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3 Reasons Why Repairing Equipment Makes the Most Sense

ByJoanne Moss

We all know that equipment, technology, buildings, machines and even our bodies wear down at one point or another. For industrial manufactures, equipment break-downs due to a faulty part can cause a huge headache. Repairs are fundamental when it comes to maintaining the efficiency and operations of machines. Here are 3 reasons why repairing versus replacing your equipment makes sense.

Cost Savings:

Replacing capital equipment is expensive. Repairing equipment can achieve the results you want at half the cost. Routine maintenance and repairs can extend the lifetime of most heavy equipment. If equipment is older however, that is when replacing it will serve your budget the best.


Certain pieces of equipment are fundamental to production. Waiting for a replacement can cause huge delays while affecting your profits at the same time. By scheduling routine maintenance and repairs, you can Plan ahead and avoid a potentially lengthy downtime.


When you invest in a new piece of equipment there is the pain of retraining everyone on how to use it and the software associated with it. By repairing your equipment, you avoid the time lag of training and minimize the risk of errors during the learning curve. This will save you time, resources and money in the long run.

Standard Electric can help!

We partner with a manufacturer whose repair services are the best in the industry. This service includes:

  • A Large team of highly trained technicians and engineers with extensive automation & controls repair experience
  • 1-year warranty covering the complete item you send us for repair, not just the parts we replace!
  • Testing with state-of-the-art technology
  • Components that our extensive repair history indicates are ‘high risk of failure’ components
  • Static tests and dynamic tests to assure reliability

They can also repair almost ANY manufacturer’s parts: Allen Bradly, Siemens, General Electric, Reliance, Indramat, Cutler Hammer, Fanuc, ABB, Modicon, Berger Lahr, Square D, and Yaskawa.

For these product categories: AC and DC Drives & Motor Controls, Motion Controls, Distributed Control Systems, PLC & IOs, HMI / Operator Interfaces, Field Devices & Process Controls, Valves Control & Actuators, and Safety Devices.

Speak to your Standard Electric Account Manager to find out more!

Standard Electric Supply Co. is a family-owned distributor, built on delivering outstanding service. For over 100 years, Standard Electric has been the best at what they do; delivering top-quality products, outstanding service, and providing value-added services to customers across the Midwest. Visit to see how Standard Electric can become the solution to your needs.

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