Suppliers - Purchasing
Organization and Strategy
VAG's purchasing organization is responsible for worldwide purchasing of production materials, consumables and supplies, capital goods and services.
There are purchasing organizations at the following locations:
Mannheim / Germany
Hodonin / Czech Republic
Taicang / China
Hyderabad / India
Cranberry, PA / USA
We strive for long-term and trustworthy cooperation with our suppliers. We are nonetheless open to new suppliers. Purchasing is decentralized and handled in the factories. Centralized agreements are made by a lead buyer and apply to the entire group.
We procure different groups of merchandise. For the most important ones, we have deposited brief profiles. Please send your enquiry to the e-mail addresses specified above. If your offer is interesting to us, we will get in touch with you.
Production processes, primarily manual and machine casting
Dimensions primarily from 0.5 kg to 15 t
EN JS 1030 / 1020 /1015 / 1050
EN-GJSA-XNiCV20-2 (EN JS 3011)
CF8 / CF8M
- Drive engineering
- Valve controls
- Valve gears
- Electrical actuators
- Pneumatic actuators
- Hydraulic actuators
- Machine processing
Turning, milling, drilling, etc.
Water jet cutting
Welding: MIG/MAG, WIG and UP processes
Welding: FE/MP and US/x-ray inspections
Welding: At least HP0 certification
- Raw material and semi-finished stocks
- Metallurgical materials such as pig iron, steel scrap, etc.
- Stainless steel, standard steel
- Aluminium, brass
- DIN and standard parts
- Joining technology
- Hydraulic components
- Seals in EPDM and NBR (some with drinking water approval KTW, W270)
- Consumables/supplies and services
- Paints and lacquers, some with drinking water approval (KTW, W270)
- Industrial gasses
- Work safety
- Packaging material
- Office supplies
- Variety of raw materials, consumables and supplies
- Surface coatings (such as zinc coating, chromium plating, etc.)
Want to become a supplier for the VAG Group?
If you wish to apply as a new supplier, please send a completed supplier self-disclosure questionnaire and product information to one of the e-mail addresses specified above.We will be happy to receive your application!
The following documents are available for download. Additional VAG standards are available with the enquiry and order documents.