Raw materials suppliers
 
Suppliers are valuable partners for Corinth Pipeworks in order to provide top quality products and services. Aiming at long-term cooperation, Corinth Pipeworks places particular emphasis on suppliers’ selection, based on the following criteria:
 
  • Environmental responsibility - Certified Environmental Management System (ISO 14001 or equivalent)
  • Certified Health and Safety Management System (OHSAS 18001 or equivalent)
  • Respect UN Global Compact Principles
  • Transparency
  • Certified Quality Management System (ISO 9001 or equivalent)
  • Suppliers’ available product range / capabilities
  • Suppliers’ proven experience / reputation
  • Supplier’s ability to meet individual projects’ requirements
 
Suppliers performance is monitored continuously (Key Performance Indicators, product improvement, innovation). Corinth Pipeworks’ procurement department keeps a dynamic Approved Suppliers List.
 

Evaluation and qualification of suppliers:
  • Review of documents
  • On site visits – audits
  • Health and safety practices
  • Completeness of mechanical equipment
  • Adequacy and skills of technical personnel
  • Technical meetings
  • Product qualification trials
  • Quality, efficiency, speed and consistency in orders delivery
  • Re-evaluation and classification of suppliers
  • Feedback of quality performance results to suppliers