"Restoring applications and data from backup is a long manual process that can take hours or even days to complete. In today's 24/7 manufacturing environment, that kind of prolonged downtime just isn't going to cut it."
While the increased production means good news for the auto manufacturers, it also seemingly means a reduction in another tradition of the summer shutdown: maintenance.
The role of service in developing customer loyalty is a valuable lesson that should be studied by any company in any industry that is subject to volatile market conditions. This is now clear: The service operation can be a saving grace.
Two CEOs show they recognize the roles maintenance and reliability play in manufacturing performance.
Nigerian subsidiary declares force majeure due to repair work on pipeline.
Costly losses from avoidable environmental compliance mistakes can be easily prevented with a simple, proactive defense system.
The name of the maintenance game is developing a plan for reliability, one that ensures manufacturing assets perform as they should, when they should.
Mohawk Fine Paper lowers its energy costs by automating its maintenance program.
Collecting control-system data beyond OEE can help determine root causes of downtime and inefficiencies leading to serious savings