Mike Gehloff

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Maintenance Strategy May 12, 2015

In order to succeed at increasing uptime, you have to believe you can

The most basic problem with typical efforts to increase uptime: we are lying to ourselves. This blog will describe a couple of scenarios, and see if any of these ring true for you.

By Mike Gehloff
Predictive and Preventive Maintenance September 12, 2014

10 questions for successful shutdown managers

It may be hard to believe, but the success or failure of your shutdown is determined long before you shut down the equipment and begin the event. If we are to have a successful shutdown, we must have clear and repeatable answers to these 10 questions at a minimum.

By Mike Gehloff
Predictive and Preventive Maintenance May 16, 2014

Three ways to improve your proactive maintenance plan

Plant managers should challenge old beliefs about maintenance and adopt new ones.

By Mike Gehloff
Predictive and Preventive Maintenance May 9, 2014

Three ways to add measurable value to a manufacturing organization

How using a maintenance planner can increase wrench time, scheduled compliance, and make the manufacturing floor a more safe and efficient work environment.

By Mike Gehloff
Predictive and Preventive Maintenance April 8, 2014

Solve safety and maintenance challenges with a sheet of paper

Using a one-point lesson may help address a plant's safety and maintenance challenges.

By Mike Gehloff
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