May 2008 Issue
Why worker recruitment, development and retention policies don't reflect current and future realities
Joel Leonard says the maintenance industry needs to reevaluate how it recruits, develops and retains skilled workers.
Sheila Kennedy reports that maintenance and repairs must be proactive if they are to ensure electrical quality and reliability.
In this installment of In the Trenches, Acme tries to improve employee health and cut its costs at the same time.
Lisa Towers questions who is to blame for the faults in our trade policy.
Chief Paul Studebaker, CMRP, asks if keeping old equipment is worth the risk.
Russ Kratowicz, P.E., CMRP, executive editor, shows you where to find detailed, specific salary information to arm you with facts for your next negotiation.
In this installment of What Works, a fast, in situ seat repair relies on a powerful, portable boring machine.
David Berger says if you steer your CMMS project carefully, you'll be able to manage the risks.
Peter Garforth makes sense of carbon sequestration and offsets.
In this installment of "What Works," a relays event reports offer data needed to diagnose a power problem.
Use these advances in lamps and luminaires to upgrade your lighting efficiency.
Use these nine commonsense techniques to keep your chain conveyors moving.
What you find can indicate the health of your equipment. Using these tips as part of your proactive maintenance program will enhance your equipment's performance and boost productivity.
Use advances in lamps and luminaires to upgrade your lighting efficiency. Innovations include advances in fluorescent lamp/ballast technology, new generations of T-8 and T-5 lamps, and properly matched electronic ballasting.
From inlet filters to oil separators, airends to controls, compressor and compressed-air equipment manufacturers are driving down the amount of energy it takes to generate a given flow your kWh per 100 cfm. Heres how they say theyre doing it, and what you need to know to take advantage of their labors.