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Every effort is made to keep these Sites up and running smoothly. However Republic takes no responsibility for and will not be liable for these Sites being temporarily unavailable due to natural disasters or technical issues beyond its control.

Orders may only be cancelled if it is within 24 hours of submission and it has not already entered into production. Contact Republic Customer Service directly if a cancellation is required and it meets these criteria. Items are shipped either unassembled or assembled. Framing materials and fasteners shall be furnished by the contractor.

Most Republic products are warranted against defects in materials and workmanship for the life of the product when used in accordance with Republic’s specifications and/or operating instructions. Republic will repair or replace, at its option, any part found upon examination to be defective.

Returned goods will not be accepted without an RGA (returned goods authorization) number, which must be obtained from your Republic Dealer. In the event a product is authorized for a return, a minimum 25% restock will apply for standard stock products. Outbound freight and return freight is not credited as part of the return. Custom orders and orders with options cannot be cancelled and will not be accepted for return, exchange, or refund. Please contact customer service for full details of our return policy.

All prices are Freight on Board (FOB) factory. Freight charges will be prepaid, collect or prepaid and added to the invoice (upon approved credit). Lead times are noted on each product page. Large and/or custom orders vary in shipping times and may be drop shipped from separate locations. Specific shipping dates cannot be guaranteed. Freight costs estimated are for standard DOCK TO DOCK delivery. Accessorial delivery needs (ie; residential delivery, inside delivery, delivery appointment, lift gate service, etc) can be arranged for an additional charge. Accessorial delivery options MUST be requested at the time of order. Rates are dependent upon weight, size, destination and products ordered – call for a freight charge quotation.

Please inspect your order immediately upon receipt as they become property of the buyer upon delivery. Before acceptance of freight, the extent of any damage should be noted on the bill of lading/receipt. Freight claims can only be recognized if the shipment is refused or if the delivery receipt is documented with notes related to damage or shortages. Please notify our customer service team immediately of any damages or shortages. Concealed damages can be reported up to 5 days after delivery. Damage or loss not signed for on the delivery receipt may not be acknowledged. Photographs of damage will be required in any damage claim.

Neither Republic, nor its affiliates, directors, employees, or other representatives, are liable for damages arising out of or in connection with the use or inability to use these Sites or any of the materials, products, services, or applications described herein. This is a comprehensive limitation of liability that applies to all damages of any kind, including but not limited to compensatory, direct, indirect, punitive or consequential damages, loss of data, programs, income, profit, or claims of third parties.

Standard Terms and Conditions of Agreement

These terms and conditions of sale (“Agreement”) are applicable to any order placed with and accepted by Republic Storage Products, LLC (referred to herein as “Supplier”):

SCOPE OF AGREEMENT Supplier, upon acceptance of an Order placed by Buyer, will supply the products and services specified in the Order (the “Work”) to Buyer, pursuant to the terms and conditions of this Agreement and its exhibits and Supplier’s acceptance of such order submitted by Buyer is expressly limited to the terms and conditions of this Agreement notwithstanding any contrary provision contained in Buyer’s purchase orders, invoices, acknowledgments or other documents. The details of the Work (e.g. quantity, price, and product specifications) shall be set forth in the relevant Order.

