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Terms of Purchase

  1. AGREEMENT. The Terms of Purchase are located on our website,  These terms shall apply when referenced in any other writing between Buyer and Seller  with respect to the purchase of goods described in Buyer’s document (e.g. the “Quantity Contract or Purchase Order”).  These ‘Terms of Purchase may be modified, supplemented or deleted only when’ mutually agreed to in writing by Buyer and Seller.  Any other terms mutually agreed upon in writing between Buyer and Seller shall take priority over these Terms of Purchase if those other terms conflict with these Terms of Purchase.  Buyer objects and shall not be bound by any additional or different terms, whether printed or otherwise, in Seller’s quotation or proposal or in Seller’s acknowledgment or in any other communication from Seller to Buyer (whether or not referred to herein) unless particular terms therein contained are specifically incorporated herein by reference. The contract is not assignable by Seller.
  2. FACILITY ANALYSIS. Tuthill Corporation reserves the right to inspect the Seller’s facility and to perform verification of the purchased product or service at the Seller’s facility.
  3. DELIVERY. Time is of the essence and deliveries are to be made both in the quantities and at times specified on purchase order, request for release or any other written communication. Should the supplier have reason to assume that it will not be able to meet the ‘Delivery Time’, it shall immediately notify the Buyer in writing (e-mail is an acceptable form of communication), identifying both the cause and estimated duration of the delay. If seller’s deliveries fail to meet the schedule agreed upon and acknowledged, Buyer, without affecting its’ other rights or remedies, may direct expedited routing and any excess costs incurred thereby shall be debited to Seller’s account. Goods which are delivered in advance of schedule may, at Buyer’s option, (i) be returned at Seller’s expense for proper delivery or (ii) have payment therefore withheld by Buyer until the date that goods are actually scheduled for delivery. Buyer may in accordance with Clause # 7, cancel all or part of this order in the event the Seller fails to deliver goods to meet Buyer’s agreed upon delivery schedule.
  4. LIQUIDATED DAMAGES. Buyer may recover for goods and services delivered later than scheduled the greater of either (a) the value of parts that Seller failed to deliver on time, (b) Buyer’s lost revenue resulting from Seller’s failure or (c) Buyer’s actual loss resulting from Seller’s failure. The parties agree that such amounts are an exclusive remedy for the damages resulting from the delay period only. The amounts specified in (a) and (b) above will be assessed as liquidated damages and not as a penalty.
  5. EXCUSABLE DELAY. Neither party shall be liable for damages for delay in delivery arising out of causes beyond its control and without its fault or negligence, including, but not limited to, acts of God or of the public enemy, acts of the Government in either its sovereign or contractual capacity, fires, floods, epidemics, quarantine restrictions, freight embargoes and unusually severe weather. Seller shall not be liable to Buyer in damages if the delay is caused by the delay of a subcontractor (at any tier) of Seller and if such delay arises out of causes beyond the control of both Seller and said subcontractor and without the fault or negligence of either of them.  Seller will notify Buyer in writing within 48 hours after the beginning of any such cause. Notwithstanding the foregoing, if the materials or services to be furnished by the said subcontractor were obtainable from other sources in sufficient time to permit the Seller to meet the required delivery schedule, Seller shall be liable to Buyer for damages.
  6. SUSPENSION OF WORK. Seller shall develop and keep current a formal business recovery plan that details strategies for response to and recovery from a broad spectrum of potential disasters. Upon request, Seller shall make such plan available to Tuthill or its designated representative for review.
  7. TERMINATION AND CANCELLATION. Buyer by notice to Seller may terminate the contract with respect to all or any portion of the goods not delivered at the time notice of such termination is given to Seller and, in such event unless Seller is then in default under the contract, Seller shall be entitled to be reimbursed for all reasonable non-recoverable costs theretofore incurred by Seller in connection with the performance of the contract but not more than that portion of the purchase price properly allocable to the goods with respect to which the contract has been terminated. If Seller shall fail to make shipment or delivery at the time stated in the contract or otherwise breaches the contract, Buyer, by notice to Seller, in addition to any other remedies it may have hereunder or by law by reason of such breach, may cancel the contract with respect to all or any portion of the goods not delivered at the time notice of such cancellation is given to Seller without being liable for any costs with respect to the goods with respect to which the contract has been cancelled. No substitutions of any nature whatsoever will be made, unless authorized. Time is of the essence of the contract. Acceptance of late delivery shall not constitute a waiver of a claim for breach due to delay in delivery.
  8. GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS. Seller shall include a packing list with each shipment and show purchase order or quantity contract number on each package, packing list, bill of lading, invoice and all correspondence.
  9. EXTRA CHARGES. Unless otherwise provided in the contract, no charge shall be made by Seller for boxing, packing, crating or other charges.
  10. WARRANTIES. In addition to any other description furnished or specified by law, Seller warrants that the goods will conform to specifications, drawings, samples or other descriptions furnished or specified by Buyer, will be merchantable, of high quality and fit for the purpose made known to Seller by Buyer and free from defects in design, material and workmanship. All warranties shall survive acceptance and payment.
