The NRX Blog

12 Dec 2017

Search for Spare Parts Faster!

Finding and ordering spare parts is a hassle for many asset-intensive organizations. When your equipment breaks down or requires routine maintenance, maintenance personnel need to be able to easily figure out what spare parts are required to complete the work. So why do companies struggle with finding and ordering spare parts? It could be because the information was entered...

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07 Dec 2017

It Is Not Difficult to Cleanse Your Data!

Is your company dealing with poor data? Don’t worry, poor data is fixable! We know that poor data can drastically increase your companies’ maintenance costs. It can also tremendously affect your organization when your company experiences unexpected downtime at critical times. Your poor data also decreases maintenance productivity, as well as exposes your company to EH&S risks. You lose...

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05 Dec 2017

Maintenance BOMs Will Save Your Life!

Yes! You heard us, better maintenance BOMs will save your companies’ life. But what is a bill of material exactly? Well, in an EAM system, an equipment BOM captures spare part information for a piece of equipment. This information is used during maintenance to determine the correct spare parts to replace. In an asset intensive company, not only do...

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30 Nov 2017

How Should You Manage Your Equipment Tags?

When you have a few pieces of equipment, managing equipment tags is not a problem at all. Your tags can be as unique and as informative as they need to be. Unfortunately, in an asset-intensive company, you don’t just have a few pieces of equipment. You probably have huge numbers of equipment tags that you use to identify and...

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28 Nov 2017

The Mysteries of High-Quality Maintenance Data

Ever wondered how you can achieve perfect maintenance data? Data that has no flaws, that is complete, accurate and everything else that comes with having high-quality data? Asset-intensive companies strive for nothing but good quality data, but is this achievable?. When your data is inaccurate and incomplete, there are many problems that can arise. But how do you measure...

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24 Nov 2017

Find Assets and Parts Faster with Better Visualization

When dealing with a work order, efficiency is key. So, how can you improve efficiency? Being able to quickly find and visualize your assets, equipment and parts is critical. Many asset-intensive organizations don’t realize that their method of locating assets and equipment may not be the best method that there is. But what if there’s a way that you...

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21 Nov 2017

Facing Problems in Your Asset Hierarchy? Adopt RDS-PP or KKS!

Leading power generation companies and their suppliers are starting to adopt standards like RDS-PP or KKS. RDS-PP or KKS are good identification systems as they allows for systematic and accurate classification of all parts of a power generation plant. They serve to identify power plants, sections of plants and items of equipment in any type of power plant according...

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17 Nov 2017

What Should Your SAP Plant Maintenance Solution Look Like?

Looking for a way to reduce your maintenance backlogs, improve your maintenance strategies and save on SAP Plant Maintenance training costs? Many asset-intensive companies struggle when it comes to finding the perfect solution to help ensure that their corporate guidelines for notifications and work orders are met, with more complete, accurate and meaningful results. So, what exactly do you...

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14 Nov 2017

Regulatory Compliance Doesn’t Have to be Time Consuming!

Did you know you could save at least 50% of the time and cost typically incurred auditing and validating asset and maintenance data for regulatory compliance? Many asset-intensive companies struggle when it comes to improving reliability or performance standards compliance. For one, compliance issues are a major road block. There is no easy way to verify that the maintenance...

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10 Nov 2017

Repairing Data Can Be Quite Easy

Having complete and accurate data is the ideal situation in many asset-intensive companies. But even if your asset and maintenance data may be complete and accurate now, over time, it’ll begin to degrade as assets are upgraded or decommissioned. You must be constantly updating the master data in your EAM/CMMS system, or else everything will become out of date....

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