Production line of pharmaceutical bottles

Supplier Relations

We partner with and seek suppliers that will actively participate in our business, and through application of a continuous improvement process, strive to increase efficiency and suggest ways to mutually decrease costs.

Our cross-functional sourcing team pursues a strategic course of supplier selection, development and management across the organization that complements our product portfolio, improves our velocity to market for new products, and creates a competitive advantage for our business.

Allergan expects the following basic performance standards from its suppliers:

  • Honors its commitments and delivers high-quality goods and services completely and on time.
  • Responds promptly and offers cost-effective alternatives.
  • Practices the process of continuous improvement to achieve reduced total cost of ownership and increased service and value.
  • Strives to adhere to the highest standards of ethical and legal business conduct.
  • Always available and willing to assist in new product development, problem resolution, and support.
  • Maximizes the utilization of small, minority, and women-owned business concerns whenever possible while remaining focused on delivering maximum value for Allergan.


If you are interested in actively participating in our business, please contact us.

Business partner code of conduct

The Allergan Business Partner Code of Conduct outlines the ethical standards by which we conduct our business and our expectations of our Business Partners.
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about supplier diversity

Allergan recognizes diversity in our supply base as a critical component to our success. Diversity among our suppliers fosters creativity and innovation, which will give Allergan a competitive advantage in the market place.

In addition to supporting our strategic business initiatives, Supplier Diversity also helps to strengthen the local community and demonstrates our desire to be a good corporate citizen. To that end, Allergan is fully committed to provide equal access to purchasing opportunities to suppliers including minorities, women, and Small Business Enterprises.

If your business is based in the United States and is at least 51 percent owned, managed and controlled by a woman or women, minority or is a small business concern we encourage you to be certified by the following agencies.

National Minority Suppliers

Development Council

1040 Avenue of the Americas, 2nd Floor

New York, NY 10018

(212) 944-2430

NMSDC website:

Small Business Administration


SBA website:

Women’s Business Enterprise National Council

1120 Connecticut Avenue, NW

Suite 1000

Washington, DC 20036

(202) 872-5515 ext. 20

WBENC website: