The Value of OEM Genuine Parts vs. the Cost of Generic Parts

With pressure to reduce operational costs, it may be tempting to cut corners with non-original equipment manufacturer (OEM) parts. However, these parts are often risky and can cause costly system failure. This white paper compares a preventive maintenance program featuring OEM-engineered replacement parts versus the true cost of cheaper “knockoffs” and examines the impact of each on operational performance and safety.