order,  specification, requirements,  or,  if  the  price  of  materials increase  after  the  date  the  quotation  is given,  the  Company  reserves  the  right  to adjust  the  price  in  the  quotation  to  cover such  additional  costs  to  the  Company,  any such  price  adjustment  to  be  communicated to the Buyer in writing.

PAYMENT 

7.1 Payment  of  the  price  for  the  Goods  is  due on  the  last  working  day  of  the  month following the month in which the Goods are delivered or deemed to be delivered.

7.2 Time for payment shall be of the essence.

7.3 No payment shall be deemed to have been received  until  the  Company  has  received cleared funds.

7.4 All  payments  payable  to  the  Company under  the  Contract  shall  become  due immediately  upon  termination  of  this Contract despite any other provision.

7.5 The  Buyer  shall  make  all  payments  due under  the  Contract  without  any  deduction whether  by  way  of  set-off,  counterclaim, discount, abatement or otherwise unless the Buyer  has  a  valid  court  order  requiring  an amount  equal  to  such  deduction  to  be  paid by the Company to the Buyer.

7.6 If  the  Buyer  fails  to  pay  the  Company  any sum due pursuant to the Contract the Buyer will be liable to pay interest to the Company on such sum from the due date for payment at  the  annual  rate  of  4%  above  the  base lending  rate  from  time  to  time  of  Barclays Bank  plc,  accruing  on  a  daily  basis  until payment  is  made,  whether  before  or  after any judgment.

QUALITY 

8.1 Where the Company is not the manufacturer  of  the  Goods,  the  Company will  endeavour  to  transfer  to  the  Buyer  the benefit  of  any  warranty  or  guarantee  given to the Company.

8.2 The  Company  gives  no  warranty  as  to  the quality  of  the  goods  or  their  fitness  for purpose  except  to  the  extent  such warranties have been imposed or implied by law  and  not  otherwise  limited  under condition 9.2 below.

8.3 The  Company  shall  not  be  liable  for  a breach  of  any  of  the  warranty  imposed under condition 8.2 if:

8.3.1  the  defect  arises  because  the  Buyer  failed to  follow  the  Company’s  oral  or  written instructions  as  to  the  storage,  installation, commissioning,  use  or  maintenance  of  the Goods  or  (if  there  are  none)  good  trade practice; or

8.3.2  the  Buyer  alters  or  repairs  such  Goods without the written consent of the Company.

8.4 Subject  to  conditions  8.2  and  8.3  if  any  of the  Goods  do  not  conform  with  any warranty  imposed  or  implied  by  law  the Company shall at its option repair or replace such Goods (or the defective part) or refund the  price  of  such  Goods  at  the  pro  rata Contract rate provided that, if the Company so  requests,  the  Buyer  shall  return  the Goods  or  the  part  of  such  Goods  which  is defective to the Company.

8.5 If  the  Company  complies  with  condition  8.4 it  shall  have  no  further  liability  for  a  breach of any of the warranty under condition 8.2 in respect of such Goods.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY 

9.1 Subject  to  condition  8,  the  following provisions set out the entire financial liability of  the  Company  (including  any  liability  for the  acts  or  omissions  of  its  employees, agents and sub-contractors) to the Buyer in respect of:

9.1.1  Any breach of these conditions; and

9.1.2  any representation, statement or tortious act or  omission  including  negligence  arising under or in connection with the Contract.

9.2 All  warranties,  conditions  and  other  terms implied by statute or common law (save for the  conditions  implied  by  section  12  of  the Sale  of  Goods  Act  1979)  are,  to  the  fullest extent  permitted  by  law,  excluded  from  the Contract.

9.3 Nothing  in  these  conditions  excludes  or limits  the  liability  of  the  Company  for  death or personal injury caused by the Company’s negligence or fraudulent misrepresentation.

