Predictive & prescriptive maintenance

Sitech Services: Pioneering Sustainable Industrial Maintenance through Data-Driven Predictive Models

25 September 2023

Manufacturers across Europe face a huge task to keep producing optimally while making the shift towards sustainability, and all this under the watchful eye of critical stakeholders. So the industry is aware of the importance of careful maintenance of their plants and recognizes the importance of a reliable service provider with a proven track record

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.

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.

Durable drives for belt conveyor systems

07 December 2022

With high thermal limit powers, MAXXDRIVE XT industrial gear units have been optimised for bulk logistics applications such as belt conveyor systems.

Three things to remember when building a data centre

29 November 2022

This sudden digital shift, together with the latest developments in 5G communication is stimulating a need for more cloud-based and online solutions, which in-turn is motivating huge investments in IT infrastructure such as data centres. In this article, Hiroki Nishiyama, global manager of data centre marketing at Mitsubishi Electric Corporation, explains further about the challenges facing this important rising industry.

I-care raises € 40 million

04 October 2022

I-care, based in Mons, Belgium, and Company of the Year 2020, is a specialist in predictive maintenance. Te company is raising €40 million to mass-produce its data collectors, according to sources close to the case.

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.

A new approach to support change in Maintenance Management

29 July 2022

Companies are facing major challenges that require adjustments to the organization of maintenance. Implementing those changes requires special measures, such as appointing a Shadow Maintenance Manager. This ad interim manager leads the department through the change. This leads to more efficiency and makes work more pleasant for everyone, including new employees.

From predictive towards prescriptive maintenance

30 May 2022

The reliability of the transmission network for electric power to a great extent depends on the quality of maintenance and the rapid elimination of detected anomalies.

The Importance of Planning in Predictive Maintenance

30 May 2022

Most people associate predictive maintenance with hardware (sensors and networks) and software.