The Labor Crisis Should Heighten Executive Interest in Reliability

The quote, “Never waste a good crisis!” has been attributed to many people, including Winston Churchill. Upheaval breaks inertia, creating the opportunity...
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There is a Better Way!

Everyone is talking about the shift in employee mindset that has made quality of life a high priority. Choosing lifestyle over pay has always been...
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“Keep Your Axe Sharp” for Real Storeroom Savings

Abe Lincoln famously quipped, “Give me six hours to cut down a tree and I will spend the first four hours sharpening the axe.” A...
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PCA Playbooks Drive Teamwork and Manufacturing Excellence

It’s a safe bet that most of us have heard the expression “The left hand doesn’t know what the right is doing” used to describe...
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Demystifying Advanced Analytics for Maintenance

Most people in maintenance do not really understand advanced analytics like artificial intelligence and machine learning (AI/ML). Personally, I think advanced analytics have a lot...
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The Evolution of Reliability Best Practices and Maintenance Whack-A-Mole

Reliability is a good thing, like motherhood and apple pie. Everyone wants reliability because it means that your equipment always does what it should when...
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Now Hiring! MRO Storeroom Associate

Performance Consulting Associates Inc. is currently looking to add another MRO Storeroom and Inventory Management Associate. The ideal candidate will have the appropriate years of...
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New Field Engineering Services: Bills-of-Material Development

The primary objective of the BOM review and creation process is to expedite the kitting process. BOMs help storeroom personnel find the right parts in...
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New Field Engineering Services: Preventive Maintenance Optimization

Top performers in reliability, as measured by high asset availability and low maintenance cost, perform relatively fewer periodic preventive maintenance tasks like overhauls. They focus...
New Field Engineering Services: Preventive Maintenance Optimization

From Bills of Materials to Preventive Maintenance Optimization, New Field Engineering Services Are Here

Since joining PCA in late 2020, I have been reaching out to our clientele, asking if there is anything else we can do for them...
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Listen to PCA Podcast, “Journey to Reliability: A Roadmap for Success by Dan Moss”

PCA's VP of Operations, Dan Moss, headlined a lively podcast episode of Maintenance Disrupted Friday, June 11, entitled Journey to Reliability: A Roadmap for Success...
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