Preventative maintenance is shaping up to become a major part of the production process

Preventing the future, today? The world of preventative maintenance

By Gwen Ridler

While artificial intelligence does not offer all the predictive solutions to production line problems, it can help humans to take action in advance of a major breakdown. But how advanced is the UK food and drink industry in adopting a more technological...

Repairing gearboxes is up to 40% cheaper than replacing them with new ones

Predictive maintenance cuts manufacturing costs

By Rick Pendrous

Food and drink manufacturers could reduce unplanned downtime on their equipment and boost their productivity by making greater use of advanced maintenance techniques which help to predict when equipment is starting to fail, according to experts in the...

Remote checks for online equipment

Remote checks for online equipment

Loma Systems is claiming a 91% first-time fix rate for its equipment inspection services. It attributes this to the use of remote diagnostic tools on its metal detectors, checkweighers and X-ray units.

Many companies are too focused on individual aspects of maintenance

‘Stop wasting money on maintenance’

By Rick Pendrous

Too many UK food and drink manufacturers are wasting huge amounts of money by not taking a more holistic approach to their asset care and maintenance operations, according to the boss of a leading specialist consultancy.


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