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Each month we talk with maintenance and technology professionals about their views and pressing problems on the factory floor.

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  • Get Smart With Critical Spares

    By Drew D. Troyer, CRE, Contributing Editor One of the toughest issues in managing reliability is that of critical—or insurance—spares. Unlike consumables and ordinary repair items, where bin-level and economic-order-quality (EOQ) processes are effective, critical spares present a challenge in that the assets they support aren’t expected to fail. This means critical-spare decisions are basically risk […]

  • KPIs That Lead To 1st Quartile

    By Dr. Klaus M. Blache, Univ. of Tennessee Reliability & Maintainability Center (RMC) Getting to 1st, or top, quartile is a quest for many companies. The gains can be tremendous. Our studies show that going from 4th quartile to 1st quartile reduces maintenance cost/replacement asset value from an average of 13.3% to an average of […]

  • What’s Happening to Maintenance?

    Every day we see and read articles, reports, and studies about new technologies and ways of doing business that will drastically change how we need to perform our jobs.

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