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.

Supplier Diversity

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

BMW Supplier Diversity Spotlight

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Spec-Metal Inc. is a US-based integrated producer of precision metal parts. They specialize in customizing parts that are made from forging, casting, die casting and investment casting of bar stock and pipe. Spec-Metal works with stainless steel, brass, aluminum, copper, carbon, alloy steels and titanium. Metal parts are integrated into finished products for power tools, medical and hydraulic devices and electrical fittings. Spec-Metal serves medium-to-large sized customers in the water, medical, pharmaceutical, transportation and manufacturing industries.

Spec-Metal distinguishes itself from other competitors by providing turnkey services, including product development, production, logistics and customer service. The company’s technical team works with structural and design innovations, enhancing the effectiveness of design, increasing quality control, improving lead times and reducing their customer’s overall costs.logo 2014

Spec-Metal maintains a culture of responsiveness and puts customers first in order to meet their highest expectations. With a well-integrated manufacturing capability and experienced customer service team, Spec-Metal is able to incorporate many distinct and complementary services.

Spec-Metal was connected to Ingersoll-Rand through NMSDC, USPAACC, and the BMW Supplier Diversity Matchmaker event. Spec-Metal currently makes power tool parts for Ingersoll-Rand.

View Images from the 2016 Diversity Event

  • BMW Matchmaker Conference on April 7, 2016.  File: 040616GR34
  • BMW Matchmaker Conference on April 7, 2016.  File: 040616GR34
  • BMW Matchmaker Conference on April 7, 2016.  File: 040616GR34
  • BMW Matchmaker Conference on April 7, 2016.  File: 040616GR34