Terms and conditions of sale

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Legal effectiveness of nonliability 
This nonliability is to be considered as part of the internet offer, off which you have been referred to this site. If passages or certain statements are not in accordance with the effective legal position or are just partially in accordance of the effective legal position, the remainder of the contents will remain valid.

Our offers are subject to change.

Custom orders
If products are custom made per buyers request and do not fit, Schlenker Spannwerkzeuge reserves the right to charge for parts as well as production costs. Models, tools and other equipment which were purchased for the execution of an order, remain the property of Schlenker Spannwerkzeuge, even if part of the costs were charged to the purchaser.

The list prices are applied to the goods at the time of order placement. Prices are ex works, exclusive packaging. We expressly reserve the right to raise our prices after placing an order, in case raw materials, wages, etc. have been altered.

Liability of Schlenker
1) Schlenker Spannwerkzeuge, Inge & Josef Meissner GmbH & Co. KG can only be held liable for whatever legal reasons if the following occurs:

a) deliberate act,
b) culpable violation of life, limb and health,
c) damages that were purposely concealed by Schlenker Spannwerkzeuge or that the existence or non existence of such were guaranteed,
d) defects of the delivered item, which are according to the Product Liability Act.

2) In case of culpable violation of essential contractual obligations, which may occur in the nature of the contract and have a special significance in achieving the contract purpose. Further claims against Schlenker Spannwerkzeuge are excluded.

Period of delivery and performance
Periods of delivery and delivery deadlines are indicated in the best probability (to the best of our knowledge and belief) but they are only approximate dates. We have the right to exceed the indicated delivery deadlines. Terms of payment Unless otherwise agreed, the payment terms are:

•    Net-payment is made within 14 days from invoice date

Counterclaims of the purchaser only entitle him to set-off or retention if they are undisputed or legally established. Discounts are frail and payments are immediately due if an overdue payment exists for other goods or services. This also applies when an out-of-court settlement or a court-supervised process is in place from the time of  the application. If payments are at passed due, interest will be calculated based at the  current interest rate of a bank, for temporary loans. If, after completion of the contract, a significant deterioration in the financial circumstances of the purchaser occures, or if circumstances become known to reduce the creditworthiness are suitable, then the claim is payable immediately. Schlenker Spannwerkzeuge reserves the right to demand pre-payment of the purchaser.

Terms of delivery
All goods are ex works, exclusive packaging. These terms and conditions as the basis for all deliveries. Purchasing terms and conditions of business of the purchaser are not binding for us, even if we do not expressly object.


Shipping is at cost and risk of the recipient. The cardboard packaging is not returnable.

Defects need to be reported in writing by the purchaser immediately and no later than within 14 days of receipt of goods at the destination. We assume no liability for damages resulting from inappropriate or improper use, failure to follow the operating instructions or improper or negligent treatment. Our warranty does not apply to products supplied to the customer which have been altered by him without our participation or our written consent. The allegedly defect goods must be returned to us by the purchaser. If the defects are our responsibility, then we opt to either refurbish or to replace the goods free of charge. Claims for damages can in any case only be asserted against us, if we acted with intent or gross negligence or if warranted characteristics are missing. Further claims of the buyer, especially a claim to damages that are not on the delivered item itself, are excluded.

Return / Exchange
If an item is ordered incorrectly and must be exchanged or withdrawn entirely Schlenker Spannwerkzeuge reserves the right to charge the customer in full or at least to charge an administrative fee of 25,- EUR. The shipping costs for returned goods need to be paid by the purchaser.

Retention of title
The supplier retains title to the goods delivered until all payments are received for the the ongoing business transaction. The customer may not pledge the delivered item even as security. In case of distraint, confiscation or other court orders by third parties, he shall notify the supplier immediately. The supplier reserves the ownership and copyright of samples, cost estimates, drawings and similar information – also in electronic form – both tangible and intangible. They may not be made accessible to third parties. The supplier will not disclose any confidential information given by the purchaser to third parties without prior consent.

Place of performance and jurisdiction
Place of performance and jurisdiction, including claims of exchange or check, is Villingen-Schwenningen