Original way to boost efficiency
25 January 2013
With money tight for many companies, it is essential to spend what little there is wisely. Here,Chris Dee, executive director of the British Compressed Air Society (BCAS), explains the benefits of opting for Original Equip
Using OE will not only help you avoid costly production downtime, but also allow you to deliver on time and meet your customers quality standards. Even if you have a problem, you can rely on your OE business partners - as manufacturers of your compressed air system elements - to offer top-class maintenance and spares service.
Be 'cheap'aware Do not allow cost cuts at the wrong places.
In the long run, using 'cheap' alternative parts can often turn into an expensive option.With their low prices, copied machines and parts can often be tempting but remember that the purchase of OE machines and spare parts at reasonable prices will pay off in the end as the likelihood of you having to bear the additional costs to repair your compressed air system and production downtime is far higher.
Safety Show responsibility for your business.
Whether you use the most sophisticated machines for work on complex projects, or commonplace high-tech products for daily business applications, international safety standards have to be met. The safety of your employees must always come first and only original technology and parts can provide full safety features. Be aware of your responsibility and make sure the machines and spare parts comply with international industry standards as this protects the health and safety of your employees as well as the environment.
Quality Be reassured. You can fully rely on original machinery, components and spare parts! Using original machinery for your business will not only help you avoid costly production downtime, but also allows you to deliver on time and meet the highest quality standards your customers expect. Original machinery can guarantee long-term precision and fast servicing, which are key to your business success and the success of your customer.
Innovation Support BCAS Member's innovation - to your own advantage! After all, intellectual property laws are designed as incentives for innovation. Only companies that are rewarded accordingly for their inventions have the means to continually develop new ideas and products. When you buy original technology, you are not only supporting research and development, but investing into the future and in the competitiveness of your own industry.
Original manufacturers' innovative ideas ensure yours - and your customers' - global competitive edge.
Efficiency As a business leader, you are responsible for the efficiency at your production sites. Don't allow cost cuts when it comes to the machinery you work with. Original technology is the key to attaining a healthy cost-performance ratio.
Experience True expertise can never be copied. BCAS member companies that have been in the business for years understand the importance of controlling the whole process right from concept, design, development and thorough testing until it is applied in industry. The engineers of the original machines and components have a full understanding of the materials and production processes used and help you to avoid costly mistakes. Professionals like yourselves can rely on BCAS member's rich experience and you benefit from their expertise, thus ensuring your competitiveness. In short, the use of original technology and machines reflects your competence.
Reassurance Compressed air is a safe and reliable source of energy. Be reassured. You can fully rely on OE machines and spare parts. Using OE machinery for your business will not only help you avoid costly production downtime, but allow you to deliver on time and meet your customer's highest quality standards.