It’s an age-old dilemma for tissue converters: use OEM spare parts or non-OEM spare parts? Cost often drives many to decide upon the latter and, just as often, they usually come to regret it.
Why? Non-OEM spare parts tend to underperform. As a result, any upfront cost savings are offset by how those parts may negatively impact the total cost of ownership (TCO), particularly:
Even cursory answers to these questions likely put a new spin on the “savings” non-OEM parts provide. They also likely put the true cost of OEM parts into perspective, particularly as it relates to TCO.
Unlike non-OEM “best fits,” genuine OEM parts are designed to the precise specifications of tissue converting equipment. Using them as replacements, then, ensures:
As a whole, the advantages genuine OEM parts provide to tissue converting production lines and to the TCO aren’t mutually exclusive. The investment pays for itself in savings over time, including the convenience of online ordering of genuine OEM spare parts.
Ordering OEM parts from Valmet is now easier than ever for customers with the launch of the new Spare Parts Webshop. The new Webshop provides an Amazon-like buying experience. Users have access to 80,000 parts, as well as machine line information, technical interventions, recommended upgrades, and training courses.