3 purchasing domains

Michelin Group Purchasing, which represented nearly 60% of net sales in 2010, is divided into 3 main purchasing domains. 

Each domain has several categories.

  • Raw materials

    Raw materials

    There are 8 purchasing categories in the Raw Materials and Energy domain:

    • Natural rubber
    • Elastomers
    • Monomers
    • Fillers
    • Metal reinforcements
    • Fabric reinforcements
    • Chemicals
    • Oils and resins
    • Energy
  • Industrial Purchasing

    Industrial Purchasing

    The Industrial Purchasing procurement domain contains the following categories:

    • Assembly and mixing
    • Curing and preparation
    • Electrical and Automation
    • Energy
    • Engineering, buildings, utilities
    • Maintenance
    • Mechanics and hydraulics
    • Industrial supplies and services
    • Workflow management
  • Services

    Services

    The Services domain is split into 5 categories which include several purchasing areas

    • Marketing/PR
    • Logistics
    • IS / IT
    • Benefits
    • Real Estate
    • Outsourced services(Management Consulting, market research, training, human resources services, etc.)

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