MRO Roundtable – The Most Important Decisions in Asset Management
At the recent 2022 PEMAC Maintrain conference, MRO ran…
The Role of the Maintenance Manager
Any plant has the potential to have a successful maintenance department, the payoff is an engaged maintenance team providing focused equipment care and customer service to the production department with a result of sustainable equipment reliability.
Greasing of Conveyor Pulley Bearings
Grease acts as both a lubricant and a key component of seals used in split pillow block housings.
Robotics and the food industry
Technology that provides food producers with real-time data analytics enables them to optimize the use of energy and raw materials, reduce food and energy waste, and achieve higher production capacities.
The Advantages of a Data-Driven Culture for Food Production
Maximizing capacity and capability with integrated data management adds value at every stage of manufacturing to improve profitability despite notoriously razor-thin margins.
IMTS 2022: Back with a bang
Companies like Hexagon, Nikon and Faro were eager to speak to Canadian Manufacturing about their industrial 3D laser scanners.
MRO is looking to the future
Back in 2018, a simpler time before the world…
Reigniting operational excellence at Pepsi
As world events and other challenges overshadow business operations,…
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…