The SAP PM application component provides businesses with a comprehensive software solution for all maintenance activities that are performed within a company. The uniform, graphical user interface is particularly user-friendly and quickly meets with acceptance thanks to the numerous possibilities that are available for tailoring it to meet individual business requirements. The data and functions of all maintenance procedures performed within a company can be fully inter-connected.
It automates the process of performing facility repair and maintenance requests. For example, SAP records a problem that is reported, labor and materials are planned, costs are recorded, and then costs are settled.
Plant Maintenance operates the overall maintenance business processes and functions allows a maintenance organization to: Identify, document, and correct failures and degradations of any assets for which they have responsibility.
Integration with other modules (for example, Materials Management, Production and Planning, Sales and Distribution, Personnel Management, and Controlling) the data is always kept current and processes that are necessary for Plant Maintenance and Customer Service are automatically triggered in other areas.