This is part 1 of the Plant Services' August cover story. My company, Lucite International, is a global player in acrylics manufacturing, and we pride ourselves on always setting our standards high. However, in 2015, our reliability program was not meeting our high organizational standards. Over the years, Lucite invested a good deal of money in smart control valves, monitoring software, and other new technologies, but these improvements were never fully integrated into a comprehensive reliability program.Our reliability team operated with two main strategies. The most-critical assets were designated as “stop to fix”: When vibration monitoring consultants detected a…Full Story
Prescriptive maintenance relies on advanced analytics to not only predict machines’ maintenance needs and recommend corrective courses, but also implement these changes autonomously.
It’s heady stuff–and is already being practiced by facilities that are at the forefront of digital transformation.
Join us this year for the first-ever “Road to RxM” program, a dedicated track designed for MRO professionals to learn from their peers how digital maintenance and reliability approaches can benefit their facilities.
Plus, attendees will have an opportunity to take the CMRP exam on September 26 from 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm.