2014 Maintenance Study

Most respondents indicated that their facilities use a planned maintenance strategy, while over half follow reactive maintenance, and 49% use predictive maintenance. Source: Plant Engineering 2014 Maintenance Study, CFE Media LLCPlant Engineering performed this research to better understand maintenance practices and strategies currently in place in North American manufacturing facilities and the effects of maintenance on productivity and profitability.

Respondents are recipients of Plant Engineering who are responsible for maintenance of all or part of their facilities. The report includes details on facility maintenance—time spent each week, scheduled shutdowns, levels of maintenance, outsourcing, training, technologies, and unscheduled downtime—as well as advantages to the top facility maintenance strategies.

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