The Daily Benefits of a Continuous Improvement Plan
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The Daily Benefits of a Continuous Improvement Plan

It’s one thing to say you’re going to do something to improve continuously every day, like exercising, is one thing. Following through is another. It takes discipline. In an Accelix best practices webinar called The Exponential Power of Daily Continuous Improvement, Calvin Williams, founder and CEO of Impruver, explores the power of daily improvement and…

How to Apply Ultrasound Technology to Extend Bearing Life
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How to Apply Ultrasound Technology to Extend Bearing Life

Under lubricating or overlubricating a bearing can destroy it and bring production to a halt. Although there’s always going to be a certain amount of friction, maintaining just the right quantity of lubrication will keep it at an acceptable level.  In his July 2021 Accelix best practices webinar, Blair Fraser, global director of IIoT Solutions…

Defect elimination programs change the culture by solving lots of little problems first

Defect elimination programs change the culture by solving lots of little problems first

A defect elimination program targets the smallest, most irritating problems in a plant. It does so by giving everyone a stake in improving daily work life by eliminating errors and faults. In the process, a stronger continuous improvement culture takes hold, creating more widespread support for reliability initiatives at every scale. Michelle Ledet Henley, president…

Fluke Reliability and Industrial Talk Podcast discuss starting a reliability program
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Fluke Reliability and Industrial Talk Podcast discuss starting a reliability program

Fluke Reliability expert John Bernet appeared on the Industrial Talk Podcast with Scott MacKenzie. Bernet, an application specialist and Certified Maintenance Reliability Professional with decades of experience, provided insights into the long-term financial benefits that an optimized reliability program can have on an organization’s bottom line. By saving money and increasing efficiency, you will better…

Adopting a digital strategy
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Adopting a digital strategy

Christian Silbernagel of Fluke Reliability is featured on the Industrial Talk Podcast with Scott MacKenzie. In this episode, Christian talks about three key digital topics: – IIoT challenges and solutions – Smart data vs. big data – The power of connected reliability Silbernagel was an engineer for years before he drew on his experience and…

Early results from Plant Services survey: Teams have fewer resources, corporate culture looms larger
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Early results from Plant Services survey: Teams have fewer resources, corporate culture looms larger

Maintenance operations have evolved significantly over the past decade and are at a crossroads of sorts today, according to preliminary results from the fifth industry survey by Plant Services magazine. Preventive maintenance is better understood and more valued than ever before, according to the survey. However, maintenance workforce shortages have soared to more than 1…

Benefits of mobilizing the workforce for your EAM system

Benefits of mobilizing the workforce for your EAM system

Alex Walter, chief innovative officer (CIO) at A3J Group, discussed the benefits that mobilizing the workforce can bring to an asset managment program in a recent webinar. For most industries, assets and equipment have been stationary, therefore, the technicians have always been mobile. Now, in the past 10 years, we have the technology capable to…