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Practical Maintenance Planning Tips, Cont.

Practical Maintenance Planning Tips

Learn about protecting your planners so they can plan, basic elements of a standard job plan, and how to develop good job plans with these Practical Maintenance Planning Tips from IDCON Senior Consultant Leslie Skelly.

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Why Learn from Normal Work?

Learning from Normal Work (LFNW) means listening to people doing the job about the constraints and challenges they are facing rather than coaching, telling, explaining, or correcting their behavior.

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Equipment Doesn’t Break Down, Components Do!

components break down, not equipment

What is a component? IDCON uses the word “component” to describe an item that is highly repetitive for preventive maintenance purposes.  For example, the AC motor on the infeed hydraulic unit is composed of several components or machine elements. The infeed hydraulic unit is a highly repetitive unit often found in paper mills, refineries, mines, etc. AC motors are a component that is reoccurring as well.

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How to Document Cost-Effective Maintenance Tasks Part 1: Preventive Maintenance Definition

Definition of Preventive Maintenance

IDCON’s latest series will detail the correct way to document cost-effective maintenance tasks. The first thing to do is go back to the basics. Part 1 will cover the background and theory of how to achieve the correct tasks and documenting Preventive Maintenance tasks.  

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Kimberly-Clark Recognized as One of the 2022 World’s Most Ethical Companies

Kimberly-Clark has announced that it was once again named one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies by Ethisphere for the fourth consecutive year. This recognition honors the company’s exceptional leadership and commitment to business integrity through best-in-class ethics, compliance and governance practices. “Kimberly-Clark has always been committed to doing business the right way,” said Mike Hsu, Chairman and CEO at ...

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It Turned into Nothing

The product of maintenance work should not be service. It is not repair and it is not cost. The outcome of maintenance work is equipment reliability.

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Rise of the Machines

We caught up with some of the vendors bringing machine innovation right into P&P mills…plus an innovation expert with advice on the kind of innovation that can make a difference for our industry.

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