In many manufacturing organizations, plant operations often receive close attention as a source of cost savings and profit improvement. Increasingly, plant managers and engineers are looking to minimize equipment life cycle costs (LCC) when purchasing bulk material conveyors for either new or existing lines.
Bulk Material Conveyors: About LCC
LCC analysis is a management tool that can help companies determine the most cost-effective option among competing equipment alternatives in the buying process. The costs incurred to operate a conveyor include the operating costs of the equipment over its life cycle beyond the initial purchase price, including installation costs, energy costs, operating costs, maintenance costs, downtime costs, environmental costs, and decommissioning/disposal costs. Since the initial purchase price of bulk material handling equipment is only a small part of the total life cycle costs, considering LCC is an important aspect of any bulk material conveyor purchasing decision.
Often, LCC analysis reveals that acquiring the conveyor system with the lowest LCC means choosing equipment with the proven reliability, durability, easy maintenance, and longevity that minimizes costs over the life of the equipment.
How UniTrak Reduces Your Equipment LCC
At UniTrak, we understand the importance of equipment life cycle costs. Our value proposition focuses on delivering the functional and economic benefits you need to gain the peace of mind and confidence that your throughput will be protected and your operations assured. Our approach to reducing equipment life cycle costs is built on four key pillars:
UniTrak conveyors are built to last. Some of the first TipTrakTM bucket conveyors that rolled off our production line in 1969 are still in service today. Whether it is TipTrakTM bucket conveyors, Powderflight aeromechanicals, or UniFlex flexible screws, you can trust UniTrak for equipment that will stand the test of time. Every conveyor we make features the following:
When you need to source bulk material conveyors that minimizes life cycle costs, UniTrak is your preferred supply partner. If you are interested in finding out more about our bulk material conveying solutions that meet your needs for performance, reliability, durability, schedule, and extended lifetime, please contact our sales department.