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Data Collection



On-site Data Capture: IMA’s spare parts experts perform physical part identification, data capture, and data review at your storeroom/s.


Digital Data Extraction: Data Specialists extract your current data and translate it into the IMA data schema or create a new one accustomed to your companies needs.

Benefits: ​​

- Search for, identify, and locate parts efficiently

- Reliably know on-hand quantities

- Avoid false stock-outs

- Increase maintenance productivity

- Identify excess and obsolete inventory

- Manage assets efficiently and reduce inventory


Data Cleansing


- Utilizes a proven combination of software, manual subject matter expertise and industry best practices

- Tailored to customer preferences and business requirements

- Follows a comprehensive project workflow with milestones and KPIs

- Multilingual translation capabilities



- Identify and consolidate duplicates

- Search parts efficiently

- Avoid false stock-outsIncrease maintenance productivity

- Maximize ERP/EAM/CMMS functionality and reportingImprove spend visibility

- Optimize inventory

- Manage assets efficiently

Data Governance


- Rule-based data inputIndustry leading search functionality

- Role-based user access Item addition and modification Item duplication identification

- Approval processSelf-serve or IMA supported

- Full system integration to ERP/EAM/CMMS Industry leading software

- Option to adopt our taxonomy or integrate your own



- Ability to choose your taxonomy

- Embedded codification

- Reliable data for tracking inventory

- Consistent formatting


uManage Pro

uManage Pro

Go default or make it your own

IMA Data Schema

uManage Pro features a data schema developed over 20 years. Complete with over 2000 categories and an average of 7 of the industry's most popular attributes you can rest assured your data will be world class. 

Custom Schema

Does your organization work with a custom schema developed for your data? No problem! uManage Pro can integrate custom schemas to maintain consistency with previous data efforts.  

Data Rules and Formatting

Whether you decide to adopt the data rules and formatting built in to uManage Pro or leverage your own the output is world class data all the time, every time.

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Data Resources

MRO Library

Access more than 1,000,000 of the most popular MRO items. With a single click you can enhance your material master items. 

Duplication Identification

 Eliminating duplication enhances data quality, simplifies data management, and supports more effective procurement and inventory management processes. 


Codification helps users by providing a standardized, efficient, and accurate way to manage, identify, and procure materials. 

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Data Management

Self Serve

Self-manage your Material Master Data. With various user roles your organization can develop a lifecycle that enables your resources to create and maintain world class data. 

IMA Supported

Utilize the subject matter experts at IMA to augment your material master data workflow. Concentrate on your daily tasks while IMA maintains your data integrity. 

Hybrid Solution

Not sure if you want to self manage your material master data or let IMA do it for you? No problem. We are here as little or as much as you need. 

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Data Workflow

Multi-level Approval

Aligning the approval process to match that of your organization is imperative. uManage Pro can be customized to adapt to your approval needs. 

Bulk Submission

Have a new piece of equipment that requires critical and normal wear items to be added to your material master? Submit your items in bulk and let IMA prepare on your behalf. 

System Integration

Leverage the power of our data governance technology and connect your ERP or CMMS directly to uManage Pro.

IMA Leadership


Charlene Freeman, President & CEO


Charlene joined the IMA team and began learning all facets of the niche business early in her career. Prior to becoming President & CEO in 2012, Charlene held multiple positions within the company, ranging from Data Cleanser and Catalog Manager to General Manager. While IMA has traditionally been a service-based company, Charlene's strategic long-term vision for the growth of IMA has become the driving force behind web-based services and internal software development. 


“We are continuously evolving as a company to meet the demands of an ever-changing and increasingly competitive market. It is our unmatched flexibility and customer-focused solutions that truly differentiate IMA.” - Charlene Freeman

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Troy Miller, Chair of the Board

Troy Miller serves as the Chair of the Board at IMA Ltd., bringing with him a wealth of experience garnered over 12 years in the business, including a pivotal role as the former Chief Operating Officer. During his tenure as COO, Troy honed his expertise in optimizing operational and revenue generation efficiencies while spearheading strategic initiatives that significantly contributed to the company's growth and stability. His deep understanding of the company’s strengths and market challenges equips him uniquely to provide valuable strategic advice and guidance. As Chair, Troy's leadership is instrumental in steering the board's decisions and ensuring that the organization's strategic objectives align with its long-term vision and values.

White Papers

Data Cleansing For Efficient Asset Management and Maximum ERP Functionality

Manufacturing and asset-intensive organizations often face challenges with material master data and asset management. Learn how MRO Data Cleansing can enhance asset management and boost ERP functionality in this White Paper.
IMA Ltd. MRO Data Cleansing White Paper

Mastering the Global Manufacturing Data Challenge

Global manufacturers continue to compete in a space that becomes more competitive and complex as the years pass. KPIs, ERPs, CRMs; these acronyms often mean we must do more with less, while increasing throughput on a decreased budget. The financial aspect drives this space, as it does every space. 

IMA Ltd. MRO Data Cleansing White Paper
White Papers

Achieving Cost Reduction Targets Through MRO Data Cleansing

While the Data Cleansing process may appear very simple in nature, it requires a unique and specialized set of software, people, and procedures. Some Data Cleansing companies pride themselves on efficiency and speed through the use of automated software, but in reality, there is no software application that can accurately cleanse mass data files without human intervention. 
IMA Ltd. MRO Data Cleansing White Paper

Creating a Virtual MRO Storeroom

Creating an Internal Virtual Warehouse (or Corporate MRO Catalogue) allows a multi-site corporation to leverage its assets across the entire organization and deliver maximum value for inventory parts. ​

IMA Ltd. MRO Data Cleansing White Paper

Show Me The Money: MRO Inventory Optimization

In today’s business, with advanced technology and procedures, there is no question that a lot of money is tied up in MRO inventory. The real question is how to turn that unnecessary evil into significant cost savings. ​

IMA Ltd. MRO Data Cleansing White Paper

The High Cost of Corrupt Materials Data

How do we quantify the cost of corrupt materials data to justify a data cleansing investment when maintenance is perceived as a “necessary evil” of doing business? Building a business case and developing a successful MRO data management strategy can often be an uphill battle, even when companies are well aware of their data challenges. 

IMA Ltd. MRO Data Cleansing White Paper
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