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Breakdown Maintenance | What is Breakdown Maintenance?

Breakdown maintenance is maintenance performed on a piece of equipment that has broken down, faulted,...

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Maintenance

Maintenance, Repair, and Overhaul (MRO) Explained

Some companies refer to MRO as maintenance, repair, and operations. In either case, MRO represents...

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Maintenance

Predictive Maintenance Definition and Techniques

Predictive maintenance is a type of condition-based maintenance that monitors the condition of assets through...

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Facility Management

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Facility Management

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Manufacturing & Plants

4 Ways to improve productivity for maintenance teams

In most cases, poor productivity is the result of subpar planning practices. Start by improving...

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Reliability

Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM) Explained

Reliability centered maintenance (RCM) is a maintenance strategy that involves using the most optimal methods...

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Preventative Maintenance

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Preventative Maintenance

Reliability Centered Maintenance Explained & How to Successfully Perform RCM

Reliability centered maintenance (RCM) is a maintenance strategy that involves using the most optimal methods...

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Maintenance

What is prescriptive maintenance

Prescriptive maintenance collects and analyzes data on an equipment’s condition and makes specialized recommendations to...

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What Is a Maintenance Excellence Index?

The Maintenance Excellence Index—or MEI—is a method for measuring the overall success of a maintenance...

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Food & Beverage Manufacturing

Preventative Maintenance

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Food & Beverage Manufacturing

Preventative Maintenance

Common Causes of Equipment Failure

The key to minimizing equipment failures is to understand common causes and to mitigate them...

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Operations

What Does an Operations Manager Do? Skills, Responsibilities & More | UpKeep

Operations managers are crucial to an organization's success. Learn about the role, including vital skills,...

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Preventative Maintenance

Understanding and Performing Criticality Analysis in Maintenance

Criticality analysis is a measurement used to prioritize assets in maintenance planning, combining the seriousness...

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Asset Managment

How would I implement a total productive maintenance program?

When implementing total productive maintenance (TPM), I think it’s best to gradually phase it in....

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Facility Management

What are some of the future innovations in facility management?

Here are some cool trends that are already being adopted by the leaders in the...

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Manufacturing & Plants

Food & Beverage Manufacturing

Manufacturing & Plants

Food & Beverage Manufacturing

What Are the Most Common Types of Packaging Materials?

The most common types of packaging materials used commercially include plastic, glass, steel, aluminum, paper,...

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Facility Management

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Facility Management

Maintenance

How to Manage Facility Maintenance Contracts

Although contract or file management software systems are available on the market today, they might...

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Preventative Maintenance

Operations

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How do I get Operations on board with preventive maintenance tasks?

Since Operations often focuses on production uptime while maintenance focuses on improving reliability and minimizing...

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Facility Management

How do I make a plan for disaster recovery maintenance?

Create a disaster recovery maintenance plan with forethought, duplication of power sources, and preventive maintenance...

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Asset Managment

Reliability

What makes a reliability engineer great?

Finding causes of problems can be tricky, and convincing maintenance technicians to accept new practices...

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Facility Management

What are some tips for balancing maintenance workload at my facility?

Approaching scheduling from a holistic point of view, where you consider all aspects of the...

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Asset Managment

What is maintenance management?

Maintenance management is the process of maintaining a company’s resources. It ensures efficient production and...

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A/A Testing

A method of comparing two versions of a webpage or mobile app experience against each...

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Maintenance

Scheduled Maintenance | What Does It Mean?

Scheduled maintenance is any repair and service work performed within a set timeframe. It details...

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What is Leak Detection and Repair (LDAR)?

Leak detection & repair (LDAR) refers to EPA regulations designed to help reduce volatile organic...

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What Is Unique Identification (UID)?

UID stands for unique identification and is a required asset identification program established by the...

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FRACAS Definition

FRACAS stands for Failure Reporting, Analysis, and Corrective Action System. It's used to achieve the...

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Facility Management

Preventative Maintenance

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Operations

Facility Management

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Operations

How do you approach maintenance planning and scheduling?

Before a maintenance plan is even implemented, it's critical to understand metrics: How much emergency/reactive...

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Facility Management

What are the main challenges of facility management software?

The main challenges of facility management software are: difficulty keeping up with technology changes, fragmented...

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Property Management

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Property Management

How do I know if I'm scheduling enough work for my maintenance technicians?

If you’re not sure whether your technicians have enough to do, you’ll want to look...

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Facility Management

Maintenance

What are the Best KPIs to Track the Performance of my Maintenance Team?

With the multiple KPIs and measures that can be measured, check that you have some...

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Facility Management

How do I get a job as a facility manager?

There are a few paths you could take to get a job as a facility...

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How to Create a Standout Maintenance Technician Resume

Maintenance technicians can create a standout resume by following a few simple steps.

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