Lean Maintenance

Courtesy: Mark T. Hoske, CFE Media and Technology
Sensors, Actuators April 18, 2021

Instrument technician’s evolving role

Many plant-floor technicians are being asked to do more as their role evolves.

By Kevin Parker
Courtesy: CFE Media and Technology
Lean Maintenance March 31, 2021

What to look for in a manufacturing operating system

Manufacturing operating systems have come a long way and can aid engineers in many ways. The right operating system will be intuitive, efficient and easy to use.

By Cara Winther
Courtesy: Swagelok Co.
Maintenance March 22, 2021

Top 5 Plant Engineering articles March 15-21, 2021

Articles about digital transformation trends, plant turnarounds, two-way radios, effective communication and writing a maintenance task procedure were Plant Engineering’s five most clicked articles from March 15-21, 2021. Miss something? You can catch up here.

By Chris Vavra
Courtesy: Comparesoft.com
PPE March 15, 2021

Top 5 Plant Engineering articles March 8-14, 2021

Articles about flame-resistant PPE, ROI efficiency, digital transformation, corrective maintenance and writing a maintenance task procedure were Plant Engineering’s five most clicked articles from March 8-14, 2021. Miss something? You can catch up here.

By Chris Vavra
Courtesy: RapidMiner
Maintenance March 1, 2021

Top 5 Plant Engineering articles February 22-28, 2021

Articles about Product of the Year finalists, writing a maintenance task procedure, machine learning and manufacturing, implementing Industry 4.0 and effective plant turnarounds were Plant Engineering’s five most clicked articles from February 22-28, 2021. Miss something? You can catch up here.

By Chris Vavra
Courtesy: Honeywell Process Solutions
Process Manufacturing February 28, 2021

Future-proofing process control systems with Lean project execution

Control engineers can future-proof their process control systems (PCSs) with Lean project management principles, which gives companies the flexibility needed to meet ever faster changing customer demands.

By Joe Bastone
Courtesy: CFE Media and Technology
Maintenance February 12, 2021

How to write a maintenance task procedure

Thorough maintenance task procedures document the repair process and make everyone accountable for their actions.

By Hank Kocevar
Courtesy: Cincinnati Incorporated
IIoT, Industrie 4.0 February 10, 2021

Implementing Industry 4.0 in support organizations

Implementing Industry 4.0 can improve operational efficiency and management for manufacturers, but it is ultimately driven by people and they need to be at the forefront of the transformation.

By Amy Mele
Courtesy: IoTco
Lean Maintenance January 19, 2021

Six steps toward the factory of the future

A solid foundation is required for any initiative

By Mohamed (Mo) Abuali
Courtesy: AeroGo
Maintenance Strategy December 11, 2020

How air casters integrate CNC machining and business operations

Lean methodologies are supported by flexibility in plant floor layouts

By John Massenburg