MRO Case Studies

As experts in integrated supply, Synovos has amassed countless examples of how our services have impacted client productivity and profitability. Here is a small sample demonstrating the success our clients experience by regaining control of the MRO supply chain.

Case Study: Facilities Management

Industry
Facilities Management

Support
Integrated Supply, with E-Catalog Support

Location
North America

When discussing MRO, we don’t typically think about high-rise office buildings in crowded urban environments. But many facilities management companies face the same challenges as manufacturers when dealing with MRO materials. Maybe it’s poor purchasing habits. Bad data governance. A failure to integrate systems. Or something else.

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Global Life Sciences Manufacturer Gains Substantial Savings, Efficiencies from Synovos BOM Expertise

Industry
Life Sciences

Support
Engineering & Consulting, Bill of Materials Development

Location
North America

A global life sciences manufacturing company, with operations in more than 100 countries, was facing significant reliability challenges at one of its largest manufacturing facilities. With two plants operating 24/7 at the same location producing important primary medicines, plant operators were seeking ways to minimize downtime.

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Case Study: Regaining Supply Chain Control with MRO Standardization

Industry
Life Sciences

Support
Integrated Supply

Location
North America

How important is the standardization of processes to the MRO supply chain? For one life sciences company, an aggressive growth-through-acquisition strategy exposed and even created a lack of standardization processes across the supply chain.

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MRO Integrated Supply: From Chaos to Performance

Industry
Manufacturing

Support
Full Integrated Supply

Location
Eastern United States

Trigger events for addressing MRO supply chain issues are varied. It could be new plant leadership, lost production time or implementation of a new CMMS or EAM systems where hard questions get asked about processes surrounding the MRO supply chain.

For one large manufacturing company in the United States, all of those factors were true. As leadership worked to address the MRO challenge, they saw a truly chaotic situation at the plant level. After initially recognizing the issues surrounding the management of spare parts, particularly a lack of visibility, the company sought outside expertise to better manage the MRO supply chain. It wasn’t until the third-party integrator came aboard that the answers began to click into place.

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Life Sciences Plant Shutdown Case Study

Industry
Life Sciences

Support
Plant Shutdown / MRO Logistix

Location
Southern U.S.

In the Life Sciences industry, full or partial planned plant shutdowns are commonplace throughout any given year. Typically, such shutdowns are related to general plant or preventive maintenance, or installation of new production lines or equipment. The shutdowns are sometimes necessary to meet or maintain FDA requirements. Others are used to improve machine operations and production eff iciency by limiting or negating downtime. It’s a common occurrence. Any delay in material delivery or kitting accuracy could signifi cantly impact production and, ultimately, profi ts. Such delays cost companies tens of thousands of dollars each hour.

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