MRO Magazine


January 20, 2022  

The future of maintenance

It’s been a year where various regulations and restrictions are in place since a global pandemic took hold in early 2020. Many processes around the world have changed to adapt, including maintenance practices. In turn, now is a good time to look at how maintenance has evolved and where it’s heading.

January 20, 2022  

You can plan some reactive work

We’ve always been told that we cannot plan reactive work.

January 15, 2022  

Can maintenance strategies have a positive impact on the environment?

How to commit to being environmentally responsible in maintenance activities, and understanding the environmental impact of keeping assets reliable.

December 15, 2021  

Best attended German Technology Day

The third annual German Technology Day, held recently, had its best-ever attendance. Two events were held this year, in Toronto, Ontario and Montreal, Quebec.

December 1, 2021  

Food and beverage industry trends: transparency, sustainability, and new consumer demands

Adapting to a new normal can be challenging.

December 1, 2021  

Want to cut greenhouse gas emissions? Start with cutting energy waste

Cutting greenhouse gas emissions is a growing goal among manufacturers, and independent of the motives, the results can be highly profitable.

November 30, 2021  

OPINION: Sustainability: The Core of Your Maintenance Practices

Editor’s Notebook from November 2021 issue of MRO.

November 29, 2021  

Environment and bearings

Industrial equipment design changes as technology changes. As a result, maintenance is not a function, but rather an ongoing dynamic process.

November 26, 2021  

Best practices to making MRO purchases more sustainable

Sustainability is becoming a more a common practice in many organizations in terms of how an organization presents itself to its customers as an alley to the environment.

November 22, 2021  

Identification of waste in the maintenance process

Industrial equipment design changes as technology changes. As a result, maintenance is not a function, but rather an ongoing dynamic process.

November 19, 2021  

The role of a maintenance planner

How to analyze work order activities to ensure there is a strong planning process implemented within the maintenance department.

November 15, 2021  

Who owns asset management?

Previously, we discussed why and how asset management came

November 12, 2021  

VIDEO: November Issue Now Available

Read the November 2021 issue here: Be sure

November 11, 2021  

How Bowman International innovated a world-first split roller bearing for high-load applications

For the first time in split roller bearing history,

November 3, 2021  

CMTS connects attendees

The Canadian Manufacturing Technology event took place October 4 – 7 at The International Centre in Toronto, Ont.

October 29, 2021  

OPINION: Are we experiencing virtual fatigue?

For just over a year and a half now,

October 25, 2021  

Troubleshooting Industrial Chain Drives

Chain drives operate through tension engagement, where teeth on both the drive and driven sprockets engage with and pull the chain links.

October 22, 2021  

3D Printed Replacement Parts

How additive manufacturing trends affect the aftermarket.

October 19, 2021  

VIDEO: Asset Management and The MRO World

At the recent Maintenance and Reliability in a Changed

October 19, 2021  

The New Era of Company Travel and Technology

COVID-19 has brought many changes to the industry, and it looks like many of these changes are going to remain to become the new norms.

October 19, 2021  

Asset Management – How is it Achieved

Asset Management has become a term that is appearing in ever increasing circles.

October 12, 2021  

WMTS live and in-person

For over 30 years, manufacturers in Western Canada have

October 5, 2021  

How digital pneumatics add fast conversion flexibility to food packaging systems

Coffee, sugar, salt, pepper, artificial sweeteners, non-dairy creamer, even spice mixes, nowadays, and more food items are packaged in small, low-cost sachets for take-out, delivery, or for airline and hospital meal trays.

October 5, 2021  

How Surveillance Solutions Can Keep Food and Beverage Manufacturing at the Forefront of Their Operation

There’s no time for downtime in a food and beverage production facility. No matter the cause, interruptions may have deep financial implications.

October 1, 2021  

Manufacturing Best Practices for Preventive Maintenance

How much preventive maintenance should you be doing?

September 14, 2021  

Slippage of Rolling Elements in Ball and Roller Bearings

There is often a discussion about minimum load in bearings to prevent skidding.
However, the issue is more complex than a simple relationship with the applied load to the bearing.

September 14, 2021  

VIDEO: The Skilled Labour Shortage is a Myth

At the recent Maintenance and Reliability in a Changed

August 30, 2021  

Canadian Dairy Market Aims for Compliance and Meeting Market Demands, Aided by Hygienic Design Solutions

The Canadian dairy sector was influenced by two major trends in 2020: The COVID-19 crisis and the Canada-U.S.-Mexico Trade Agreement (CUSMA).

August 30, 2021  

OPINION: New 2021 Trends in Food and Beverage Industry Brought by COVID-19

EDITOR’S LETTER from June 2021 issue of Food and Beverage Engineering and Maintenance.

August 30, 2021  

Standardize Maintenance and Ensure Safety and Compliance with a CMMS

One of the most common reasons an organization
with multiple plants and locations implements a computerized maintenance management system
(CMMS) is to standardize maintenance operations
and workflow processes.