MRO & Facilities Supplies

MRO is a complex and far reaching category that is often different for each company. Focusing on high SKU consumable subcategories with a strong presence of national providers, CoVest has built a network of suppliers to offer a more complete MRO solution.

Allow CoVest to do the work of examining the spend across the subcategories listed below.  We use our data and market knowledge driven approach to select the correct supplier, or group of suppliers, to meet your MRO needs.

Industrial Supplies

CoVest has a robust offering of MRO categories and suppliers. With over 60% of CoVest Members utilizing the MRO platform, the industrial supplies category is widely adopted.

Category Components:

  • Power & Hand Tools
  • Material Handling
  • Fasteners
  • Metalworking
  • Plumbing
  • PPE
  • Facility Safety
  • Eye Protection
  • Respirators

Special Services Available:

  • Access to supplier services at no additional cost to identify process, inventory and sku rationalization opportunities
  • Vendor Management Inventory
  • Storeroom Management
  • Managed MRO
  • Vending Solutions
  • Sourcing Services
  • Safety Consulting Services

Bearings & Power Transmission

Bearings & power transmission covers the non-OEM replacement parts needed for large moving machinery; bearings to reduce friction in moving parts; belts, shafts and drive components for power transmission; and automation components.

Category Components:

  • Ball, Split & Roller Bearings
  • Clutches, Brakes & Drive Components
  • Shaft Couplings, Belts, Reducers &  Bushings

Special Services Available:

  • VMI
  • Filed Services
  • Energy Assessments
  • Mill Services
  • Motor Repair/Rebuild Services

Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI):

  • Available

Forklifts and Material Handling

Material handling includes forklifts, lift trucks and warehouse automation solutions.

Category Components:

  • Forklifts
  • Lift Trucks
  • Order Pickers

Electrical Supplies

Electrical supplies covers the consumables and supplies needed to maintain electrical components and equipment.

Category Components:

  • Wire, Cabling & Conduit
  • DataComm
  • Lighting & Controls
  • Fuses & Switches
  • Electrical Distribution Equipment & Cabinets

Special Services Available:

  • Lighting Audits
  • Wire Management Services
  • Automation and Control Services
  • Supply Chain Waste Walks

Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI):

  • Available

Facility Safety

Facility safety supplies includes the items to help keep your site and employees safe & secure. General needs include signage, lockout/tagout programs, exit and fire protection, machine guarding, slip and fall protection, and spill control.

Category Components:

  • Multi-gas Detectors
  • Fire Protection & Alarms
  • Strobe Lights
  • Barriers
  • Signage & Tape
  • Locks
  • Spill Pads
  • Guard Rails

Special Services Available:

  • AED Programs
  • OSHA compliance training

Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI):

  • Available

Breakroom Supplies

Breakroom supplies covers the disposable and consumable items typically found in employee common areas to keep your employees fueled and promote healthy hand hygiene.

Category Components:

  • Paper cups and plates
  • Cutlery
  • Coffee
  • Water
  • Snacks
  • Signage
  • Cleaning Products
  • Appliances

Special Services Available:

  • Keurig Brewer Program
  • Keurig Recycling Program
  • Newco Brewer Program

Pack & Ship

Pack & ship supplies cover professional-grade packing and shipping products your team needs to keep orders flowing.

Category Components:

  • Poly Bags
  • Mailers
  • Corrugate
  • Stretch and Shrink
  • Labels
  • Void Fill
  • Tape
  • Strapping
  • Packing Machines

Janitorial Supplies

Janitorial supplies include all of the restroom and cleaning supplies used by the cleaning staff, as well as industrial chemicals and degreasers for cleaning in plant facilities.

Category Components:

  • Paper goods: bath tissue, paper towels, wipes and wipers
  • Cleaning supplies: mops, brooms, scrubbing pads, trash/recycling bins
  • Chemicals: degreasers, bleach, floor cleaner, air freshener
  • Hand cleaners: soap, lotions, sanitizers

Special Services Available:

  • Site Audits for Correct Product Placement
  • Dispenser Right-Sizing and Changeouts
  • Free Dispensers & Installation

Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI):

  • Available

Pest Prevention

Keep your facility pest free with energy effecient and sustainable pest prevention and control services for commercial and facilities management.

Category Components:

  • Pest Prevention
  • Interior Landscaping
  • Pest, Turf & Ornamental Product Distribution

Special Services Available:

  • Pest Control
  • Specialty Disinfection
  • Hygiene Assessments

Workwear & Uniforms

Ensure safety and brand standards with workwear supplies and services.

Category Components:

  • Managed Uniforms
  • Industrial Workwear
  • Protective Clothing

Special Services Available:

  • Custom Corporate Image Apparel Program
  • Floor Mat & Mop Services
  • Towel & Cleaning Cloth Services

Energy Management

Energy management provides an end-to-end solution for your organization’s gas and electric portfolio. 

Category Components:

  • Energy Procurement & Management
  • Gas
  • Electric

Special Services Available:

  • Source-to-Contract Process Management
  • Audits & Cost Recovery
  • Sustainability Initiatives

Waste & Recycling

Recycling and non-hazardous solid waste disposal providing effective solutions to make collection operations effortless for customers.

Category Components:

  • Transfer Stations
  • Landfills
  • Collection Operations
  • Recycling Processing Centers

Lab Supplies

Lab supplies covers lab consumables, chemicals, reagents, and analyzing and testing equipment used in lab and cleanroom environments.

Category Components:

  • Glass/Plastic ware: Beakers, flasks, bottles, dishes
  • Equipment/Instruments: microscopes, ph meters, scales & balances
  • Chemicals: acids, buffers, solutions, solvents
  • Pipettes and syringes

Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI):

  • Available

Fluid Power

The fluid power subcategory covers pneumatics and hydraulics, including tools, seals, valves, hoses, and components.

Category Components:

  • Pneumatics: tools, hose, air compressors, pneumatic valves, pneumatic motors
  • Hydraulics: tools, seals, hoses, hydraulic valves, pumps, hydraulic motors

Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI):

  • Available

Lubricants

Industrial grade lubricants are used to keep machinery and plants running smoothly, including expertise with products for agriculture, food production, and pharmaceutical companies.

Category Components:

  • Food Grade Lubricants
  • White Oils
  • Gear Oils & Hydraulic Fluid

Greases

Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI):

  • Available

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