MRO and Facilities
MRO - Additional Data
Use for: locating additional data on ProcureSearch Site
Use for: news, strategies for plant/MRO professionals
Plant Services provides the latest industry news, best practices on optimizing productivity, asset utilization, emerging technologies, and key topics that are relevant to today’s plant managers, maintenance and reliability professionals.
B2B EComs and Distributors
Use for: supplier discovery
Amazon Business, W.W. Grainger, MSC Industrial Supply Co, HD Supply, Motion Industries, WESTCO, Sonepar and Fastenal are all key competitors offering products/services in the MRO market space.
Use for: material costs of renos, repairs, new builds
From BNI, this excellent resource provides up-to-date material costs and labor costs for building materials, furnishings, equipment, HVAC, plumbing, electrical, landscaping, and much more.
Use for: maintenance news updates and information
This is a source for the latest reliability and uptime maintenance news and information. Here you can access Uptime Magazine, which provides tutorials, practical tips, news, book reviews, and interactive content.
Use for: benchmarking facilities operating costs
CBRE CostLab is a facility operating costs benchmark tool. The Cost Library provides data for labor rates, utility rates, inflation rates, maintenance tasks, operations details, recapitalization assumptions, or national indexes.
Use for: benchmarking, research, industry knowledge
The International Facility Management Association (IFMA) houses a vast Knowledge Library and provides industry surveys, forecasting, and benchmarking reports. IFMA publishes the Facility Management Journal as well.
Use for: addressing all costs of maintaining a facility