SOMAX Helps Lower Downtime and Ingredient Waste at Bosco's Pizza

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Preventive Maintenance Protocols Using SOMAX CMMS Key to Production Effectiveness; Downtime at Bosco's Pizza Lowered to 3% In April.

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When it comes to maintenance, you need the right people, and the right tools. For me, the right tool for managing my maintenance team has always been SOMAX.

Bosco’s Pizza http://www.boscospizza.com located in Warren, Michigan, has been using SOMAX CMMS to track and manage their maintenance activities for the past year, and have seen consistently lowering downtime and waste numbers since implementing the system in June. The past month has seen Bosco’s record its lowest recorded downtime in company history, checking in at less than three percent equipment downtime, and less than two percent ingredient waste, an almost unheard of number in dough-based production.

“We’ve seen our downtime numbers steadily declining since putting in SOMAX, and we have finally reached our monthly goals in downtime and waste,” said Bob Thiel, maintenance manager at Bosco’s Pizza.

Mr. Thiel has been a maintenance manager for over twenty years, and has implemented SOMAX in several facilities.

“When it comes to maintenance, you need the right people, and the right tools. For me, the right tool for managing my maintenance team has always been SOMAX,” said Thiel.

Minimizing equipment downtime and ingredient waste is vital to running a successful production operation. A major component of meeting your production KPI’s is running an effective preventive maintenance routine, responding quickly to emergencies, and tracking cost saving opportunities in inventory, spare parts, and labor.

With SOMAX CMMS, companies gain access to the most streamlined, user-friendly maintenance management system on the market.

“By providing functionality, and ease of use, we feel that we can give clients the power they want, without the need for a degree in programming to use the system effectively,” stated SOMAX COO Brent Easterling. “We’re very happy to see our clients maximizing their use of SOMAX and seeing great success.”

Bosco’s Pizza uses SOMAX to run preventive maintenance schedules, track planned and unplanned work orders, and manage inventory and spare parts use throughout the facility. They also take advantage of the SOMAX labor scheduling interface to ensure that all mechanics’ time is being utilized efficiently.

SOMAX is based in Alpharetta, Georgia, was founded in 1988. The company was founded on the idea of utilizing its more than twenty years of information management experience in engineering management, maintenance and purchasing systems to create an the most advanced maintenance, inventory and purchasing management program. The founders took advantage of their experience in worldwide application in power industry, automobile manufacturing, military systems, chemical process and the pharmaceuticals to create our product which carries the same name as the company, SOMAX.

Read more at http://www.somax.com, or connect directly with a SOMAX representative at 1-800-673-0961 or by email at info(at)somax(dot)com.

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