MRC PVF Mobile Handbook
By MRC Global Inc
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MRC’s PVF Mobile Handbook app allows access to extensive product and industry information. This is a great reference tool for engineers, pipe fitters, procurement professionals, students and energy industry professionals. Users will find dimensional data and specifications pertaining to pipe, valves, fittings, flanges, bolting and more.
What kind of app did MRC build?
MRC built an interactive and intuitive mobile app that will enable its end users to seamlessly access PVF data by selecting and navigating through various tab options to view specifications and designs of various pipe, fittings and flanges. Store locator, standard conversion tools, usage of complex formulas, glossary of useful definitions, abbreviations, standards and specifications are also key features of the PVF Mobile Handbook App.
Why did MRC create an app?
MRC has always been a technology leader in our industry. Using our current, and very popular, PFF Handbook as a model, we saw that the development of an app with these same capabilities, and more, as an opportunity to improve our performance, operations and customer experience in the field.
What does this app do?
The main function of the new PVF Mobile Handbook app is to provide detailed product information, such as dimensional data and weight, for pipe, valves and fittings. Users will be able to quickly find then print, email a PDF or read the information they required from their iPhone screen. Users are able to conveniently toggle between imperial and metric measurements. The app will also include industry formulas, standards and definitions as well as metallurgy information. A key benefit of the new app is that information will be regularly updated and added to create the most comprehensive resource on PVF product information available.
Why should I download MRC’s app?
The app provides useful information in a user-friendly format. The information that is contained in the app will be available when and where they need it because only the map feature on the store locator section requires an internet connection to function. Once the app is downloaded, customers in remote locations will be able to get the information they need quickly and easily.
How is MRC’s app different than other industry apps?
The PVF Mobile Handbook app is the most user friendly and comprehensive app available in our industry. It includes information pertaining to pipe, valves, fittings, flanges and bolting. MRC is the largest PVF distributor to the energy industry and our app reflects that by giving a view of our product offering and first-class functionality and user experience.
What are the key features of the PVF Mobile Handbook App?
Fitting charts, bolting dimensions, pipe data, face-to-face dimensions, standard conversions, formulas, valuable pipe fitter insight, useful definitions and abbreviations, easily toggle between imperial and metric measurements, notes, bookmarks and global MRC store locations.
What are the key benefits?
This app was designed with our customers, suppliers and employees in mind. Customers, such as procurement personnel, engineers and field maintenance personnel, as well as MRC inside sales, outside sales and supply chain management personnel will all be able to access information vital to their role quickly and easily. As we progress into further phases of the app’s development, suppliers will be able to share specific product data with a large audience.
About MRC Global Inc.
Headquartered in Houston, Texas, MRC, a Fortune 500 company, is the largest global distributor of pipe, valves, and fittings (PVF) and related products and services to the energy industry, based on sales, and supplies these products and services across each of the upstream, midstream and downstream sectors. More information about MRC can be found at www.mrcglobal.com.
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What's New in Version 1.4
- Pipe Data
-- Added non-schedule wall data
-- Added coating weights
-- Added pipe truck loading estimator
-- Added total weight calculator for pipe
- Store location updates
- New iOS7 design
The nav is still on the bottom and overlaps with the system tray. Very hard to use.