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Synovos defines industry best practices so you benefit.

At Synovos, we’ve been there, done that. We’ve learned a lot in 20 years and continue to set the bar for industry best practices. Sharing this knowledge is part of our mission to help you realize increased savings, efficiency and reliability.

Our archives contain examples of actual work, research and white papers developed by our team of experts over more than three decades. Take a look for yourself and let us know if you have any questions.

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MRO supply chain management drains resources, whether it is staffing required to manage the physical storeroom, time to process work orders and reconcile invoices, or ever-increasing costs for those spare parts. Plant management often struggles in developing a strategic approach to how those parts and services should be managed, missing opportunities for efficiency gains in […]

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It’s no secret when it comes to the MRO integrated supply chain that the different departments involved sometime have competing interests. While all work toward the common goal of sustaining a profitable business, the different approaches sometimes cause stress. When discrepancies flare up it adds complexity to the work load. To ease that tension, it’s […]

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MRO Best Practices

White Paper

Does your MRO storeroom deliver “greatness”? A recent white paper published by NetexpressUSA Inc. (d/b/a ReliabilityWeb.com®) outlines the benefits of MRO storeroom “greatness”, conditions required for success, its impact on maintenance performance and structure, and the best practices successful companies use in managing their MRO supply chain. The information is based on a survey of […]

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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 […]

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Experience shows that managing the MRO supply chain consumes a large amount of time from nearly every department in a manufacturing plant. While MRO spend typically is only six to 10 percent of a plant’s total, it absorbs 70 to 80 percent of all transactions and tied to half of all emergencies affecting plant reliability. […]

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