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How to Start a Preventive Maintenance Program From Scratch

Written by Ryan Noble

August 13, 2014 at 1:03 PM

The point of any preventive maintenance program is to identify equipment failures in their early stages so you, as a maintenance activity can coordinate the man hours and logistics required to prevent breakdowns. Figuring out the best scheduling intervals for different PM tasks can be difficult if you don't have OEM manuals to get you started. Luckily, there have been studies on this topic and I will share with you what seems to be the best way to start you pm program from scratch.

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Topics: Preventive Maintenance, Increase Efficiency, Tips n' Tricks

Customizable Maintenance Software vs. Canned Maintenance Software

Written by Rick Clonan

August 7, 2014 at 2:21 PM

Are you still relying on paper, Excel, email, Access, or other unorganized homegrown systems to keep track of your work histories and equipment?  If you have been thinking about making the jump into maintenance software from what you are currently using, you may be wondering about the impact on your team when making the switch.

If you are in this situation, you would be one of many that are trying to figure out what exactly they are up for.  I can tell you that depending on the kind of software you choose, you may end up having to drastically change the way you run your department.

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Topics: ROI of CMMS, Benefits of CMMS