Archive | 2011


6:00 am
December 12, 2011
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Problem-Solving Answers. Money-Making Solutions.

  ProblemThese days, manufacturing facilities face a constant battle to find new ways to increase productivity while lowering or maintaining operating costs. When you’re in charge of maintenance you have to adapt quickly to changing production and business demands, while still considering your operations and, of course, your bottom line. Reducing operating costs and managing […]


6:00 am
November 21, 2011
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Extending The Life Of Energy-Efficient HVAC Equipment

  ProblemA leading plastic-injection company planned to install variable frequency drives (VFDs) on its chiller pumps to increase energy efficiency and reduce operating costs. These drives are increasingly popular in the HVAC industry because of their ability to economically meet changing load demands, making them ideal for fluid and air-flow applications.


8:42 pm
October 11, 2011
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For On The Floor: ISO-Lation Or ISO-Nation?

By Rick Carter, Executive Editor In April, Maintenance Technology Reader Panelists offered their views on personal certifications such as CMRP and CLS. Here, they reflect on the value and impact of company certification to standards that address operational management issues, such as those from the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and others.