At ept we supply competitive products, and we make customer value our top priority; that goes for our cooperation with both our international customers and our worldwide suppliers.

ept purchases raw materials, purchased parts, subcontracting work, capital goods, services, and indirect materials within a global purchasing network. Because business growth is increasing worldwide, ept’s purchasing needs are constantly on the rise.

The requirements for cooperation are stringent and are based on a systematic evaluation of suppliers. In return, ept offers its suppliers a solid perspective for growth and a long-term business relationship based on trust and partnership.

Overview of Requirements

Raw Materials

  • Non-ferrous metal, tape, and wire
  • Plastic pellets (PBT, PC, PA, LCP, PPS)
  • Precious metals (gold, palladium, nickel, tin for galvanic applications)
  • Tool steel (blanks, precise dimensions, erosion blocks), aluminum plates and profiles, carbide blocks for wire erosion

Purchased Parts

  • Plastic parts (insulators)
  • Precision stamped parts
  • Machined parts (diameter of 0.5–30 mm)
  • Packaging (blister, KLTs, plastic reels, extrusion magazines, etc.)
  • Tools (for stamping and plastic injection molding)
  • Cables (sold by the meter)
  • Die-cast zinc parts
  • Seals
  • Standard parts for tools and special-purpose engineering

Subcontracting Work

  • Strip electroplating
  • Barrel plating
  • Stamping
  • Cable assemblies
  • Milling and deep hole drilling
  • Wire and die-sinking erosion
  • Precision laser cutting
  • Mechanical and electrical parts for plants and special-purpose engineering

Auxiliary Materials and Consumables

  • Stamping/lubricating oils
  • Galvanizing chemicals
  • Occupational safety equipment

Investments, Services, Indirect Material

  • Consultation services
  • Information technology
  • Logistics services (incoming and outgoing freight, general cargo, sea and air cargo, parcel services and express deliveries, storage, commissioning)
  • Logistics equipment and facilities (forklifts, shelves)
  • Production facilities
  • Capital goods
  • Energy (electricity, gas)
  • Office equipment
  • Printed and advertising materials (catalogs, labels, stationery)
  • Office materials

Waste Management

  • Recycling of non-ferrous metal, including stamping chads
  • Galvanic waste

Requirements for Cooperation

At ept we offer our suppliers an interesting and diverse range of opportunities to develop by involving them in production processes at an early stage and by our willingness to build partnerships that last for years.

ept suppliers are expected to meet the following requirements:
  • ISO 9001/ISO 16949/ISO 14001 certified
  • Highly competitive with regard to pricing, quality, punctuality, and flexibility
  • Always ready to reduce costs and increase cost transparency and productivity
  • Oriented towards the international market and capable of delivering to all of ept’s international locations
  • Innovativeness, continual improvement of products and processes
  • Capable of producing sample batches
  • Acceptance of ept purchasing conditions
  • Zero defects principle for all deliveries
  • Fulfillment of all current quality requirements
  • Data administration in the International Material Data System (IMDS)
  • IT-supported information exchange (for example, EDI) adapted to ept requirements
  • Prepared to settle accounts for deliveries/services via the credit memo procedure

Supplier Application

We are delighted that you are interested in cooperating with ept and that you would like to introduce yourself as our future supplier.

Please download the supplier information form here or by using the ‘downloads’ link, fill it out, and send it to the address below. Please attach your company profile to your application along with information indicating which products you would like to supply to ept.


By standard mail:
ept GmbH
Purchasing Department
Bergwerkstrasse 50
86971 Peiting, Germany