  11. PARTIAL SHIPMENT AND ROUTING. No partial shipments are to be made unless specifically authorized by Buyer in writing (e-mail is an acceptable form of communications). All materials must be forwarded by the particular route named and to the point given (if any); otherwise Buyer shall be entitled to reimbursement from Seller for the difference in freight and cost of carriage.
  12. INSPECTION. All goods which do not exactly conform to the contract may be rejected by Buyer without prejudice to any other rights Buyer may have by reason of such failure to conform. A notice or communication that reasonably informs Seller of nonconformity in the goods shall be deemed to be notice of breach. Goods so rejected at the option of the Buyer shall be returned to Seller at Seller’s expense and risk or held at the Seller’s risk and expense for Seller’s instructions. Seller shall reimburse Buyer for any expense incurred in unpacking, inspecting, repacking, storing and reshipping any goods so rejected. Buyer shall also be entitled to reimbursement from Seller for freight and other charges incurred with respect to such goods. Payment for goods before inspection shall not constitute acceptance thereof and is without prejudice to any and all claims buyer may have against Seller.
  13. INDEMNITY. Seller will indemnify and save harmless Buyer and any purchaser from Buyer of the materials or articles furnished under this agreement, from and against any and all costs, damages, liabilities and expenses of any kind or nature whatsoever (including attorneys’ fees) which may arise out of, or result from, or be reasonably incurred in contesting, any claim by any person, firm or corporation (a) arising from or related to (i) any alleged negligence, products liability, tort or other claim involving the design or manufacture of the products sold pursuant to this contract or the warnings or instructions or lack thereof provided or not provided by Seller with respect to such products, or (ii) the breach of any warranties extended by Seller in this contract or by operation of law, or (b) that the manufacture, purchase, or use or sale of any said materials or articles infringes or contributes to the infringement of any letters patent. Without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing, at the request of Buyer, Seller will defend at its own expense any suit brought against Buyer to enforce any such claims, it being understood that Buyer will give the Seller notice in writing of the starting of any such suit, Seller hereby agreeing to reimburse Buyer upon demand for any expense incurred by it in rendering such assistance. Buyer after any such demand, loss or liability may withhold from any amounts at any time payable to the Seller under this contract such sum or sums and for such period or periods as the Buyer may deem necessary to protect against possible loss or expense, including attorney’s fees, from or in connection with any such demand, loss or liability. Seller will also indemnify and save harmless Buyer from and against loss of or damage to any and all patterns, molds, templates or materials delivered to Seller by or for Buyer so long as the same shall be in the Seller’s possession; however such loss or damage may occur.
  14. DESIGN AND TRADEMARK. If the goods are peculiar to Buyer’s design, either as an assembly or component part of any assembly, or if the material bears Buyer’s trademark and/or identifying mark, it shall not bear the trademark or other designation of the maker or Seller and similar material shall not be sold or otherwise disposed of to anyone other than Buyer.
  15. GOVERNMENT REGULATIONS. Seller warrants that all applicable laws, rules and regulations of governmental authorities covering the production, sale and delivery of the goods shall be complied with.
  16. TAXES. Unless otherwise provided in the contract, Seller shall hold Buyer harmless from the assessment or imposition of any excise, use or other tax (however designated) upon the production, sale, delivery or use of the goods to the extent such assessments or impositions are required or not forbidden by law to be borne by Seller.
  17. PRICE AND TERMS. If the price is omitted in the contract, Seller’s price shall be the lowest prevailing market price at time this order is acknowledged by Seller but no higher than the price last quoted by Seller to Buyer. The cash discount period, if any, shall date from receipt of goods or invoice, whichever is later. Unless otherwise provided in the contract, delivery shall be F.O.B. destination.
  18. SET-OFF. Upon notice to Seller, Buyer may deduct damages for breach of warranty or any other provision of the contract from the amount shown as due Seller on any invoice, irrespective of whether the deduction and the invoice are unrelated to the same sale or series of sales.
  19. REMEDIES. The remedies provided for herein shall be cumulative and in addition to any other remedies provided by law. No waiver of a breach of any provision of the contract shall constitute a waiver of any other breach or of such provision.
  20. VALIDITY. If any provision in the contract is invalid or unenforceable in any respect, the validity and enforceability of the remaining provisions of the contract shall not be affected.
  21. APPLICABLE LAW. The formation and performance of the contract shall be governed by the laws of the State of Illinois, without regard to its conflict of law rules.
  22. CONFIDENTIALITY. Seller agrees to safeguard all materials and processes of a confidential nature and not to divulge any such materials or processes which may be disclosed to or developed by the Buyer in connection with the work under this purchase order. The Seller is required to obtain similar agreements of all his suppliers and agents to whom any work or duty relating to this purchase order may be allotted.
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Andy Tuthill

