Maintenance - Lean Maintenance

Creating a culture of service and engagement

Cirtronics has grown into a 175,000 square-foot facility with 200 employees and was recently... » more

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The other approach to Lean manufacturing

Using data analysis to find out what the dominant products within a facility are and the processes... » more

A kanban board representing the cycle of BoDs’ acceptance and implementation of lean.

Finding the right engagement strategy

A Lean-minded board of directors can have an influential impact on the direction of an organization... » more

A food manufacturing plan should include situation analysis, goals and objectives, and function and scope to ensure that the plan goes through smoothly. Courtesy: Stellar

Three steps for developing a food manufacturing plan

A food manufacturing plan should include situation analysis, goals and objectives, and function and... » more

Companies that are engaged in ongoing maintenance at an industrial facility should implement safe working practices and practice predictive maintenance whenever possible. Courtesy: L&S Electric

Six tips for reducing maintenance costs

Companies that are engaged in ongoing maintenance at an industrial facility should implement safe... » more

Top 5 Plant Engineering articles, May 29 to June 4: Predictive or preventive maintenance, IIoT's potential, prescriptive maintenance, more

Articles about predictive vs. preventive maintenance, IIoT's potential, prescriptive maintenance,... » more

Eric Whitley is director of business development at Leading2Lean. Courtesy: Leading2Lean

Lean manufacturing becoming Leaner

Lean manufacturing has changed the plant floor in many ways and the future promises everything will... » more

An example of tiered maintenance. Courtesy: Fluke Corp.

Three pillars to a reliability program

Moving toward proactive maintenance requires a foundational change. » more

Image courtesy: Bob Vavra, CFE Media A kanban board representing the cycle of BoDs’ acceptance and implementation of lean. A food manufacturing plan should include situation analysis, goals and objectives, and function and scope to ensure that the plan goes through smoothly. Courtesy: Stellar Companies that are engaged in ongoing maintenance at an industrial facility should implement safe working practices and practice predictive maintenance whenever possible. Courtesy: L&S Electric Eric Whitley is director of business development at Leading2Lean. Courtesy: Leading2Lean An example of tiered maintenance. Courtesy: Fluke Corp.

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  • The 729 series automatic pressure calibrator simplifies the calibration process by automatically generating precise test pressures. Courtesy: Fluke
  • The CG206 coating thickness tester is designed to accelerate condition monitoring inspections of industrial storage equipment. Courtesy: Extech
  • The OPTIMASS 2000 S400 16-inch Coriolis mass flowmeter is ideal for bulk measurement of petroleum and oil, as well as syrup, molasses, and raw chemicals. Courtesy: Krohne
  • The PGC5009 fast process gas chromatograph offers simulated distillation analysis for optimized refinery process control. Courtesy: ABB
  • The integrated controller/drive and drive/stepper motor units save space and money, and simplify installation by combining multiple components into a single unit. Courtesy: IDEC
The 729 series automatic pressure calibrator simplifies the calibration process by automatically generating precise test pressures. Courtesy: Fluke

Automatic pressure calibrator series

The 729 series automatic pressure calibrator simplifies the calibration process by automatically generating precise test pressures. » more

The CG206 coating thickness tester is designed to accelerate condition monitoring inspections of industrial storage equipment. Courtesy: Extech

Coating thickness tester

The CG206 coating thickness tester is designed to accelerate condition monitoring inspections of industrial storage equipment. » more

The OPTIMASS 2000 S400 16-inch Coriolis mass flowmeter is ideal for bulk measurement of petroleum and oil, as well as syrup, molasses, and raw chemicals. Courtesy: Krohne

Coriolis mass flowmeter

The OPTIMASS 2000 S400 16-inch Coriolis mass flowmeter is ideal for bulk measurement of petroleum and oil, as well as syrup, molasses, and raw chemicals. » more

The PGC5009 fast process gas chromatograph offers simulated distillation analysis for optimized refinery process control. Courtesy: ABB

Process gas chromatograph

The PGC5009 fast process gas chromatograph offers simulated distillation analysis for optimized refinery process control. » more

The integrated controller/drive and drive/stepper motor units save space and money, and simplify installation by combining multiple components into a single unit. Courtesy: IDEC

Motion control stepper products

The integrated controller/drive and drive/stepper motor units save space and money, and simplify installation by combining multiple components into a single unit. » more

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Marshall on Maintenance Blog

Meshing process safety management with total...

A look at how organizations have adopted total productive maintenance... » more

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Lachance on CMMS Blog

Can you guarantee the uptime of the computer servers that house your CMMS data? Courtesy: Smartware Goup

Hacking scandals show value of cloud storage

Does your data need to be stored in the cloud?... » more

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