Maintenance Management

Maintenance Management

Is the Objective Reliable Availability?

I have received untold phone calls over the past several years, from friends in the industry, explaining that their mill is/was undergoing a ‘re-engineering’ of maintenance. Re-engineering in the broadest sense, including panic payroll reduction. The general theme of that re-engineering effort seems to be elimination of the maintenance department per se. Perhaps, however, behind this change, there is a larger, broader expectation. 

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Maintenance Management

Steps to Create a Reliable Manufacturing Culture

To create a reliable manufacturing culture, you must agree to work in a close partnership between operations and maintenance, including stores and engineering. This should start with a common manufacturing mission that clearly expresses this. Then you need to design and implement all work management processes with the agreed upon mission statement as a guideline.

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5 rules to build a partnership
Maintenance Management

5 Rules to Build a Partnership

5 Rules to Build a Partnership Torbjörn Idhammar, President & CEO IDCON INC. Plant professionals (and consultants) often talk about the importance of a maintenance,

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