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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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Manufacturing & Plants

Facility Management

Maintenance

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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Maintenance

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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Maintenance

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Maintenance

Operations

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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Maintenance

Reliability

Manufacturing & Plants

Food & Beverage Manufacturing

Preventative Maintenance

Maintenance

Reliability

Manufacturing & Plants

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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What Are the Benefits of CMMS?

Learn how you can reap the benefits of a CMMS system to improve your productivity,...

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Maintenance

EAM vs. CMMS: What’s the Difference?

You understand that maintenance management software is vital to your facilities' operations. But which one...

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Maintenance

Property Management

Facility Management

Manufacturing & Plants

Maintenance

Property Management

Facility Management

Manufacturing & Plants

Learn About Maintenance Applications

The maintenance application to use depends on your building’s function and the assets and people...

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Maintenance

Reliability

Operations

Maintenance

Reliability

Operations

Tools for Tomorrow’s Maintenance Technicians?

Check out the tools that the best maintenance technicians are learning about and using to...

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Maintenance

Operations

Maintenance

Operations

Maintenance Term Glossary

Here is a list of terms commonly used when talking about maintenance and maintenance operations....

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Facility Management

Maintenance

Operations

Facility Management

Maintenance

Operations

What are OSHA Regulations?

OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) regulations are a set of standards that, when followed,...

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Maintenance

Asset Managment

Manufacturing & Plants

Maintenance

Asset Managment

Manufacturing & Plants

Types of Maintenance Workers

Learn about the different types of maintenance workers that can strengthen an organization’s ability to...

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Maintenance

Asset Managment

Reliability

Maintenance

Asset Managment

Reliability

Types of Maintenance

Explore the are different types of maintenance that organizations use to increase the uptime of...

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Asset Managment

Preventative Maintenance

Asset Managment

Preventative Maintenance

What is the best way to use failure codes for root cause analysis?

Use failure codes systematically: start with analyzing the reasons for failures, code this information in...

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Asset Managment

What's a function and what's functional failure?

A function describes the intention of a piece of equipment, while functional failures detail conditions...

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Asset Managment

Maintenance

Reliability

Asset Managment

Maintenance

Reliability

What are the five pillars of maintenance and reliability?

The SMRP identified five pillars of maintenance and reliability to help facility managers create a...

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Facility Management

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Asset Managment

Facility Management

Maintenance

Asset Managment

What are the best ways to prioritize and organize work orders?

Prioritize based on: [1] Criticality, or how important it is to your process [2] Risks...

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Preventative Maintenance

Maintenance

Asset Managment

Preventative Maintenance

Maintenance

Asset Managment

What's the easiest way to start a predictive maintenance program?

Start with your most critical piece of equipment, track information related to failures, and set...

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Asset Managment

Maintenance

Manufacturing & Plants

Asset Managment

Maintenance

Manufacturing & Plants

What's the difference between downtime and breakdown time?

Breakdown time is downtime that results from the equipment breaking down. Equipment downtime is any...

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Facility Management

Maintenance

Manufacturing & Plants

Facility Management

Maintenance

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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Facility Management

How much should I be budgeting on maintenance at my facility?

There are a few different ways to estimate maintenance budgeting - replacement value of the...

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Preventative Maintenance

Will the amount of deferred maintenance increase or decrease in the future?

The signs seem to show that deferred maintenance will probably decrease in the future due...

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Facility Management

What are the biggest mistakes facility managers make?

The three biggest mistakes facility managers make are related to being overfocused on budget, not...

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Preventative Maintenance

What are the most interesting statistics and facts about the true cost of downtime?

Manufacturers might see up to 800 hours of downtime per year. In 2016, the average...

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Inventory Management

What are the most interesting stats and facts about inventory management?

Inventory management makes much of our world today progress in an orderly fashion. Here are...

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Facility Management

What is maintenance scheduling?

Maintenance scheduling is the process of making sure planned work is carried out. It involves...

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