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Collaborating with our suppliers, Bluefors is able to provide high-quality products and services for our customers, and continuously improve our offerings. We work actively with our suppliers and maintain close relationships to ensure smooth cooperation and efficient processes. While fostering current supplier relationships, Bluefors also continuously looks for new suppliers who meet our requirements and can help us create even better products for our customers.

Supply Management at Bluefors

The goal of supply management at Bluefors is to implement an industrial supply chain for cryogenic measurement systems and cryocoolers with capable suppliers and minimized risks. This way we ensure efficiency, quality, and on-time and on-cost delivery to drive customer satisfaction and business success.

In our supply management, we employ a tier-based structure for suppliers. Based on supplier performance and practical behavior, suppliers can advance to become preferred suppliers. We work actively with our suppliers to develop their performance and build long-term relations to ensure the overall success of the supply chain.

Supplier Requirements

We have defined a set of requirements for our suppliers, based on Bluefors Code of Conduct and the Bluefors Quality & Environmental Policy. These requirements enable our suppliers to take the same approach to ethical and sustainable business practices as we do here at Bluefors. We provide more detailed Supplier Basic Requirements documentation during the supplier onboarding process.

Quality and Environment

Both product and process quality are essential to Bluefors, as well as to our customers, and therefore we encourage our suppliers to apply a zero-defect mindset in everything they do. We also believe in considering and mitigating the environmental impacts of our operations, striving towards a more sustainable business model.

You can read more about our approach to Quality here and about our approach to Environment here. Our suppliers should follow the same principles. We expect our suppliers to implement and apply a Quality Management system aligned with the requirements stated in ISO9001 and an Environmental Management system aligned with the requirements stated in ISO14001.

Ethics and Compliance

At Bluefors, we believe that good governance and ethical conduct are essential for building trust and fostering long-term relationships with our stakeholders. We require that our suppliers also operate in full compliance with all relevant laws and regulations, demonstrating their commitment to ethical business practices.

This collaborative approach ensures that our entire supply chain maintains integrity and upholds our shared values. In the Bluefors’ Supplier Code of Conduct, you can learn about the core values and ethical principles we expect our suppliers to follow when conducting business with Bluefors.

Health and Safety

We value our employees and prioritize their well-being, extending this to the employees of our suppliers. In the Bluefors’ Supplier Code of Conduct, you can also learn about the approach to labor and human rights we expect our suppliers to follow when conducting business with Bluefors.

Bluefors Supplier Code of Conduct

The business of Bluefors is guided by its three core values: quality, integrity, and well-being, as outlined in the Code of Conduct of Bluefors. In addition to its Code of Conduct, Bluefors expects its suppliers and business partners to respect these same core values and place a high priority on ethical and sustainable business practices.

The Supplier Code of Conduct outlines the minimum standards and requirements that Bluefors expects all its suppliers to comply with when conducting business with Bluefors.

Bluefors Whistleblowing Channel

The Bluefors Whistleblowing Channel enables reporting violations or other serious concerns anonymously and complies with the EU Whistleblowing legislation. Our suppliers are encouraged to speak up and notify us of suspected violations of our Code of Conduct, of the Supplier Code of Conduct, other serious misconduct, or unlawful or unethical behavior at Bluefors. For specific and acute product-related issues, please use

You may file a Whistleblowing report by accessing the Whistleblowing Channel provided below. All reports are investigated and dealt without a delay, and reporter’s privacy will be protected. No retaliatory actions towards anyone raising a good-faith concern shall be tolerated at Bluefors.

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