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University housing streamlines work order management with CMMS

It can be challenging to keep a university housing system working properly with effective work order management and forecasting abilities of future maintenance requirements. In 2014, one university housing office began searching for an efficient way to automate work order and asset management with a computerized maintenance management software (CMMS) system. The univeristy’s housing assets include five complexes that total about 6,000 student rooms, four dining halls and five convenience stores. This adds up to about 2.5 to 3 million square feet and around 20,000 individual assets to be maintained. They had previously managed asset maintenance and tracking with a [...]

Grand Prairie School District uses CMMS to improve logistics issues

Grand Prairie Independent School District moves from reactive to proactive asset management with computerized maintenance management software (CMMS).

November 27, 2018|

Add real-time asset data to your eMaint CMMS dashboard

Add real-time asset data to your eMaint CMMS dashboard Save time and improve accuracy by integrating real-time sensor data into your CMMS. How would you like to see continuous vibration, electrical and thermal imaging data from Fluke sensors within your eMaint computerized maintenance management software (CMMS) system? With this integration, data will display seamlessly from Fluke Connect™ sensors and software directly into your CMMS. Why should you integrate sensors with your CMMS? Having access to real-time and historic asset data is crucial when making maintenance decisions. Remote, wireless sensor technology like three-phase power monitors and [...]

October 30, 2018|

How to use predictive maintenance strategies to become a rock star in your facility

With predictive maintenance and a CMMS, maintenance managers can nurture their teams by shaping a less stressful, less reactive day-to-day environment, making them rock stars within their own facility or plant. Instead of responding to one emergency after another in a seemingly random and uncontrolled manner, now days and even weeks can be planned down to the hour. Predictive maintenance directly monitors the condition and performance of assets during normal operation to reduce the likelihood of failures. It attempts to keep costs low by reducing the frequency of maintenance tasks, mitigating unplanned breakdowns and eliminating unnecessary preventive maintenance. While it evaluates the condition of equipment [...]

June 1, 2018|

Meet our team at IMVAC Europe 2018!

The International Vibration Analysis and Condition Monitoring Conference (IMVAC), hosted by Mobius Institute June 4-7 at the Crowne Plaza Antwerp in Antwerp, Belgium, is designed specifically for vibration analysts and condition monitoring professionals. From workshops, learning sessions and case studies to the latest technologies featured in the expo, the conference provides practical learning in the important aspects of industrial vibration analysis, the complementary condition monitoring technologies, and the reliability improvement fields of precision alignment, balancing, and lubrication. Two Fluke product application specialists, Frederic Baudart and John Bernet, will lead a three-hour workshop on Day 1 of the conference entitled, “Wireless monitoring for your CBM [...]

May 22, 2018|

The Reliability Conference: Education, networking and entertainment focal points

The 2018 Reliability Conference (TRC), hosted by ReliabilityWeb.com, had it all, including informative educational sessions, energizing keynotes, a bustling exhibit hall, Las Vegas show girls, and delicious food. In most people’s opinions, the sessions and networking that the conference provided were exceptional benefits of attendance. Our team enjoyed meeting attendees in the exhibit hall and networking during breaks and other sessions. In addition, checking out the interviews carried out by Reliability Radio, including an episode with Fluke’s Gregory Perry, CRL, was interesting and entertaining. Host Scott MacKenzie continuously asked thought provoking questions of all his guests. During educational sessions, we [...]

May 18, 2018|

eMaint wins 2018 Uptime® Magazine Solution Award!

Members from the Fluke Corporation were present to accept eMaint's Solution Award during the gala and banquet held on Wednesday, April 25, at the Reliability Conference in Las Vegas. After a public vote and careful consideration from a panel of judges, we are thrilled to announce that eMaint's computerized maintenance management systems (CMMS) was awarded Uptime® Magazine's 2018 Solution Award for the "Work Execution Management" category! Uptime is a magazine that is published by ReliabilityWeb.com and serves over 50,000 reliability leaders and asset management professionals. The Solution Awards Program recognizes companies that demonstrate innovation in products, software, training and services for [...]

April 26, 2018|

eMaint wins gold in the Plant Engineering 2017 Product of the Year awards!

We are pleased to announce that the eMaint computerized maintenance management software (CMMS) system has been selected as a Gold Winner for the Plant Engineering 2017 Product of the Year awards in the Maintenance Software category. According to a Plant Engineering article by Editor Bob Vavra, "The winners of the [...] 2017 Product of the Year awards represent the best in new ideas to help plants run smarter, safer, faster and more efficiently." The magazine's readers selected this year’s winners from more than 100 entries. The chosen technologies reflect new ideas that solve traditional problems as well as innovations that will help better implement [...]

April 17, 2018|

Ask an eMaint expert: Why do I need a CMMS?

Computerized Maintenance Management Software (CMMS) plays a vital role in the fabric of the cultural evolution and prolific operational success of best-practice maintenance organizations. A CMMS provides a central storage location for the majority of data and information for assets, is used by organizations to manage and control their work and material flows/parts usage processes, and for tracking maintenance activity across the lifecycle of an asset — as a single source of truth. Image courtesy of iStock Maintenance, facilities and operations departments can use a CMMS to take charge of assets, work orders, work requests, preventive maintenance tasks, [...]

April 16, 2018|
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