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Attention Generac Supply Partner:

Below you will find copies of various Generac policies, procedures and required forms. We wish you use this site often to view any specifications and expectations defined on our purchase orders as this site is host to the most current version. Some of the documents we have been able to provide to you with the ability to fill and submit electronically.

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Business Code of Conduct 
Expected workplace standards and practices consistent with Generac values.

Flow-Down Causes for US Government Contracts 
Contract clauses applicable to suppliers under Generac's US Government contracts.
Document  - Revision Date 15JUL2015

Labeling Requirements
Expected labeling format that must be used in material shipments to Generac.
Document - Revision Date 26AUG2009

Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA)
Provides a mutal non-disclosure agreement for both Generac and our suppliers.
English - Revision Date 07NOV2013

Packaging and Preservation Specification 
Expected compliance that must be followed in all material shipments to Generac.
Document - Revision Date 24NOV2009

Purchase Order Terms and Conditions
Governs sales of Supplier products to Generac.
English - Revision Date 31MAR2015

Supplier Change Request
Process document that must be used by Generac suppliers to request engineering changes to supplied parts and/or products.
Form - Revision Date 10AUG2018

Supplier Handbook
Detailed guide of the supplier development process, including supplier requirements and expectations for Generac.
Document - Revision Date 06FEB2018

Tax Identification Forms
See the bottom of the page for instructions for both the USA W-8 Status of Beneficial and USA W-9 Taxpayer Identification Numer (TIN) for companies doing business in the United States of America.
Forms at Bottom of Page

Transportation & Logistics
Intstructions on how to move frieght for Generac using authorized carriers and forwarders. The supplier may incur chargebacks when using non-authorized carriers. 
Preferred USA Carriers List  - Revision Date 01JUN2018
Routing Guide - Domestic USA Only - Revision Date 03JUL2019
Routing Guide - International - Revision Date 01JUN2018

Vendor Banking Information
This form provides Generac the required bank details to pay a vendor by wire transfer or ACH (Automatic Clearing House) payment methods. 
Mexico - Revision Date 02OCT2019
United States - Revision Date 02AUG2018

Vendor Business Classifications & Certifications Survey- USA Only
Defines the vendors size of business, diversity classification(s) when applicable and NAICS codes alignment for vendors that are located in the United States of America.
Form - Revision Date 01NOV2018

Vendor Credit Card Payment Method Request
These three documents provide USA vendors all the necessary information to receive credit card payments from Generac.
Step 1: Program Welcome Letter - Revision Date 02AUG2018
Step 2: Enrollment Guide - Revision Date 02AUG2018
Step 3: Registration Form - Revision Date 02AUG2018

Vendor New Vendor Profile & Existing Vendor Change Request
This form provides Generac the necessary vendor details to create or change vendor details in our system.
Mexico - Revision Date 02OCT2019
United States - Revision Date 02AUG2018


W-9 Information

USA Companies will send a completed W-9 copy

  • Provides Generac the formal name of your organization
  • Provides Generac if you have a DBA (Doing Business As) name - verifies our records so applicable correspondence display name(s) accurately
  • Confirms your taxpayer identification number so we can verify our records

W-9 Form Instructions

  1. Open the W-9 form and complete all applicable section Print W-9 form, add your signature
  2. Save your completed and signed W-9 form to your computer

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W-8 Information

Non-USA Companies will send us a completed W-8 copy
  • Provides Generac the formal name of your organization to verify our records are accurate
  • Provides Generac confirmation of your organization’s NON-USA status
  • Confirms purchases from your organization are not subject to US tax reporting

W-8 Form Instructions

  1. Open the W-8 form and complete the pages and sections outlined below:
  • Page 1 - Complete informational items (i.e. name, address, entity type)
    • Line 5, Chapter 4 Status. Please check the box for your organization’s proper category and complete any additional parts of the form indicated for the category. We have found that the majority of our Non-US business partners have fallen into the category active non-financial foreign entity (NFFE). The description of the active NFFE category can be found on page 7, Part XXV.
    • If your organization does not have a US tax identification number or GIIN (lines 9 and 9a), these items can be left blank.
    • Line #10 reference number needs not be completed.
  1. When finished with these sections, print all completed pages.
  2. Sign and date page 8, part XXX
  3. Save your completed and signed W-8 form to your computer

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Revision Date 00JUL2017