Strategic partnerships ensure long-term success

Proactive communication, transparency as well as a high quality of supply are the pillars of a reliable, long-term partnership.

With innovation ability, state-of-the-art production technology and many years of experience as well as strategic investments with stable ownership structures, we offer you a reliable and long-term partnership in the future markets in the areas of Access Systems & Connectivity, Comfort Controls as well as electronic Control Units.

Below you will find:

Facts & Figures

Information on the history and management of digades GmbH can be found here.

digades company building with logo
  • Company: Owner-managed GmbH
  • Turnover 2023: approx. 20.2 million EUR
  • Employees 2024: approx. 100
  • Locations:
    • Company headquarters (Administration, Development, Production) in Zittau, Saxony, Germany
    • Development branch office in Nordhausen, Thuringia, Germany
  • Certificates:
    • ISO 9001: 2015
    • ISO 14001:2015
    • IATF 16949: 2016
  • Product range:
    • Access Systems & Connectivity
    • HMI Controls
    • Control Units
    • Wearable Head-Up Displays

Information for suppliers

Our philosophy

  • We are a demanding and quality-sensitive customer of the partners who supply us.
  • We work exclusively with suppliers who can contribute to the mutual improvement process in the long term.
  • We are not just looking for a mere salesperson, but for a competent, strategic partner.

Logistics Solutions

In order to be able to create a long-term beneficial business relationship, it is important to be able to understand and accept the values and requirements on both sides.

Future suppliers should be able to implement one of the following systems or present alternatives:

Forecast system

  1. Conclusion of a logistics agreement
  2. Negotiating a price for an intended annual quantity
  3. Weekly update of the forecast
  4. Delivery adjusted to weekly changes

consignment warehouse

  1. Conclusion of a consignment warehouse contract
  2. Negotiating a price for an intended annual quantity
  3. Forecast for planning purposes
  4. Weekly update
  5. Notification of withdrawals by digades and independent replenishment by the supplier

Process of strategic supplier selection

  1. Search for suitable suppliers or products
  2. Checking of supplier certificates and comparison with the required quality standards (at least ISO 9001)
  3. Starting an inquiry
  4. Sending the supplier self-assessment
  5. Evaluation of the results of the inquiry
  6. Conclusion of quality assurance agreement
  7. Conducting supplier audits including evaluation
  8. Conclusion of contracts
  9. Continuous supplier evaluation, support and auditing

General Conditions of Purchase

Here you will find our currently valid General Conditions of Purchase for download:

General Terms and Conditions of Purchase

Supplier Code of Conduct

Digades GmbH is committed to respecting human rights, fair working conditions and environmental protection in its own activities and business relationships, both nationally and globally. Our aim is to be economically successful while complying with internal and external regulations. An overview of our requirements can be found in our Supplier Code of Conduct. You can download the document below:

Supplier Code of Conduct

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