Responsibilities of workplace health and safety
Maintaining and promoting health and safety in the workplace is important throughout the employee journey. Whether they’re a new worker or a seasoned professional, training (and retraining) is a key factor that can help staff stay safe while on the job.
How equipment management systems can improve operations
Equipment management systems help track and manage the tools and small equipment used in daily operations. Managing equipment maintenance and expenses in a cloud-based software maximizes asset efficiency and improves your return on investment.
Happy days for Ontario’s automotive manufacturing
Editor’s Notebook for June 2022 issue of MRO.
Correctly and completely interpreting oil analysis reports
Lubricating oil analysis is an equipment condition monitoring technique that cannot be ignored in today’s competitive marketplace.
Continued Investment in Canadian automotive production
Investments in Ontario production plants are on the rise, with manufacturers who operate in the province pledging additional money more regularly. Quebec is also seeing investments in cleantech plants.
Should we consider humans an asset?
There has been a lot of discussion around the…
FABTECH Canada comes back in 2022
FABTECH Canada, which is billed as the country’s largest…
Step-by-step guide to build a successful precision maintenance program
Precision maintenance as a philosophy is a vital ingredient that guarantees consistent maintenance work.
Precision bearing maintenance
Definition: Ensuring that all maintenance practices for components associated with the bearing are at a level as to allow the maximum performance of the bearing. These include, installation practices, tools used, skills of millwrights, accuracy of mating components, alignment and balancing of the rotating assembly.
Building an innovative workplace reputation
EMC hosted Maxine Labbe, Montana HR, and Daniel Goulet, Systemair at a recent event. Here we look at an overview of that discussion.
Max uptime event brings F&B industry together
Around 100 food and beverage industry professionals attended Food and Beverage Maintenance and Engineering magazine’s Max Uptime virtual event recently.
How can service partnerships deliver guaranteed business outcomes?
New service models can help industry maximize uptime, extend product life cycles, enhance performance and boost energy efficiency.
Role and responsibilities of the maintenance technician
When maintenance work orders are scheduled and assigned it is the technician’s job to execute the work. Although this seems like a relatively simple task, we know there is more to their jobs than completing assigned work.
Responding to industry surges and mass hiring
Industries are growing and the rate of hiring is trending alongside this surge.
OPINION: Staying safe and secure
Editor’s Notebook April 2022 Issue, MRO Magazine.
Management’s role employee retention
Effective management is crucial to the operations of any manufacturing organization.
Building a culture of safety in food and beverage manufacturing
Due to sector-wide labour shortages and continuing effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Canadian F&B manufacturing industry now relies upon temporary workers more than ever.
Machine safeguards and hazard control in manufacturing
There’s a reason why working with heavy machinery is treated with a certain respect.
Completing the industrial equipment reliability maturity cycle
Every equipment reliability improvement program experiences a developmental learning period; from the reactionary “break and fix” mentality to a complete asset management maturity.
Endress+ Hauser Canada thinks green
Endress+Hauser Canada invited special guests, company executives and media to its Burlington Customer Experience Centre Inauguration in Burlington, Ontario. The building is being hailed as one of the ‘greenest’ commercial structures in Canada.
How a hydronic air handler can help
As an output of COVID-19, more information has become readily available on achieving the quality of air to influence positive health.
Safety and bearings
Over the years, there have been many situations in…
Establishment of an acoustic lubrication program
The implementation of effective and ongoing acoustic lubrication programs has proven to be challenging in industries, including power generation.
Planning and scheduling bolsters safety and success
A company’s financial success is meaningless without safety.
Why cloud computing offers advantages to the F&B industry
Digital transformation has accelerated significantly over the past two years. Much of this transformation is enabled by cloud computing, which emerged in the early 2000s and is still driving change in the way industries operate, including the food and beverage industry.
Smooth operator: achieve optimal control with enhanced sequencing software
Operational optimization in food and beverage (F&B) and brewing production environments bring many challenges, which can be solved with innovative production controls and automation.
Control and safety in robotic cell project
Sysmac platform helps Innovair Automation provide seamless control and safety in Dimatec robotic cell project.
Data and RCM
Data, or more specifically, a lack of it, is one of the more common reasons given by many to delay or forego doing reliability centred maintenance.
Directing resources to ensure equipment uptime
A manufacturing facility needs to have consistent and dependable operations in place to increase productivity and profits.
How Pembina Pipeline’s are Delivering Lasting Sustainability
Interview with Janet Loduca, SVP, External Affairs & Chief Legal and Sustainability Officer at Pembina Pipelines Corporation – by Diana Davis, Editor at Oil & Gas IQ.