For more than 30 years, PMI Worldwide has been seeking out and partnering with suppliers of all sizes and capabilities. We rely on dedicated, competitive, collaborative and world-class suppliers to fulfill our mission to revolutionize the way people enjoy food and beverages everywhere. We are committed to building long-term relationships with suppliers that share our values and prioritize performance and continuous improvement.
Doing Business with PMI
PMI Worldwide strives to meet high standards of excellence and expects the same from our suppliers. When entering into a Manufacturing Agreement, we utilize a competitive process designed to optimize quality, service, and value and to reward for values alignment and high performance. Selection criteria is based on quality, pricing, on-time delivery, communication, nimbleness, integrity, technical competence, environmental protection, compliance with the PMI Code of Conduct, financial stability, and willingness to share business risks with us.
Our Commitment to Diverse Suppliers
PMI Worldwide believes creating a more inclusive supply chain will bring new ideas, capabilities, and innovations to our business and the world, thereby contributing to economic growth and expansion of markets. We seek to develop and execute supplier diversity initiatives in the United States, using established definitions and nationally recognized certifying organizations.
We update our supplier requirements regularly to meet global regulatory requirements and PMI’s evolving high standards. All suppliers who provide finished products to PMI intended to be marketed and sold to the end user must comply with the following:
- PMI Supplier Manual
- Restricted Substance List
- PMI Code of Conduct
- PMI Global Logistics Routing Guide
- PMI Quality Link User Manual
PMI Supplier Manual: Overall requirements for quality, communication, issues management, Code of Conduct, regulatory compliance, packaging, logistics, and insurance
Restricted Substance List (RSL): Chemical standards for our products that meet or exceed regulatory requirements and includes substances that we’ve voluntarily restricted or limited in our products
PMI Code of Conduct: Requirements for Suppliers and their subcontractors in areas of ethics and transparency, child labor, forced labor, harassment and abuse, non-payment of wages, workers safety, and environmental impacts
PMI Global Logistics Routing Guide: Policies and procedures associated with expedited and increased tracking visibility of freight movement in order to minimize costs and delivery lead time
PMI Quality Link User Manual: For suppliers that have been approved to perform outgoing inspections on the behalf of PMI, this manual provides instructions on how to record the inspection results in the Quality Link system.