Abena is a European manufacturer of health care and incontinence products, but we also source the world for a wide range of health care, trade products, and raw materials globally.
The Abena Group is an international health care company supplying more than 30,000+ products to many different industries. With 40 years of experience, our sourcing set-up enables in-depth knowledge of processes, raw materials, supply chain and logistics.
We procure a wide range of different products to complete our One-Stop-Shop solution - both raw materials, own products, branded and unbranded products. We source directly from the manufacturer, which means that there are no costly middlemen.
Globally sourced products are constantly tested and controlled and locally employed staff conduct quality audits at every local production facility. It’s important to us that we can explain all features and processes in detail, and help our customers find the right solution for their needs. Local product and sourcing specialists all over the world utilize local know-how and the right quality at the best price.
Our primary sourcing partners are local wholesalers and producers in China, Vietnam, India, Turkey, and the US.
We thoroughly search local markets for solid and reliable manufacturer. In order to be approved as an Abena supplier, you are subjected to a long list of control point based on the BSCI (Business Social Compliance Initiative). We do so to make sure that a supplier – at any given time - complies with the standards of both Abena and the public authorities.
We take our suppliers’ business conduct just as serious as we do with our own. Our globally sourced products are constantly tested and controlled, and our locally employed staff conduct quality audits at every local production facility.
Our code of conduct is based on UN’s Global Compact (UNGC) and the BSCI. It is very important that our partners follow the same standards we do, and we always encourage our suppliers to act in a responsible and fair manner. From our more than 1,200 suppliers worldwide, 85% have signed the UN Global Compact, and in doing so, they commit themselves to complying with a list of demands in regard to nature, ethics, social responsibility, safety, and finances.