Posts Tagged ‘Maintenance Management’

Spring gives plant managers a chance to perform scheduled maintenance

Spring gives plant managers a chance to perform scheduled maintenance

When a manufacturing facility has to shut down operations to perform scheduled maintenance, it’s easiest to view this as a much larger and involved version of what millions of Americans will be doing in the weeks ahead: Spring cleaning.

How lean principles will change the U.S. startup for good

How lean principles will change the U.S. startup for good

For decades, the daunting task of starting a new business has typically been regarded as a high-risk, high-yield endeavor. In any one of the many steps it takes to get an idea off the ground, there is ample room for problems to creep in that can quickly balloon to operation-ending issues.

Using software to improve asset management

Using software to improve asset management

For many companies, managing equipment, assets and tools is a cumbersome and time-consuming process that requires multiple personnel to achieve the desired result.

Kentucky utility settles in environmental compliance case

Kentucky utility settles in environmental compliance case

The Kentucky Public Service Commission announced on October 1, 2012, that it had accepted the terms of a settlement over a proposed environmental compliance plan and all of the associated surcharged that had been filed by the Big Rivers Electric Corp., according to the Lane Reports.

Companies can use lean manufacturing to improve operations

Companies can use lean manufacturing to improve operations

One small manufacturing company’s decision to implement a lean manufacturing practice has led to record sales and additional hiring, making it stand out as one of the more successful operations in its region, the Salem Statesman Journal reports.

Ignoring environmental records during downtime events can be risky

Ignoring environmental records during downtime events can be risky

Facilities management professional across all industries are well aware that one of the best ways to remain in compliance with federal regulations is to keep comprehensive records of all environmental facets of operations, including equipment parameters and production records.

Preventative maintenance can mean huge savings

Preventative maintenance can mean huge savings

By implementing a regular maintenance routine, facilities management personnel can keep assets working productively and make them last longer, resulting in huge long-term savings, according to Utility Products.

A rise in demand for lean manufacturing experience

A rise in demand for lean manufacturing experience

Over the years, a few positions in the manufacturing industry have remained in high demand regardless of economic conditions. These include quality, process and manufacturing, automation and maintenance engineers.

Training program developed for lean manufacturing safety

Training program developed for lean manufacturing safety

A new training module has been developed by a leading Powerpoint training business that helps facilities’ managers increase safety and productivity in lean manufacturing operations.

Optimizing your maintenance program for unique assets

Optimizing your maintenance program for unique assets

Warehouse managers who use a maintenance management systems can improve their planning and scheduling of maintenance activities, track maintenance patterns, and perhaps best of all, optimize a maintenance program for all relevant work types.

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