Lean Maintenance

Lean Maintenance June 25, 2018

Top 5 Plant Engineering articles, June 18-24

Articles about the Lubrication Guide, motor repair, maintenance contracting, and more were Plant Engineering's five most clicked articles from last week, June 18-24. Were you out? You can catch up here.

By Susie Bak, CFE Media
Lean Maintenance June 18, 2018

Top 5 Plant Engineering articles, June 11-17

Articles about motor maintenance trends, condition-based maintenance, best practices for compressor storage, and more were Plant Engineering's five most clicked articles from last week, June 11-17. Were you out? You can catch up here.

By Susie Bak, CFE Media
Lean Maintenance June 11, 2018

Top 5 Plant Engineering articles, June 4-10

Articles about motor maintenance trends, best practices for compressor storage, LEED v4 criteria, and more were Plant Engineering's five most clicked articles from last week, June 4-10. Were you out? You can catch up here.

By Susie Bak, CFE Media
Lean Maintenance May 30, 2018

Improving maintenance reliability and sustainability

Maintenance performance alone will not deliver sustainable performance; it has to come from all aspects of a manufacturing organization.

By James Kovacevic, Eruditio
Lean Maintenance March 23, 2018

When selecting an ERP system, what’s driving your project?

When selecting an ERP system, organizations often start with a drive to become “Lean” and stay competitive.

By Brad Staats, Ultra Consultants
Lean Maintenance October 27, 2017

Four best practices in spare parts management

A comprehensive spare parts management policy should include identifying critical motors, comparing carry costs to downtime, and maintaining spare parts on hand.

By Nicole Dyess, Motors@Work
Lean Maintenance September 21, 2017

Create a winning culture on the plant floor

Maintenance can be improved if companies focus more on improving their operations rather than maintaining what they have.

By Chris Vavra
Lean Maintenance July 13, 2017

Five questions to understand the data that drives business performance

Data crunching enables manufacturers to make better choices when it comes to their operations.

By Michael Mantzke and Robert Jonas
Lean Maintenance July 13, 2017

Creating a culture of service and engagement

Cirtronics has grown into a 175,000 square-foot facility with 200 employees and was recently recognized by the New Hampshire Business of Social Responsibility for its people-centric culture.

By Tim Piotrowski, AME
Lean Maintenance June 28, 2017

The other approach to Lean manufacturing

Using data analysis to find out what the dominant products within a facility are and the processes used to create them and how they flow within a plant facility is a useful way to make a company Leaner.

By Nicole N. Snurkowski, Daniel Penn Associates