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Mobile CMMS Applications

Can your Mobile CMMS work in an offline or disconnected state? Just because you’re not connected to the internet does not mean your employees must stop using your maintenance software.  If your CMMS has a mobile application, being without a … Continue reading

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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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6 Maintenance Troubleshooting Techniques Made Simple with CMMS

The biggest step a company can take toward minimizing unexpected equipment failure is to implement a thorough preventive maintenance routine using a Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) like ManagerPlus. A proactive approach to routine maintenance tasks and inspections is the … Continue reading

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Bearing in Mind the Importance of Metal

  Guest blog by Barton Henderson, Manager at Statewide Bearings All machine elements are subject to damage and malfunction. To minimize these damages, choosing the right part for the right job is essential. Every metal has its own specific properties and comes … 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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2 Keys for Protecting Fleets from Freezing Temperatures with Fleet Management Software

As the “polar vortex” continues to pummel large parts of the U.S. with freezing air from the North Pole, standard winterization measures may prove inadequate to protect fleets from record-breaking low temperatures. In order to keep vehicles running in weather … 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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Humidity: How It Can Affect Facilities and What to Do About It

Recent years have seen record setting temperatures—both high and low—across the globe, posing unique challenges for facility managers. Temperature alone, however, can be a superficial measure of facility climate. Humidity is as important as raw temperature data for facility managers, … Continue reading

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Guest Blog: One More Pallet on the Importance of Maintenance

Our guest blog this week comes from One More Pallet, an innovative freight and shipping company, who provide a breakdown of the key arguments in favor of a thorough, proactive maintenance routine.     By Max Snyder No matter what … Continue reading

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