Dedication and Innovation
Our strategy is to be at the top of our core competence areas of Refrigeration and Air Conditioning, Motion Controls and Heating. Our purchasing activities are vital to that goal.
For 75 years Danfoss has been a pioneer in the industries it serves. Danfoss introduced the radiator thermostat to the European market and since then continues to launch market innovations, such as:
- Intelligent Refrigeration Controls
- Advances in VLT® adjustable frequency drive technology
- CFC-free Compressors
- High-Pressure Systems
Danfoss is constantly raising the bar in quality and technological creativity. To achieve such breakthroughs we work with the best suppliers we can find.
Here is what we expect:
Responsible business practicesDanfoss suppliers must meet our standards in business practices, environmental requirements, and labor welfare.
Respect for environment and people are inherent in the way we do business.Our suppliers are required to uphold the values in our Mission Statement and to comply with the
>UN Global Compact. Purchasing activities at Danfoss also fulfil ISO 14001 procedures and policies.
Since its founding, Danfoss has been committed to responsible business in all the countries where it operates. We not only work to expand to new markets but also to enrich the communities where we set up our facilities. This includes working with suppliers in line with those commitments.
Partnerships in quality
It is a given that an industry leader like Danfoss expects its suppliers to uphold world-class standards in quality control, including >ISO 9001. But at Danfoss we go beyond following quality policies and procedures. Our organization lives, breathes and works quality on a daily basis. We are always striving for ways to make our production as efficient as possible and our products in line with customers’ highest expectations.
Our suppliers must offer:
- Technological levels corresponding to the requirements of advanced and highly automated production
- Global presence and orientation to meet our logistics needs
- Innovative approaches to products and production
- Strong logistic capabilities
- High quality productsCompetitive pricing practices
>Danfoss Supplier Quality Manual
>PPAP prepartion sheet
>Part submission warrant template
>Supplier change request form
>Control Plan template
>PPA Dimension test
>PPA Material test
>PPA Performance test
Danfoss manufacturing companies comply with the mandatory requirements of ISO 14001. When new companies are acquired, a plan is set up for their ISO 14001 certification.
Danfoss supports the Business Charter for Sustainable Development issued by the >International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), and has implemented its principles in a world-wide environmental policy, which applies to all the companies of the group.
Danfoss has also joined the United Nations' Global Compact, which fosters corporate citizenship and global responsibility.
Our suppliers must recognize our committment to:
- Supporting a preventive approach to environmental challenges
- Initiatives to promote greater environmental responsibility
- Encouraging development and diffusion of environmentally friendly technologies
General Purchase Terms & Conditions
The following General Purchase Terms and Conditions are applicable globally:
> General Purchase Terms & Conditions
Please see >Goals and Strategy