Case Studies
Tembec – Temiscaming: One Year Later
Tembec was created in 1973 in Temiscaming, Quebec, when the town’s economic lifeblood, a pulp mill owned by a large multinational company, was shut down. The mill’s former employees and Temiscaming residents created a unique and unprecedented relationship among entrepreneurs, unionized employees, the community and various levels of government. The mill was purchased and Tembec was born.Find out why 35 years later Tembec started using the xIO service and how it has helped them deal with complex and competitive nature of the pulp & paper industry.

Pfizer Pearl River NY Cuts MRO Inventory Costs By $1 Million in a Year
For more than 150 years, Pfizer has worked to improve health and quality of life for people and animals. As the world’s leading biopharmaceutical company, Pfizer employs more than 116,000 people and recorded $50 billion in sales in 2009.

Find out how Pfizer’s Pearl River location battled against a rapidly growing MRO inventory and found a balance between availability and cost through the xIO.

Detroit Diesel: A Business Case for Maintenance Inventory Decision Support
Detroit Diesel, a division of Daimler AG, operates a 3.2 Million square foot manufacturing, laboratory and office space in Redford Michigan. The Redford facility functions as a “Manufacturing Mall” with Detroit Diesel/MTU, Axle Alliance and Purem Exhaust After Treatment as the tenants.

Find out how Detroit Diesel used the xIO to help kick off a best practices initiative that lead to amazing MRO inventory results.

Bombardier: Xtivity in Adelaide, Australia
Bombardier’s Australian Division secured a contract to maintain the fleet of TransAdelaide, the commuter rail service in Adelaide, Australia. The fleet is comprised of 100 EMUs ranging in age from recent deliveries of new equipment to twenty year old rolling stock.

Find out how Bombardier used the xIO to deal with their unique set of challenges with their new contract.

White Papers

Bombardier Transportation: Technology Solutions
Read Bombardier’s publication to share throughout their organization “how the public transportation industry is saving money and increasing fleet availability with fewer parts” through the use of the xIO service.

MRO Inventory Optimization is Now Considered Business Critical
Learn about why MRO Inventory Optimization is needed, what the goals of MRO inventory optimization should be and how to achieve those goals. Finish off by reviewing a case study of the xIO service at Boise Cascade.