As long as we work as partners, there are no pitfalls. There are multiple lease structures that provide for flexibility if usage is uncertain. At the end of the lease if equipment is returned complete, working and certified, McKinley Scientific will be able to resell the instrument into secondary and tertiary markets, recover our investment,
Purchasing instruments that do not have a long-term usefulness is very expensive and can lack the discipline of timely disposal. Often instruments are kept around for years but lie idle. When they are eventually sold they return pennies on the dollar because the functionality cannot be guaranteed and therefore value is lost. Leasing maximizes the
The asset management program decreases maintenance and utility expenses by providing a systematic instrument replacement program with using capital funds. The program eliminates the risk of project or technology obsolescence and maximizes equipment residual value. New equipment increases productivity by decreasing equipment size and down time while increasing sensitivity, functionality, speed, and regulatory compliance. The
McKinley Scientific can provide both the pre-installation and the on-site installation in order to give your newly acquired instrumentation a seamless transition into your laboratory. The on-site installation will then be performed by one of our own trained technicians or in certain cases, by the manufacturer themselves.
Our Shipping & Logistics Manager makes sure that every single package or crate that leaves our facility is packed to the highest standards. The large items are custom packed in crates constructed on-site. Smaller items are double boxed. All items carry warning stickers and where appropriate, "ShockWatch" labels and indicators. We also partner with some
We remove the uncertainty of buying used instrumentation by refurbishing, testing, and calibrating the equipment in-house prior to shipping to your laboratory. Our high standard of quality assurance gives us the ability to ensure our customers that buying with McKinley Scientific means that you will get the absolute best out of your pre-owned equipment. Our
We sell very few instruments on an "as-is" basis. Our standard warranty is 30 days - parts, labor, and travel. Warranty is not something that we can include for free. Therefore by offering a 30-day warranty, we are able to keep down the cost of the instrument. 30 days is typically long enough to evaluate
This decision really comes down to the needs of your laboratory: whether you need the highest-end technology or whether the leading-edge technology is less of a requirement. Either way, the McKinley Scientific team is here to not only guide you with this decision but to come up with a program to meet both your personal
If you financed the equipment, you will purchase the equipment for $1.00 at the end of the financing. If you leased the equipment, you should plan to return the equipment on the contracted date. 90 days before the end of lease, we will be in dialogue to discuss which instrument you would like to bring
Asset management is the ability to forecast the useful life of an instrument in a laboratory through a lease. A lease provides you with the ability to constantly have the newest and top of the line technology in your laboratory.