7 Tips To Plan Equipment Preventive Maintenance

Many equipment assets = A preventive maintenance headache! Let’s consider tips for preventive maintenance as a follow on to our prior post “7 Breakdown Maintenance Planning Tips With CMMS Software“. When you need to manage maintenance of a large number of equipment it can become difficult to create a good preventive maintenance plan. Reactive maintenance …

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7 Breakdown Maintenance Planning Tips With CMMS Software

Is a breakdown maintenance plan even possible? How can one plan for breakdown maintenance which by its very nature is unpredictable?  However, there are some things that you can do to make your maintenance team more effective in handling unplanned equipment breakdowns and other maintenance emergencies.

Why Proactive Maintenance Is Better Than Just Preventive Maintenance

Proactive Maintenance – What Does It Mean? Proactive maintenance tries to identify and fix the root causes equipment failures. As part of your maintenance plan it can result in significant cost savings. It is different from reactive maintenance and preventive maintenance.

Six Signs Your Maintenance Plan Needs To Change

Why Should A Maintenance Plan Change? A maintenance plan covers the different types of corrective and preventive maintenance you do on different equipment and facilities. The plan could be something written down or stored in your maintenance management software. Every so often, it’s important as a maintenance planner to check your maintenance plan to see …

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4 Reasons Why Your CMMS Implementation Will Fail

A CMMS Implementation Plan Goes Wrong Many maintenance departments struggle with ongoing maintenance. There is so much to do and so much that never gets done. A computerized maintenance management software system aka CMMS is often seen as a solution. But even with CMMS software, you may find maintenance takes longer than planned and costing more than …

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Equipment Maintenance Analytics – Find Expensive Maintenance Tasks

Some maintenance jobs can be costing more than you thought! Maintenance managers usually look at maintenance data by equipment to identify equipment that is getting expensive to maintain. However, there are other ways to to slice your data and look for ways to reduce costs and improve effectiveness.

APQP A Quality Improvement Process In Maintenance Management

APQP (Advanced Product Quality Planning) is a framework of processes and ideas originally developed in the automobile industry to improve product quality. It is similar in concept to Six Sigma used in many manufacturing operations to reduce defects and improve quality.

CMMS Software Tips To Schedule Preventive Maintenance

CMMS Software aka maintenance management software helps organizations manage maintenance of their equipment, facilities and other enterprise assets. Companies that use a maintenance program typically see a significant reduction in the maintenance costs besides seeing cost savings due to fewer equipment breakdowns. They also see improved equipment and facility performance that results in better quality …

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