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OEE: Using Maintenance to Achieve Higher Product Quality

We’ve finally arrived at the third leg of the Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) journey: product/output quality. At this point, if we’ve been calculating the first two components of OEE correctly, we should have accurate measures of equipment availability and the … Continue reading

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OEE: One Metric That Can Spell Success or Failure for Your Company

In business terms, there may be no maintenance-related metric more important than Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE). By accounting for availability, performance, and quality, OEE provides one of the quickest ways to assess the role of maintenance in the overall health … Continue reading

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2 Ways to Spot Problem Employees with Maintenance Software

Mistakes happen, but every company has to draw the line somewhere. How many mistakes have to be made—and how costly do those mistakes have to be—before a company must take disciplinary action, hire a new employee, or switch vendors? Like … Continue reading

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8 Tough Questions About Equipment Life Answered with CMMS

As we prepare for this year’s CONEXPO-CON/AGG show in Las Vegas (come see us at booth #63910!), we have been looking at the many ways that our CMMS solutions can help maximize equipment ROI, reduce dependance on paper-based systems, and … 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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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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