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Relations with Suppliers

Keenly aware of the importance of green procurement and CSR procurement, we also expect our business partners to consider environmental and social issues in conducting their operations.

Maintaining Fairness and Impartiality in Selecting Suppliers

Across the Taiyo Nippon Sanso Group, procedures for choosing suppliers of raw materials and engineering services are based on the principles of fairness and impartiality, thus ensuring equal opportunities for all parties irrespective of country of origin, size or track record.

As active advocates of green procurement and CSR procurement, we regard concern for the environment and compliance with relevant laws and regulations as essential to our operations and require that our suppliers do the same. Accordingly, these two considerations are the principal standards we use to evaluate applicants.

Taiyo Nippon Sanso Major Club

In April 2005, we launched an official dealer system, dubbed the Taiyo Nippon Sanso Major Club, with the aim of responding accurately and effectively to the needs of end users across Japan. In addition to providing official dealers (“partner companies”) with competitive products, we leverage our position to provide a wide range of services, including domestic and overseas sales support, technical assistance and management consultation.

The Taiyo Nippon Sanso Major Club—comprising the core Partners’ Club and two functional subgroups, the LP Gas Club and the Medical Club—boasts a robust national network that is instrumental in ensuring our products are delivered safely and reliably to end users. Each constituent club offers seminars and training sessions on operational safety and other themes. In fiscal year 2019, the Medical Club conducted training sessions at six locations, in which a total of 270 individuals participated. A training session held by the LP Gas Club members in Tokyo welcomed 87 participants from 63 companies. Exchanges, training sessions and production facility tours were also conducted for Partners’ Club companies in multiple other areas.

Going forward, we will continue working to reinforce customer satisfaction and enhance our reputation in society as an organization worthy of trust through ongoing initiatives in collaboration with Taiyo Nippon Sanso Major Club partners.

Taiyo Nippon Sanso Major Club