Diversity Strategy

As a leader in the global automotive industry, and one of the leading manufacturers of premium automobiles, BMW Manufacturing Co. works toward a goal of inclusiveness that enables us to attract and retain a talented workforce, develop a diversified supplier network and have a positive impact through extensive community involvement.

This approach to inclusiveness strengthens our ability to manufacture extraordinary vehicles. Together, we are committed to leveraging our diverse culture in order to drive our future forward.

In order to sustain a leadership position, we must recognize that unique contributions come from the implementation of a diverse business model and ensures our company’s long-term manufacturing success.

BMW Manufacturing believes diversity among our suppliers adds value throughout our organization and is imperative to our business. For this reason, we’ve developed a supplier diversity initiative that promotes an inclusive procurement environment. This also reinforces the importance of minority- and women-owned businesses to our long-term sustainability.

Companies interested in doing business with BMW Manufacturing should send a packet of information about the company and its services to:

Procurement Department
BMW Manufacturing Co.
P.O. Box 11000
Spartanburg, SC 29304

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Upcoming Diversity Events

October 23, 2017

NMSDC Conference and Business Opportunity Exchange
Detroit, MI

December 6, 2017

MBE Summit at Clemson University
Clemson, SC

BMW participates in several diversity conferences throughout the year. BMW Associate Joseph Maralit recently attended the CelebrAsian Procurement Conference in San Diego as a guest panelist. The panel was made up of several representatives from the infrastructure and manufacturing sector with the intent to discuss their companies different procedures when recruiting suppliers.

BMW sponsored and participated in the WBENC National Conference and Business Fair in Las Vegas, Nevada (WBENC: Women’s Business Enterprise National Council). This conference is the largest of its kind for women business owners in the U.S.