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Our website, maintenancetechnology.com, is constantly updated
to keep you informed of the latest in reliability and maintenance
developments. The most recent information you'll find includes:

technology evangelist Saadi Kermani of Schneider Electric and
editoral director Gary L. Parr discuss various aspects of cloud
computing/data storage. Much of the discussion focuses on concerns
many have about data security and what can be done to assure
that company information remains safe. maintenancetechnology.
com/1703cloudpodcast

PHIL SARAN
Vice President/Group Publisher
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Technology
evangelist Saadi
Kermani discusses
cloud data security.

Podcast: Selecting lube-delivery-line size and material.

In this month's lubrication article (p. 45), Maintenance Technology
lubrication expert Ken Bannister discusses factors you should consider
when installing or replacing lubrication-delivery lines. In a new
podcast, Ken provides additional information about lube-line materials Ken Bannister helps you
select lubrication-line
and sizes and provides installation and protection recommendations.
materials and sizes.
maintenancetechnology.com/1704lubelines

The 2016 NAME Award winner and world-class reliability. If you missed
last month's Plant Profile feature, "Reliability on a Global Scale," catch it this month at
maintenancetechnology.com. The professionals at the RIL-Hazira complex in Gujarat, India,
have been recognized for a world-class reliability and maintenance program that keeps the 27
individual chemical and petrochemical plants on the 1,000-acre campus operating at peak
efficiency. You'll also want to learn about their Corrosion Museum and how that knowledge
center contributes to overall reliability. maintenancetechnology.com/2017/02/reliability-globalscale/
IIoT: How can it help you? The buzzword that permeates reliability, maintenance, and
manufacturing in general these days is IIoT, or the Industrial Internet of Things. But what does
that mean, particularly to R&M professionals? To find out, bookmark maintenancetechnology.
com/iot and we'll provide you with a steady stream of articles, podcasts, and videos that
describe and demonstrate how manufacturers and, particularly reliability professionals,
are using IIoT technology to accelerate their journey to a reliability-dominant system.
maintenancetechnology.com/iot

Need help with your SAP efforts? SAP is a powerful tool that can be complex and,

at times, frustrating. To help you maximize SAP and improve your R&M efforts, be sure to
check out our SAP Tips and Trick column. Each month, SAP expert Kristina Gordon shares her
extensive SAP knowledge to help you get over those large and small hurdles that keep you from
reaching the next level. To learn more, go to maintenancetechnology.com and search for SAP
Tips and Tricks.

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Cloud computing/data storage podcast. In a new podcast,

We want your tips. Share the tips and tricks you use to improve
plant performance through our new Tip of the Month program. If
you have a quick, proven problem solution; a clever workaround;
or a better way to perform a task, evaluate a situation, document
an issue, or communicate information, send it to MTTipster@
maintenancetechnology.com. Selected tips will be posted on
maintenancetechnology.com and the best submission each month
published in Maintenance Technology. For more information, turn to
page 10.

April 2017 * Volume 30, No. 4

GARY L. PARR
Editorial Director
gparr@maintenancetechnology.com
JANE ALEXANDER
Managing Editor
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GREG PIETRAS
Managing Editor, Print/Emedia
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KENNETH E. BANNISTER
MICHELLE SEGREST
Contributing Editors
FRANCES JERMAN
Creative Director
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MARGA PARR
Editorial Production
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