VP Business Development & Tuthill University, Tuthill Corporation

Andy Tuthill began his career within Tuthill Corporation at the Fort Wayne, Indiana facility holding the roles of Line of Product Leader and Product Manager. He transitioned to Tuthill’s Springfield, Missouri site in 2015 as Director of Manufacturing and was promoted to VP Operations in 2016. Andy was the driver of Tuthill Business Systems tools and with the team in Springfield achieved record productivity, on-time delivery, and inventory turns.

In January 2018, Andy was named President, Tuthill Springfield leading with a commitment to continuous improvement, long-term and short-term investment in manufacturing, and dedication to the well-being and development of employees. In April 2020, Andy became President of Tuthill Alsip and Tuthill U.K. locations.

As the needs of Tuthill Corporation evolved, Andy moved to a newly created role in late 2021 located at the Burr Ridge office. As VP of BD & TU, Andy will focus on M&A activities and developing the curriculum and processes of Tuthill University. In 2022, Andy was appointed to the Tuthill Corporation Board of Directors.

Andy served our country for eight years as a Lieutenant in the United States Navy. He held various leadership roles including Combat Systems Officer during two international deployments vital to Nation Security, onboard the USS Helena. During his service he was awarded the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal for exceptional performance and earned a Masters-Equivalent in Nuclear Engineering from the U.S. Navy / U.S. Dept. Of Energy. Andy holds an Engineering Science degree from Vanderbilt University and an MBA from Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.

Andy and his family moved back to the greater Chicago area in 2020 and are enjoying being back around family, friends, and Chicago sports teams. He enjoys golf, good food, being on the water, and spending time with his family.

