April PlantServices.com Table of Contents

April 1, 2005

Is your plant in crisis?
PlantServices.com 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.

CMMS/EAM Software Review
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.

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.

Outsourcing maintenance: a plan for success
Should you outsource? This five-page white paper discusses the potential benefits and pitfalls, and outlines the specific situations where outsourcing maintenance might be beneficial.

 2005 Readers’ Choice Awards

 Career Center

New Products 

Plant Services asked your peers to name the vendors that provide the best value 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. Plantservices.com provides industry-specific channels with a wealth of information tailored to your career goals. Select a channel to research industry information, search jobs and build your portfolio. Every week, Plant Services editors post selected new product introductions. Items are chosen from among the hundreds we receive based on innovation, interest and value to industrial MRO professionals.