We produce woven industrial fabrics to your specification, on time.


Terms & Conditions of Sale

Orders | Invoice


All sales are subject to the specific Terms & Conditions of Sale which accompany each order acknowledgment and invoice issued by Stern & Stern Industries. No material is placed into work and no material is shipped without an accompanying Order Acknowledgment of a customer’s written purchase order.

For a purchase order to be acknowledged, certain basic order information must reconcile exactly with the capabilities and intent of Stern & Stern Industries. Such information is

  • Product number or designation
  • Specification date and/or revision number, if any
  • Quantity and ship date(s)
  • Size or width
  • Unit price
  • Shipping instructions
  • Special instructions

Terms of Shipment

All shipments are EXW Hornell (NY); title and risk of loss pass in accordance with Incoterm 2000. All shipments are processed in accordance with customer’s shipping instructions, including forwarding agent notification for overseas shipments. Stern & Stern Industries contacts shippers in accordance with customer instructions and arranges for shipment pickup, but does not choose shipping agent or carrier.

Terms of Payment

Terms of payment depend on the nature of the material and the customer. For custom produced material, payments of 50% down, balance Net 30 days are standard. Small orders are shipped on a COD or CBD basis. All overseas shipments require payment before delivery.

In accordance with standard credit industry practice, credit terms of Net 30 Days are extended to our domestic customers based upon payment history, information available through Dun & Bradstreet and other credit agencies, and information made available by a customer such as financial statements and trade and banking references. All non-public financial information provided to our Credit Department is held in confidence.

Past due accounts are subject to a 1.5% monthly interest charge. Orders received from or scheduled shipments to a past due account will not be processed until the account is current.


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