Privacy Policy

This privacy policy sets out how Tuthill Corporation (“Tuthill,” “we” or “us”) uses and protects any information that you give Tuthill when you use our website, mobile applications or online services (“Services”). By using or accessing the Services or otherwise providing personal information to us, you signify your acknowledgment and assent to this privacy policy, and consent to the collection, processing and use of your personal information as described. If you do not agree to this privacy policy or such terms, please do not use the Services or otherwise provide personal information to us.
Tuthill is committed to the protection of your privacy. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then it will only be used in accordance with this privacy policy.

Tuthill may change this privacy policy from time to time by updating this policy or otherwise providing you notice of such change. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. If you do not agree with the changes, then you must stop using the Services or otherwise providing personal information. This privacy policy is effective from Wednesday, December 1, 2010 and last updated Friday, February 5, 2021.

What personal information we collect
We may collect the following information:

name and job title,
contact information including e-mail address,
demographic information such as postal code, preferences, and interests,
information related to your transactions with us,
location information to enable us to find nearby distributors or channel partners, and
other information related to you or your preferences, such as project/application information, surveys and/or offers.
Such personal information may be collected from you directly via forms you fill out; in connection with product orders or other transactions with us; from communications with us; from surveys; from publicly available sources (where permissible by applicable law) and in connection with setting up an account with us.

We and our third-party analytics providers (“Analytics Providers”) may collect information about your usage and interaction with our websites and Services, including domain name, referring web page, and the length of time spent and the pages accessed while visiting our Services (collectively, “Usage Information”). Usage Information may be collected via web beacons, tags, cookies, device identifiers, IP addresses, and other tracking mechanisms.

How we use cookies and Usage Information
A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyze web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Usage Information gathered by cookies and other technologies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyze data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes.

Overall, cookies and other Usage Information help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not and customize and improve website user experience. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us. We do not link Usage Information to personal information. Our third-party Analytics Providers do not collect personal information linked personally to you or do so acting as our service provider.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of our website.

What we do with the information we gather
We require certain types of information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service. We use and process your personal information for reasonable and legitimate business purposes, including to provide products and services you have purchased, to administer and manage our relationship with you, to fulfill contractual obligations to you, to customize content for you, to comply with legal obligations, and to communicate with you about our company and its services, activities, publications and events, including for the following purposes:

For internal record keeping for business purposes.
To gather information required to quote a solution to meet the needs of your specific project/application.
To improve our products and services.
To provide support or respond to your comments or requests for information.
We may periodically send promotional emails about new products, special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting using the e-mail address which you have provided.
From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes. We may contact you by e-mail, phone, fax or mail. We may use the information collected to customize our Services according to your interests.
How we share the information we gather
We may share your personal information as follows:

With third-party service providers performing functions on our behalf, including hosting agents, payment processors, shipping companies, and parties whom we have hired to help us provide a product or service you have requested (for example, an entity connected with distributing a communication on our behalf);
With third parties whom you have authorized to receive such information;
When we have reason to believe that disclosing this information is necessary to identify, contact, or bring legal action against someone who may be causing injury to or interference with our rights or property, other Tuthill clients or website users, or anyone else that could be harmed by such activities.
In response to a subpoena or when we believe in good faith that the law requires or permits disclosure or to respond to an emergency situation.
In the event Tuthill or its assets are sold, merged, or otherwise involved in a corporate transaction, your personal information will likely be transferred as part of that transaction. We will make reasonable efforts to see that your privacy preferences are honored by the transferee.
When you request a quote for products and services, we will share your personal information with third party distributors or channel partners that sell or distribute our products and services and they may contact you regarding your project. Such third parties may use your personal information for their own direct marketing purposes, and by requesting a quote or otherwise authorizing disclosure of your information, you are consenting to such use. Except as disclosed in this section, we do not otherwise disclose or sell your personal information to third parties, including for their direct marketing purposes.

We may anonymize, pseudonymize, aggregate or de-personalize personal information to create non-personally identifiable information (“Anonymized Data”). We may use Anonymized Data for statistical purposes, demographic analysis, marketing and advertising activities, and other business purposes, and may share Anonymized Data with business partners, sponsors, and other third parties.

