Global procurement

We rely for our success on our competence and first-class performance. We develop tailor-made ideas and solutions in close collaboration with our international customers. Underpinning all this is a constant exchange between global procurement, our Divisions and our suppliers. In this way we ensure that our customers can rely on our products and services.

Our suppliers must all fulfill the following minimum requirements:

  1. Quality management system certified acc. to ISO 9001 with compliance to IATF 16949
  2. Commitment to the zero-defects principle
  3. Clear environmental standards (e.g. ISO 14001)
  4. Traceability throughout the entire supply chain
  5. Full compliance with our Terms and Conditions of Business
  6. Commitment to The BENTELER Code of Conduct
  7. Vast experience in the automotive/steel industries
  8. Cost and/or technology leaders in the respective industries 

Terms and conditions

Collaboration for suppliers


If you would like to apply as a supplier for our BENTELER Automotive network, please use the recommendation form and also note the required attachments.

We expect minimum standards from our suppliers, including acceptance of the above-mentioned terms and conditions of purchase and delivery, which also include the quality guidelines we require, as well as other certifications and standards:

  • Quality assurance system certified to ISO 9001 in compliance with IATF 16949.
  • Compliance with the zero-defect principle
  • Clear environmental standards (e.g. ISO 14001)
  • Traceability along the entire supply chain
  • Compliance with our general terms and conditions
  • Commitment to the BENTELER Code of Conduct
  • Compliance with BENTELER IT security requirements and standards
  • Extensive experience in the automotive and/or steel industry
  • Cost and/or technology leader in the respective industries
  • Provision of a DUNS number: in some areas, the prerequisite for cooperation is a so-called D-U-N-S number (Data Universal Numbering System).

Download: Recommendation sheet BENTELER Automotive (150 kb)

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