Posts Tagged ‘Maintenance Management’

CMMS: How to Justify the Buy

Maintenance teams often fall into costly and reactive repair cycles. But when a better tool for preventing emergency fixes requires an upfront investment, the buy can be hard to justify. The problem is, many decision makers may already see this department as a “cost center.” To turn this reputation around, supervisors need to know how […]

The Importance of the Production Value Chain Continues: Observations by Edward Garibian, president of eRPortal Software, Inc.

I recently attended Rockwell Automation’s Automation Fair held in Chicago. Attendees explored how The Connected Enterprise can help their organizations achieve faster time to market, optimize assets, lower total cost of ownership, and improve enterprise risk. Attendees told me that the industry forums, user group meetings, hands-on labs, technical sessions, and demonstrations helped expand their […]

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 […]

Operations around the country work to adhere to EPA maintenance standards

Operations around the country work to adhere to EPA maintenance standards

EPA maintenance standards are a vital set of rules for operations to follow, and if not it can lead to not only fines but dangers for those in the surrounding.

Deferred municipal maintenance creates dangers for those in Alaska

Deferred municipal maintenance creates dangers for those in Alaska

Clearing a river is often essential municipal maintenance work, to ensure the safety and convenience of all those utilizing the area or living nearby.

Interruptions can cause harm to business

Interruptions can cause harm to business

If problems grow too big, it often leads to a serious amount of work needed, whether it be in municipal maintenance or facilities maintenance management.

Learning from past university lab safety mistakes

Learning from past university lab safety mistakes

Chemists and lab maintenance technicians can all agree that safety is one of the biggest priorities in the scientific setting, however many experts are wondering if a few tragic events that have happened in the past are enough to change safety procedures in the future.

Understanding when warehouse equipment should retire

Understanding when warehouse equipment should retire

One of the biggest questions in asset management is how long to keep a piece of equipment – like a forklift – in service, weighing the costs of maintenance over time with the expenses of a new product.

New solutions developed to lower Providence, RI, streetlight maintenance costs

New solutions developed to lower Providence, RI, streetlight maintenance costs

The Washington County Regional Planning Council has been working hard for three years to develop a plan that would allow it to control and decide on all maintenance to be performed on the streetlights that span 10 towns surrounding Providence, Rhode Island.

Acquiring the necessary data for facility maintenance decisions

Acquiring the necessary data for facility maintenance decisions

The way facilities are able to collect, analyze and store data in the manufacturing space has seen major changes in the last decade, which have had quite an impact on the time and costs savings many of these plants are reporting.

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