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6 Reasons Why Refurbished Equipment is the Future

6 Reasons Why Refurbished Equipment is the Future

Many IT and Operations professionals aren't aware of the full benefits of a refurb. This is changing as manufacturers struggle to meet demand resulting in long lead times, and more businesses have turned to PLM Global for quality solutions. 

For performance as good as new to warranties that meet or exceed the manufacturers, there are many reasons why refurb is growing in popularity. Find our top 6 reasons in this blog:

1. Proven Performance to be as good as new

Refurbished handheld computers and scanners provide the same performance as new ones. This is something that has pleasantly surprised our clients over the years. Once in operation, there is no performance distinction between refurbished and new; both are considered equivalent.

 2. Immediately available stock

Last year, the Covid-19 pandemic and supply chain challenges showed just how vital immediate stock is for today's organisations as demand skyrockets. Businesses require quick and flexible options to meet peak trading periods and growth

 3.Impressive warranties 

Buying (or even renting) from quality refurbishment companies, warranties often meet or exceed the original equipment manufacturer's.


PLM provide peace of mind as all of our refurbished equipment has passed a 24-point recertification process backed by inclusive warranties to ensure our devices offer the same quality performance as new.

 4. Access to equipment is no longer available from the manufacturer

A fact of life is that manufacturers will stop providing one generation of technology to make way for the latest version after a few years. Replacing with new makes sense when your environment is ready and can take advantage of higher performance or new features. However, many of our clients choose legacy refurbished generations that are100% compatible with their existing environments to avoid the expensive of upscaling with new or indeed want to standardise on a single legacy platform rather than have multiple generations of equipment.

5.Significant cost savings

Out of all the reasons to buy refurbished, this is probably the one you have heard the most about. Reducing costs is especially important in today's climate, where IT and Operations managers are expected to do more with a reduced budget.

 6. Better for the environment 

PLMs circular economy uses the resources we already have. It's no secret that the endless manufacture of electronic goods releasing greenhouse gas as part of the process and the mining of finite materials without reuse and recycling is devastating to the planet. 

PLM has many years experience in buying, refurbishing, selling, renting handheld computing, scanning, and industrial printing hardware. We are easy to work with and take pride in our sustainable circular business model.


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