When production lines experience downtime and a product is perishable, this causes many issues.
The product may not be delivered in time, employees may have to stay overtime to fix the asset, and fixing the asset itself could be a huge unexpected expense.
On top of these sudden problems, the output of the production line is deeply affected.
Attention property managers: Do you ever find there’s not enough time in the day for all of your responsibilities? No matter if you’re the manager of a retail, commercial or office building, it’s your job to keep tenants satisfied. And while it may seem like a simple enough task, there are other factors that come into play, like manpower, budget and resources.
With the help of a top-notch CMMS, property managers can check tasks off the to-do list faster than ever before. Plus, a CMMS provides bottom-line benefits by improving maintenance efficiency and capturing higher ROI from fixed assets.
Manufacturers have a wide range of systems in place that drive the success of the business and keep uptime performance on the upswing. And while individual manufacturers may have a different goal that defines success—an efficient team, decreased operational downtime or zero inventory stockouts—one factor remains true: success must be measured.
There’s no better way to measure success than with CMMS-fueled key performance indicators (KPIs): data that shows whether defined goals are achieved, with insight into the why.
In a maintenance manager’s perfect world, asset downtime wouldn’t exist, technicians would always be efficient and scheduling would be a breeze. Though, maintenance managers know this ideal simply doesn’t exist, it’s their job to keep the plant running as smoothly as possible.
Maintenance managers can get one step closer to a picture-perfect plant with the help a preventive maintenance (PM) strategy. Here’s just a glimpse of the expanding benefits:
It’s no secret that manufacturing has always been a major player in the economy. In fact, manufacturers contribute approximately $2.17 trillion to the economy annually, and account for 9% of the U.S. workforce.
But as economies mature, manufacturers are scrambling to stay competitive in sophisticated markets. So, which innovations will keep the manufacturing industry up-to-speed?