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

Newbold_ServicesFounded as a Certified Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) in 2006, Newbold Services, LLC provides Janitorial, Staffing and Facility Management Services to more than 60 client partner facilities throughout 22 states.  Newbold Services has experienced significant growth by being committed to six quality principles of well-managed, successful companies: (1) Health & Safety, (2) Environmental Stewardship & Green Building, (3) Quality Systems, (4) Human Resources, (5) Service Delivery, and (6) Management Commitment.

Newbold Services’ CIMS-GB (Green Building) certification by the ISSA provides a variety of client benefits, including added-value through management best-practices, exemplary service, and a commitment to sustainability. For more information, visit their website at www.newboldservices.com.

2015 Supplier Diversity Event

Registration for BMW’s fourth annual Tier One Supplier Diversity Matchmaker is now open. MBE/WBE companies should register now for this FREE event for the opportunity to network with nearly 150 BMW Tier 1 One Suppliers.

Event highlights include remarks from top BMW executives, keynote speeches from Joset Wright-Lacy, President and CEO of National Minority Supplier Development Council and Clifton Taulbert, author of “Shift Your Thinking: Win Where You Stand”.


Date: Thursday, April 9, 2015

Time: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

LOCATION: TD Convention Center

1 Exposition Drive

Greenville, SC 29607


Click either link below to register.




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  • BMW Manufacturing's Diversity Matchmaker event on 4/10/14.  File: 041014GR34
  • BMW Manufacturing's Diversity Matchmaker event on 4/10/14.  File: 041014GR34
  • BMW Manufacturing's Diversity Matchmaker event on 4/10/14.  File: 041014GR34
  • BMW Manufacturing's Diversity Matchmaker event on 4/10/14.  File: 041014GR34