MRO Magazine


July 11, 2022  

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.

July 6, 2022  

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.

July 6, 2022  

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.

July 5, 2022  

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.

July 5, 2022  

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.

June 13, 2022  

Responding to industry surges and mass hiring

Industries are growing and the rate of hiring is trending alongside this surge.

June 13, 2022  

OPINION: Staying safe and secure

Editor’s Notebook April 2022 Issue, MRO Magazine.

May 31, 2022  

Management’s role employee retention

Effective management is crucial to the operations of any manufacturing organization.

May 31, 2022  

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.

May 24, 2022  

Machine safeguards and hazard control in manufacturing

There’s a reason why working with heavy machinery is treated with a certain respect.

May 19, 2022  

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.

May 18, 2022  

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.

May 17, 2022  

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.

May 12, 2022  

Safety and bearings

Over the years, there have been many situations in

May 10, 2022  

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.

May 5, 2022  

Planning and scheduling bolsters safety and success

A company’s financial success is meaningless without safety.

May 4, 2022  

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.

May 4, 2022  

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.

May 3, 2022  

Control and safety in robotic cell project

Sysmac platform helps Innovair Automation provide seamless control and safety in Dimatec robotic cell project.

April 18, 2022  

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.

April 11, 2022  

Directing resources to ensure equipment uptime

A manufacturing facility needs to have consistent and dependable operations in place to increase productivity and profits.

April 6, 2022  

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.

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April 4, 2022  

Lubrication of hybrid bearings

The lubrication of ceramic bearings, what does this mean?

April 4, 2022  

Overcoming labour challenges in food and beverage manufacturing

Over the past two years, the Canadian manufacturing sector has faced innumerable challenges, but nowhere do these issues seem more prominent than in food and beverage manufacturing.

April 4, 2022  

OPINION: Consistent growth is always guaranteed

EDITOR’S LETTER: Food & Beverage Engineering & Maintenance – Winter 2022.

March 29, 2022  

The role of a maintenance supervisor

As the planner develops the maintenance plan to service the equipment, the supervisor then determines when the job will be done and who the work will be assigned to.

March 29, 2022  

Maintenance: What changes in asset management

Asset management is not something that you ‘do’, but is rather ‘the way you do things’, and shouldn’t be thought of as a separate entity or department.

March 7, 2022  

CMMS: Main thing for planners to know

The main thing about planners using a CMMS is they must use the job planning module.

March 7, 2022  

CMMS implementation and common mistakes to avoid

Implementing a CMMS is a considerable investment in time and money for a business. Yet, opportunities are squandered if it’s approached simply as a digitization of existing programs.

March 1, 2022  

How food and beverage producers can leverage consumer sentiment and trends

The COVID-19 pandemic and the awareness around food production sanitation seem to have forced producers to re-evaluate their processes and practices.