Who is the reliability leader in your plant?

November 22, 2016

Hopefully, your company has global, regional and facility resources dedicated full time to reliability initiatives. These resources are necessary to help ensure improvements in maintenance, equipment run-time, capacity, profits and much more. The question you and your organization should be asking is “who is the reliability leader in your organization”? The answer may seem simple, […]






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Nine “Ps” for profitable plant reliability improvement efforts

August 30, 2016

Guest post by Shon Isenhour, CMRP, CAMA, CCMP, Founding Partner at Eruditio LLC So if you could sum up the common areas of focus during reliability improvement efforts what would they be? The thought behind this blog post was if someone ask us what we are doing or what all is involved in a reliability improvement […]






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Reliability, A Holistic Effort

August 23, 2016

As Published by Uptime Magazine August / September 2016 issue The foundation of any great reliability effort is the reliability culture within the organization that sustains it. Everybody within the organization must be aligned with its ultimate goals and mission for the reliability effort to succeed. Therefore, the mission and values must be clearly communicated, with […]






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Are your reliability KPI’s tricking you?

July 12, 2016

The maintenance and reliability world is filled with key performance indicators (KPIs).  Properly tracking KPIs can be challenging due to difficulties in obtaining accurate data and the time required to obtain them.  The key is to pick KPIs that will help you identify and drive the behavior that you need to change right now. As […]






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PM’s can be costly!

April 5, 2016

Did you know that equipment PM’s (Preventive Maintenance) tend to become more expensive over time?  Why does this happen?  For example additional maintenance steps tend to be added to a PM as time passes.  The machine configuration (design installation) changes and the PM’s are never updated to reflect these modifications.  Some PM’s are not written correctly in […]






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