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The key to building a successful RCM effort always starts with a plan.  While we would like to believe that in today’s world one could design a strategy for performing, implementing and executing RCM that would work for all companies large and small, the realities of this are quite different.  While […]

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This will be the first of a series of 10 blogs that I will post on this subject.  The idea came about through a recent discussion with a new client who is in the planning stages of starting a corporate wide RCM initiative.

Start with a proven consultant

Almost every […]

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Getting AMP’ed for RCM2011

On February 6, 2011 By

I spent the last few days in Charleston with Carey Repaz putting slides for our RCM 2011 workshop on developing a failure modes based maintenance strategy.  The workshop will include both lecture and hands on examples and I have to say I am very pleased with the finished product.  […]

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Dealing With RCM Critics

On January 14, 2011 By

Today a colleague sent me a link to an article where the author warns is readers about getting caught in the RCM trap.  He goes on to add that Reliability Centered Maintenance is time consuming, often over done and difficult for companies to implement.  On the same page you can also […]

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For each RCM Blitz™ analysis we provide at a company site we begin the effort with a four hour participant training session where we train the team in the concepts and terms used in the facilitation process.  Immediately following the training session we begin the RCM facilitation on the asset they […]

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Getting Ready for RCM

On October 29, 2010 By

As a Manufacturing Reliability Consultant, I am often asked by clients “How do we make sure our RCM program doesn’t become the program of the month”?  I always give the same answer, a proven formula that has worked well for many clients:

Plan – Measure – Train – Perform – Implement – Communicate

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As I work with manufacturing clients who have made the decision to train and mentor RCM facilitators, I often hear these words: “This RCM stuff is real good, it makes so much sense, but it won’t work here.  Our management likes to spend money on things like this so they can […]

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