Maintenance Strategy

Maintenance Strategy April 4, 2020

A profound impact on manufacturing

The COVID-19 pandemic is changing manufacturing in many ways. Learn how some are being affected and what they're doing for the future

By Kevin Parker
Courtesy: Chris Vavra, CFE Media
Maintenance Strategy March 10, 2020

Preventing coronavirus through preparation

Many manufacturers are becoming increasingly concerned with Covid-19 breakouts on the production floor. There are ways to improve worker safety through preventive best practices and proper preparation.

By Eagle CMMS
Courtesy: Eriez
Maintenance Strategy March 8, 2020

Increase profits by recycling metalworking fluids

Leaders in the metalworking and metal forming industries understand fluid recycling can have a positive effect on their bottom line

By Darrell Milton and Ronald Wendt
It's hard to navigate without a map. A dashboard can orient a maintenance department as to where it is, and where it should be. All images courtesy: Dude Solutions
Maintenance Strategy October 14, 2019

Top 5 Plant Engineering articles October 7-13

Articles about data-driven maintenance, optimizing project satisfaction, condition monitoring technologies, manufacturing trends, and the Engineering Leaders Under 40 were Plant Engineering’s five most clicked articles from October 7-13. Miss something? You can catch up here.

By Chris Vavra
It's hard to navigate without a map. A dashboard can orient a maintenance department as to where it is, and where it should be. All images courtesy: Dude Solutions
Maintenance Strategy October 8, 2019

Forge a path to data-driven maintenance excellence

And then use metrics to track the progress being made.

By Paul Lachance
Figure 2: Donaldson’s IIoT subscription service monitors industrial dust and fume collectors and provides owners with access to real-time information and maintenance alerts. The service connects industrial facilities with the manufacturer over the Internet, allowing an ongoing support relationship. Courtesy: Donaldson Company Inc.
Maintenance Strategy September 9, 2019

Maintain secondary equipment via IIoT

Nonproduction equipment like dust collectors compete for maintenance attention; IIoT can help identify issues before they become larger problems.

By Brent Nelson
Maintenance Strategy July 30, 2019

Five-step continuous improvement cycle for businesses

Like basketball, businesses need everyone to work together to achieve the same goal and improve the company. A five-step continuous improvement cycle can help.

By Ultra Consultants
Maintenance Strategy July 15, 2019

Top 5 Plant Engineering articles July 8-14

Articles about maintenance process redesign, smart manufacturing, lubrication and bearings, predictive maintenance obstacles, and safety best practices were Plant Engineering’s five most clicked articles from July 8-14. Miss something? You can catch up here.

By Chris Vavra
Maintenance Strategy June 25, 2019

12 benefits of using standards in design, implementation for iMOM projects

Integrated manufacturing operations management (iMOM) is designed to increase and sustain business benefits for users such as improved accuracy and thorough implementation.

By Stan DeVries
Maintenance Strategy June 6, 2019

Overcoming predictive maintenance obstacles

There are several key barriers to the implementation of predictive maintenance technologies, but they can be alleviated.

By Jos Martin