Top Three Maintenance Challenges

What Are Your Top Three Challenges? We all face challenging situations every day. In many cases, that’s a maintenance organization’s…

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Integrating TPM with Lean, Existing Systems, and Organizations

This presentation focuses on the confusion about and barriers to Total Productive Maintenance principles, in contrast to existing legacy systems…

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Finding the Elephant in Maintenance

Maintenance improvement practices take on many different appearances.   When looking for an elephant, many people think they need to…

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Skills Shortages Contribute to Job Loss

The more inefficient and ineffective your maintenance technicians are, the more your job security is at risk. Imagine this: For…

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The Fuzzy Side of Equipment Reliability

The relationship between employee skills and equipment reliability In nearly all of the 250 or so equipment–intensive plants and facilities…

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NASCAR: a Model for Equipment Reliability and Teamwork

Let’s explore the winning aspects of NASCAR Winston Cup race teams by looking at six key elements of equipment performance…

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Keeping and Developing Skilled Employees

Your Future Depends on It For the past seven years, skilled and knowledgeable maintenance and reliability employees have been getting…

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The ‘Perfect Storm’ is Bearing Down on US Food Manufacturers

October 30, 1991: An enormous extra tropical low created havoc along the entire Eastern Atlantic Seaboard at 0700 EST. Labeled…

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