Asset Performance Management

5 Traps to Avoid When Selecting Asset Performance Management Software 

15 September 2023

The market is saturated with software that promises to improve asset performance and reduce or  eliminate downtime. Whether it brands itself as asset performance management, predictive  maintenance, reliability centered maintenance or condition-based maintenance software, all seem  indistinguishable from each other. 

What is the impact of measurement accuracy on plant performance?

30 August 2023

IntroductionIt is a common understanding in production facilities that assets…

How climate activism has sneaked into our daily lives… and is here to stay!

14 June 2023

Smart use of information, innovation and available energy is the basis for the current digital and energy transition. Asset Performance 2023 welcomes Kurt Vandeputte, Senior Vice President of Battery Recycling Solutions at the Belgian company Umicore, to talk about these trends and principles at Umicore.

Standardised maintenance departments make Agristo future-proof

06 June 2023

Agristo won the ‘Technical Team of the Year’ award from BEMAS thanks to a successful implementation of Ultimo and standardisation of maintenance at group level.

TotalEnergies’ approach to shutdowns and turnarounds in an ever-changing market

07 March 2023

In the current energy market, TotalEnergies, like all the other major energy companies, books good operating results. Previously, the coronavirus pandemic weighed heavily on the operating results but didn’t disrupt day-to-day operations or planned turnarounds and shutdowns. We spoke with Jos Vermylen, plant manager of the refinery, and José-Manuel Araujo, director turnaround.

The essence of… Asset Performance Management

05 September 2022

Asset Performance is a measure of the asset’s capability to perform each required function. In short, it is what the business owner wants the asset to do in a safe and, of course, a reliable way.

New Asset Performance Magazine out now

05 September 2022

In this first issue of Asset Performance Magazine we focus…

Opportunistic Maintenance: A Newer Name to Good Practice

31 July 2022

In the realm of maintenance policies, opportunistic maintenance may sound like an outsider. Indeed, recently, looks have been focused on Reliability-Centered Maintenance (RCM), Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) and predictive maintenance or even prescriptive 4.0 maintenance as most up-to-date common good practice, but it would be a mistake to overlook the benefits of opportunistic maintenance.