About us

T.A. Cook is a global expert in Asset Performance Excellence with offices and experienced staff around the world. We work in the capital intensive industries to develop and implement programs to increase and sustain our clients’ profitability. Reliable and inspiring, our teams of specialized consultants, engineers and development coaches provide a unique approach to operational challenges.





Asset Performance Excellence

With our long-term experience in Asset Performance Management we support you in shaping individual strategies to increase reliability of your operations while ensuring optimal performance at a lower sustainable cost.

Digital Solutions

T.A. Cook’s experts identify digital opportunities and know that turning them into a success story requires everybody from shop floor to boardroom to understand, support and embrace the change. 


Did you know that ~1% of applicable data is used to drive decision making and to manage the business? Having a realistic understanding of operations and commercial realities allows for maintenance strategies to be optimized.​

STO Management

90% of STOs don't reach expected goals. We help our clients find the best answers for them by creating standard processes, providing specialist resources and even running whole turnarounds on a risk-share basis. Find out, how you can be among the 10%


Unexpected equipment failures cause a high level of corrective maintenance work orders. We provide a unique approach to operational challenges to develop and implement reliability programs that increase and sustain your profitability. 

Capital Projects

For the most part capital processes are similar and follow fairly standard gate sequences yet we have found that few projects deliver anything like the results they should. Lets change that together. 


We support companies to optimize their network and operational footprint by developing a tailored strategic roadmap focusing on an integrative view of manufacturing networks, i.e. the interactions between the sites and the central company units. 

4 Mega Trends Impacting the Successful Digitalization of STO Events

More than 80% of industrial STO events fail to meet expectations due to scope creep, unforeseen delays and related circumstances. Applying innovative technology solutions can help address these challenges. In partnership with startus, we identified 4 Mega Trends for the successful digitalization of Shutdowns, Turnarounds and Outages.

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Featured insights

Maintenance Budgets: Leave the past behind!

When it comes to maintenance budgets, many companies plan on the basis of the previous year. The problem with this tactic is that old budget figures don’t reveal much, if anything, about current and future maintenance needs.

Scenario Planning

The Corona virus outbreak has taken a firm hold of the process industry. Companies are being forced to take immediate action to tackle the problem, despite not knowing how long it will last and what effect it will

A new kind of networking

Twice a year, T.A. Cook invites top managers from the field of maintenance to the Maintenance Benchmarks Focus Group. This exclusive forum offers participants the opportunity to



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