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Contract Maintenance

Courtesy: Plant Engineering/ATS
Maintenance March 11, 2020

An evolutionary challenge faces the maintenance function

It involves a mix of people and technology concerns, each one feeding off the other

By Kevin Parker
It's hard to navigate without a map. A dashboard can orient a maintenance department as to where it is, and where it should be. All images courtesy: Dude Solutions
Maintenance Strategy October 8, 2019

Forge a path to data-driven maintenance excellence

And then use metrics to track the progress being made.

By Paul Lachance
Courtesy: CFE Media, ATS
Maintenance March 13, 2019

A race against time

Maintenance is valued, but aging equipment puts pressure on plants.

By Bob Vavra and Amanda Pelliccione
Courtesy: Katie Spain, CFE Media
Maintenance Strategy March 11, 2019

Flipping the script

Maintenance strategy requires technology—and a new mindset.

By Kevin Price
Chart 1: Predictive maintenance market share 2017-2022. Courtesy: Cyient
Maintenance Strategy December 4, 2018

Predictive maintenance market grows along with benefits

Tracking plant equipment health through data management a growing trend

By Dr. Sean Otto
Events and Awards April 17, 2018

Plant Engineering 2017 Product of the Year Winners

The 2017 award recipients represent the best in innovation

By Bob Vavra, Content Manager, Plant Engineering
Contract Maintenance September 12, 2017

Smarter service management improves customer outcomes

All companies should form solid customer relationships for success, but the field service industry faces more unique barriers to establishing a good word-of-mouth reputation.

By Mrinal Gokhale, MSI Data
Fig. 3. Reliability Value Chain lights the path of continuous improvement to PdM and top performance. Courtesy: Emerson
Contract Maintenance May 8, 2017

The path to prescriptive maintenance

Three steps to drive reliability while preparing for IIoT.

By Will Goetz, Emerson
Contract Maintenance March 9, 2017

Top 5 mistakes made when collecting vibration data

Tom Hoenig of GTI Predictive Technology talks about the five most common mistakes maintenance professionals make when using an analyzer. These include proper mounting for accelerometer, ski slope spectrums, finding the right RPM or point location, no FMAX set and using the wrong sensor.

By GTI Predictive Technology
CMMS that is geared towards manufacturing and other asset-intensive industries can offer work orders based on location as well as category, with an infinite hierarchical structure. Courtesy: Smartware Group
Contract Maintenance October 20, 2016

CMMS adoption enhances maintenance strategies

CMMS enhances maintenance strategies of all types and not enough companies have come to realize the benefits that they offer.

By Smartware Group