Maintenance, Repair & Operations

Optimize and maintain your MRO materials master to ensure reliable operations.

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BENEFITS AND FEATURES

Achieving MRO Supply Chain Excellence

Sphera leverages a unique set of MRO data methodologies, software, content, and community of experts to help you deliver the right part, in the right quantity, at the right time, to the right specifications, for the right price. Align your maintenance and reliability with your operations goals for sustainable growth.

Sphera’s Maintenance, Repair and Operations cloud-based solution enables you to:

Sphera offers a range of connected, cloud-based software solutions that are used by our customers to build and maintain accurate, accessible, and reliable spare parts data. Explore our solutions.

Introducing Sphera's Cloud MRO Solutions

  Masterpiece

Masterpiece is a cloud-based software solution designed to help companies quickly and easily standardize and enrich item descriptions across their operations.


  • Reduce duplicate spares and overstocked inventory
  • Create the necessary data foundation to find trends to improve operations, lower costs, and improve performance
  • Implement governance processes rules to prevent data decay and the costs associated with inconsistent, incomplete, and incorrect materials data

  Insight

A business intelligence solution, designed to make it easy for businesses to consolidate and report on inventory, spending, and materials usage data in a single application.


  • Reduce inventory levels and identify disparities in stock levels and usage levels between locations
  • Enable better targeted price negotiations with suppliers using aggregated, normailzed data
  • Improve disciplines around spend forecasting with better tracking against targets
  • Respond rapidly to ad hoc queries, improving senior management decision making

  Gatekeeper

A cloud-based governance solution designed to help businesses effectively govern their MRO Material Master Data on a global scale. Layered on top of our Masterpiece foundation for standardizing and enriching MRO master data.


  • Easily find the parts and information they need to conduct maintenance, purchansing, and inventory management
  • Effectively identify duplicate and erroneous inventory
  • Consistently prevent duplicate items from being created

  Finder

Finder includes a search capability that has been optimized for mobile devices, designed to provide our customers with quick and easy access to their vital materials data.


  • Filter by “characteristics” of parts to find and drill-down to the item or items one is looking for
  • Designed to promote the electronic sharing of information and collaboration between team members
  • Access to a wealth of data that can be linked to the material master, including documents, inventory levels, and bills of material data.

Explore Molson Coors Brewing Company’s approach to MRO data optimization:

This webinar examines their journey to operational excellence from an enterprise footprint that included multiple sites and SAP instances, data in several languages, and more than 250,000 material records.

Successfully implementing MRO

Sphera offers proven methodologies, software, content and expertise for achieving MRO Supply Chain Excellence.

Standard Modifier Dictionary

  • Sphera's SMD is the most widely used methodology for characterizing MRO master data.
  • It is a highly respected classification schema that offers optimized templates and consistent and repeatable rules designed specifically characterizing MRO inventory.

Sphera Struxure

  • Our best in-class data governance software for sustaining your MRO master data optimization efforts long-term.
  • Struxure enforces the rules and best practices necessary for creating and maintaining standardized and comprehensive MRO item descriptions.

MRO Data Optimization

  • Sphera can help you seamlessly integrate Struxure and SMD into various ERP and EAM systems and dynamically synchronize your MRO data.
  • This ensures improved consistency, visibility, and execution across levels of operational complexity by streamlining cross-functional workflows.

MRO Data Governance

  • Sphera subject matter experts provide on-going, integrated data governance services to our clients via a SaaS deployment of Struxure, the SMD and customized workflow to ensure continued compliance along with the identification of potential duplicate part requests and recommendations for substitutes.

Hear from our Customers

“Sphera fit our criteria for a vendor with yeaers of MRO- Focused experience. When we saw that Struxure would enable us to do everything we wanted to do electronically – and that it integrated with SAP ERP – the decision was a no-brainer.”

“With Sphera, we have a robust MRO master data governance solution that enables us to sustain data quality and boost operational performance on an ongoing basis to support our long-term success in MRO supply chain management. We’re continually coming up with new ways to leverage the uniform Sphera Struxure catalog manager tool to achieve our corporate objectives.”

“Our goal was to build an MRO database as we moved into SAP with the minimum number of records, and with the greatest level of consistency and accuracy. With that acheived, all users in the company will save a few seconds and minutes here and there, collectively saving hundreds of hours.”

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