Operations & Maintenance

MTBR and MTTR: Definitions, How to Calculate, and More

Reliability metrics are crucial to keeping your equipment running and production goals met. Learn about MTBF and MTTR.

UpKeep Staff

What Is Operations Management? A Helpful Overview

Learn about the elements of operations management, including the roles and tools you need to meet your organization’s goals.

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What Is Reliability Engineering?

Reliability is more than a selling point for products. It’s a measurable way to engineer them. Learn about reliability engineering and best practices here.

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Asset Management Modelling and Example Models

Welcome to the UpKeep Blog, a place for those with new ideas in maintenance.

Ryan Chan
CEO of UpKeep

4 Preventive Maintenance Tasks for Your Restaurant Kitchen Equipment

Welcome to the UpKeep Blog, a place for those with new ideas in maintenance.

Ryan Chan
CEO of UpKeep

Top 8 Manufacturing Trends for 2022

Preparing to keep up with these trends will require careful planning, innovative thinking, and modern systems at all levels. Are you ready to take on 2022?

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Using Sensors for Cold Storage Management in Manufacturing

Sensors have continued to develop in sophistication and drop in overall price, making it an excellent addition to a manufacturer’s arsenal of tools.

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What Are MRO Storeroom Best Practices?

Learn how to optimize and manage the total cost of your MRO storeroom while enabling it to provide the right parts and materials at the right time.

Ricky Smith
Maintenance Expert in Residence

7 Maintenance Inventory Metrics You Should Be Tracking

Tracking inventory metrics is the first step toward successful inventory management. By having enough data, one can develop strategies to improve existing processes.

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7 Tips For a Better Preventative Maintenance Program

This concise guide shows you how to prioritize assets for a preventive maintenance program and how to activate that program.

Ryan Chan
CEO of UpKeep

Preventive Maintenance in the Healthcare Industry

Preventive maintenance (PM) plays a key role in healthcare, whether it involves inspecting medical equipment or keeping building HVAC and other systems running.

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Why Blindly Following OEM Manuals Can Be Costly in Healthcare Maintenance

Following original equipment manufacturer (OEM) recommendations has been the go-to strategy for healthcare maintenance. What if there's a better way?

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Examples of Preventive Maintenance That Save & Waste Money

Preventive maintenance cost does not always save your organization money. In this post we look at examples of when it does or not.

Ryan Chan
CEO of UpKeep

How to Create a Preventive Maintenance Checklist

Get specific examples of preventive maintenance checklists for different types of locations and assets to optimize your PM program.

Ryan Chan
CEO of UpKeep

Enhanced Preventive Maintenance Is Key to Effective Food Safety

Enhanced preventive maintenance can prevent food safety issues from occurring, and can increase a company's confidence in its quality and food safety programs.

Bob Lijana
Food Safety and Quality Assurance Consultant

4 Steps to Sustainable Maintenance Cost Reduction

Rising costs are becoming more relevant than ever. The challenge then is to reduce expenses while maintaining the reliability of your operations.

Erik Hupjé
RoadtoReliability.com Founder

Essential Tips for Optimizing Your Preventive Maintenance

We'll discuss how to evaluate your preventive maintenance practices, and what steps to take to conduct preventive maintenance optimization.

Ricky Smith
Maintenance Expert in Residence

4 Steps to Overcoming Common Maintenance Issues

By executing a few new ideas, maintenance teams can make a major difference at their site. This article provides you with ideas to take the next step.

Ricky Smith
Maintenance Expert in Residence

Comprehensive Guide to Building a Maintenance Excellence Team (Part 2: Walk)

You’ve established your maintenance footprint and how it’s going to operate within your facility. Now comes the challenging part where most tend to fail.

George Miconi
Maintenance Planner

Comprehensive Guide to Building a Maintenance Excellence Team (Part 3: Run)

Since following the path, your downtime numbers have improved, your maintenance costs have decreased, and much more. Now's the next step.

George Miconi
Maintenance Planner
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