How talent and technology revolutionize industrial maintenance
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Achieving a world-class level of maintenance operations is a goal of today’s manufacturers in all sectors.
To support those efforts, ATS and Plant Engineering magazine recently partnered to conduct a survey focused on the issues and challenges, trends and likely future developments for manufacturing maintenance. This study of the people, processes and technologies, as well as evolving strategies, is a snapshot of where your peers see themselves as they strive to achieve a truly world-class maintenance operation. Key findings included the following:
- Seventy-six percent of manufacturing facilities follow a preventive maintenance strategy; 60% use a run-to-failure method and 52% have a computerized maintenance management system (CMMS).
- The leading cause of unscheduled downtime within respondents’ facilities remains aging equipment (34%), followed by mechanical failure (20%) and operator error (11%).
The payoff of increased reliability and productivity — and therefore profitability — remains an incentive to reach these goals. The adoption, implementation and use of new and emerging strategies, including digital technology tools, while challenging, continues to move forward.
- Explore key data gathered in the 2020 Plant Engineering Maintenance Study on the current and future states of leading manufacturers for industrial maintenance, IIoT and the skills gap
- Learn the trending predictive and proactive technologies and related challenges and opportunities manufacturers face
- Examine a digital transformation strategy that will set you up for success now and well into the future.
Jim Freaner, Senior Director, Advanced Technology Services, Inc.
Jeff Kosiorek, Vice President, Advanced Technology Services, Inc.
Kevin Parker, Content Manager, CFE Media & Technology