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Implementing Precision Lubrication with CMMS Software

A recent piece in Plant Services lays out a compelling case for precision lubrication. Author Jason Kopschinsky, CMRP, provides a helpful, step by step breakdown of what should be done to ensure that lubricants are in proper condition and keeping … Continue reading

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Prepare Boilers and Heaters for Winter in 4 Steps

BOMI, the international institute for property and facility management education, has released a handy list of boiler/heater checks and inspections that should be on every facility manager’s schedule this fall. Boilers and electric heaters require thorough checks and cleanings to … Continue reading

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Thinking about installing a green roof? Don’t let maintenance fears deter you

Green roofs are rapidly becoming one of the most popular trends for facilities around the world. In North America, the rate of yearly green roof installation has jumped from 2 million square feet in 2004, to some 18 million square … Continue reading

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The Value of Using EAM Software for Standardization (2/2)

In part one of this series, we explored benefits such as common reporting metrics, information, and easy access to information as key reasons to pursue standardization. In part two, we round off the list with more mission-critical objectives that can … Continue reading

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The Value of Using EAM for Equipment Data Standardization (1/2)

For any company, regardless of size, standardization is a vital business objective. When it comes to tracking, maintaining and managing assets, standardization can be the difference in making a company’s operations efficient and high-functioning. Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) software, like … Continue reading

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Six Reasons to Ditch Spreadsheets for a Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS)

Spreadsheet programs like Microsoft Excel can be handy for organizing basic information into simple charts and lists, but for more complex tasks, like asset management and planning, spreadsheets are woefully inadequate. Using a jumble of spreadsheets to track maintenance tasks … Continue reading

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Maintenance Software: Key ROI Drivers Part 2

Part 2 of 2 ROI remains a key concern for businesses around the world as they navigate the uncertainties of today’s volatile economic conditions. Keeping detailed track of asset maintenance and data is critical for businesses who want to determine … Continue reading

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