Coatings Canada

Terms & Conditions

Terms and Conditions
Coatings Canada provides coating and lamination services for trade printers. The following are our Terms and Conditions:

1. QUOTATIONS: A quotation is valid for 30 days following which it is subject to change and may not be honored by Coatings Canada

2. ORDERS: Orders are subject to cancellation due to fire, water, strikes, theft, vandalism, Acts of God, and other causes beyond Coatings Canada’s control.

3. CREDIT: Credit approval is granted at Coatings Canada’s sole discretion.    All other orders must be paid with order submission and prior to production commencing.

4. CANCELLATION/CHANGES: Cancelled or changed orders will be invoiced for incurred costs and related obligations, up to and including full charges for film or re-stocking charges for special orders. Storage charges for product that is delayed due to changes or not picked up within the specified timeline will be pro-rated by a monthly rate of $25/skid with a 1 month minimum.

5. EXPERIMENTAL WORK: Experimental or preliminary work performed at customer’s request will be charged to the customer at Coatings Canada’s current rates, and has no guarantee or warranty for output quality, durability or compatibility with any other finishing processes.

6. CREATIVE WORK: Sketches, samples, dummies and all other creative work developed or furnished by Coatings Canada are Coatings Canada’s exclusive property. Coatings Canada must give written approval for use of this work and for any derivation of ideas from it.

7. ACCURACY OF SPECIFICATIONS: Quotations are based on the accuracy of the specifications provided. Coatings Canada reserves the right to re-quote a job at time of submission if product supplied, does not conform to the information on which the original quotation was based and may be subject to change in price.

8. PREPARATORY MATERIALS: Positive films utilized in the process of coating will be retained for up to one year only. Should film be required to be retained for a greater period of time, it is recommended the customer request return of film.

9. SAMPLE PROOFS: If needed, will be charged at the current rates for time and materials, if not explicitly included within the quotation.

10. ALTERATIONS/CORRECTIONS: Coatings Canada will work with customer to provide the coating or lamination that is desired for the end product. Any corrections to positive film, type of lamination or coatings requested by customer will be charged at Coatings Canada’s current rates.

11. OVER-RUNS OR UNDER-RUNS: Owing to manufacturing fluctuations, a variation of +/- 5% or as other amount as specified on quotation, shall constitute an acceptable delivery, the variations to be charged at the quoted rate. If the customer requires a guaranteed quantity, the percentage of tolerance must be stated at the time of order.

12. CUSTOMER PROPERTY: Coatings Canada will maintain only basic third party property insurance on goods belonging to the customer while in Coatings Canada’s possession at an insured value of the cost of production. Coatings Canada’s liability for this property will not exceed the amount recoverable from the insurance.

13. DELIVERY: When specified, the price quoted is for a single shipment, without storage, F.O.B. Coatings Canada’s platform. Proposals are based on continuous and uninterrupted delivery of the complete order.  Charges for delivery of materials and supplies from the customer to Coatings Canada, or from the customer’s supplier to Coatings Canada, are not included in quotations.

    Customer is responsible for conducting receiving inspection upon delivery of shipment and making notation on carrier delivery slips of any visible damage.

14. PRODUCTION SCHEDULES: Production schedules will be established and followed by both the customer and Coatings Canada. In the event that production schedules are not adhered to by the customer, delivery dates may be adjusted. Production schedules are subject to availability of required materials.

15. CUSTOMER-FURNISHED MATERIALS: Coatings Canada does not accept any responsibilities for product deficiencies or production delays caused by product defects.  Customer will reimburse for any costs incurred due to such deficiencies.Materials furnished by customers or their suppliers are verified by delivery tickets. Coatings Canada bears no responsibilities for discrepancies between delivery tickets and actual counts. Customer-supplied press sheets must be delivered according to specifications furnished by Coatings Canada. These specifications will include correct weight, thickness, pick resistance, and other technical requirements. Files and positive film furnished by the customer must be useable by Coatings Canada without alteration or repair. Items not meeting this requirement will be repaired by Coatings Canada at Coatings Canada’s current rates.

16. OUTSIDE PURCHASES: Unless otherwise agreed in writing, all outside purchases as requested or authorized by the customer, are chargeable and subject to a processing fee.

17. TERMS: For orders granted credit, payment is net cash 30 calendar days from date of invoice.

18. CUSTOMER CLAIMS: Claims for defects, damages or shortages must be made by the customer in writing no later than 10 calendar days after delivery. If no such claim is made, the customer will be deemed to have accepted the job. By accepting the job, the customer acknowledges that Coatings Canada’s performance has fully satisfied all terms, conditions, and specifications.

    18.1. Claims for damages when caused by Coatings Canada will be limited up to a) full credit for work or b) for reprocessing free of charge up to the quantities against original order at Coatings Canada’s discretion.

19. LIABILITY

      19.1.

Disclaimer of Express Warranties:

    Coatings Canada warrants that the work is as described in the quotation. The customer understands that all samples, dummies, and preparatory work shown to the customer are intended only to illustrate the general type and quality of the work. They are not intended to represent the actual work performed.
      19.2.

