Valero Energy Corp., the largest U.S. refining company, utilized synchronization to get credible, timely information during a refinery shutdown.
The methods used to collect, present and analyze information determine whether maintenance operations are viewed as an asset or a liability.
Plant Services' 2006 CMMS/EAM Software Review allows you to define, refine and source your requirements in your search for the software vendor that best fits your needs.
Visual systems that allow technicians, engineers and managers to quickly ascertain the status of industrial equipment are very real, and on their way to a plant near you.
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Integrating data collection technology with enterprise resource planning systems extends the reach of information sharing beyond the four walls of the warehouse
Stitch analytical software to Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) systems for high-return, cost-saving information
Software introductions are now touting a new, highly functional level of integration with a CMMS. Managers can see production problems, resolutions and costs clearly and concisely in real time.
Contributing Editor Sheila Kennedy brings you 10 work-management strategies that represent the diversity of approaches being put into practice today.
Baldor’s Ozark Plant is a model for American manufacturing. Read on to find out how they achieved their success.
Plant Services welcomes participation by any and all CMMS/EAM suppliers that are willing to undergo the rigorous review process.
Wonderware, a business unit of Invensys Systems Inc., has announced the release of new enterprise application integration capabilities leveraging the ISA S95 XML standard.
The foundation’s latest interoperability solution wraps legacy apps with Web Services.
Future releases will connect to additional EAM software solutions, including SAP Enterprise Asset Management and Datastream 7i.
Several hundred plant professionals answered Plant Services' inaugural awards survey, a 63-category, unprompted, fill-in-the-blank electronic ballot.
Inspection, information and predictive maintenance keep roof costs under control.
These villains break down into a number of areas where major wasted energy dollars usually lurk.
The SAP Knowledge Center provides best practices on managing plant assets for higher performance.