Maintenance is an important factor in quality assurance and, in some cases, determines the long-term success of a company. Poorly maintained resources can cause instability and partially or completely stop production. Machine malfunctions or complete breakdowns can become a costly process for most companies. Equipment maintenance is essential to ensure that manufacturing operations run smoothly and by keeping machines in good shape, companies can avoid costly downtime and production delays.
The importance of an effective maintenance program can never be overlooked because it plays a huge role in the effectiveness of lean manufacturing. As with personal health insurance, maintenance can be considered taking care of the health of our machines and manufacturing equipment. It is required to effectively reduce waste and run an efficient and continuous manufacturing operation, business or service. The cost of regular maintenance is very low compared to the cost of a major breakdown where there is no production.
We provide software solutions to automate the routine steps of the maintenance planning and scheduling process, as well as mobile solutions to support comprehensive warehouse maintenance and management tasks. The need for maintenance in the industry is clear, the real question is how to optimize your maintenance approaches to achieve your operational objectives. Regardless of the industry, equipment maintenance is critical; however, regular maintenance is even more important in the manufacturing industry, where machines generally operate 24 hours a day. In fact, an advanced industrial maintenance strategy is reliability-focused maintenance, which determines the type of maintenance approach for each asset in order to maximize uptime and optimize costs and resources.