Ivara partners with MRO Software

By Plant Engineering Staff August 4, 2006

MRO Software, Inc., a provider of asset and service management solutions, and Ivara Corporation, an innovator in asset reliability solutions, announced that Ivara has joined the MRO Software Complementary Solution Partner program. As a reliability partner for MRO Software, Ivara will deliver enhanced reliability capabilities to complement the Maximo Enterprise Suite. The combined offering supported by Ivara’s reliability software, EXP, will help customers improve the effectiveness of their maintenance organization and overall equipment performance, the partners reported.

“We conducted a survey to better understand our customer’s equipment reliability needs,” says Johan Arts, vice president, industry and solutions marketing, MRO Software. “We found more than 70% of respondents’ reliability programs are supported by internally-developed applications, and over 85% of respondents indicate a direct tie between reliability programs and improved equipment performance.

“For executives , increased asset reliability translates directly into a big improvement to the bottom line.” said Gerry Bleau, CEO of Ivara Corporation.