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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:

Podcast: The benefits of portable filter carts. In this

month's lubrication article (p. 35), Maintenance Technology
lubrication expert Ken Bannister discusses portable filter carts,
the many functions they perform, and how proper use can
significantly improve your lubrication program, resulting in better
asset performance. In our monthly podcast, Ken goes beyond
the article to provide more information about this essential tool.
maintenancetechnology.com/1705filtercarts

Cloud computing/data storage podcast. If cloud computing
is on your horizon, this podcast with technology evangelist Saadi
Kermani of Schneider Electric and editorial director Gary L. Parr will
help you better understand the 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
psaran@maintenancetechnology.com

In our monthly
podcast, Ken
Bannister provides
more detail about
portable filter carts.

JANE ALEXANDER
Managing Editor
jalexander@maintenancetechnology.com

ROBERT "BOB" WILLIAMSON
KENNETH E. BANNISTER
MICHELLE SEGREST
GRANT GERKE
Contributing Editors
FRANCES JERMAN
Creative Director
fjerman@maintenancetechnology.com
Saadi Kermani puts to
rest your concerns about
cloud computing.

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-global-scale/

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. 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.

Find the above, industry news,
product information, the MT archives, and more at
MaintenanceTechnology.com.
MAINTENANCE TECHNOLOGY

GARY L. PARR
Editorial Director
gparr@maintenancetechnology.com

GREG PIETRAS
Managing Editor, Print/Emedia
gpietras@maintenancetechnology.com

The 2016 NAME Award winner and world-class reliability. If you missed the Plant

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GLEN GUDINO
President/CEO
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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@
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published in Maintenance Technology. For more information, turn to
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May 2017 * Volume 30, No. 5

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