Archive | 2000


5:33 pm
March 1, 2000
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Profit Driven Reliability

A six-step work process to increase profitability with reliability improvements. A Fortune 500 specialty chemical company has doubled its profitability over the past five years, improving it from 7 percent to 14 percent as measured by return on net assets (RONA), after-tax operating profit divided by total net assets. To put this in perspective, a […]


2:28 pm
March 1, 2000
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Fluorescent Leak Detection Cuts Refrigerant Costs

Refrigerant leaks in air conditioning and process control systems cost industry hundreds of millions of dollars every year. Companies that allow refrigerants to escape unchecked into the atmosphere risk fines from the Environmental Protection Agency of $25,000 per day for each violation. So it’s imperative that all leaks be detected and repaired as quickly as […]


1:49 am
February 2, 2000
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CMMS: What To Look For

Determining your specific needs is the logical starting place when selecting a CMMS package. In today’s maintenance and reliability community, two types of facility managers exist: those who already use computerized maintenance management software (CMMS) to run their day-to-day operations, and those who will in the near future. CMMS has proven to be an indispensable […]