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10 steps to achieve world-class manufacturing maintenance practices
10 steps to achieve world-class manufacturing maintenance practices

Manufacturers worldwide know that Lean maintenance practices cut costs and improve production by minimizing downtime. But the reality is that for many U.S. manufacturers, up to 90% of the maintenance they perform is conducted on a reactive rather than proactive basis. Some blame the age of their equipment, the absence... Read More

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Unleash the potential of your reliability function
Unleash the potential of your reliability function

It is a resounding fact that the need for advancement in the plant maintenance field gave birth to the function of reliability. But isn’t it about time we disconnect this child from its umbilical... Read More

Use your senses to build a proactive approach to maintenance
Use your senses to build a proactive approach to maintenance

My former boss liked to say, “If you keep doing the same thing but expect different results, that’s insanity.” Doing ‘firefighting maintenance’ and hoping for a different outcome, that’s insane. The... Read More

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Virtual machines and the plant floor
Virtual machines and the plant floor

Technology is constantly changing and computers are more powerful than ever. People can access just about anything in the world on phones, soon even wrists. Virtual machine consolidate multiple... Read More

Optimizing the pick area for shipping operations
Optimizing the pick area for shipping operations

Shipping and distribution are essential to any company's profitability. Efficiencies gained in these areas can reduce costs, speed products to market and increase customer satisfaction.... Read More

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Process controller with touch-screen technology
Process controller with touch-screen technology

Watlow's F4T with Intuition temperature process controller is designed to provide intuitive... Read More

Canted coil spring for oilfield connecting
Canted coil spring for oilfield connecting

The Enforcer high-force canted coil spring is a mechanical fastening component that gives oil and... Read More

Explosion- and flame-proof coil enclosure
Explosion- and flame-proof coil enclosure

The 316L stainless steel explosion-proof coil and enclosure are used for the control of process... Read More

High-density fuse terminal blocks
High-density fuse terminal blocks

The UT 4-PE/L/HESI fuse terminal block series multi-level terminal blocks provide fusing,... Read More

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