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Choosing a Corporate Wide Solution with MaintiMizer

Being a leader in any industry comes with a certain set of standards. You must be diligent, efficient, and effective. You must be able to set the standard high and be willing to achieve it every time. The problem Multiple Business Unit Companies face with this is that each facility usually has its own computerized maintenance management system (CMMS), terminology for identifying work types, statuses, priority codes, equipment data codes, and standard operating procedures (SOPs). Making maintenance decisions difficult and justifying equipment repair/replacement challenging. As a result, the corporate teams need a solution to support a streamlined and centralized maintenance practice for their facilities. This would allow them to work together efficiently and continue bringing excellence to their industry.

Bringing on a Corporate Wide Solution is always a good answer. When we have customers that reach out to us with problems like these, we can usually help identify other problems they are facing that could be streamlined with MaintiMizer. They often ask if MaintiMizer could serve as a corporation-wide solution, which meant not only bringing MaintiMizer™ to each of their facilities, but also standardizing data codes, terminology, SOPs and more.

We first recommend installing MaintiMizer at their headquarters where all data from each facility could be pooled and used to make corporation-wide decisions. This allows each facility to make their parts inventory visible across facilities, which cuts down on expedited shipping prices from vendors, and keeps a lower volume of high value stock on hand. Next, we will standardize category and downtime codes corporate wide to create a more useful mean time between failures (MTBF) report for similar machines at each location and using that intelligence to influence their preventative maintenance (PM) schedule, thereby reducing unplanned downtime.

A Corporate Wide solution may not be for every company but if you find your facilities in a state of disarray with constant miscommunication, overspending and/or under planned we are here to help. We’ve had many companies start the transition to a Corporate Wide Solution with MaintiMizer at the helm and we’d be happy to get you started too.