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Building safety into maintenance
Building safety into maintenance

Maintenance is an important task to keep equipment running smoothly. Everyone thinks about greasing the bearings and oiling the hinges, but what about the safety devices? How often do you have the brakes inspected on your car? Do you wait until your car no longer stops, or are you proactive and have your brakes... Read More

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A beginner’s guide to Lean
A beginner’s guide to Lean

As I do every summer, I visited several manufacturing companies in the southeastern Michigan area to evaluate and recruit companies to sponsor Oakland University student teams for my Lean courses... Read More

Checklist: Set up a smart-tool preventive maintenance program
Checklist: Set up a smart-tool  preventive maintenance program

Here are a few tips for creating an effective preventive maintenance system on your plant floor: 1. Identify the most-important pieces of equipment. 2. Identify tell-tale measurement and... Read More

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Keeping it simple: Steps to determine motor’s actual load
Keeping it simple: Steps to determine motor’s actual load

Contrary to popular opinion, bigger isn’t always better—especially when it comes to electric motors. Plant maintenance and engineering departments like having a little extra power available “just in... Read More

Education, training are 2 keys to wider IoT deployment
Education, training are 2 keys to wider IoT deployment

As manufacturing, and indeed all device-driven enterprises, race toward the concept of the Internet of Things (IoT), a major barrier in the way is the human infrastructure to deliver on its... Read More

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Managing Assets Using Criticality
This webcast will focus on the construction of a risk-based criticality analysis model. The model will create visibility of production impacts, as well as risks to environmental and safety performance, maintenance costs and the allocation of precious capital resources. With a clear understanding of how to construct your analysis model, we will expand our thinking towards the development of asset management plans aimed at mitigating the predominant characteristics that make each asset significant.

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Meshing process safety management with total productive maintenance
Meshing process safety management with total productive maintenance

In this last section on the Process Safety Management-National Emphasis Program (PSM-NEP), we will... Read More

How PSM-NEP applies to non-chemical plants
How PSM-NEP applies to non-chemical plants

Process Safety Management, specifically the National Emphasis Program (PSM-NEP) might be terms and... Read More

Where to start? Building a world class MRO process
Where to start? Building a world class MRO process

In practice, it’s easier to ‘build’ a world class MRO process from one that is mature and... Read More

CMMS Horror Stories: Five reasons a CMMS implementation can fail
CMMS Horror Stories: Five reasons a CMMS implementation can fail

As much as some CMMS vendors don’t like to admit it, not every CMMS implementation has been a... Read More

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