Terms & Conditions


 1.                DEFINITIONS


The following terms are defined for the purpose of this contract.  "The Company" shall mean Wilcomatic Ltd.  The "Purchaser" shall mean the party who places an order on the Company.  An "order" shall mean an order made by the Purchaser's authorised representative on the Company, whether written or verbal.


2.               GENERAL


Any contract for the supply or sale of goods or for the supply of work and materials entered into by the Company including all orders accepted by us, whether or not confirmed or acknowledged by us in writing shall incorporate and be subject to these conditions of sale, which can only be varied expressly and by mutual agreement in writing signed on our behalf by a Director.  Any agreed waivers by us of any one condition does not constitute a permanent waiver and is in force for the duration of the contract only.

These conditions are the only conditions upon which we are prepared to deal with you and shall govern this contract to the entire exclusion of any other terms and conditions, promises, representations or implications.  Your assent to these conditions of sale is established by either your agreement to our order confirmation/acknowledgement or by your acceptance on site of any goods shipped to you under this contract.


3.               PRICES AND  CREDIT


The Company reserves the right to revise quoted prices and charges in the event of any additional or incorrect instruction given by the purchaser. All prices are exclusive of any Value Added Tax, which is payable at the current rate.

If in our opinion your credit is unsatisfactory, or satisfactory security for payment is not given on request, we may require payment of the whole or part of the purchase price from you in advance and pending such payment, delivery will be suspended. In the event of such advance payment not being made within a reasonable period stipulated by us, we will consider the order cancelled and Conditions of Cancellation detailed below will apply to you.


4.               PAYMENT


Unless otherwise agreed in writing by a Director, our terms of payment are strictly nett payment due by the 15th    of the following month following month of invoice.

If we are ready to deliver the goods on the date agreed in accordance with the order and you delay our delivery for any reason, we reserve the right to present invoices for full settlement within thirty days of said

agreed date.

The company does not accept retention clauses or main contractor discount clauses.

If any payment is not made, we shall be entitled to withhold further deliveries until payment of such account is made and/or to cancel the order in respect of the whole or any part of the goods remaining undelivered.  If any invoice is not paid when due, in addition to any legal rights of recovery, you  agree to pay interest at a rate of 2% a month or part thereof.




We reserve the right to change or modify at any time any product or any materials used in the manufacture of any goods. All orders are accepted subject to our latest Terms and Conditions of Sale.  Any amendment to an order made after the order is placed must be done in writing.  Telephone orders or amendments to orders are at your risk.




In the event that an order is cancelled, a cancellation fee based on the scale shown below of the price of the equipment will be charged. Cancellation six weeks or more prior to originally agreed delivery date - 20%

Cancellations up to 6 weeks prior to originally agreed delivery date - 40%.

If on the originally agreed delivery date acceptance of the goods is delayed for reasons outside our control the goods will be stored by us and you may be liable to pay reasonable storage charges for the period of

delay, plus the cost of any additional handling and transportation incurred. Cancellation of an order shall entitle us to dispose of the goods in any manner we see fit.




In the event that an order is cancelled, a cancellation fee based on the scale shown below will be charged.

Return Carriage Charge £30.00 minimum for the first 4 items then £5.00 extra per item thereafter in addition to a Restocking Charge of  25% of the original order value.

If on the originally agreed delivery date acceptance of the goods is delayed for reasons outside our control the goods will be stored by us and you may be liable to pay reasonable storage charges for the period of

delay, plus the cost of any additional handling and transportation incurred. Cancellation of an order shall entitle us to dispose of the goods in any manner we see fit.


8.               OWNERSHIP/TITLE


You hereby acknowledge that before entering into a contract for the purchase of goods from us, you have expressly represented and warranted that you are not insolvent and have not committed any act of bankruptcy or being a Company with Limited or Unlimited Liability, of no circumstances which would entitle any debenture holder or secured creditor to appoint a Receiver to petition the winding-up  of a Company or exercise any rights over or against the Company's assets.

All goods supplied shall be at your risk from the moment of delivery but the legal and beneficial ownership of such goods shall remain with us until we have received payment in full for such goods.  Until such receipt by us, you shall be bailee of the goods and you are licensed by us to use the goods for the purpose they are intended.


9.               FORCE MAJEURE


If events beyond the control of either party (including without limitation to the generality of the foregoing words, force majeure, strikes, labour disputes, lockouts, trade disputes, shortages of energy, raw materials or supplies, severe weather and government action) prevent or hinder the manufacture/supply, delivery or acceptance of the goods, or in the case of stock items, we cannot deliver on account of stocks being exhausted, delivery may be suspended in whole or in part.  Suspension shall continue as long as the circumstances so prevent or hinder. If such a suspension continues for longer than 90 days in respect of an order, either party shall have the option to terminate the contract with regard to such goods.  Neither party shall be liable for any loss caused to the other party by such suspension or termination,  except that where we have incurred expenditure due to the special nature of your order, for which we shall be reimbursed.


10.             TRADE LITERATURE


All specifications, drawings, particulars of weights, shapes, descriptions and illustrations and other advertising material published by us are intended to present a general idea of the goods described therein.  Unless agreed otherwise in writing, we reserve the right to alter all publications without notice and to deliver goods in variance to that published, provided that any differences do not make the goods unfit for the purpose they were intended.


11.               DESIGN RIGHTS


Our offer of quotation and any subsequent contract may contain information for your secret and confidential use based on our design and development work and that of our technical collaborators. You are hereby bound not to disclose it to any third party without our consent in writing.



