The mission of UPI’s Supplier Diversity program is to support our company’s vision to be the industry leader in delivering high-quality, value-added products and innovative solutions that address our customers’ most challenging needs now and in the future. Building a diverse supplier portfolio enhances our supply chain, increases our competitive advantage, and reflects our business objectives related to safety, ethics, customer support, environmental compliance, inclusion, quality, and cost.

  • UPI defines supplier diversity as businesses that are:

    • Minority-Owned
    • Women-Owned
    • LGBTQ-Owned
    • Veteran-Owned
    • Disability-Owned
    • Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned; and/or
    • Meet the Small Business Administration definition of a small business.

    If your business qualifies as one or more of the businesses noted above, please send your company information and corresponding certification to