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Get off the grid this Earth Day

Phoenix Contact will generate its own electricity and reduce waste with new 1 MW combined cooling, heating, and power system.


Success – Are we there yet?

Even Homer can usually say where he’s going. Without a destination it is impossible to measure progress along the way or proximity to the end of the journey.

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A look at alignment tools

Sheila Kennedy says reduce mechanical-equipment stress, breakdowns, and maintenance.

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Preventive maintenance for profit

Audit your practices, and make time for uptime.

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High-tech solutions for high-tech assets

Are you wasting man-hours trying to complete preventive maintenance inspections in an attempt to mitigate random-based failure modes?

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Watson on common “scents”; Negative incentives that waste money, resources and energy

While the incentive of private business is to increase income and reduce expenses, the incentive of utility companies and government agencies is to spend money.

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Interest-Based Leadership garners improved results

Vicki Kelsey provides a checklist to see whether your organization is ready for this powerful approach.

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Is your compressed air system efficient?

Do you know your compressed air costs?

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