Material procurement

Procurement policy

Guided by the principle of free and fair competition and complying with relevant laws and regulations, we at Hamamatsu Photonics are pleased to do business with companies of all nationalities and sizes that are interested in cooperating with us. We are constantly seeking outstanding business partners with the right technological capabilities.

Criteria for commencing business

Hamamatsu Photonics prioritizes potential business partners who meet its high standards for quality, price, delivery, technology and service. We are interested in doing business with companies that are committed to fulfilling the following requirements.

  1. Green procurement
  2. Implementation of Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)
  3. Adoption of the Electronic Settlement Service*1 as a payment method
  4. Initiatives for conflict minerals

*1 The Electronic Settlement Service is a service provided by MUFG Bank, Ltd.

Green procurement

This section explains our Green Procurement Guidelines and Standards for the Management of Chemicals Contained and Used in Supplied Materials.

Initiatives for conflict minerals

This section explains our policy toward responsible mineral procurement and the framework for promoting action against conflict minerals.

EDI material procurement system

This section explains the EDI system for online material procurement.

Inquiries about material procurement activities

This section provides contact information regarding our material procurement activities, which are managed through our environmental management system (EMS).