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.
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.
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%
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.
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
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Hydrocarbon Processing: When you boil down the mission of reliability to its bare essence, the job is to deliver maximum operational availability for the least amount of money over the life cycle of the asset.
Tong Zou and Drew Troyer talk with Hydrocarbon Engineering about utilizing the Weibull analysis to model complex plant equipment with multiple failure modes having different risk profiles as a function of time.
Maintenance managers must take it upon themselves break out of the cost center mold and start measuring and communicating their value as business partners. The maintenance cost center trap is undercutting your company’s
Inspection is critical to the reliability of static assets. When utilized correctly with RBI, it can not only reduce the overall risk of a manufacturing plant, but it can at times yield significant cost savings.
In this article Matthew Popovacki, Director at T.A. Cook, will outline the necessity of effectively managing assets, common challenges in long and short term planning, along with a step by step plan for executing STO strategies