Lean Maintenance

Courtesy: Equipment Leasing and Finance Foundation
Business of Engineering June 23, 2021

Equipment finance industry confidence remains steady in June

The Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation released the June 2021 Monthly Confidence Index for the Equipment Finance Industry.

By Equipment Leasing & Finance Association
Courtesy: CFE Media and Technology
Business of Engineering June 3, 2021

How to make your virtual Kaizen initiative a success

See steps on how to schedule and plan the next Kaizen event and ensure everything is accounted for to make it successful.

By Daniel Penn Associates
Courtesy: CFE Media
Maintenance May 14, 2021

Choosing the right maintenance strategy

Picking the right maintenance strategy depends on the plant's specific needs and priorities. Five maintenance strategies are highlighted.

By Daniel Penn Associates
Courtesy: CFE Media and Technology
Maintenance May 11, 2021

What a bad or non-existent maintenance program costs manufacturers

A maintenance program is only as good as the work put in behind it and the effort going forward. Planned maintenance, rather than reacting to a problem, can save companies enormously in the long term.

By Phillip Rowley and Jake Jakowitz
Courtesy: Daniel Penn Associates
Lean Maintenance May 7, 2021

Improved productivity through the kaizen multiplier effect

Team-led improvement ideas boost safety, efficiency and uptime for a precision molding operation.

By Daniel Penn Associates
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