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  • Firmenzentrale in Wuppertal
  • Firmenzentrale in Wuppertal
  • Firmenzentrale in Wuppertal

Current subjects

Supply chain due diligence law: E/D/E offers a simple and lean solution

In order to ensure compliance with the Act on Corporate Due Diligence Obligations in Supply Chains (LkSG), E/D/E has been working with the service provider Prewave since 1 April 2023. The AI-based software solution from the innovative Viennese provider uses machine learning and detects risks within the supply chain. It evaluates information in excess of 100 languages, ranks more than 700,000 companies worldwide in terms of regulatory requirements and subjects them to an analysis regarding the level of compliance with sustainability requirements. This can also offer benefits for small businesses that are not yet obliged to comply with the LkSG. More.


EDE International: New collaboration with the Irish purchasing group United Hardware ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎

Growth for the E/D/E Group: With effect from 1 July 2023, United Hardware – the most successful Buying Group in Ireland for Independent Builders, Plumbers, Hardware and Timber Merchants - will be working with E/D/E subsidiary EDE International AG. More.


About us

Benefits for contract suppliers

Contract suppliers of E/D/E enjoy countless national and international advantages of a strong association for the distribution of their products.

  • Central processing and regulation
  • Marketing partners
  • Catalogues and brochures
  • Central warehouse and logistics
  • Communication partners

E/D/E at a glance

We are the Einkaufsbüro Deutscher Eisenhändler (E/D/E), the European service and system provider for the production connection trade (PVH). The approximately 1,200 affiliated members of E/D/E are for the most part specialist wholesalers who mainly supply commercial customers from the trades, industry and local authorities. They trade mainly in tools and machinery, industrial supplies, fittings and construction elements, products for occupational safety and technical trade, building services and steel. more


Benefits for Members

As a partner, the E/D/E offers its members an abundance of professional services along with extensive product ranges.

  • Central processing and regulation
  • Logistics
  • Marketing concepts
  • Marketing catalogues
  • Data management