Statement of Policy
The members of the Metal Finishing Association of Southern California and the National Association of Metal Finishers wish to remind you of the established practices of the metal finishing industry in processing your materials. These practices have been formalized and unanimously adopted by the members of this Association and by Hixson Metal Finishing (“HMF”) as a Statement of Policy. It is generally recognized that even after employing all of the science known to us, and capable persons with years of training and experience, there still remain hazards in the electro-plating and metal finishing fields. As a consequence, in order to avoid misunderstandings, we are hereby setting forth the below conditions under which your material will be accepted for processing:
1. Whenever we are given work for processing with detailed instructions as to treatment, our responsibility shall end with the carrying out of those instructions. Type of material, tolerance, and specifications for processing shall be declared in writing prior to our processing.
In the event that credit is due to the customer within the above conditions, said credit will be given towards future work and shall not be paid by HMF in cash.