Why do OEMs need to modernize the experience of identifying and purchasing parts? Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) often make a majority of their revenue from parts sales, rather than selling the assets themselves.  Due to this, highly competitive industries emerge throughout various equipment types for aftermarket part sales.  This competition forces OEMs to remain competitive…

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Like many asset-intensive organizations, the largest US Bottler was hampered by siloed asset information and closed systems.  Their Planners and Maintenance Technicians juggled parts information from various sources (parts books, SAP, a Document Management System, and physical tags on assets) in order to correctly identify the parts and documents required for Maintenance activities. The laborious…

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The world’s most successful manufacturers and operators always strive to optimize productivity and yield more value from their facilities.  A critical area of this process lies in reducing equipment downtime, which can be helped by quickly finding spare parts information and adding such data into Work Orders.  While paper parts catalogs have long been an…

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Asset Information Center (AIC) provides former CatBase users an easy migration to the must cutting-edge Interactive Parts Catalog on the market. CatBase, developed in 1989 by Novalog Informatique, offered the cutting-edge technologies of its day with Electronic Parts Books and Illustrated Parts Catalogs.  The product was, however, discontinued in 2012 and is no longer on the…

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What would it mean to your business if you could reduce the time it takes to add parts information into Maximo work orders by 70%?  Well, for one of our clients, it meant boosting production output by over $500k in a fiscal year. Maintenance departments are familiar with the tedious process of searching and finding the…

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“AIC is an SAP add-on, requiring no ABAP integration, which provides a graphical environment to manage and search parts information from any device.”   What would it mean to your business if you could reduce the time it takes to add parts information into SAP work orders by 70%?  Well, for one of our clients,…

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The world’s most successful manufacturers and operators always strive to optimize productivity and yield more value from their facilities.  A critical area of this process lies in reducing equipment downtime, which can be helped by quickly finding spare parts information and adding such data into Work Orders.  While paper parts catalogs have long been an…

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