October 2009 Issue
Understand the rights, responsibilities and pitfalls of using others' great ideas.
Use a structured approach to the rewind/replace decision.
Sheila Kennedy, contributing editor, explores how refinements broaden applications, improve reliability and reduce costs.
Joel Leonard, contributing editor, says the name has been withheld to protect the honest.
In this edition of In the Trenches, Acme learns that different personalities have different responses to success.
This case history explains how one company found a low-cost solution that provided the people, systems and supplies that their top customers demanded.
To help accommodate growth, the management at Bauer Compressors looked for a way to effectively manage its growing parts inventory and add more floor space for manufacturing operations.
David Berger, P.Eng., contributing editor, explores CMMS strengths that help you handle regulatory compliance.
Tom Moriarty, P.E., CMRP, contributing editor, says put a focused spotlight on reducing wasted effort.
Right-size and leverage MRO inventory.
This round recognizes outstanding applications in Energy Efficiency.
Energy Expert Peter Garforth says that political and economic pressures distract us from risks.
In this installment of "What Works," vibration monitoring saves expensive bearings and downtime.
Paul Studebaker, CMRP, editor in chief, says you could really care about sustainability.