PRICE AND TERMS (a) The prices payable by Buyer for goods and services to be supplied by Supplier under this Agreement will be specified in the applicable Order. Unless otherwise expressly stated in an Order, all prices exclude shipping and taxes. Where applicable, such taxes shall be billed as a separate item and paid by Customer. Orders are accepted with the understanding that such taxes will be added, as required by law. The Company charges local sales tax unless Customer has a valid sales tax exemption certificate on file with the Company. In the event the Company is not registered to collect tax from Customer, Customer assumes full responsibility to access and remit all taxes accordingly. (b) Payment terms are net thirty (30) calendar days from the date of the invoice. If Buyer does not pay an invoiced amount within terms, Buyer will in addition pay finance charges of one and one-half percent (1.5%) per month on the late balance and Supplier reserves the right to (1) withhold shipment of the Work until full payment is made; and/or (2) revoke any credit extended to Buyer. In the event that Buyer’s account is more than ninety (90) days in arrears, Buyer shall reimburse Supplier for the reasonable costs, including attorney’s fees, of collecting such amounts from Buyer. In the event of any dispute regarding an invoice, no finance charges will apply in the event that Buyer provides written notice of the dispute prior to the due date for such payment. (c) Upon reasonable request by the Supplier, Buyer shall provide copies of its most recent audited financial statements or other reasonable evidence of its financial capacity and such other information as Supplier reasonable requests to determine credit status or credits limits. (d) Buyer shall provide notice within five (5) business days of the occurrence of any event which materially affects Buyer’s ability to perform its obligations under this Agreement including but not limited to: (i) the material default of any supplier or sub-contractor; (ii) labor strike or dispute; or (iii) material uncured default with respect to any debt obligations of Buyer. (e) Pricing schedules (whether attached to this Agreement or an Order) are subject to change upon a change in the price of applicable raw materials (as reflected on a recognized trade or commodity pricing tracker) in excess of five percent (5%) from the date of such schedule. (f) Unless otherwise specified in the Order, Work will be delivered FOB Supplier’s manufacturing facility and will be shipped to Buyer via carriers selected by Supplier.

BUYER MATERIALS AND DATA (a) Buyer represents and warrants that any matter it furnishes for performance of services by Supplier (i) does not infringe any copyright or trademark or other Intellectual Property Rights of any third party; (ii) is not libelous or obscene; (iii) does not invade any persons right to privacy; and (iv) does not otherwise violate any laws or infringe the rights of any third party. (b) Buyer warrants that it has the right to use and to have Supplier use on behalf of Buyer any data provided to Supplier or its Affiliates by Buyer including specifically customer names, identifying information, addresses and other contact information and related personal information (“Data”). Buyer further warrants that it will designate on the applicable Order if Data provided pursuant to that Order is subject to HIPAA, Gramm-Leach-Bliley or other statutes providing enhanced data protection or requiring enhanced data security procedures.

INVENTORY In the event any inventory is maintained by the Supplier on behalf of Buyer, the applicable Addendum(s) (Addendum 1 and/or Addendum 2) incorporated herein shall apply.

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY Any and all inventions, discoveries, patent applications, patents, copyrights, trademarks and trade names, commercial symbols, trade secrets, work product and information embodying proprietary data existing and owned by Buyer as of the date of the Order or made or conceived by employees of Buyer during the Term of the Order shall be and remain the sole and exclusive property of Buyer provided that Buyer grants to Supplier a license to use, display and distribute (and to sub-license its affiliates and sub-contractors to use, display and distribute) any intellectual property rights delivered to Supplier as reasonably necessary to perform any Order. Any and all inventions, discoveries, patent applications, patents, copyrights, trademarks and trade names, commercial symbols, trade secrets, work product and information embodying proprietary data existing and owned by Supplier as of the date of the Order or made or conceived by employees, consultants, representatives or agents of Supplier during the term of this Agreement shall be and remain the sole and exclusive property of Supplier. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, the parties agree that Supplier will own systems (including all web source code) related to the Services provided hereunder, including all modifications, upgrades and enhancements thereto made during the term of the Order. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, Buyer acknowledges and agrees that Supplier is in the business of developing customized print and e-commerce solutions, and the provision of print and fulfillment order services, and that Supplier shall have the right to provide to third parties services which are the same or similar to the services provided herein and to use or otherwise exploit any Supplier materials in providing such services.

