Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG maintains close relationships with key strategic suppliers. Supplier meetings are therefore due at least twice a year. The aim of these meetings is a sustainable exchange regarding changes in the companies, the current status of the contractual target agreements and the comprehensive presentation of supplier assessments. Topics such as continuous financial improvement, zero defect rate of product and process quality, supplier integration, synchronous production, innovation and the environment are under scrutiny.
Baumer was convincing with a very good result. And this is the sixth time in a row. Markus Vetter, Head of Electronics Purchasing at Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG, sums up this extraordinary achievement: “Several suppliers have achieved preferred status, but this happens very rarely for six years in a row.” In his laudation for Baumer's merits as a key supplier. “In order to achieve this excellent result, an individual feeling for HDM is required in addition to customer orientation”. This illustrates the great importance of the Baumer Group's corporate culture. It is not only the three Baumer basic values "Partnership, pioneering and precision" that are spoken of. Instead, they are exemplified together with their customers. Only in perfect harmony with these three parameters will it be possible to create and sustain such unique customer relationships.