Posts tagged with Maintenance

Martial Arts for Refineries

  October 2019 / Tobias Demel, Project Manager

A well-known international refining business asked T.A. Cook to implement a standardized Global Manufacturing Template (GMT) across its worldwide fleet. The goal was to design and implement an comprehensive maintenance template to simplify auditing

Series: Innovative Start-Up Solutions for Industry 4.0

  August 2019 / Kaessra Schneeberger, Senior Consultant

To ensure maintenance becomes more efficient, teams of scientists are in the process of developing and testing a variety of innovative technologies. We introduce some of the latest

Test your metal

  August 2019 / Maximilian Tan, Senior Manager

Metallurgical companies are facing challenges to compete with cost-efficient players. Their electricity demand, and therefore costs, are very high, and raw material prices are

Destined to succeed

  July 2018 / Uwe Sahl, Director, T.A. Cook

The Fourth Industrial Revolution has been under way for some time now. Companies are connecting and automating their production processes and using data on an unprecedented scale. Scientists all agree that the process

The new Insite magazine is out

  May 2018

A revolution is underway. Internet, big data, computational networks, algorithms and robotics are destined to change the industy. It is high time to embrace change yourself. 

The Power of Role Models

  May 2018

Women in the process industry are still a minority – even though typically female abilities such as communicatin, reflection, or cooperation are more sought-after than ever. Alice Zhang regards herself as a role model

TAR planning tool for more transparency

  April 2018 / Gert Müller, Partner

Turnarounds in large industrial plants can become money pits if the advance preparations aren’t right. The new Project Intelligence Tool from T.A. Cook helps to improve the quality

MainDays 2018

  March 2018 / Astrid Werner

The philosopher Heraclitus was famous for his insistence on ever-present change as being the fundamental essence of the universe. His belief that ‘nothing endures but change’ could

A perfect turnaround

  March 2018

Unpredictible obstacles are part of the job in turnaround projects. In a computer-based simulation, decision-makers learn how to deal with them in practice and yet without any

A striking balance

  February 2018

As a native Canadian with Croatian roots, Matthew Popovacki offers the best of two worlds: North American determination combined with European nonchalance. The result? A cool