Tag Archives: maintenance

Smart Strategies for Pulp Mill Optimization: Take Care of ESP Fundamentals

Like any complex system, a pulp mill is only as strong as its weakest link. The challenge for teams is how to build intelligent optimization and maintenance strategies that check all the boxes from an engineering and equipment perspective. 

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Reliability Engineers – what is their role at your mill?

by Christer Idhammar, Founder IDCON, Inc. – helping mills become world class maintenance organizations During a recent reliability and maintenance conference, we met several Reliability Engineers telling us they found their job different from what they expected it to be. Many of them had graduated as reliability engineers and had learned all about Mean Time To Repair (MTTR), Mean Time ...

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Execute! Execute! Execute!

Keeping things simple when you implement maintenance processes is the foundation for successful execution on the plant floor.

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90% of all Training is Wasted

Article written by Christer Idhammar, Founder, IDCON INCI believe that most training efforts are wasted unless the training is focused on the training needs of each individual. After going through training, a person should immediately apply the new skills. As the saying goes, “If you do not use it, you lose it.”There are many examples where the above has not ...

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