Lean Maintenance

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
Courtesy: Symphony AzimaAI
AI and Machine Learning November 21, 2020

What 3rd generation AI for asset performance and process optimization will look like

It’s time to tackle the “known unknowns”

By Dominic Gallello
Courtesy: L2L
Lean Maintenance November 18, 2020

Mattress company adopts Lean system

Purple deploys L2L’s Lean execution system to great success

By Eric Whitley
Courtesy: Fluke Reliability
Process Manufacturing November 11, 2020

Maintenance automation: create a new recipe for data integration

To get top ROI for digitalizing your asset maintenance, consider a modernized version of the automation pyramid using ISA-95 Enterprise-Control System Integration.

By Brian Harrison
Courtesy: Cincinnati Incorporated/Steve Rourke, CFE Media and Technology
Process Manufacturing July 24, 2020

Predictive analytics for efficient manufacturing production

Food and beverage manufacturers can use predictive analytics to reduce product waste and downtime.

By Lee Sullivan