Maintenance Phoenix

What is the Level of Maturity of Your Current PM Program

Posted by Mike Gehloff on Oct 1, 2012 10:21:30 AM

 In the world of Preventive Maintenance their are all types of information which can be found.  This is what I consider the one of the best methods to determine the maturity of your current PM Program. A while back I developed this matrix with others I trust in this area. It was then vetted by some of the best experts in Preventive Maintenance in the World.

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Why Preventive Maintenance Does Not Work!

Posted by Mike Gehloff on Sep 28, 2012 11:50:23 AM

What does this graph tell you? Does this organization have an effective PM Program? NO

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8 Steps to Success in Maintenance Planning and Scheduling

Posted by Mike Gehloff on Sep 27, 2012 10:33:18 AM

Maintenance Planning and Scheduling are key elements that influence the true success of any organization. Many times we have a planner or planner/scheduler, but do not know how to use him or her effectively or efficiently. When we talk about maintenance planning, we are talking about higher wrench time. At this time of economic uncertainty, a higher wrench time equals lower cost, which results in job security for all. Past studies have shown that most companies do not perform maintenance planning effectively thus impacting negatively work effectiveness, wrench time, equipment uptime, equipment reliability, and cost. If we were “Effective in Maintenance Planning”, it would result in Higher Wrench Time and Higher Equipment Reliability.

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How to Eliminate Equipment Failures?

Posted by Mike Gehloff on Sep 27, 2012 10:08:30 AM

You’ve gotten buy-in from the boss by showing him how much money the organization can make from a good FRACAS. He said, “Great idea! Now go make it happen.” How many new ideas have you seen come and go in your organization? I have seen many through my career and I am sure you have as well. FRACAS is something that must be sustainable because it is the continuous improvement process for your Maintenance Strategies for each piece of equipment. In this chapter, we are going to offer you a phased approach to success, one step at a time.

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What is the True Root Cause of Reactive Maintenance?

Posted by Mike Gehloff on Jul 14, 2012 9:21:03 AM

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Procedure Based Maintenance - Rethink Maintenance

Posted by Mike Gehloff on Jun 11, 2012 11:44:28 AM

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What is World Class Maintenance? Has Anyone Experienced it?

Posted by Mike Gehloff on Jun 1, 2012 6:11:09 AM

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Great Articles in Maintenance and Reliability

Posted by Mike Gehloff on May 31, 2012 11:04:01 AM

Have you ever wondered why people keep writing about the same thing over and over again? I guess they must be bored or lack more knowledge. A great place I found for awesome articles is:  http://www.gpallied.com/resource-center/published-articles/

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How to Develop an Effective PM Program

Posted by Mike Gehloff on May 31, 2012 5:46:05 AM

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The 5 Foundations of a Successful Mechanical Asset Health Management Program

Posted by admin on Apr 5, 2012 12:24:56 PM

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