Archive | April, 2002


1:09 am
April 2, 2002
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Barcode Tracking System Coordinates Toolrooms

As the fifth largest chemical company in the world, Dow Chemical is known for the manufacturing of chemicals, plastics, energy, agricultural products, and other consumer goods and services. But to manufacture these products on such a large scale means stocking a lot of equipment to maintain the operation. At the company’s Fort Saskatchewan plant in […]


8:16 pm
April 1, 2002
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Who are we? what do we do?

Robert C. Baldwin, CMRP, Editor It has never been easy explaining plant equipment maintenance, reliability, and asset management to people outside the field. But in the past, you knew where to begin because their view of what we do was probably somewhere between Schneider, the building superintendent, and Goober, the filling station attendant. But now, […]


8:15 pm
April 1, 2002
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Maximizing asset Reliability Requires Reliability Driven Maintenance

Capital-intensive companies today are realizing the importance of maximizing asset reliability. It is no longer enough to focus on traditional maintenance objectives such as minimizing repair costs and improving the efficiency of work execution. By focusing on the goal of maximizing reliability, companies are realizing strategic benefits such as increased revenue and profits, improved product […]


7:21 pm
April 1, 2002
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Use the Internet to Advance Your Reliability Career

Local job markets cannot offer the variety, quality, and quantity of maintenance job opportunities to which you have free access by using the Internet. In addition, resume resources, interviewing tips, and other useful information is plentiful. Whether you are investigating career advancement or need a new position due to a layoff, the Internet offers excellent […]