Precision Maintenance: Why do it? – Alignment and Balancing Procedures

November 14, 2017

As Published by Maintenance Technology Magazine September 2017 issue If greater reliability and uptime are of any concern to you, then precision maintenance is a key component in achieving it. This means having clear and simple, yet meaningful, procedures in place for the different tasks involved. Two such tasks are precision alignment and balancing. LUDECA’s  […]


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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Who owns plant reliability?

March 22, 2016

Can a Reliability Engineer or Reliability Manager make a facility or organization reliable? This is a very important question that may be worth discussing within your organization to ensure proper expectations and success. A more practical definition of reliability may be: Equipment performs the way you want it to when you want it to”. Reliability […]

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Congratulations to the winners of the CMRP of the Year Award! @SMRP

October 8, 2013

Yesterday the Society of Maintenance & Reliability Professionals (SMRP) proudly announced the winners for the inaugural CMRP of the Year Award as follows:   Terrence O’Hanlon,  CMRP ( takes the top honor in the Veteran Professional category.  Christopher Mears, CMRP (ATA/Arnold Engineering Development Center) is our Rising Leader winner. Mr. O’Hanlon and Mr. Mears were selected by […]

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Are you certifiable?|Plant Services

September 21, 2010

Take a look at what it takes to become a certified maintenance and reliability professional. One time-honored way to lay claim to proficiency in a body of knowledge and the respect that comes with it is certification. From doctors and lawyers to real estate agents and pest-control specialists, earning or buying impressed pieces of faux […]

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