Screen-Shot-2015-11-16-at-8.47.00-AM Select the Best VFD for Your Application According to the technical experts at Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Vernon Hills, IL, there are several factors to consider when selecting variable-frequency drives (VFDs).

Encourage Your Hidden Coaches A major competitive advantage for a company is its employees’ ability to learn, grow, and change.

If It’s Leaking, Think Before Tightening Your natural inclination to stop a leak could lead to greater problems.

KISSing Is Good For Reliability As catchy phrases go, ‘Keep It Simple Stupid’ has legs when it comes to managing equipment health.

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. 


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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: Do You Want To Know The Truth?
By Jane Alexander, Managing Editor

Uptime: A Top Management Standard — The Missing Link
By Bob Williamson, Contributing Editor

On The Floor: Aligning Team Goals With Corporate Goals
By Jane Alexander, Managing Editor

Final Thought: Certification — Which One?
By Dr. Klaus M. Blache

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