Keeping Old Machines Running Like New

Hydro Inc. incorporates small, continuous improvements with careful maintenance coordination to achieve long life from a diverse collection of machines.

Operational Excellence Is A Competitive Necessity

Here’s a master plan framework for success throughout all plant areas and functions, regardless of industry sector.

Sell Reliability To Management

Getting the ‘sale’ requires you to think like your plant leadership, use language they understand, and spell out risks and consequences for the organization should they choose not to ‘buy.’

FEATUREDWEBINARHEADAddress Equipment Failures
with Root-Cause Analysis


Applying defect-elimination tools such as root-cause analysis can remove the reactive work that prevents sites from performing essential proactive care tasks. In addition to discussing why root-cause analysis is important, how to do it right, and what it means to reliability, this webinar will provide a common-sense approach that can be implemented within the demands placed on those charged with maintaining/restoring equipment function. 


If you’re tired of putting out “fires,” participate in this webinar and so you can start preventing them. 


Click here to view the webinar.

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Click here for fully interactive product samples, and more information on the tools you can use to keep things running.


Control Valve Condition Monitoring
Prevents Unplanned Shutdowns
The City of Ames (Iowa) municipal power plant implemented a valve monitoring service to gain better insight into the condition of its control valves. Through the monitoring service, the plant was able to focus maintenance efforts on only those valves that needed attention, thus eliminating unnecessary work. Improved valve performance has, in turn, prevented unplanned shutdowns and allowed plant personnel to focus on other maintenance issues.

Screen Shot 2014-09-26 at 10.24.27 AMMy Take: Revisiting Management Support
By Jane Alexander, Managing Editor

Uptime: Time To Sort Out Some Terminology
By Bob Williamson, Contributing Editor

On The Floor: Looking Ahead And Back
By Jane Alexander, Managing Editor

Final Thought: What’s Your R&M True North?
By Dr. Klaus M. Blache

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