CONFIDENTIAL INFORMATION Any information that parties receive or otherwise have access to incidental to or in connection with this Agreement (collectively, the “Confidential Information”), shall be and remain the property of the disclosing party. Confidential Information shall not include information which: (i) was in the possession of the Receiving Party at the time it was first disclosed by the Disclosing Party; (ii) was in the public domain at the time it was disclosed to the Receiving Party; (iii) enters the public domain through sources independent of the Receiving Party and through no breach of this provision by the Receiving Party; (iv) is made available by the Disclosing Party to a third party on an unrestricted, non-confidential basis; (v) was lawfully obtained by the Receiving Party from a third party not known by the Receiving Party to be under an obligation of confidentiality to the Disclosing Party; or (vi) was at any time developed by the Receiving Party independently of any disclosure by the Disclosing Party. Confidential Information may be used to the extent necessary to perform this Agreement and the parties shall not disclose Confidential Information to any third party, except to its agents (who have executed confidentiality agreements containing terms substantially similar to the terms) as necessary to provide the Work hereunder. In no event shall Buyer acquire any right, title or interest in and to any product or process information, including related know how, either existing or developed during the course of the business relationship with Supplier and Buyer, and in no event shall Supplier acquire and right, title, or interest in and to any materials or information provided to it by Buyer.

INDEMNIFICATION The indemnifying party, as Indemnitor, shall indemnify, defend and hold harmless the indemnified party, as Indemnitee, its officers, directors, employees, agents, subsidiaries, and other affiliates from and against any and all claims, damages, liabilities, and expenses (including attorney fees) arising from any third-party claim based on Indemnitor’s (or its agent’s) breach of any representation, warranty, covenant, agreement, or obligation under the Order or this Agreement , or Indemnitor’s (or its agent’s) grossly negligent and/or willful acts in carrying out its obligations under the Order or the Agreement, provided that in no event shall Supplier be responsible for any claims arising out of its compliance with instructions, requirements, or specifications provided by or required by Buyer (including the use of information, artwork, logos, and/or trademarks provided by Buyer). Neither party will be responsible for indemnifying another party hereto where the basis of the indemnity claim arises out of such other party’s own negligence or willful misconduct. In order to avail itself of this indemnity provision, Indemnitee shall promptly provide notice to Indemnitor of any such claim, tender the defense of the claim to Indemnitor, and cooperate with Indemnitor in the defense of the claim. Indemnitor shall not be liable for any cost, expense, or compromise incurred or made by Indemnitee in any legal action without the Indemnitor’s prior written consent.

BREACH In addition to all other rights to which a party is entitled under this Agreement, if either party breaches any term of the Order or the Agreement, the non-breaching party shall have the right to: (a) terminate the Order immediately upon written notice to the other party; and (b) seek to obtain injunctive relief to prevent such breach or to otherwise enforce the terms of this Agreement. Failure to properly demand compliance or performance of any term of the Order or this Agreement shall not constitute a waiver of Supplier’s rights hereunder and prior to any claim for damages being made for non-conformance or breach, Buyer shall provide Supplier with reasonable notice of any alleged deficiencies in the Work or performance under the Order or this Agreement and Supplier shall have a reasonable opportunity to cure any such alleged non-conformance or breach.

WARRANTY Supplier warrants that the Work shall reasonably conform to specifications in all material respects. If applicable and at Supplier’s option, Supplier may provide Buyer with an on-line printing proof for Buyer approval. If a proof has been provided, once Buyer approves a proof, Buyer will be liable for all fees associated with the order, as specified in the Order. If Buyer supplies Supplier stock or items for imprinting as part of the Order, Supplier is not responsible for issues related to the quality of the stock or items for imprinting. Supplier will not provide refunds for any Work conforming to specifications in all material respects. Other than the warranties set forth in this section, Supplier makes no warranty of any kind, expressed or implied or otherwise whatsoever, that the services performed or any items produced will be merchantable or fit for any particular purpose or use. In the event of any breach of any warranty specified in this provision, Buyer’s exclusive remedy shall be that Supplier shall, at its option, repair or replace any defective goods at no cost to Buyer or refund any purchase price paid for such Work.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY IN NO EVENT SHALL EITHER PARTY BE LIABLE HEREUNDER FOR INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES EVEN IF ADVISED IN ADVANCE OF THE POSSIBILITY FOR SUCH DAMAGES AND VENDOR’S TOTAL LIABILITY FOR DAMAGES UNDER THIS AGREEMENT AND THE ORDER SHALL BE LIMITED TO THE TOTAL FEES DUE HEREUNDER FOR THE INVOICE UPON WHICH A CLAIM IS BASED.

