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(Pt 4) Availability: The First Element of Overall Equipment Effectiveness

  May 2022 , Lagging Metrics for Asset Management: OEE (part 4) / Drew Troyer, CRE, Principal

Parts 1 through 3 of this series on OEE’s Availability element addressed equipment-induced causes of unavailability. In this week’s article, we’re turning our attention to the production- and marketing- induced causes of unplanned asset or

(Pt 3) Availability: The First Element of Overall Equipment Effectiveness

  April 2022 , Lagging Metrics for Asset Management: OEE (part 3) / Drew Troyer, CRE, Principal

The Availability metric is the first element of Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE). In Part 1 of this series about Availability. To assure the integrity of this metric, we must

Facing the Post Pandemic Labor Shortage

  April 2022 / Chris Monson, Maintenance and Reliability Expert

What can a manufacturing organization do to retained its skilled workforce, attract new talent, and build operational resiliency in this challenging climate? 

6 Key Actions to Mitigate Supply Chain Risks

  February 2022 , Improving MRO Spares Processes / Peter Munson, Senior Manager & Global Expertise Lead Maintenance

Following these six steps will help your plant to focus efforts on the right spares, mitigate supply chain risks, and eliminate avoidable downtime due to mismanaged spare parts inventories.  

(Pt 2) Availability: The First Element of Overall Equipment Effectiveness

  February 2022 , Lagging Metrics for Asset Management: OEE (part 2) / Drew Troyer, CRE, Principal

Addresses incorrect equipment design, insufficient or excessive preventive maintenance, poorly executed preventive maintenance, and incorrect or insufficient inspection and monitoring. 

(Pt 1) Availability: The First Element of Overall Equipment Effectiveness

  January 2022 , Lagging Metrics for Asset Management: OEE / Drew Troyer, CRE, Principal

Employing OEE’s Availability element to analyze, manage, and reduce Planned Unavailability (downtime).  

5 Ways to Improve the Business Impact of STO Events

  January 2022 , Put the Dollars and Cents into Your Decision-Making / John Natarelli, Senior Manager

Poor STO preparation and execution can have a long-lasting effect on a business that goes far beyond the basic maintenance work performed. Here are five key factors that

T.A. Cook defends title as Hidden Champion in Asset Performance Management

  December 2021

The international management consultancy T.A. Cook, part of Accenture, has been recognized as a Hidden Champion again and defends the title as the leading consultancy for Asset

OEE (Overall Equipment Effectiveness): A Lagging Indicator for Asset Management

  November 2021 / Drew Troyer, CRE, Principal

Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) is an elegant but complicated asset-management metric. Used properly, with a clear focus on optimizing it to maximize profitability or Return

T.A. Cook becomes part of Accenture

  November 2021

Accenture Acquires T.A. Cook, Strengthening Asset Performance Management Capabilities for Clients in Capital-Intensive Industries