May 2013 Issue
The journey toward compressed air perfection can result in significant energy savings.
David Berger explains how well-defined roles and responsibilities can help to get the most from your CMMS software.
In this Big Picture Interview, George Connaughton explains how the CMRP exam identifies real-world skill sets.
Peter Garforth asks are learning curves killing plant efficiency.
Use statistical evaluation to check alarm limits for machine lubricants.
Use two-part failure analyses to determine the cause of pipeline failures.
Mike Bacidore says reliability requires the right part in the right place at the right time.
Tom Moriarty says develop a framework for understanding and communicating the challenges and benefits of performance improvement.
Stanton McGroarty says cost management starts with spending control.
In this Plant Profile, Hypertherm puts safety and sustainability first in factory design.
Stanton McGroarty says build on the strengths already in your organization.
Assessment and performance testing depend on the control and valve technology.
Sheila Kennedy says harness the value of monitoring, trending, and diagnosing signs of wear.
In this installment of What Works, a John Deere plant consolidates three product lines into one.
In this installment of What Works, plastic cooling towers keep harsh chemicals under control and processes uninterrupted.