NOTICE Any notice sent pursuant to the Order or this Agreement shall be sent by certified mail, return receipt requested, or by overnight mail to the addresses on the Order or to such address as either party may in the future designate.

ASSIGNMENT Except as otherwise provided, the Order and this Agreement shall be binding upon and inure to the benefit of the parties’ successors and lawful assigns.

STATUS Buyer and Supplier are separate entities. Nothing in the Order or this Agreement shall be construed as creating an employer-employee or joint venture relationship.

COMPLIANCE WITH LAW Each party shall comply with all state, federal and local laws and regulations applicable to its performance hereunder.

GOVERNING LAW The Order and this Agreement shall be governed by the laws of the State of Illinois, without reference to conflicts of law principles. Any legal suit, action or proceeding arising out of or relating to the Order or these this Agreement shall be commenced in a federal court in Illinois or in state court in the County of Kane, Illinois, and the appellate courts thereof, and each party hereto irrevocably submits to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of any such court in any such suit, action or proceeding. With respect to any litigation arising out of the Order or this Agreement, the parties expressly waive any right they may have to a jury trial and agree that any such litigation shall be tried by a judge without a jury and the prevailing party shall be entitled to recover its expenses, including reasonable attorney’s fees, from the other party.

FORCE MAJEURE Neither party shall be liable for any failure to perform or delay in performance of this Agreement to the extent that any such failure arises from acts of God, war, civil insurrection or disruption, riots, government act or regulation, strikes, lockouts, labor disruption, cyber or hostile network attacks, inability to obtain raw or finished materials, inability to secure transport, or any cause beyond such party’s commercially reasonable control.

SURVIVAL In the event any provision of the Order or this Agreement is held by a tribunal of competent jurisdiction to be contrary to the law, the remaining provisions of the Order or this Agreement will remain in full force and effect. All sections herein relating to payment, ownership, confidentiality, indemnification and duties of defense, representations and warranties, waiver, waiver of jury trial and provisions which by their terms extend beyond the Term shall survive the termination of the Order and this Agreement.

ENTIRE AGREEMENT The Order, this Agreement and the operative provisions of any quotation issued by Supplier and any purchase order issued by Buyer, sets forth the entire agreement and understanding among the parties as to the subject matter hereof, and merges and supersedes all prior discussions, agreements, and understandings of every and any nature among them. No proposal, purchase order, order confirmation, acceptance, or any other document provided by either Party to the other, nor any electronic click-wrap, terms of use or similar online consent or acceptance language accompanying or set forth as a prerequisite to any electronic interface or utility associated with any Work, shall be deemed to amend the terms hereof and any such contradictory or additional terms shall be ineffective. No party shall be bound by any condition, definition, warranty, or representations, other than as expressly set forth or provided for in the Order or this Agreement, or as may be, on or subsequent to the date hereof set forth in writing and signed by the party to be bound thereby. In the event of any ambiguity or conflict between any of the terms and conditions contained in this Agreement and the terms and conditions contained in an Order, the terms and conditions of this Agreement shall control, unless the Parties have expressly provided in such Order that a specific provision in this Agreement is amended, in which case this Agreement shall be so amended, but only with respect to such Order. The Order or this Agreement may not be amended, supplemented, changed, or modified, except by agreement in writing signed by the parties to be bound thereby.

