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If you work in an industry where you constantly require the support of heavy machinery, vehicles, or other complex equipment, you’ll definitely be concerned about maximizing the potential of this equipment and avoiding unnecessary downtime. Machines break down and may need to be repaired or replaced. Now, this may be due to faulty equipment or general wear and tear.

You might be tempted to work with a budget parts manufacturer that costs less and gets the work done. However, they may not be as reliable as an OEM. OEM or an Original Equipment Manufacturer is the company who originally manufactured all your machinery or parts. Most industrial experts recommend working with an OEM because of the benefits involved. Let’s find out what they are and how they can benefit your business.

Quick Response Time

By engaging with an OEM, you can be sure that the response time will be fast because they can diagnose problems and quickly replace the parts in your machine. OEMs know their machinery in and out and therefore have the expertise to figure out which part needs replacing and what needs repairs. If you choose to go with someone else, they will require more time to diagnose the problem and source parts for replacement.

No Compromise on Quality

Only an OEM can give you the surety of quality and reliability of the equipment. An OEM will always create and test the parts to ensure that they are compatible with the original ones and of high quality.

Consistent Performance

You’d expect the replacement part in your machine to perform on the same level as the original one. Only an OEM can guarantee that. When buying from an OEM you can be sure that you’re getting a like-for-like replacement that will ensure the optimal performance of your machinery. These parts last longer than after-market alternatives because they are made from high-quality materials and are rigorously tested for accuracy.

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You Get Warranty

You also get manufacturer’s warranty with any equipment you purchase. If you find any defects or faults in the parts you buy, you should immediately contact your OEM and get it replaced for free, depending on the warranty.

These parts are good value for money and will give you decent ROI as they are designed for your machinery to operate optimally. This will prevent unnecessary downtime and repairs, save you money, and increase productivity levels.

Quality Support

An OEM will provide the necessary expertise to resolve any problems that occur. OEMs have experts that can work with you to resolve any equipment-related issues that may arise.

If you operate in an industry where you require drilling equipment, take a look at Contact Instruments. We provide quality parts in Canada such as custom cables, tong torque gauge, OEM brass wear rings, electronic gauges and more. We also provide service and repairs to damaged instrumentation. Contact us today for all your parts, servicing, and repair needs!