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                                                                                                          Effective 05/10/06
                                                                                                          Revised 05/10/06

                               SUPPLIER REGULATORY REQUIREMENTS
                               FOR SHIPMENTS TO THE UNITED STATES


A commercial invoice signed by the seller or shipper, or his agent, is acceptable for Customs purposes if it is prepared
in accordance with Section 141.86 through 141.89 of the Customs Regulations, and in the manner customary for a
commercial transaction involving goods of the kind covered by the invoice. The invoice must provide (at a minimum)
the following information as required by the Regulations:

1.       Invoice must be in English.
2.       Port of United States Entry to which the merchandise is destined.
3.       Date, place, and names of buyer, international seller and ultimate consignee if other than buyer.
4.       Gardner Denver purchase order number.
5.       Invoice number.
6.       Invoice / Shipment Date
7.       Gardner Denver part number being shipped.
8.       Detailed description of the merchandise.
9.       The quantities of each item in weights and measures.
10.      The purchase price of each item in the currency of the sale.
11.      The country of origin of each item.
12.      The correct HTS code per line item.
13.      The currency of sale.
14.      Terms of sale (Incoterm).
15.      All charges not included in unit price: packing costs, selling commissions, royalties, freight, insurance.
16.      All rebates, drawbacks, and bounties, separately itemized, allowed upon the exportation of the merchandise
17.      The value of any production assist (tools, dies, molds, etc) or material assist (raw materials, components, parts)
         provided by the buyer to the seller, free of charge or at a reduced cost and used by the seller in the production
         of the imported merchandise.
18.      In addition to above, Gardner Denver requests a detailed Packing Slip to accompany the commercial invoice
         and be physically attached to the import shipment.

Gardner Denver must receive accurate and complete documentation pertaining to each shipment of imported
merchandise in order for it and its customs house brokers to make accurate and complete declarations to U.S. Customs.

Please ensure your personnel who prepare invoices and shipping/export documentation understand and follow these
requirements. Adherence to this information ensures that your shipments that are sent to Gardner Denver locations will
not be delayed. In the event your shipping documentation does not include enough information to enter the United
States, the shipment is placed on hold until we can contact you to obtain the correct information.


Unless excepted by law, section 304, Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (19 U.S.C. 1304), requires that every article of
foreign origin (or its container) imported into the United States shall be marked in a conspicuous place as legibly,
indelibly, and permanently as the nature of the article (or container) will permit, in such manner as to indicate to an
ultimate purchaser in the United States the English name of the country of origin of the article, at the time of
importation into the Customs territory of the United States. Containers of articles excepted from marking shall be
marked with the name of the country of origin of the article unless the container is also excepted from marking.

                Gardner Denver, Inc.   1800 Gardner Expressway   Quincy, IL 62305   217 222 5400   fax 217 223 5897
                                                                                                          Effective 05/10/06
                                                                                                          Revised 05/10/06

Section 134.1(d), defines the ultimate purchaser as generally the last person in the United States who will receive the
article in the form in which it was imported. If an imported article will be used in manufacture, the manufacturer may
be the ultimate purchaser if the manufacturer subjects the imported article to a process which results in a substantial
transformation of the article. If the article is to be sold at retail in its imported form, the purchaser at retail is the
ultimate purchaser (replacement parts).

Both Gardner Denver and its valued customers can be the ultimate purchaser. To comply with the U.S. Import
Regulations, it is imperative that every article of foreign origin be marked with the correct country of origin. In lieu of
marking the article itself, every inner-most package or container of foreign merchandise that may reach a Gardner
Denver facility or replacement part customer must be marked with the appropriate country of origin in English, in a
conspicuous place and as legible, indelible and permanent as possible.

Failure to comply with the marking requirements can subject Gardner Denver to significant delays and marking
penalties of up to 10 percent of the Customs value of the article.


Beginning September 16, 2005 wood packaging (WPM) entering the US, Mexico and Canada will require full
compliance to ISPM 15. 115+ countries already have or are expected to adopt this measure in 2005. This requirement
has already been enforced in a number of countries, including the European Union.
ISPM 15 requires that all non-manufactured wood packaging material (NMWP) or wood packaging materials (WPM) to
be heat treated or fumigated, regardless of the country of export. The heat treatment requires the core temperature of
the WPM to attain 56 degrees C and the temperature maintained for a minimum of 30 minutes. The second method
requires fumigation with Methyl Bromide.

                                                                 Minimum concentration (g/m3) at:
            Temperature            Dosage rate
                                                           0.5hrs.      2hrs.           4hrs.                  16hrs.
           21oC or above                 48                  36           24             17                      14
           16oC or above                 56                  42           28             20                      17
           11oC or above                 64                  48           32             22                      19

The Gardner Denver supplier/shipper will be responsible for acquiring the proper treated and marked WPM for export
shipping. The following mark is the only required documentation that the WPM is in compliance with ISPM 15.

                                       XX represents the ISO country code
             000 represents the unique number assigned by the national plant protection organization
                YY represents either HT for heat treatment or MB for methyl bromide fumigation

For faster customs clearance, the applicable statement on the commercial invoice and bill of lading should state that the
shipment is ISPM 15 compliant or that no solid wood packing material (SWPM) has been used.

                Gardner Denver, Inc.   1800 Gardner Expressway   Quincy, IL 62305   217 222 5400   fax 217 223 5897
                                                                                                            Effective 05/10/06
                                                                                                            Revised 05/10/06

Alternative Materials:
ISPM 15 does not regulate plywood, presswood, corrugated fiberboard, masonite and other manufactured wood material
that may be used in place of solid wood packaging materials, as well as plastics and metal.
Failure to Comply:
Failure to comply can result in delays in shipment, returned shipments, possible fines and loss of goods. The packaging
may need to be removed and destroyed, resulting in damage to Gardner Denver products during handling. All Gardner
Denver suppliers/shippers must comply with the ISPM 15 requirements. All delays, damages, losses or costs associated
with the failure to comply, will be billed back to the supplier.


Gardner Denver has strict controls on who they choose for international freight forwarding and US Customs brokerage.
Always refer to the Gardner Denver purchase order and/or communication from the Gardner Denver buyer for shipping
instructions, advance paperwork requirements, Customs brokers or any other special requests.

            4.1 Anti Dumping Duties: If any of the products that you supply to Gardner Denver are subject to U.S. Anti
                Dumping regulations or a specific U.S. Anti Dumping case, then you must notify the Gardner Denver
                buyer prior to shipment.
            4.2 Assists: If Gardner Denver supplies you with any assist (tooling, dies, molds, raw materials, components,
                supplies, etc) free or at a reduced cost, that are used in the production of the merchandise then you must
                contact the Gardner Denver buyer prior to shipment to discuss any special paperwork requirements.


For additional information concerning shipping to the United States please contact your Gardner Denver buyer

Or visit:

and review the publication titled “Importing into the United States”

                  Gardner Denver, Inc.   1800 Gardner Expressway   Quincy, IL 62305   217 222 5400   fax 217 223 5897

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