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6 reasons why an AMC is the best thing for your shop floor

Today, any business is dependent on technology for a consistent flow in its operation. A small disruption could have a domino effect on the whole system.

In the metal cutting industry, CNC machines are typically required to perform non stop from the time they are commissioned. Even a few hours of stoppage can translate into huge losses. The Annual Maintenance Contract (AMC) is aimed at reducing unexpected downtimes by periodically subjecting machines to preventive maintenance checks. With AMC's machine performance characteristics are monitored regularly and data is analysed for implementation of corrective and preventive actions, thus reducing the chances of unexpected downtimes exponentially.

Instead of responding to the problem after it has occurred, consider signing an annual maintenance contract with your machine tools supplier. With this, customers will have the benefit of a routine maintenance programme, which includes access to emergency breakdowns and repairs.

Here are 6 reasons why you need an AMC for your Machine tool.

Better Total ownership cost and ROI

One misconception about AMC’s is that they are expensive. Considering how much breakdowns cost to repair and not to mention the production losses. With an AMC a machine’s downtime will be considerably reduced, giving businesses better returns on their investments.


Better longevity



Machine tools are capital investment, expecting more out of their equipment is a given. Through an AMC your machine will undergo thorough review which helps identify critical issues before they become bigger problems. Through an AMC, the chances of a breakdown are significantly reduced and you can be confident that your operations will continue at its optimum.


Dedicated service

With numerous tasks that take up your time and attention, dealing with finding the right partners to help you is a problem in its own. With a dedicated service partner who is familiar with your processes and systems arm's length away, any issue will be solved at the earliest. This ease in responsive service for a range of issues will help maintain the production.


Emergency service

Today, any business is dependent on technology for a consistent flow in its operation. A small disruption could have a domino effect on the whole system.

In the metal cutting industry, CNC machines are typically required to perform non stop from the time they are commissioned. Even a few hours of stoppage can translate into huge losses. The Annual Maintenance Contract (AMC) is aimed at reducing unexpected downtimes by periodically subjecting machines to preventive maintenance checks. With AMC's machine performance characteristics are monitored regularly and data is analysed for implementation of corrective and preventive actions, thus reducing the chances of unexpected downtimes exponentially.

Instead of responding to the problem after it has occurred, consider signing an annual maintenance contract with your machine tools supplier. With this, customers will have the benefit of a routine maintenance programme, which includes access to emergency breakdowns and repairs.

Here are 6 reasons why you need an AMC for your Machine tool.

Better Total ownership cost and ROI


One misconception about AMC’s is that they are expensive. Considering how much breakdowns cost to repair and not to mention the production losses. With an AMC a machine’s downtime will be considerably reduced, giving businesses better returns on their investments.

Better longevity

Machine tools are capital investment, expecting more out of their equipment is a given. Through an AMC your machine will undergo thorough review which helps identify critical issues before they become bigger problems. Through an AMC, the chances of a breakdown are significantly reduced and you can be confident that your operations will continue at its optimum.


Dedicated service

With numerous tasks that take up your time and attention, dealing with finding the right partners to help you is a problem in its own. With a dedicated service partner who is familiar with your processes and systems arm's length away, any issue will be solved at the earliest. This ease in responsive service for a range of issues will help maintain the production.


Emergency service

During an unexpected breakdown, you can expect your AMC partners to back you up with top speed responsiveness. With an active damage control team on the problem, getting back up to speed will be a breeze.


Expert technicians

Technicians deployed on your shop floor or machine will be up-to-date with the dynamics of your processes supported by data. The need to have your staff waste valuable work hours to have technicians oriented will be the last thing to disrupt your maintenance processes. With an AMC you can expect your production facility to run as per schedule with your maintenance activities happening simultaneously.


Reliable advice

Not only are your maintenance activities taken care of, through a team of expert engineers, but better decisions can also be taken regarding your production goals. The team of experts will be well acquainted with the common problem on your facility backed by data and industry experience that can help you with all the information that is critical for your production goals concerning your machines.

Privileged customers of the AceMicromatic Group are treated to customized AMC plans that take care of machines as it is required. This is executed through a dedicated team of expert engineers from Micromatic 360, the best in class 360 degree post-sales service solutions wing of Micromatic Machine tools.

The process:

» Scheduling and planning preventive maintenance activity

» Pre-defined health check-ups as a checklist

» Ensuring regular lubrication

» Maintaining records & analysis

» Basic training for the maintenance staff

» Planning inventory of spares parts & replacements to save downtime

» Checking & replacement of protective, wear & tear items

» Recommending safeguards for the machine

With a range of AMC <Link to amc page on website>packages to suit the requirements of various customers of all segments, we offer both comprehensive and non-comprehensive AMCs, with scope for extensions to other subsystems of the machines.

Our engineers are equipped with the right set of specialized tools to ensure we deliver the best service at every instance.

During an unexpected breakdown, you can expect your AMC partners to back you up with top speed responsiveness. With an active damage control team on the problem, getting back up to speed will be a breeze.


Expert technicians

Technicians deployed on your shop floor or machine will be up-to-date with the dynamics of your processes supported by data. The need to have your staff waste valuable work hours to have technicians oriented will be the last thing to disrupt your maintenance processes. With an AMC you can expect your production facility to run as per schedule with your maintenance activities happening simultaneously.


Reliable advice

Not only are your maintenance activities taken care of, through a team of expert engineers, but better decisions can also be taken regarding your production goals. The team of experts will be well acquainted with the common problem on your facility backed by data and industry experience that can help you with all the information that is critical for your production goals concerning your machines.

Privileged customers of the AceMicromatic Group are treated to customized AMC plans that take care of machines as it is required. This is executed through a dedicated team of expert engineers from Micromatic 360, the best in class 360 degree post-sales service solutions wing of Micromatic Machine tools.

The process:

» Scheduling and planning preventive maintenance activity

» Pre-defined health check-ups as a checklist

» Ensuring regular lubrication

» Maintaining records & analysis

» Basic training for the maintenance staff

» Planning inventory of spares parts & replacements to save downtime

» Checking & replacement of protective, wear & tear items

» Recommending safeguards for the machine

With a range of AMC packages to suit the requirements of various customers of all segments, we offer both comprehensive and non-comprehensive AMCs, with scope for extensions to other subsystems of the machines.

Our engineers are equipped with the right set of specialized tools to ensure we deliver the best service at every instance.

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