Synovos Team Members Earn Certified Reliability Leader Recognition
Published January 21, 2019
RADNOR, Pa. – January 21, 2019 – Synovos, the leading pure integrated supply chain management company in the world, announced three new team members have earned Certified Reliability Leader status from the association of Asset Management Professionals (AMP). Ken Smith, Director of Asset Management Services; Richard Walter, Program Manager; and Jaime Lopez, Continuous Improvement Engineer, […]
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Webinar: Managing Critical Spares to Achieve Plant Reliability
Published November 13, 2018
Despite rapid improvement in technology, one thing remains constant in manufacturing, regardless of the industry involved: the drive for improved MRO storeroom management. With plant reliability the goal, the reality is that many companies struggle in effectively managing MRO, particularly critical spares.
In this webinar hosted by IMPO magazine, Synovos Reliability Engineer Steve Clayton explains why companies struggle with MRO, defines how critical spares impact plant reliability and provides an approach to mitigate associated risks.
Download the free webinar here.
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Data Quality and Accuracy and MRO?
Published June 1, 2018
At Synovos, we deal with MRO data every day (see Master Data LeadershipSM). If you’re involved with your MRO supply chain you’re likely aware of the relationship between data and MRO, or more precisely, data quality and accuracy and MRO.
MyPurchasingCenter.com published a recent report describing the value high-quality data brings to an integrated MRO supply chain management program. Michael Weinberg, Chief Marketing Officer and Senior Vice President for Corporate Development, was among those interviewed.
“If you’re buying the same part in 15 different plants in a manufacturing environment, and you’re calling it 8 different things, and you don’t have a manufacturer make and model number on it, and you’re buying it from different suppliers in every plant, how do you leverage your supply chain? You end up paying much more for these parts than you should. You could spend $1 million on a particular part and not realize it. That’s a small example that could extend across tens of thousands of parts that are used in a plant every year,” said Weinberg.
Read the full article at MyPurchasingCenter.com.
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Synovos VP Don Shoemaker Talks MRO with Industrial Podcast
Published April 20, 2018
Synovos Vice President Asset Services, Don Shoemaker, shares his thoughts on the changing dynamics of MRO inventory management, in a recent interview with Industrial Podcast, hosted by Scott MacKenzie.
The interview, conducted during the International Maintenance Conference in Bonita Springs, Florida, covers a range of topics, including a brief history of Synovos, the general purpose of the MRO storeroom, how parts are typically handled and what many companies are doing wrong when handling those parts.
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Using MRO Data to Support Plant Reliability
Published December 20, 2017
Steve Clayton and Brandon Coombs discuss the key components of good MRO data and how to transition such that the data can support reliability. In addition, the session provides tools to analyze MRO and unmask the critical information to provide visibility of current reliability issues, enable forecasting of potential risks and support critical part identification.