August Web TOC and Extras

Sept. 1, 2005

Practical prespectives on motor management
From creating a business case through implementation to measuring results, this 12-page PDF white paper provides step-by-step instructions to help your plant improve motor reliability adn increase production uptime.

White paper library
Plant Services has aggregated more than 60 white papers across numerous topics at This regularly-updated library has white papers from many reputable sources that are ready to be downloaded to your desktop for personal use.

Events Calendar now has a user-friendly events calendar where you can post trade shows, training, or conferences that you are hosting, peruse events others have posted or use interactively to keep track of your daily events.

Plant Services partners with GlobalSpec
The power of the leading specialized search engine for technical buyers is now at the fingertips of site visitors thanks to a key partnership. You have to see it to appreciate its breadth, depth and comprehensiveness.

Web hunting
Executive Editor Russ Kratowicz, P.E., tirelessly scans the digital landscape and finds, filters and delivers to you practical, zero-cost, noncommercial, registration-free Web resources that will help keep you and your coworrkers actively interested in the hallowed field of industrial maintenance. Recent subjects include improving your HVAC system, fostering people skills, and tools to help you implement autonomous maintenance. Remember, we search the Web so you don't have to.

 2005 Readers’ Choice Awards

CMMS/EAM Software Review

Maintenance Crisis Resource Center 

Plant Services asked your peers to name the vendors that provide the best value of that combination of performance, reliability, low maintenance and purchase price that adds up to the lowest lifecycle cost -- in each of more than 60 product and service categories. The result is a veritable Who’s Who of qualified suppliers. Our rigorous review of major computerized maintenance management system packages exposes strengths, weaknesses and industry trends. This month, it’s been updated with nine fresh reviews by noted CMMS guru and contributing editor David Berger, P.Eng. has launched the Maintenance Crisis Resource Center. Visit this Web-based community for information, to network and to find support to help mitigate the increasing shortage of qualified professionals.

Plant Services Extras

Web Hunter Additional Resources

Negotiation skills - Hey buddy. Ya wanna make a deal?

Assertiveness - Good negotiators aren't shy or aggressive

Change management - Managing change and organizational development

Networking - Networking for fun and profit

People skills - Turn on the charm

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