Top 5 Plant Engineering articles, August 10-16: Preventive maintenance strategies, Lean equipment improvement, VFD myths, more

Articles about achieving preventive maintenance, sustaining improvement in Lean equipment, five VFD myths, the age of disruptive innovation, and achieving world-class manufacturing maintenance were Plant Engineering’s five most-clicked articles from last week, August 10-16. Were you out last week? Miss something? You can catch up here.
By Chris Vavra August 17, 2015

Plant Engineering Top 5 most read articles online, for Aug. 10-16, covered achieving preventive maintenance, sustaining improvement in Lean equipment, five VFD myths, the age of disruptive innovation, and achieving world-class manufacturing maintenance. Link to each article below. 

1. Five strategies to achieve world-class preventive maintenance

Consider these five strategies to help your team establish a world-class preventive maintenance program and experience the resulting operational gains.

2. 12 tips to sustain improvement in Lean equipment maintenance program

For companies that truly want to maximize their equipment uptime, productivity and quality, a disciplined approach is critical. Here are 12 tips to help the organization continue improving throughout the maintenance program.

3. The truth about five common VFD myths

Knowing the truth about VFD operation can simplify the selection process for choose a variable frequency drive.

4. ‘The new age of disruptive innovation’

IIoT experts say emerging manufacturing models will change plant processes.

5. 10 steps to achieve world-class manufacturing maintenance practices

Lean out your maintenance process and deliver cost savings and greater efficiency.

The list was developed using CFE Media’s web analytics for stories viewed on plantengineering.com, August 10-16, for articles published within the last two months.

– Chris Vavra, production editor, CFE Media, cvavra@cfemedia.com.