ADDENDUM 1
Customer Owned Inventory

Supplier may, from time to time, house materials or inventory owned by Customer (“Customer Materials”) at its facility (“Supplier Facility”) and Customer and Customer and Supplier desire to agree to the terms and conditions upon which Supplier will store such Customer Materials. Accordingly, for good and valuable consideration, the receipt and sufficiency of which are hereby acknowledged, the parties hereby agree as follows:

Customer agrees to pay the storage and other fees associated with Supplier’s freight to warehouse, inventorying and warehousing of the Customer Materials (“Customer Materials Warehouse Storage Fees”).

Upon Supplier’s receipt of Customer Materials, Customer agrees that it shall bear all and insure against all risk of loss at all times while such Customer Materials are located at the Supplier Facility or while such Customer Materials are under the direction and control of Supplier. Unless caused by the gross negligence or willful misconduct of Supplier, in no event shall Supplier be liable for any loss or damage to the Customer Materials.

In the event there is no order or de minimus activity related to the Customer Materials for a period of one (1) month or upon expiration or termination of this Agreement, Supplier will use reasonable efforts to notify Customer of any such Customer Materials which remain under Supplier’s direction or control and, unless otherwise agreed to in writing by both parties, Customer shall accept shipment of all such remaining Customer Materials. In the event such Customer Materials are returned to Supplier, Customer shall remain liable for all costs related to the shipment of such Customer Materials and Supplier shall have the right to destroy, resell or otherwise dispose of such Customer Materials and Customer shall be liable for all costs and expenses related thereto, including but not limited to all costs of shipment, destruction, resale, enforcement of and collection under this Agreement, including reasonable attorneys’ fees.

This Addendum shall remain in effect until such time as Supplier is no longer in possession or control of any Customer Materials provided that either party may terminate this Addendum immediately for cause upon written notice, which notice will include a ten (10) business day opportunity to cure.

ADDENDUM 2
Supplier Owned Inventory

Supplier may, from time to time, purchase materials and/or inventory on Customer’s behalf (“Supplier-Managed Inventory”) and such Supplier-Managed Inventory shall be stored at Supplier’s facility (“Supplier Facility”) in order for Supplier to perform services for Customer. Customer and Supplier desire to agree to the terms and conditions upon which Supplier will warehouse and store such Supplier-Managed Inventory. Accordingly, for good and valuable consideration, the receipt and sufficiency of which are hereby acknowledged, the parties hereby agree as follows:

Customer agrees to pay the storage fees associated with Supplier’s freight to warehouse, storage, management and inventorying of the Supplier-Managed Inventory (“Supplier-Managed Inventory Warehouse Storage Fees”).

In the event there is (a) a de minimus or no order activity related to the Supplier-Managed Inventory for a period of one (1) or more months; (b) upon the expiration or termination of this Addendum; or (c) the expiration of termination of the Agreement between the parties to which the Supplier-Managed Inventory is addressed or the subject of, Supplier will use reasonable efforts to notify Customer of any such Supplier-Managed Inventory which remains under Supplier’s possession, direction or control and, unless otherwise agreed to in writing by both parties, Supplier shall invoice Customer for such Supplier-Managed Inventory and payment shall be due within thirty (30) days of the invoice date. For amounts owed which are more than thirty (30) days past due, Supplier may charge Customer interest in the amount of one and a half percent (1 ½%) per month or the maximum rate permitted by law. Upon receipt of payment from Customer, Customer shall accept C.O.D. return shipment of all such remaining Supplier-Managed Inventory and shall be responsible for all other costs or expenses related to the return of such Supplier-Managed Inventory. Risk of loss of Supplier-Managed Inventory shall transfer to Customer upon shipment. In addition to all other remedies available to Supplier, in the event that Supplier does not receive full payment for the Supplier-Managed Inventory within sixty (60) days of the invoice date, Supplier shall have the right to destroy, resell or otherwise dispose of such Supplier-Managed Inventory and, in addition to the invoiced amount of the Supplier-Managed Inventory, Customer shall be liable for all costs and expenses related thereto, including but not limited to all costs of shipment, destruction, resale, enforcement of and collection under this Agreement, including reasonable attorneys’ fees.