9.4 Subject to conditions 9.2 and 9.3:

9.4.1  the Company’s total liability in contract, tort (including  negligence  or  breach  of  statutory duty),  misrepresentation, restitution or otherwise,  arising  in  connection  with  the performance  or  contemplated  performance of  this  Contract  shall  be  limited  to  the contract price; and

9.4.2  the Company shall not be liable to the

9.4.3  Buyer for any pure economic loss,  loss of profit, loss of business, depletion of goodwill or otherwise,  in each case whether direct, indirect or  consequential,  or any claims for consequential compensation whatsoever (howsoever caused)  which arise out of or in
connection with the Contract.

10 ASSIGNMENT 

10.1  The  Buyer  shall  not  be  entitled  to  assign  the Contract  or  any  part  of  it  without  the  prior written consent of the Company.

10.2  The Company may assign the Contract or any part of it to any person, firm or company.

11 FORCE MAJEURE 

11.1  The  Company  reserves  the  right  to  defer  the date  of  delivery  or  to  cancel  the  Contract  or reduce  the  volume  of  the  Goods  ordered  by the Buyer (without liability to the Buyer) if it is prevented  from  or  delayed  in  the  carrying  on of  its  business  due  to  circumstances  beyond the  reasonable  control  of  the  Company including,  without  limitation,  acts  of  God, governmental actions, war or national emergency,  acts  of  terrorism,  protests,  riot, civil commotion, fire, explosion, flood, epidemic,  lock-outs,  strikes  or  other  labour disputes  (whether  or  not  relating  to  either party’s  workforce),  or  restraints  or  delays affecting  carriers  or  inability  or  delay  in obtaining  supplies  of  adequate  or  suitable materials  Provided  that,  if  the  event  in question  continues  for  a  continuous  period  in excess of 180 days, the Buyer shall be entitled to  give  notice  in  writing  to  the  Company  to terminate the Contract.

12 GENERAL 

12.1  Each  right  or  remedy  of  the  Company  under the  Contract  is  without  prejudice  to  any  other right  or  remedy  of  the  Company  whether under the Contract or not.

12.2  If any provision of the Contract is found by any court,  tribunal  or  administrative  body  of competent  jurisdiction  to  be  wholly  or  partly illegal, invalid, void, voidable, unenforceable or unreasonable  it  shall  to  the  extent  of  such illegality, invalidity, voidness, voidability, unenforceability  or  unreasonableness  be deemed severable and the remaining provisions  of  the  Contract  and  the  remainder of  such  provision  shall  continue  in  full  force and effect.

12.3  Failure  or  delay  by  the  Company  in  enforcing or  partially  enforcing  any  provision  of  the Contract  will  not  be  construed  as  a  waiver  of any of its rights under the Contract.

12.4  Any waiver by the Company of any breach of, or  any  default  under,  any  provision  of  the Contract  by  the  Buyer  will  not  be  deemed  a waiver  of  any  subsequent  breach  or  default and will in no way affect the other terms of the Contract.

12.5  The parties to this Contract do not intend that any  term  of  this  Contract  will  be  enforceable by  virtue  of  the  Contracts  (Rights  of  Third Parties)  Act  1999  by  any  person  that  is  not  a party to it.

12.6  The formation, existence, construction, performance,  validity  and  all  aspects  of  the Contract shall be governed by English law and the  parties  submit  to  the  exclusive  jurisdiction of the English courts.

13 COMMUNICATIONS 

13.1 All  communications  between  the  parties about  this  Contract  must  be  in  writing  and delivered  by  hand  or  sent  by  pre-paid  first-class post or sent by facsimile transmission:

13.1.1  (in case of  communications to the Company)  to  its  registered  office  or  such changed address as shall be notified to the Buyer by the Company; or

13.1.2  (in the case of the communications to the Buyer)  to the registered office of the addressee (if it is a company) or (in any other case)  to any address of the Buyer set out in any document which forms part of this Contract or such other address as shall be notified to the  Company by the Buyer.

13.2 Communications  shall  be  deemed  to have been received:

13.2.1  if sent by pre-paid first-class post, 2 days (excluding Saturdays, Sundays and bank and public holidays) after posting (exclusive of the day of posting);

13.2.2  if  delivered  by  hand,  on  the  day  of delivery;

13.2.3  if sent by facsimile transmission on a working day prior to 4.00 pm, at the time of transmission and otherwise on the next working day.