Asset Management – What is it and where did it come from?
Over the last few years, a new term has become more popular in the world of maintenance and reliability and its asset management.
Interview with Andrea Descargar from Green City Plastics Inc.
MRO’s associate editor, Maryam Farag, spoke with Andrea Descargar, Director of Global Supply Chain Development, Green City Plastics Inc., as part of Women in Manufacturing’s Conversations with Industry Leaders series.
A stich in time saves nine
Coming across three cases where pre-planning, the right tools, and the right processes, saves both time and money when undertaking the maintenance and rebuild of machinery.
Digital conference focuses on Connectivity+
Harting Technology Group’s digital press conference, had Philip Harting,…
VIDEO: Interview with Kim Nelson from Royal Containers
Recently, MRO’s associate editor, Maryam Farag, spoke with Kim Nelson, President and CEO, Royal Containers, as part of Women in Manufacturing’s Conversations with Industry Leaders series.
Employee Health and Safety Beyond COVID-19
A year ago, everything changed with the declaration of a global pandemic. Every industry has been impacted by a different magnitude from periodic shutdowns and closures to reduced capacities.
Bev Goodman becomes first Canadian woman to lead Ford of Canada
Earlier this year, Ford Motor Company of Canada, Limited named Bev Goodman as its new President and CEO. She became the third woman to hold the roles, and the first since Dianne Craig, who was President and CEO from 2011 until 2017. The first woman to ever lead the Canadian operations was Bobbie Gaunt, who was in charge from 1997, until her retirement in 2000. Goodman; however, is the first Canadian woman to lead the company.
The Modern Off-Road Truck with a History
Having been an ‘automotive journalist’ for nearly 15 years,…
Tradespeople and The New Digital World of Maintenance
Working with CertainTeed Gypsum and implementing new digital technologies…
Tomorrow is Your Reward for Working Safely Today
Does footwear make a difference on the job? Not…
Keeping Your Employees Engaged in Safety
Taking the time to keep employees engaged in program development, interested in ongoing training and involved with continuous improvement will help everyone keep safety top of mind.
First Virtual Expo a Success
MRO teamed up with its sister publication, Design Engineering, to host a virtual expo focusing on maintenance, reliability, manufacturing, design and operations.
CMMS: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly
CMMS is a great tool for maintenance including planning and scheduling, but be careful and don’t abuse it. There is good and bad we need to recognize in using CMMS functionality over a paper system. Get the good, avoid the bad, and be better at maintenance.
Water and Bearings
The most effective way of preventing damage by water, is preventing water from getting into the bearing.
Tools of the Trade
Using the right condition monitoring tools doesn’t have to be hard.
How to Use a CMMS To Increase Work Accountability in the Maintenance Department
As the world becomes more digital and connected, it is more important than ever that organizations are properly collecting and utilizing their data.
What conditions require timely oil drains and service
Oils do not wear out. Meaning, the base oil does not generally deteriorate; however, oil gradually loses its ability to carry out its functions of lubricating, reducing friction, and heat dissipation.
Go Live or Go Home
How a CMMS/EAM system keeps maintenance facilities on track.
Successful CMMS Implementations
In 2021, many maintenance departments will either be
implementing their first maintenance software or upgrading
to one of the hundreds of new CMMS systems on the market.
How a CMMS Enabled a 400 Per cent increase in Work Order Completions
Nichols Farms operates a pistachio processing plant in San…
Digital Transformation: The New Way to Enhance Plant Performance & Reliability
Tight margins, shorter production schedules, aging equipment, and growing consumer demand are putting food and beverage (F&B) manufacturers under more pressure than ever before.
Crop nutrition has a vital role
The United Nations estimates that the world’s population will climb from seven billion to nine billion by 2050. This means higher demand for food for the growing population, and more work for the farmers to produce more food.
Five steps to avoid common causes of bearing failure
Bearings may be small, but they play an invaluable role in keeping industrial machinery running smoothly.
Service models evolve in response to the ‘new normal’
Many industrial customers have long relied on service providers to help keep operations running safely, reliably and profitably.
No More Firefighting
Imagine an industrial site or manufacturing facility that actually accomplished the mission of every maintenance and reliability professional – zero per cent unplanned downtime.
Main Electrical Substation Upgrades
Part 2 – Project Phasing, Construction and Commissioning
Is IIoT the future of maintenance?
Plant and equipment monitoring is very basic to most…
Electric Motor Troubleshooting Using Vibration Analysis
Vibration is technically defined as the oscillation of an object about its position of rest.
Benefits of Dust Collector Pulse Valves
Dust collector systems, like every product, have gone through technological upgrades and innovative changes to make them more valuable to the customer, by eliminating more dust and particulates from the air.
Adapting to Maintenance Technology
This year it seems like we are on the front steps of maintenance technology. Manufactures are talking about new advanced maintenance tools, and many are moving toward implementing technological applications to be used by plant engineers and tradespeople.