This Addendum shall remain in effect until such time as Supplier is no longer in possession or control of any Supplier-Managed Inventory provided that either party may terminate this Addendum immediately for cause upon written notice, which notice will include a ten (10) day opportunity to cure. Either party may terminate this Addendum for convenience upon sixty (60) days written notice to the other party.

This Addendum constitutes and contains the entire agreement between the parties with respect to the storage, warehousing and inventorying of the Supplier-Managed Inventory. The parties acknowledge and agree that to the extent there is a conflict between any terms in this Addendum and any terms contained in the storage, warehousing and inventory provisions related to the Supplier-Managed Inventory contained in any other agreement executed by the parties, the terms related to such storage, warehousing and inventory of the Supplier-Managed Inventory contained therein, shall be governed by this Addendum and the terms contained herein shall prevail.

Purchase Order Conditions

  1. The quantity of material ordered must not be exceeded without our permission first being obtained.
  2. All materials furnished must be the best of their respective kinds and will be subject to our inspection and approval at any time within thirty days after receipt; if rejected, they will be held for disposition at your risk and expense, and any payment on account therefore will be promptly refunded by you.
  3. All materials must be forwarded as specified, otherwise the difference in transportation rates and any extra cost of cartage will be charged to your account.
  4. We will not be responsible for any material delivered without an order. Our order number must appear on all invoices, shipping papers, bills of lading, packages, containers, packing lists and correspondence pertaining to this order. Papers without our purchase order number will be returned to you. Do not write in regard to more than one purchase order number in one letter.
  5. Render bill within 24 hours after shipment and bill of lading at same time if possible. All goods are held subject to your order until we receive an invoice. Deliver no invoice to employees; send same by mail. Send separate invoice for each purchase order. When you have once invoiced us for an item, please do not include on any succeeding invoices as it leads to confusion and delays and prompt passing of invoice.
  6. Carrier’s bill of lading, showing proper classification, full routing, car number, number of car seals, purchase order number, weights, and rates must be sent as soon as shipment is made and at same time that invoice is sent if possible. All express receipts must have value inserted.
  7. Packing slips, itemizing contents of each shipment, must accompany same.
  8. All materials must be packed securely. Breakage or damage will be charged to shipper.
  9. By accepting this order, you hereby warrant the merchandise to be furnished as being in full conformity with specifications, drawing or sample, and agree that this warranty shall survive acceptance of the merchandise, also that order is accepted on price and terms stated. By accepting this order, you hereby guarantee and agree that the merchandise to be furnished hereunder will not infringe any valid patent or trademark, and that you will, at your own expense, defend any and all actions or suits charging such infringements and will save us, our customers and those for whom we may act as agents in purchase of said merchandise, harmless in case of such infringement.
  10. By accepting this order, you hereby warrant that the goods or services supplied on this purchase order have been manufactured or performed in compliance with sections 6, 7, and 12(A) of the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 as amended in 1949.
  11. This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that convered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.
  12. All material on this order must comply with all applicable provisions of federal standards under public law 91-596, the Williams-Steiger Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970, and Public Law 91-54, Construction Safety Act of 1969.
  13. A charge amounting to actual cost covering the handling of defective goods shipped against this order will be made when such defective goods are returned. The shipper must pay transportation charges both ways on rejected material, both for specification material and wrong or defective material.
  14. Delivery must actually be effected within the time stated on the purchase order (unless other deliveries are substituted by us), failing which we reserve to ourselves the right to purchase elsewhere and charge you with any loss incurred as a result thereof, or, at our own option, to cancel the order. We also reserve the right to cancel all or any portion of this order due to any acts or demands of U.S. Government, or to fires, strikes or other causes beyond our control.
  15. No charge for packing or boxing allowed.
  16. Labeling and MSDS required prior to delivery, per OSHA. Send MSDS and revisions to manager of safety and health.
  17. Please acknowledge receipt of this order at once and unless otherwise stated we assume order will be executed as specified.
  18. Unless otherwise specified, any increase in the quantities called for in this purchase order not exceeding 5% of such quantities or, even if exceeding 5%, not exceeding $25.00 in amount, will be accepted as compliance with this purchase order when caused by conditions of loading, shipping, packing, or allowance in manufacturing processes and payment shall be adjusted accordingly.

