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The following conditions apply to quotation proposals and must be considered part of your order.

  1. ACCEPTANCE:  All orders shall be subject to acceptance in writing by Universal Metal Marking division of Universal Marking, Inc. at our office at 14053 Orange Avenue, Paramount, Calif. 90723.
  2. PRICES:   Quoted prices are subject to prompt acceptance only, and are subject to change without notice until such time as an order based on such prices is accepted in writing by Universal Metal Marking at its office at 14053 Orange Avenue, Paramount, Ca. 90723.
  3. TAXES:  All prices are subject to surcharge equal in amount to any taxes which Seller maybe required to collect or pay upon individual sales of products, and any tax now in force or which may be enacted by federal, state, local and any other government agency, which is measured in whole or part by the amount of such sales. If such surcharge is not included in the invoice for the products, it maybe invoiced at a later date.
    1. All products shall be delivered FOB, factory, Paramount, California, consigned to Purchaser or as Purchaser may direct. Pick up by carrier shall constitute transfer of title to the products and such carrier shall thereafter be acting for the Purchaser, and the products shall thereafter be at the Purchaser's risk.
    2. It is understood that the quoted price for artwork, pattern and tooling or tooling prep charges are only an estimate of a portion of our cost. As such, these prices do not constitute a sales price. Right of possession and removal from Universal Metal Marking premises will require payment of original manufacturing cost plus an additional 25 (twenty-five) percent.
  5. SHIPPING:  Universal shall ship parts back to the customer in the manner the parts were received and/or via shipping instructions on customer’s Purchase Order, unless instructed otherwise by the customer in writing before the time of shipping. The shipping schedule for products starts with written acceptance of any order by Universal Metal Marking: but in the case of products of special design, the shipping schedule will not start until the receipt by Universal Metal Marking of all information necessary to design and manufacture of such products.

    All shipping schedules for products are subject to:
    1. Strikes, labor problems, material shortage, accidents and all causes of like or different character beyond Universal Metal Marking reasonable control, including any priority system established by the United States Government or any of its agents (in which case the applicable priority rating must be indicated on each order.)
    2. The condition that Universal Metal Marking shall receive at least two weeks prior to the scheduled shipping date all samples, gauges, or any other items needed to complete test of products before shipping.
    3. The condition that shipping dates are approximate. Time needed for such items as debugging and run-off of tooling and fixtures cannot be predicted exactly. Universal Metal Marking will use its best effort to maintain established delivery dates as closely as possible.
    4. The "shipping date" designated in a Purchaser's Order is the date product is to be shipped from the Universal Metal Marking plant.
  6. TERMS:   Terms of first order will always be C.O.D. Once positive credit information has been obtain the terms are net thirty (30) days from the date of the invoice. Dollars credit limits will be determined by the Credit Department of Universal Metal Marking. The normal channels of payment are check, cash or wire transfer. However, Universal Metal Marking also offers payment by credit card as a convenience to customers. A convenience fee of 3.5% will be applied on invoices processed on a credit card. NOTE: This fee is waived if the invoice amount is paid via a normal channel of payment (check, cash or wire transfer.)
  7. GUARANTEE:  Universal Metal Marking guarantees, all workmanship for a period not to exceed SIX (6) MONTHS from the date of the original invoice, provided written notice of defect or rejection is received by Universal Metal Marking with the same six (6) months, Universal Metal Marking.


    Universal Metal Marking makes no warranty, express or implied, relating to merchantability, fitness, or otherwise except as stated above is in lieu of all others, whether based on warranty or negligence, arising out of or in connection with the use or performance of end products or service, it being expressly understood that Universal Metal Marking shall in no event be liable for any indirect or consequential damages including loss of anticipated profits or production, spoilage of materials, performance penalties, increased cost of the operation or otherwise.
  8. ACCEPTANCE:   Orders will be accepted subject to the condition that the Purchaser or Agent agrees not to countermand or cancel said other or to otherwise cause the work or shipment to be delayed, except with the consent of and upon terms agreed to by Universal Metal Marking.
  9. LEAD TIMES:   All lead times that appear in Universal’s quotes or submitted verbally to customers are estimates only. Lead times can suddenly and unexpectedly increase based on Universal’s backlog of orders, which is out of Universal’s control. However, Universal strives to complete all jobs in the quickest timeframe possible to best serve its customers.