Disclaimer of Implied Warranties:

    Coatings Canada warrants only that the work will conform to the description contained in the quotation. Coatings Canada’s maximum liability, whether by negligence, contract, or otherwise will not exceed the return of the amount invoiced for the work in dispute. Under no circumstances will Coatings Canada be liable for specific, individual or consequential damages.

20. INDEMNIFICATION: The customer agrees to protect Coatings Canada from economic loss and any other harmful consequences that could arise in connection with the work awarded. This means that the customer will hold Coatings Canada harmless and safe, indemnify, and otherwise defend him/her against claims, demands, actions, and proceedings on any and all grounds. This will apply regardless of responsibility for negligence.

      20.1.

Personal or economic rights:

    The customer warrants that the work does not contain unauthorized copyrighted images, art or slogans or will be negatively impacted to a third party. The customer will, at the customer’s sole expense, promptly and thoroughly defend Coatings Canada in all legal actions on these grounds.
    20.2. Coatings Canada reserves the right to refuse any work it deems illegal, improper or infringing upon copyright law.

21. TAXES: All sales taxes are the responsibility of the customer and must be remitted to Coatings Canada upon invoice.  No tax exemptions will be granted unless the customer’s Exemption Certificate (or other official proof of exemption) accompanies their purchase order. If, after the customer has paid the invoice, it is determined that more tax is due, then the customer must promptly remit the required taxes to the taxing authority, or immediately reimburse Coatings Canada for any additional taxes paid.

22. These Terms & Conditions and all matters related to the product provided shall be governed by the laws of the Province of Ontario without regard to its conflict of law provisions within the jurisdiction of province, territory or state where the customer is located or where the customer has directed product to be delivered.

Appendix A

Film Lamination
Product Type Minimum Sheet Size (inches) Maximum Sheet Size (inches) Minimum Paper Weight (lbs) Maximum Paper Weight (lbs) Minimum Gripper Space (inches)
Polyester/ Polypropylene Film 10.5 x 13 40 x 40 100lbs 24pt 1/2" (1/4" white space on the other 3 edges)
Mylar Film 10.5 x 13 40 x 40 100lbs 24pt 1/2" (1/4" white space on the other 3 edges)
Production Requirements
  • Inks must be low wax and dry before coating.
  • Spray powder must be kept to a minimum. (If excessive powder is present, Coatings Canada reserve the right to cancel the order.)
  • Due to creasing/wrapping around the heat rollers, additional make ready and waste are necessary for set up and run.  (50 sheets minimum for cover weight stock and 100 sheets minimum for lightweight stock.)  If two sided application, please provide an additional 20 sheets for each – blanks with the same sheet size and sub straight grade is acceptable.

 

 

Spot UV/Raised/Glitter
Product Type Minimum Sheet Size (inches) Maximum Sheet Size (inches) Minimum Paper Weight (lbs) Maximum Paper Weight (lbs) Minimum Gripper Space (inches)
UV Lacquer 13 x 19 28 x 40 80lbs 24pt 1/2" (1/4" white space on the other 3 edges)
Production Requirements
  • Inks must be UV compatible and dry before coating process.
  • Spray powder must be kept to a minimum. (If excessive powder is present, Coatings Canada reserve the right to cancel the order.)
  • Coatings Canada cannot take responsibility of registration for font size lower than 20 points.
  • Spot UV Registration tolerance is +/- 1mm.
  • Not compatible with Soft Touch lamination, should this option be selected Coatings Canada will take no responsibility for flaking, peeling or gas ghosting that may occur.
  • We recommend first time glitter applications have a press approval.
  • Raised/Glitter UV Coating: Design and layout must be approved by Coatings Canada prior to commencement of job.
  • Coatings must be 3mm clear of any fold/score/or cut lines for quality purposes.
  • No aqueous/varnish/primers etc., should be present on back of sheet - this may cause picking and blocking issues due to heat being retained.
Overall UV
Product Type Minimum Sheet Size (inches) Maximum Sheet Size (inches) Minimum Paper Weight (lbs) Maximum Paper Weight (lbs) Minimum Gripper Space (inches)
UV Lacquer 10 x 13 52 x 60 80lbs 40pt None Required
Production Requirements
  • Inks must be UV compatible and dry before coating process.
  • 80lb-100lb stock will require addition make ready and waste sheets due to creasing during run.
  • Spray powder must be kept to a minimum.  (If excessive powder is present, Coatings Canada reserve the right to cancel the order.)

 

Film Lamination (Two Sided Process)
Product Type Minimum Sheet Size (inches) Maximum Sheet Size (inches) Minimum Paper Weight (lbs) Maximum Paper Weight (lbs) Minimum Gripper Space (inches)
Mylar 6 x 9 30 x 47 40lbs 24pt None Required
Production Requirements
  • Inks must be low wax and dry before coating.
  • Spray powder must be kept to a minimum.  (If excessive powder is present, Coatings Canada reserve the right to cancel the order.)

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Coatings Canada
3490 Pharmacy Avenue Toronto, ON  M5W 2S7

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