Brainlab provides sophisticated hardware and software products and support services that help medical professionals around the world provide better care for more patients. We seek constant improvement in quality and services across the entire supply chain to meet the high demands and expectations of our global customer base. World-class performance requires significant involvement and support from our suppliers. We therefore engage in co-operative relationships with our suppliers to source key commodities and components.
The mission of the Brainlab Purchasing Department is to ensure our high quality standards with every purchase for the benefit of our customers and the company. Constantly improving supply workflows and processes is one stepping stone to that aim. In the pursuit of excellence, there is no finish line.
If you are interested in becoming a supplier to Brainlab, please take a look at our purchasing principles and procurement quality guidelines outlined below.
Brainlab is keen to improve environmental protection continuously. All Brainlab suppliers will be asked also to establish and maintain an environmental management system according to ISO14001.
Unless other special agreements are in place, the Brainlab Standard Terms & Conditions of Purchasing will apply. Other general terms and conditions (AGBs) are not accepted.
Our core values:
Our global customer base necessitates compliance with all of our customers’ regional quality standards.
Brainlab takes its suppliers as seriously as its own product divisions. We instituted a mandatory Quality Assurance Agreement to ensure our suppliers understand and meet these specific regulatory demands.
ISO 9001 Certification to supply non-medical products, or
ISO 13485 Certification, FDA and GMP conformity, to supply medical and sterile products
The Brainlab Purchasing Department is centrally managed and based in Germany. Our procurement volumes vary from small quantities in medical systems and equipment, to medium sized quantities in special fields, such as instruments and disposables.
Our purchasing program is based on a central commodity management system that operates for all sites and product areas. The system source codes for all commodities can be found here.