Smarter Maintenance: Using CMMS As An Improvement Driver For Your Maintenance

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Smarter Maintenance: Using CMMS As An Improvement Driver For Your Maintenance

Maintaining plant equipment at peak performance is a complex and never-ending process. With challenges around aging components and parts obsolescence, the longer assets operate, the more complex the process becomes. A computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) can help streamline the process by automating work orders and workflows. Functional Areas of CMMS At its core, a CMMS is a structured database. It stores a data model that organizes information about the assets owned by the organization and all the underlying equipment, materials and connected resources. Below is a list of the most important functionalities. Asset management Track equipment to any level of granularity based on various parameters. For example, this includes site (location, sub-location), components (bill of materials, make, model, manufacturer), maintenance history (work order reports, as-found conditions) and associated documents (operating procedures, maintenance manuals, drawings). Reporting and analytics Generate a wide range of reports and dashboards that provide insight […]

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