The Production Value Chain Includes Machine Maintenance & Operation: The Holy Grail of Industrial Automation

Q & A with Edward Garibian, president of eRPortal Software Group You recently attended Rockwell TechEd 2015, at which you had a chance to speak with many people in the industrial automation space. What is the number one issue keeping automation professionals up at night? Most of the input centered on streamlining connectivity between corporate […]

LEAN Operations in the Food Processing Industry

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The supply of safe and plentiful food is essential to the well-being of a nation or community. Today, everyone – citizens, groups, suppliers, and politicians – increasingly immerse themselves in the food process. They scrutinize nutritional quality and content integrity, where food comes from, and how it is grown, processes, handled, and delivered.

Spring tips key for asset maintenance

Spring tips key for asset maintenance

The spring has finally arrived after a hard winter, but that doesn’t mean asset maintenance can wait.

Campus maintenance should consider power sources, fire alarms

Campus maintenance should consider power sources, fire alarms

Campus maintenance can be a difficult prospect, especially with universities with thousands and even tens of thousands of students.

OSHA management takes closer look at laser safety

OSHA management takes closer look at laser safety

Lasers are commonly used in several industries, primarily the construction and medical fields, but to stay in line with OSHA management, companies will soon need to take the proper precautions for their employees.

Keeping campus maintenance effective during winter

Keeping campus maintenance effective during winter

The holidays are over, the New Year is here for the next twelve months, and there’s just a week or two standing between campus maintenance teams and the thousands of students about to return to school.

Best practices for implementing asset maintenance software

Best practices for implementing asset maintenance software

Asset maintenance is a tall order in many plants and locations, and keeping track of various products and assets is vital to ensure upkeep.

EPA maintenance rules to go into place next month

EPA maintenance rules to go into place next month

EPA maintenance has always been a focal point of many businesses and plants, and keeping track of recent rule changes is a key step to ensure production remains as high-quality as possible.

OSHA management specifications to shift with new trends in 2015

OSHA management specifications to shift with new trends in 2015

As the new year quickly comes closer, OSHA management specifications are both being reflected upon and developed for future use, Corporate Counsel reported. In 2014, the Administration brought new standards for disclosing workplace health and safety events and formed a pact with the National Labor Relations Board to make it easier for workers to put […]

OSHA recommends long-term plans for Ebola safety

OSHA recommends long-term plans for Ebola safety

OSHA management standards often reflect upon pressing matters in the modern-day workforce, often offering means to prevent issues before they become widespread.

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