FAQ

Q. How do I conduct business with GLOBALFOUNDRIES through the Supplier Diversity/Small Business (SD/SB) program?

A. Enter your company profile into the U.S. Government's Central Contractor Registration (CCR) database. The CCR incorporates the former PRO-Net, the SBA's online database of small, small disadvantaged and woman-owned, HUBZone, and veteran-owned businesses wanting to do business with the federal government or its prime contractors.

GLOBALFOUNDRIES Supplier Introduction process: Register your company by visiting our registration site (register now) and completing the online profile with details of your company and what it has to offer. This database is used by GLOBALFOUNDRIES Procurement, Engineering and other organizations to search for suppliers whose capabilities match potential bid opportunities.

GLOBALFOUNDRIES supports local, state and federal supplier diversity initiatives, certifications and classifications. GLOBALFOUNDRIES highly encourages and recognizes membership in the following organizations; however membership in those organization is not a requirement to doing business with us. * National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC)

* These links will take you to sites external to GLOBALFOUNDRIES

Q. How do I register my company with GLOBALFOUNDRIES’ SD/SB program?

A. Certified small or diverse businesses can register by visiting our registration site. Whether or not your company is currently doing business with GLOBALFOUNDRIES, you should register so we can contact you about future opportunities. Register Now

Q. What happens after I register on the website?

A. After you've completed your registration and included copies of your certifications, your information will be kept in our supplier diversity database. It is your responsibility to keep this information current.

When a sourcing opportunity for your industry-specific business arises, GLOBALFOUNDRIES will access this system to search for qualified suppliers. At that point, you may be contacted to submit additional information.

Q. Does certification ensure that I will be able to do business with GLOBALFOUNDRIES?

A. No. However, if an opportunity presents itself, GLOBALFOUNDRIES will contact you to begin the request for proposal process. At that time, you will be asked to demonstrate your company's value proposition for the product or service you are offering.

Q. How can I contact someone about sourcing opportunities in GLOBALFOUNDRIES?

A. GLOBALFOUNDRIES participates in events throughout the year in our major areas of operation. Our purchasing staff interview and provide information about sourcing opportunities to potential suppliers during these events. You may also contact us via email smalldiversitybiz@globalfoundries.com.

Q. What commodities and services do you purchase?

A. GLOBALFOUNDRIES has a broad array of purchasing needs with requirements that vary by location and operation. When you complete your registration, make sure you indicate your primary industry code using the Small Business Administration North American Industry Classification System http://www.sba.gov in order for us to quickly search for your specific industry in our database.

Q. I am a current supplier for GLOBALFOUNDRIES, and I received a letter asking me to fill out the Supplier Information form. What happens after I fill out the form?

A. If you are currently doing business with GLOBALFOUNDRIES, we need to know the status of your business to determine if you qualify for participation in the SD/SB program. Even if you do not meet any of the qualifications for small or diverse business categories, please enter your vendor number, check the box that says "not applicable" and return the profile so you do not receive future notifications.

If you do qualify as a small or diverse business, please enter your vendor number and complete and return the profile. Your information will be entered into our supplier database for other sourcing opportunities. You must update your information every year in order to continue participation in the program.

Q. Does GLOBALFOUNDRIES have a second-tier program for subcontractors?

A. Yes. In the United States, if awards exceed $650,000 for goods and services and $1,500,000 for construction, GLOBALFOUNDRIES may require the prime supplier (unless they meet SBA small-business size standards) to submit a subcontracting plan every year. This plan must show how the supplier is making sure small or diverse businesses are given an equitable opportunity to compete for the business for which the contracts or subcontracts are awarded. Every quarter, the prime supplier is required to report to GLOBALFOUNDRIES its actual spending with small or diverse businesses.

Q. How do I contact someone regarding GLOBALFOUNDRIES's second-tier program?

A. Send an email to: smalldiversitybiz@globalfoundries.com.

Q. How can I contact someone if I have further questions?

A. To learn more about the GLOBALFOUNDRIES SD/SB program email smalldiversitybiz@globalfoundries.com