First Gen Corporation, through its subsidiaries, is as an independent power producer in the Philippines. The company owns natural gas-fired power and hydroelectric power plants, and generates power through geothermal, wind, and solar facilities.
How many reorganizations (reorgs) has your company gone through in the past five years? Some will say too many to count. It is not uncommon these days to see companies have one to three reorgs per year in various departments and even the corporation as a whole.
Today, SDT Ultrasound Solutions announced significant updates to its award-winning LUBExpert, a solution that guides lubrication technicians to grease bearings right.
There is a lot of hope and hype associated with machine learning, data analytics, and the IIoT. To understand why your business is not achieving peak potential we need to consider all the sources of waste, including the reliability of the equipment, and the reason why that waste exists.
For a maintenance technician, sometimes responding to a job/call/ticket can make you feel like you’re “on you own”, especially in instances where you might not be immediately familiar with the given situation. This can be due to responding to a certain location for the first time, accessing new equipment, maybe performing new procedures with new tools, etc.
Autonomous systems are revolutionizing many industries, resulting in safer and more efficient processes. New technologies, services and data are generating new business opportunities while the mobile machinery industry is currently driven by increasing customer needs for automatization, electrification and digitalization.
The ‘access to goods’ model is key to creating a more sustainable economy – and long-term success for those who seize the opportunity.
Mahatma Gandhi was once asked what he thought of Western civilization. He replied that he thought it would be a good idea. The same thought comes to mind when considering management skills in maintenance departments.
If you are a regular reader of Maintworld magazine, you will no doubt be familiar with many of the new technologies that are permeating the enterprise business world today. Sometimes it is hard to figure out their value – which of them are just based on great marketing and which will have impact on your business. So, let’s look back at our promises made in articles published in Maintworld magazine over the last years. This might help you trust future predictions of the OPC Foundation, as it will impact all markets.
Companies and research institutes involved in the development of electronics and optics will begin co-operation under the leadership of VTT with the objective to create recyclable and compostable electronics and optics that use renewable resources.