When there’s a job to be done, you don’t always have to rely on new equipment. Older refurbished and rebuilt items can be just as effective. If the part you need experiences a great deal of use and force such as a rock breaking hammer, then a previously used item may be more ideal than something shiny on the showroom floor.
The first obvious reason for using rebuilt and refurbished equipment is the cost. Depending on the item, you could cut your expenses in half. Although this is dependant on the gear you’re buying and the quality of the company you’re buying from, you’ll still save money over buying something brand new.
By not purchasing a new piece of equipment, you’re ensuring that it will not be added to the collection of debris that is scattered around the planet. Buying a used and quality piece, you’re also ensuring that it won’t be added to the junk heap later on as well. This could also be used to your advantage in terms of marketing for your company. In today’s world, customers are more likely to purchases services and products from a business that uses eco-friendly practices such as buying used equipment.
Whether you’re busting up stone or need a low-cost solution for office equipment, refurbished and rebuilt gear can be very beneficial for the organization. Don’t buy into the sales pitch of how new items simply work better. The fact is, used and repurposed items can be just as effective while reducing your costs.