Unlocking business efficiency through proactive asset management
As published in: Food and Drink Technology, July/August 2015
With over 8,000 new products brought to market by UK food and drink producers each year, it’s easy to see why manufacturers might adopt an ‘out with the old, in with the new’ mentality. Think again, says Ben Potenza, VP Marketing at EquipNet Inc., the company operating the world’s leading online marketplace for used manufacturing and production equipment.
EquipNet expands as business grows in European markets
Continuing success in Europe has encouraged leading global asset management specialist, EquipNet Inc. (Boston, Massachusetts, USA), to expand both its sales and marketing operations and its -logistics hub for all UK and European business. The company has relocated its European team into new, larger office premises based in Twyford, Berkshire, as well as extending its warehouse facilities in Bridgend, South Wales.
Making Proactive Asset Management Work for Business
Millions are spent every year on the laboratory equipment and instrumentation that is essential for the daily work of research and analysis in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and chemical sectors. However, EquipNet’s experience suggests that a significant amount of ‘lab assets’ are laying idle.
Every Penny Counts
As businesses of all shapes and sizes strive to cut costs, PMPS talks to EquipNet's Ben Potenza who outlines the growing second-user revolution in the pharma, biotech, and chemical industries, and shares his recommendations for success.
A Second-User Revolution
Over the 15 years I’ve worked with EquipNet, I have seen many changes in how individual managers and whole companies think about surplus and idle equipment and instrumentation. I’ve seen a significant increase in the amount of stock available and the number of transactions completed. At the same time, the profile of customers regularly buying such equipment has changed too.