KATER - CRAFTS BOOKBINDERS
4860 GREGG ROAD, PICO RIVERA, CALIFORNIA 90660-2199
PHONE
: (562) 692-0665                                FAX: (562) 692-7920

     
SALES@KATERCRAFTS.COM

TRADE CUSTOMS

The following Articles represent the conditions that Binders for the Printing Trade have for many years recognized as Trade Customs. We suggest that our Customers read these carefully before signing this agreement.

1. QUOTATION ACCEPTANCE
(a) Cost estimates provided without having seen final art and specs are tentative to receipt and approval of same. All materials submitted are subject to approval by Binder.
(b) Overruns / underruns are not to exceed 10% of the material furnished and shall constitute an acceptable delivery. Any excess or deficiency shall be charged or credited to the Customer proportionally.
(c) Quotation is subject to acceptance within sixty (60) days.
(d) In cases where quotations and order quantities do not agree, the Customer will be billed at a rate adjusted to conform to the new quantity.
(e) In case of a cancelled contract, the Customer will be billed for any preparation work or material already consummated before cancellation.
(f) Quotations are made based on the work being produced as a unit. Partial orders will be billed accordingly.

2. DIES
All dies ordered by a Customer will be considered property of the Customer and shipped with the job.

3. LAYOUT
Following quotation acceptance, but before commencement of actual production, the Customer must prepare a layout or dummy book.

4. CUTTING
Jobs requiring any register shall be furnished with the stock squared prior to delivery to the Binder.

5. DEPOSIT
A 50% deposit is required before any material or dies can be ordered.

6. PURCHASE ORDER
A Purchase Order containing the quantity and all information shall accompany or precede the job,together with a layout and/or workable dummy book. Failure to do so relieves the Binder of responsibility for errors.

7. JOGGING
Printed sheets shall be furnished to the Binder properly jogged, securely wrapped or skidded and otherwise protected against damage, which would prevent efficient binding production. When not furnished as above, the Binder will charge the Customer for special jogging or repackaging as necessary.

8. COUNT
The Binder does not take a hand count on receipt of sheets or other materials unless special arrangements are made, carrying an additional charge for this service. Binderís count is based on completed pieces.

9. CUSTOMERíS PROPERTY
The Binder shall charge the Customer for handling and storing the Customerís property held more than thirty (30) days. All Customerís property, whether in storage or production, is at the Customerís risk: the Binder is not liable for any loss or damage thereto caused by fire, water, leakage, theft, insects, rodents or any cause beyond our control.

10. CARE AND KEEP
The Binder reserves the right to discard extra sheets or bound stock 10 days after request for disposition.

11. TERMS
Terms are C.O.D. unless other arrangements are made before production is scheduled. A 50%.deposit is required 
before any materials will be ordered. Sales Tax will apply unless a resale card is provided before the work begins.

12. DELIVERY
Delivery to customer will be charged on a time and distance basis.

13. DROP SHIPMENTS
Preparing for drop shipments will be charged in addition to quoted price and is not part of delivery charges.

14. OVERTIME
All quotations are based on work being performed on a straight time basis. Any deliveries requiring .overtime because of the Customerís delay in furnishing material or information or short delivery requirements will be billed at overtime rates.

15. DELAYS
Binder is not responsible for any delay caused by accident, fire, water, strikes or for any other cause whatsoever beyond our control. Customers will be charged for his delays that affect the Binderís production costs, or the production schedule will be altered as necessary.

16. SCHEDULE
Summer (June through September) is our busy season and delays may occur, causing production to .run beyond our normal 30 day schedule.

17. BINDERíS COPY
Unless other arrangements are made we will retain one copy of the book or project for our archives.

We reserve the right to bill the Customer for all additional costs incurred due to preliminary deliveries and set-ups requiring additional expense or if we are ordered to cease operations or if we are delayed by the Customerís actions or lack of actions. Any dispute as to quality, count or correctness must be submitted to the Binder in writing within 30 days of receipt of product to be considered for adjustment, correction or replacement.

I have read the above Articles and agree to the conditions stated therein.

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Signed                                                                                                         Date


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