Procurement at AGC Glass Europe
Procurement of goods, services and energy represents 60% of the turnover of AGC Glass Europe. The 2,000 or so suppliers listed at corporate or regional level contribute to attaining the vision of AGC Glass Europe, which makes Procurement a strategic function within the group.
Procurement contributes directly to the reputation and performance of the group, by securing supplies, finding the optimum total cost of ownership and contributing to the development of new businesses. All this results in savings throughout the chain of value, lowering the requirement for working capital and obtaining new goods and services, achieved through negotiation, collaboration or partnership with the suppliers.