12.             SUB-CONTRACTING


We are at liberty to employ sub-contractors of our choice on all or part of your order.


13.             SITE PREPARATION


(a)              The quoted sale price of your order for equipment includes for one site meeting between our installation representative and either yourselves and/or your contractors and architects. (b)            It is the responsibility of the customer to obtain any necessary Planning Permission or Local Byelaw approval.


14.             INSTALLATION


The price quoted is for installation on a site prepared in accordance with our drawings , where available , but does not include any cranes, forklifts etc., that may be required, due to low buildings, entrance or exit doorways requiring equipment to be assembled on site. (drawings available upon request)



(a)              The price at which we offer to supply the goods to you is based upon the warranties given and liabilities accepted under this Clause.  We are prepared to          negotiate a  different price if you require any variation of these warranties or extensions of the liability accepted by us under them.

(b)            The goods which we offer to supply are designed for the purposes described in our current literature and are subject to limitations  therein contained.  No         warranty is given that the goods are fit for any other purpose unless you give to us in writing details of that  purpose and we expressly warrant you in   writing.

(c)              In the absence of any amending agreement, any goods or part of goods which within twelve months of the date of commissioning prove not to be of                merchantable quality or not prove as safe as reasonably should be expected, we will examine such goods or parts and in the event of a fault due to                                   defective workmanship or material being found, we will, whenever practicable, repair or replace without charge  for the part and labour involved in its                                 replacement. Where goods are delivered but not commissioned within 30 days of delivery, we

reserve the right to adjust the warranty period accordingly.

(d)              The Company's responsibility is limited to the terms of these conditions and shall not be held responsible for any third party loss, damage, injury or                 expense, contingent or resulting liability or other liability in any way arising through any defect in the Company's goods or any part or parts thereof and these               conditions are in lieu of all expression implied conditions,

warranties, guarantees whether statutory or otherwise, which are excluded and                                                   negated.

(e)              12 month warranty described in 14c will not apply

(i)             where parts not manufactured, selected or recommended by the Company  have been fitted to our products

(ii)            if goods or parts sold or supplied have been altered or repaired otherwise than by us or with our consent

(iii)           if the goods or parts sold or supplied have been used for any purpose for which they were not designed  or have been rendered  defective  by your                        misuse or

neglect or parts thereof have been subject to  reasonable wear or tear.

(iv)             if the goods or parts sold or supplied have been altered after leaving our premises and from which identification numbers or marks have been altered or removed.

(v)             if goods or parts sold or supplied have been let out on hire or otherwise transferred from their original place of commissioning.

(vi)             if goods or parts sold or supplied are part of the equipment illumination features

(f)             In the event of your re-selling or otherwise passing on any goods supplied by us to any other party, you are wholly responsible for  ensuring that all                 operating instructions, warnings or

any other literature supplied to you is likewise passed on.

(g)              We shall not be liable to you or others for any loss of profit or of contract or other direct, incidental, special indirect or consequential loss resultant                                        from any of the


(h)            Our decision is final and binding in respect of any claim or dispute arising on the above.  After the expiration of 14 days from despatch of notification of                                  the Company's

decision, any goods or parts removed may be disposed of as we wish.


16.             DELIVERY


The period given for delivery starts from the date the order is accepted.  Each delivery shall be considered as a separate transaction and the failure of any one delivery shall not affect the performance of the contract as regards other deliveries.  Unless otherwise specified, delivery is to a destination within the U.K.  Should you require non-standard packing or transportation, this will be carried out at your cost. Delivery shall be complete when the vehicle carrying the goods arrives at the destination specified in the order and is off loaded.  The goods will then be at your risk and we accept no responsibility, nor does our

carrier for any subsequent damage to or storage of equipment.  Delivery information and schedules are approximate and not guaranteed.  We will not accept any liability or pay any penalty or damages, liquidated or other wise for deliveries which are delayed.  We shall replace or repair free or charge any goods lost or damaged in transit to a U.K. destination, provided both the carrier and ourselves are advised within 21 days of the issue of advice note or invoice in the case of non-delivery or within 3 days of delivery in the case of damaged goods.


17.             TERMINATION


If you should make default in or commit any breach of any of your obligations to us or if any distress or execution shall be levied upon your property or assets, or if you shall make or offer to make any arrangements or compositions with creditors, or commit any act of bankruptcy or if any petition or receiving order in bankruptcy shall be presented or made against you, or in the case of a limited company, any resolution or petition to wind up such company's business shall be passed or presented, or if any receiver of such company's undertaking property or assets or any part thereof shall be appointed, we shall have the right forthwith to determine the contract and upon written notice of such determination being passed by us to you at your last known address, the contract will deem to have been determined, without prejudice

to any rights of either party accrue prior to the date of such determination.  On such determination of the contract by us, your rights of possession of the goods shall cease and we may for the purposes of receiving of our goods, enter upon any premises where they are located or reasonably thought to be located and repossess the same.


18.             GENERAL


We shall be entitled at any time to set off against sums owed by us to you under this contract any sums owed by you to us.  The headings to these conditions are for guidance only and shall not be used in any way in the interpretation of meanings.


This contract shall in all respects be construed and operate as an English contract.  All matters arising thereunder shall be determined in accordance with the laws of England and you hereby accept the jurisdiction of the English Courts.



Issue 1  - January 2006