Rider “A”

Additional Terms and Conditions to Erection Contract

The agreements contained in this “Rider “A” Additional Terms and Conditions to Erection Contract” are incorporated by this reference into and specifically made a part of the Purchase Order, Erection Order, and/or Erection Contract to which it is attached (herinafter collectively referred to as the “Contract”). The use of the masculine gender in this Contract includes the feminine gender. The terms of this Rider A control any conflict with the purchase order. The term “Company shall mean Republic Storage Products, LLC or any of its subsidiaries, divisions, companies or managing agents. The term “Contractor” shall mean the company signing this Rider A and/or the company performing the work, its employees, agents, subcontractor, or assigns.

  1. The Company agrees to pay Contractor the sum indicated for the diligent and complete performance of all work specified in this Contract. The Company reserves the right to retain a percentage of the total Contract amount equal to any retainage percentage set forth in Company’s agreement with the Customer or as is the customary practice in the geographic area of the Installation, whichever is greater, which retainage shall be paid to Contractor upon final acceptance by Customer of all completed work required of Contractor under the Contractor.Payments shall be made on a progress basis after submission of invoices by Contractor for work as completed, verification by Company of completion date, and approval by Company of such work. A payment of final balance due less any retainage will be made to Contractor upon completion of all work required of Contractor under the Contract, subject to receipt of final invoices from Contractor and verification and approval of work by Company. Any retainage will be paid upon final acceptance of Contractor’s work by Customer. All invoices to be submitted by Contractor shall be in duplicate with a complete description of the work to which the Invoice related and a percentage to be stated in the terms of the extent of completion to date.
  2. The Contractor agrees as follows:
    1. To check received shipments against bill of lading and packaging lists and report to Company or its designated representative any shortages or damages of material.
    2. It shall conform faithfully to the instructions and specifications furnished by Company in the Contract and to conform and be bound by any contract documents between Company and Customer or between Company and any other contractor, to the extent applicable, and to assume all of the obligations and responsibilities of Company relating to the completion of the construction and installation of in the Contract.
    3. To obey all state and federal law, and/or rules and regulations of all public authorities and/or agents or agencies in its performance of this Contract.
    4. Contractor agrees to pay all taxes of every description, federal, state and municipal assessed by reason of the installation and/or erection of the goods to be erected or installed.
    5. To warrant all work performed against defects in material or workmanship for a period of one year from date of completion of work.
    6. That no mechanics liens or claims shall be filed or maintained by it or any subcontractors employed by it against any property of Company of Customer.
    7. Contractor shall not assign its right and duties under this agreement.
    8. It is agreed that in case of violation by Contractor or any of its agents, subcontractors and/or employees, of any provision contained in this Contract then Company, in its sole discretion, shall have the right to declare this Contract null and void and replace Contractor immediately.
    9. In the event proceedings in bankruptcy or for an assignment by creditors, under either federal or state law, are commenced against either of the parties, or either is adjudicated a bankrupt or a receiver of either is appointed and/or qualifies, then either party may terminate this agreement and all further rights and obligations under the agreement by giving 5 days advance notice in writing to the other.
    10. Company reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel this Contract, at any time in the event of default or violation by Contractor, its agents, subcontractors, or employees of any provision of this Contract, or in the event, in the sole opinion of the Company that the credit of the Contractor is or shall become impaired.
    11. That Company has the right to deduct from the Contract amount such monies as necessary to replace Contractor pursuant to the foregoing provision of this Contract to insure timely and workmanlike completion of this Contract.
