Similar to many industries, those in the pipeline industry often face the debate of whether or not to purchase and use original equipment manufacturers products or aftermarket products. Each of these options comes with their own set of both pros and cons, and it is beneficial to research both before making a decision.
Criteria to keep in mind when comparing these two are the cost, variety, availability, quality, and warranties available. Each of these will vary depending on whether the product is an original manufacturers product or an aftermarket product.
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