Quality Guidelines
for Suppliers

Quality Guidelines

Exceeding  customers' needs is one of AEG PS most important drivers. We strive to provide always well-engineered, high quality and highly reliable solutions. One important prerequisite to achieve it, is that no quality problem reaches our supply chain. As a result, we commit to rigorously follow up on our supply chain in order to meet ours and our customers' high quality requirements.

Cooperation with suppliers is based on the purchasing quality guidelines of AEG Power Solutions, which ensure continuous improvement of the entire purchasing process, as well as product quality and productivity.


RoHS (Restriction of certain Hazardous Substances) CE 2011/65/UE

Lead, mercury, cadmium, and hexavalent chromium and flame retardants such as poly brominated biphenyls (PBB) or poly brominated di phenyl ethers (PBDE) to be substituted by safer alternatives.
Whenever possible, suppliers should propose any component and/or products that are compliant to RoHS, and if not shall inform AEG PS about any exceptions. Delivery notes and conformity certificates shall ensure this compliance.
Any order from AEG Power Solutions is supposed to be asking for a RoHS reference, it is then Supplier role to inform in case reference should change.
Supplier shall provide certificate of material composition to any demand, ensuring none of the RoHS substances.

REACH (Registration, Evaluation and Authorisation of Chemicals) CE 1907/2006

Supplier shall inform AEG Power Solutions immediately in case any substance of very high concern is used in any delivered components above the threshold by weight, and/or if any of the substances added in the candidate list is part of the delivered components and what the mitigation plan is.
Supplier shall provide certificate of material composition to any demand.

Conflict mineral (Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform Act, Sec1502):

AEG Power Solutions has to ensure towards customers worldwide that all its products that contain electronic components which are eventually known to use very low amount of Gold, Tin, Tantalum, Tungsten do not have the origin in the Democratic Republic of the Congo nor from Central African Republic, South Sudan, Zambia, Angola, Republic Congo, Tanzania, Burundi, Ruanda or Uganda or any other adjoining countries or countries which are under embargo by the US-sanction authorities, the European Authorities or any national authority.
Therefore, as we have to collect the proof of origin of for all the four metals listed even if they don’t contain such critical mineral, Suppliers shall provide report for the deliveries made to AEG PS with regard of the four metals origin.  

Export Administration Regulations (EAR):

Suppliers must inform AEG Power Solutions of any components ordered that falls under the scope EAR (control export of components used or potentially used for military as well as non-military purpose -dual use- if such export could affect adversely the national interests of the USA).

Supplier shall also inform AEG PS when a product delivered to AEG PS contains restricted export components and is falling into the scope of EAR.

Important Documents

Verhaltenskodex für Lieferanten

REACH Zertifikat Statement European Community Regulation N°1907/2006, REACH, concerning the Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and Restriction of Chemicals

Statement on Conflicts Minerals PDF