5 Maintenance Solutions to Watch in 2017

Maintenance technology has come a long way. Traditionally, maintenance professionals have trailed behind with adopting technology, but recent advancements have quickly become mainstream. Key 2016 trends for computerized maintenance management software (CMMS) were to incorporate mobile access and offer cloud storage. In 2017, vendors will continue to build on these advancements with more intelligent analytics and […]

Predictive Maintenance: How It Works and Why You Need It

Maintenance has always been a major business headache. Computerized maintenance management systems (CMMS) have recently become more refined and robust, practically eliminating the manual methods required before. With features to manage and maintain your assets, inventory and work orders, proactive maintenance strategies have become second nature in a production workflow. The true test, though, is […]

Preventive vs. Predictive Maintenance: Pros and Cons

In general, maintenance falls into two categories: reactive and proactive. Reactive maintenance focuses on repairing an asset once failure occurs. Proactive maintenance, however, focuses on avoiding repairs and asset failure through preventive and predictive methods. Computerized maintenance management systems (CMMS) have recently become more robust and financially available to businesses of all types and sizes. […]

Condition-based Maintenance: What You Need to Know

Today’s world is highly connected. The technology we use everyday communicates seamlessly with the outside world. Hardware enhancements entering industrial spaces take advantage of these connections to bring more intelligent design to our machines. Condition-based Maintenance is the practice of conducting maintenance on a machine when the asset’s condition reaches a disruptive level. The equipment […]