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better repairability scoring

boosting brand image and sustainability through improved repairability scoring

in an era where sustainability and product longevity are becoming increasingly important to consumers, electronics and appliance manufacturers are under the spotlight to demonstrate their commitment to these values. one tangible way brands are showing their dedication is through repairability scoring, a concept that is gaining momentum worldwide, with initiatives like the french repairability index leading the charge. in this blog post, we’ll delve into how our ai-powered service app and software, fix1, is revolutionizing the way brands can improve their repairability scoring, offering a win-win solution for both manufacturers and consumers.

understanding repairability scoring

repairability scoring evaluates how easily a product can be repaired, considering factors like the ease of disassembly, availability of spare parts, and accessibility of repair manuals. the french repairability index, for example, mandates electronic and appliance manufacturers to label their products with a score out of 10, providing consumers with clear insight into the product's repairability. this move not only empowers consumers but also encourages manufacturers to design for longevity and repairability.

our role in enhancing repairability scoring:

with fix1, we provide a comprehensive platform that allows brands to significantly enhance their repairability scores. here’s how:

  1. design feedback and improvement: our software offers detailed analytics on which products are most frequently repaired, identifying common issues and design flaws. this feedback loop is invaluable for r&d departments striving to improve product design for better repairability and longevity.

  2. monitoring and insights: with our platform, brands can monitor repairs in real-time, understanding where and how fast repairs are happening. this data is crucial for optimizing supply chains for spare parts and ensuring repair networks are adequately supported.

  3. circular use cases: we assess products for circular use cases, encouraging brands to think beyond the first life cycle of their products. by considering repairability and refurbishability from the design phase, brands can significantly reduce waste and embrace circular economy principles.

  4. market access: listing on the fix1 platform not only improves a brand’s visibility among conscious consumers but also signals a commitment to sustainability and consumer rights to repair. this can be a significant differentiator in a crowded market.

the impact on brands

for brands, particularly in the electronics and appliance sectors, embracing repairability is not just about compliance or scoring well on indices like the french repairability index. it’s about positioning themselves as forward-thinking, responsible manufacturers that prioritize customer satisfaction, sustainability, and innovation. improved repairability scores can lead to increased brand loyalty, reduced environmental impact, and potentially lower warranty and repair costs in the long run.


in conclusion, repairability is becoming a key factor in consumer decision-making, and manufacturers have much to gain from improving their scores. through fix1’s ai-powered platform, brands have the tools they need to monitor, improve, and showcase their commitment to repairability. we invite manufacturers to join our platform, not just to enhance their repairability scores, but to be part of a movement towards more sustainable and consumer-friendly products.

ready to improve your brand's repairability score and make a positive impact on the environment and your customers? visit our website to learn more about how fix1 can help you achieve these goals and to get your products listed on our platform. let's work together towards a more sustainable future.

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let's make sure that each of our products gets fixed at least once during its lifetime.

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