Picture this scenario. It’s a typical day on the job for a maintenance technician at a manufacturing company. Suddenly, an urgent request comes in. A piece of critical equipment is in immediate need of repair. Without repair, the equipment will fail to function optimally and have adverse effects on the company’s production process. None of the maintenance workers are able to find an up-to-date spare parts list for the equipment anywhere. Instead of looking up required parts in an EAM system, technicians were required to take the equipment apart and figure out which parts needed replacing, track down available vendor documentation and try to figure out how to procure the parts from suppliers. All of this results in costly downtime and expensive procurement processes that can be avoided with a bit of up front work.
Having information detailing the parts needed to repair and maintain critical equipment is not a new need, yet remains vital to successful operations, especially in the manufacturing industries. Maintenance professionals should have a holistic view of their asset data and be fully aware of all aspects required for maintenance. An organization’s need for a holistic view of its asset data is critical to the smooth operation of maintenance and reliability procedures.
We live in an era where technology has made it easier to locate physical assets in real-time and access them in a timely manner. The increased availability and affordability of this technology has not only made it easier for asset-intensive companies to manage their data, but also respond to emergency situations. Technology has also provided companies with better analytics to help make sense of their data and set clearly defined objectives.
Avoid incomplete EAM data
Incomplete data in your EAM system will hinder a company’s ability to optimize spare parts inventories, properly estimate the time it will take to complete a project, or plan for production in advance. Incomplete data also significantly reduces the reliability of asset data to the point where an organization can no longer trust their data. The NRX AssetHub solution helps its users clean their data to ensure your data is in top shape before moving to a new EAM or CMMS system. If you would like to learn more about our solution, don’t hesitate to book a demo and our team would be happy to help!
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