    12. To save and indemnify and keep harmless Company, against all liability, claims, judgments or demands arising from accidents or injuries to persons or property, whether occasioned by said Contractor or his agents or employees, provided such accidents or injuries occur in connection with contractor’s work or occur as result of action or failure to act by Contractors, his agent or employees, in connection with other work undertaken by Contract and Contractor will defend and save Company harmless from and against any and all suits which may be brought against Company on account of any such accidents or injuries and will make good to and reimburse Company for any expenditures, including reasonable attorney’s fees, that Company may incur by reason of such accident.
    13. To promptly furnish payroll reports, waivers of lien or rebate and discount statements as requested by the Company.
    14. To make no claim for additional compensation, for work done that is not covered by this Contract unless such work and additional compensation is authorized prior to performance in writing, by the Company.
    15. To pay for any damage done to company’s material or to the property of others, within the limits of insurance required by this Contract.
    16. To provide proof of insurance as outlined per Republic Storage Products, LLC subcontractor insurance requirements.
    17. That Company may at any time terminate this contract at any time for any reason by notifying the Contractor of its intent to do so 48 hours in advance.
    18. That Contractors will comply with all other provisions of the said laws, rules, regulations and will maintain records required in compliance therewith. Indemnify the Company from payment of any and all taxes and contributions due and payable on the wages of the employees of the Contractor, or the payment of penalties for the failure of the contractor to pay said contributions and taxes when due.
    19. It is mutually understood and agreed this Contract shall be governed by the laws of the State of Illinois and is entered into at Montgomery, Illinois including, but not limited to, interpretation and performance. Any and all litigation relating to this Contract shall be instituted and maintained exclusively in the 16th Judicial Circuit, Kane County, Illinois. Each party waives the right to change of venue.
    20. If the Company institutes any proceeding related to the Contract Rider A for the recovery of money due or interpretation or breach of any of the Contract’s provisions, the Contractor agrees to pay all costs in connection with such litigation including reasonable attorney’s fees regardless of whether the litigation proceeds to judgment.
    21. The Contractor will have 2 hours from delivery to unload trailer. Any time beyond 2 hours that results in demurrage charges from the carrier will be charged to the Contractor.

Rider “B”

Requirements for Installers

  1. Obtain contract information of your Republic representative and on-site project manager.
  2. Perform project walk through, with Republic representative prior to product delivery.
  3. Coordinate with the General Contractor and or Owner; delivery of material, including areas of delivery, staging, and assembly. Evaluate any onsite access issues, such as use of elevators, stairways, doorways or window opens. Coordinate work schedule to coincide with other trades. Unless stipulated in your contract, use of equipment provide by General Contractor, Owner or other trades is prohibited.
  4. At time of delivery, inspect products for damage and or shortages. Note damage and or shortage on the delivery receipt and report to your Republic representative.
  5. Inspect bases, soffits, walls, floors and furring to ensure they are uniform, level, plumb, correct dimensions and structurally sound to support furnished materials and accessories. If inferior conditions exist, do not install product and contact Republic representative immediately.
  6. Confirm that jobsite conditions conform to Republic installation drawings provided with contract.
  7. Protect all work performed by other trades.
  8. Obey all on-site safety policy and procedures.
  9. On a daily basis, broom clean work area and dispose of trash in appropriate location prior to leaving site.
  10. During assembly and installation, inspect product for form, fit and finish quality. If product is substandard, stop assembly and or installation and contact your Republic Representative immediately.

Failure to adhere to these requirements will result in the cost of any remedial expenses being deducted from contract.