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General Terms and Conditions

1. Prices:

Unless otherwise stated in this Proforma Invoice / Order Confirmation, our prices are to be understood net, ex works, Incoterms 2010, in Swiss Francs, excluding packing, without V.A.T.

2. Delivery:

Unless otherwise agreed in writing the delivery period is 6 – 8 weeks from date of order confirmation / payment where applicable , statement of end use / green signal where applicable. The delivery terms indicated by us are not binding and subject to the case of „force majeure“. The buyer is not entitled either to withdraw from the contract or to claim for indemnity, in case given terms have not been kept.

3. Dispatch:

The delivery of the goods is always on the buyer’s account and risk.

4. Packing Material:

In cardboard boxes. The packing material is charged at our cost price and will not be taken back by us.

5. Payment:

Unless otherwise agreed in writing:

a) By Advance Demand Draft / TT in favor of Buchi Labortechnik AG, Meierseggstrasse 40, 9230 Flawil, Switzerland”.


b) Net against Irrevocable letter of credit in favor of BUCHI Labortechnik AG, payable at sight. The delivery period will come into effect from the date of receipt of clear L/C valid for 150 days for delivery and 180 days for negotiation.

6. Order:

To be placed on BUCHI Labortechnik AG, CH-9230, Flawil, Switzerland.

Handling Charge: To be added to the CIP / FCA value based on payment terms used.

a) Ex-works Order value less than CHF 500 – CHF 150 is applicable extra

b) L/C payment, CHF 850.00 is applicable extra.

c) CAD payment, CHF: 280.00 is applicable extra

7. Banker’s Details for Advance 

Banker’s Details for Advance TT : BUCHI Labortechnik AG: Credit Suisse, CH-9001,St. Gallen, Switzerland BUCHI’s Bank Account No.: CH8304835003874041000 Swift/BIC: CRESCHZZ80A
NOTE: 1) Payment through Letter of Credit, in this case original documents sending to customer bank before shipment will not be possible as per terms mentioned in the L/C. BUCHI bank will send original documents to customer bank only after shipment and documents will be routed through bank to bank and this will take at-least 10-12 working days. Bank details for LC will be provided in the order acknowledgment separately.
NOTE: 2) In CAD term all original documents will routed through BUCHI bank to customer bank and it will take 15 working days to reach documents to customer bank after shipment. Original documents sending to customer bank in advance will not be possible as per BUCHI bank rules. - BUCHI will not be responsible for any demurrage due to delay in receipt of the original documents by customer’s banker.


8. Validity of Offer: 

Unless otherwise agreed in writing the offer is valid for 90 days.

9. Insurance:

The goods are delivered un-insured at the risk of the customer. Buyer is responsible for the insurance and making any claims in case of damage to the consignment. The damaged parts need to be re-ordered after making the insurance claim. If order is placed on CIP basis then point 9 is not applicable to the customer. Note: Order placed on CIP basis then Insurance will be covered up to the destination airport.

10. Property Reservation:

All delivered goods remain our property until we have received full payment.

11. Warranty:

We guarantee the perfect workmanship and material of our instruments for one year from the date of dispatch invoice This warranty excludes all damage due to inexpert handling or broken glass and wear and tear parts. We shall replace free of charge any damaged parts which fall under this guarantee. These parts have to be returned to us, transportation costs, transportation risks and damage in transit shall be borne by customer. We shall not accept responsibility for further claims of any kind.

12. Cancellation:

In case of cancellation of an order, the accrued costs will be debited to the customer subject to a minimum of CHF 250.-

13. Place of Fulfilment and Jurisdiction:

Flawil / Switzerland. Swiss Law will be applied.


Tel: +91 22 6677 5400