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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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Reliability

Maintenance

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

Operations

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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Failure Prediction Machine Learning: Using Machine Learning to Find Failures Before They Occur

Failure prediction machine learning is the application of artificial intelligence within the maintenance arena. This...

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Preventative Maintenance

Maintenance

Preventative Maintenance

Maintenance

CNC Machine Maintenance: Staying on Top of Preventive Maintenance

Staying on top of maintenance issues for CNC machines requires careful scheduling, observant technicians, available...

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Preventative Maintenance

Property Management

Preventative Maintenance

Property Management

Why is preventive maintenance important for property managers?

In property maintenance, issues that build and build can end up being massively expensive, difficult...

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Preventative Maintenance

How do I improve schedule compliance for my preventive maintenance?

The key to improving schedule compliance for your preventive maintenance is to analyze your data....

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Facility Management

How do I best structure my maintenance weekly team meetings?

Weekly maintenance meetings must have clear goals and an agenda going in, and assigned, measurable...

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Facility Management

How can effective safety management actually save money?

For the employer, effective safety management can be seen as an investment to increase...

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Facility Management

What does a facility maintenance technician do?

Facilities maintenance technicians help keep a building, plant, or complex up and running smoothly. Learn...

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Maintenance

What's the difference between a maintenance technician and a mechanic?

While a maintenance technician might have more training, a mechanic will be able to deal...

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Restaurants

Where to Find Game-Changing Restaurant Data (and What to Do With It!)

Data from just a few of your systems can have a significant impact on your...

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Preventative Maintenance

Maintenance

Preventative Maintenance

What’s The Difference Between Sensors and Actuators?

Whereas sensors monitor conditions of equipment, actuators drive events within equipment. They ensure systems are...

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Inventory Management

What is Leak Detection and Repair (LDAR)?

LDAR refers to U.S. Environmental Protection Agency regulations designed to help reduce volatile organic compounds

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Inventory Management

What is inventory control?

We define and answer the question “What is inventory control” Inventory control refers to managing...

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Facility Management

Why do you need a facility conditions assessment?

Facility conditions assessments (FCA) helps allocate future resources for improvements and preserve the remaining lifespan...

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Facility Management

What is a Facility Condition Assessment?

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Asset Managment

Useful life of an Asset: Definition & Examples

IRS Publication 946, Appendix B, lists useful life estimates by industry and application. These estimates...

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Restaurants

What food and safety laws should I think about when opening a restaurant?

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Food Code serves as a robust guide to...

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Inventory Management

What does an inventory management system do?

An inventory management system keeps track of items that an organization purchases to manufacture or...

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Asset Managment

What does a good electric motor testing program look like?

Implementing a good electric motor testing (EMT) program can be a massive positive investment in...

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Maintenance

How is the US - China trade war affecting oil prices in the US?

The ongoing trade war between the United States and China is keeping oil prices volatile...

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Facility Management

Should I use a contracted facility maintenance company or hire onsite staff?

Here are some tips to help you strike the right balance between onsite maintenance staff...

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Healthcare

How is technology disrupting the healthcare industry?

Technology is revolutionizing the healthcare industry through telemedicine, remote monitoring, advanced treatments, 3D printing, and...

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