National Instruments, founded in 1976, is a leader in virtual instrumentation that runs on industry-standard computers, the Internet, and other advanced technologies. Our virtual instrumentation for software and hardware products helps engineers and scientists build test, measurement, and control solutions around the world.

"The relationship between National Instruments and our supply base is based on mutual trust, integrity, and world-class performance. As we look to the future, we see a global landscape where superior supplier performance is a competitive advantage. We call on you to provide innovative input on our business challenges. In turn, we are committed to your success," said Dr. James Truchard, NI president, CEO, and cofounder.


National Instruments creates innovative computer-based products that improve everyday life.

We are committed to sourcing material worldwide from a consolidated supply base that can provide us with the best value, highest quality, and lowest total cost supply chain solution. This strategy supports our global procurement mission statement:

Provide a dynamic, strategically accessible, world-class supply base, creating a sustainable competitive advantage in every aspect of our global business through continuous improvement.