Our Supplier Quality Manual delivers an overview of those expectations and requirements.
The purpose of this Supplier Quality Manual is to communicate Philips’ expectations and requirements to all potential and existing external suppliers to Philips with a focus on quality and product reliability. This includes, without limitation; suppliers of raw materials, components, Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM), contract manufactures of finished devices, software, distributors, assemblies, and services suppliers associated with our products and services.
We recognize that Philips has a wide variety of suppliers and technologies; the expectations stated in this manual may apply in different ways, depending on the product or service supplied. These expectations and requirements are influenced by Philips’ quality, regulatory, product, process and customer requirements to ensure quality products.
The information provided in this Supplier Quality Manual is intended and shall be considered as supporting material used in customer supervision by Philips on its suppliers without prejudice to any existing agreement, purchase order, drawings specifications exchanged between Philips and suppliers.