In order to prevent unauthorized access or disclosure we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure personal information we collect online. We will comply with all privacy laws and make any legally required disclosures regarding breaches of the security, confidentiality, or integrity of personal information consistent with our ability to determine the scope of a breach and our obligations to relevant law enforcement.

Links to other websites
Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide while visiting such sites, and such sites are not governed by this privacy policy. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Retention and location of data
Your collected personal data is maintained and controlled by Tuthill Corporation and is retained only for as long as necessary for the purposes set out in this privacy policy. We will retain and use the data collected to the extent necessary to comply with our legal obligations (for example, if we are required to retain your data to comply with applicable laws), resolve disputes, and enforce our legal agreements and policies.

The information collected, including personal data, may be transferred to and maintained on systems located outside of your state, province, country or other governmental jurisdiction where the data protection laws may differ than those from your jurisdiction. We will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this privacy policy and no transfer of personal data will take place to an organization or a country unless there are adequate controls in place including the security of data and other personal information. Your consent to this privacy policy and submission of data represents your agreement to this transfer.

Controlling your personal information
We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties except as disclosed in this privacy policy unless we have your permission or are required by law. We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties which we think you may find interesting if you tell us that you wish this to happen.

You may request details of personal information which we hold about you. If you would like a copy of the information held on you, please write to Tuthill Corporation, ATTN: Privacy, 8500 S. Madison Street, Burr Ridge, IL 60527, United States of America. Or email [email protected].

If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please e-mail us at [email protected], or write to us at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.

You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:

whenever you are asked to fill in a form on the website, look for the opt-in box and check it if you would like to receive e-mails from Tuthill Corporation
You may request your personal information which we hold about you. To make this request, please write to Tuthill Corporation, ATTN: Privacy, 8500 S. Madison Street, Burr Ridge, IL 60527, United States of America. Or email [email protected].
Your California privacy rights – CCPA Notice
If you are an individual within the State of California, USA, the California Consumer Privacy Protection Act of 2018 (“CCPA”) and other California statutes may apply to the personal information that you provide us through this Website or Services or otherwise through your interaction with us. If so, we are required by the CCPA and other California statutes to provide additional information to you, which you can find in our California Privacy Statement.

Do Not Track
We do not collect personally identifiable information about an individual user’s online activities over time and across third party web sites, and therefore we do not currently employ a process for responding to “Do Not Track” (DNT) signals sent by web browsers, mobile devices, or other mechanisms. We do not have arrangements with any third parties (such as third party advertising networks and social media platforms) authorizing them to collect personal information about your online activities over time and across different websites when you use our website or Services.

Policies for children
We do not intentionally collect or use any personal information from users under 18 years of age. No data should be submitted to our website or Services by users under 18 years of age.

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Steve Westfall

Chief Executive Officer, Tuthill Corporation

Steve joined Tuthill in 2013 as President of Tuthill’s Springfield, Missouri location, followed by serving as President of Tuthill Fort Wayne, Indiana from 2018 through 2019. In 2020, Steve became the Chief Executive Officer of Tuthill Corporation.

During his tenure at Tuthill, Steve has steered the businesses to greater top-line and earnings growth than in any other period of the company’s history. Steve is a leader who has a strong strategic vision, and enables the organization to thrive through Tuthill’s Conscious Culture, while ensuring long-term growth, diversity and shareholder value.

Prior to Tuthill, Steve’s 32-year career yielded success as the CEO of Eagle-Picher Technologies, LLC, a manufacturer of aerospace, defense and medical products, where he spent almost 20 years. He also served as CEO of Detroit Tool and President of CST Industries, along with serving on several board seats.

Steve holds an MBA and a Bachelor of Science degree from Pittsburg State University. Steve enjoys being outdoors, time with his family, and an occasional round of golf.