Thursday, March 13, 2014
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The rewards of remote monitoring for air compressor maintenance
The rewards of remote monitoring for air compressor maintenance

The Compressed Air and Gas Institute offered its views on the issue of remote monitoring as part of its effort to educate its members and others who use compressed air.Read More

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Managing alarms, managing competency
Managing alarms, managing competency

Equipment, people both need attention to get process plants running effectivelyRead More

ERP and CMMS: The ties that bind
ERP and CMMS: The ties that bind

A best-of-breed computerized maintenance management system can fulfill requisite integration with an enterprise resource planning system to share cost data and reduce redundant data entry.Read More

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Using 'Big Data' to deliver a competitive advantage
Using 'Big Data' to deliver a competitive advantage

The digital revolution, globalization, and market forces are upending the manufacturing industry, causing manufacturers to face unprecedented challengesRead More

Moving from predictive maintenance to a condition-based program
Moving from predictive maintenance to a condition-based program

Evaluate the equipment’s effectiveness by how it’s doing, not how old it isRead More

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

A look at how organizations have adopted total productive maintenance (TPM) and the benefits it can... 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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