The four mega trends in maintenance

30 August 2023

Focussing on Maintenance and Asset Management, we see many differences…

Smart Gaskets: Driving Digitalisation in the Gasket Industry

10 August 2023

When Ben Cloostermans, R&D Engineer at ERIKS, attended the renowned 2022 ASME (American Society of Mechanical Engineers) Conference in Las Vegas (NV, USA) this Summer, little did he know that his paper presentation would gain the attention it did. In fact, his presentation was scheduled towards the end of the conference, and secretly he was a little concerned this may unfavourably impact attendance. Nothing could be further from the truth.

ELGi Introduces Air~Alert – Smart Remote Monitoring and Alert System for Compressed Air Systems

10 August 2023

Enabling data analytics and real-time monitoring of air compressor parameters, ELGi’s Air~Alert is a data transmission and analysis service that monitors critical parameters to minimise downtime and maximise efficiency. The service enables customers to act in time and avoid potential failures with 24/7 remote monitoring of the compressed air system.

Artificial Intelligence improves your maintenance processes

10 August 2023

AI, or artificial intelligence, refers to the development of computer systems that can perform tasks that normally require human intelligence, such as reasoning, problem-solving, speech recognition, and decision-making.

Visual inspection for improved quality in manufacturing

10 August 2023

Manufacturing operations strive to deliver the highest quality during every stage of the production or assembly process. Over half of these quality checks involve visual confirmation to ensure the parts are in the correct locations, have the right shape or color or texture, and are free from any blemishes such as scratches, pinholes, foreign particles, etc. Automating these visual quality checks is very difficult because of the volume of inspections and product variety, and because defects may occur anywhere on the product and could be of any size

How to stay competitive during the Fourth Industrial Revolution

10 August 2023

It is strategically important for companies to remain competitive and profitable by improving, innovating and redirecting their business, now and in the future. This requires them to have their engineering, asset management and manufacturing processes in order. According to PDM’s Industrial Excellence philosophy, companies can only start implementing Industry 4.0 technologies when these business processes are properly set up.

Embracing digital twin technology

09 August 2023

There’s a lot of talk about digital transformation and digital twin technology, but not everyone fully understands the benefits of implementing a digital twin. In this whitepaper, we’ll provide clear facts about a true digital twin and its advantages. No marketing hype, just the truth.

Practical Application of Smart Maintenance at Takeda

01 August 2023

A better health and a brighter future for everybody. Takeda makes it happen and has been doing so for more than 240 years. The result of an innovative and sustainable approach. The pharmaceutical industry is heavily regulated, which makes maintenance no easy task. However – with the right vision, approach and tools, anything is possible. This is demonstrated by the Maintenance Team of the Lessines site.

Expertise for Your Projects: Match the Resource to the Need

26 July 2023

There’s no denying that companies with industrial assets, regardless of business model or sector, are still suffering from a labor shortage. This is a growing problem around the globe. Despite a brief respite in May 2022, when U.S. job openings decreased to 11.3 million on the last business day, the hard reality is that more workers are retiring or resigning than are joining the labor force.

The Importance of Asset and Fleet Optimization for Power Generators

20 July 2023

Leaders in the energy sector are exploring how digital technology can create intelligent and autonomous fleet operations to optimize daily generation, manage risk, improve margins and operate from anywhere.