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I have always believed that the equipment that makes your products and the operators who operate it are the most valuable assets you have. From the Janitorial Serves to the CEO, unless you are manufacturing product and putting it out the door, you are overhead – just another additional cost that has to be included […]

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My Wife is a Hoarder!

On June 14, 2013 By

You have to admit it’s a catchy title, but in the last several weeks I have come to realize that she saves a lot of things.

Leslie has been an Elementary School Teacher for thirty three years and next Friday she closes the door to her classroom one last time.  Leading up to this last […]

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My wife, children, family and close friends know that I am an emotional person.  I wear my heart on my sleeve and when I care about someone or something I do so with a passion that can sometimes be seen as a flaw because I say what is on my mind.

What is on my […]

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Like lots of people around the world I have watching a fair amount of Olympic Games coverage and reading the news regarding events I am interested in that did not get coverage. I was a bit surprised however to read about this year’s Badminton scandal.

Being a competitive person I had a very difficult time […]

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Today’s blog (The first on my new site) is going to be a little different than most, it came to me in different way as well.  While most of the things I blog about come from working at plant sites and performing RCM Blitz™ analyses at plants around the world, this blog […]

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Do we really need to do RCM?

On December 27, 2011 By

Do We Really Need to Do RCM?

Reliability Centered Maintenance is a lot of work; it takes time, people, leadership, resources and discipline.  There really has to be an easier way, a shorter processes that one can perform by sitting at a desk, clicking a […]

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Reliability Centered Everything???

On September 8, 2011 By

I get mad at Stan Nowlan and Howard Heap from time to time. Fifteen years ago their work titled Reliability Centered Maintenance became the focus of my life when I first discovered the impact that RCM could have on manufacturing reliability. Since that time, I have authored somewhere around twenty articles on the subject, been […]

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Scoring Your RCM Effort

On September 8, 2011 By

In the early years of providing RCM Blitz™ services for companies I was often challenged in regard to the validity of the RCM Blitz™ process and my experience as a RCM facilitator.  I always felt the best way to answer these questions was to provide information that detailed a […]

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Great RCM Moments

On August 11, 2011 By

In almost every RCM analysis I facilitate there comes a moment in time when you see someone on the team come to realization that this RCM process is going to make a difference. The best part about facilitating the process is you get to be a witness to that moment […]

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The Qualities of a Great RCM

On June 1, 2011 By

Every once in a while I get the pleasure of working with a RCM team that is just a cut above the rest, they are prepared, engaged, open, honest and most important willing to challenge the status quo.  While it might be just a coincidence, the great teams always […]

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