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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:
Webinar: The Cost of Unreliability. If you missed our Sept.
12 webinar, you can still register and view industry consultant and
author Al Poling's presenation. Visit the link below and learn how to
measure the cost of unreliable operations. Profitability is the goal of
every enterprise and asset reliability has an impact on the bottom line.
But what is that impact? Is it worth the investment and effort required
to develop a reliable culture? Poling demonstrates the true cost of
unreliability to plant operations and how establishing a focused and
sustained reliable culture will have a direct and positive impact on a
company's bottom line. To view the webinar, visit:
maintenancetechnology.com/1709unreliability

GLEN GUDINO
President/CEO
ggudino@maintenancetechnology.com
PHIL SARAN
Vice President/Group Publisher
psaran@maintenancetechnology.com
GARY L. PARR
Editorial Director
gparr@maintenancetechnology.com

Al Poling discussed
the cost of
unreliability in a
Sept. 12 webinar.

JANE ALEXANDER
Managing Editor
jalexander@maintenancetechnology.com
GREG PIETRAS
Managing Editor, Emedia
gpietras@maintenancetechnology.com

Podcast: Mobile-technology trends. There is much demand

these days for mobile access/monitoring capability. In our latest
podcast, editorial director Gary L. Parr discusses mobile technology
with Schneider Electric's Kim Custeau. The wide-ranging conversation
explores, among other things, the current status of mobile technology,
where it's having a big impact, next steps to implementation, and
what lies in the future. maintenancetechnology.com/1707mobile

Video interviews from Mainstream 2017. Editorial Director
Gary L. Parr conducts video interviews with Boeing's Rodney Pervier
and seven other presenters at the 2017 Mainstream Conference.
The event, described as "The maintenance, reliability, and assetmanagement conference for companies that care about people,
leadership, innovation, and culture," offers an excellent program
designed to help attendees make significant progress toward a
culture of reliability. In each of the interviews, the speakers share their
success stories in a variety of applications and industries. To view the
videos, visit: maintenancetechnology.com/mainstream2017

September 2017 * Volume 30, No. 9

ROBERT "BOB" WILLIAMSON
KENNETH E. BANNISTER
MICHELLE SEGREST
GRANT GERKE
Contributing Editors
FRANCES JERMAN
Creative Director
fjerman@maintenancetechnology.com

Boeing's Rodney
Pervier is one of eight
Mainstream 2017
speakers interviewed
in a video series.

Webinar: Not Your Granddad's Machinery Protection System. Machinery
protection systems are generally thought of as a necessity that acts as an "earthquake switch"
for your critical machinery. Often, these systems are stranded in hard-to-reach areas and are
not connected to the plant's data processes. They are typically hard to configure and require
many spare parts to deal with the different types of signals. This webinar addresses new
technologies that are emerging to deliver valuable predictive data from the protection system,
making it a contributor to improving plant and asset reliability.
maintenancetechnology.com/1706emerson

MARGA PARR
Editorial Production
mparr@maintenancetechnology.com
MARIA LEMAIRE
Electronic Marketing Manager
mlemaire@maintenancetechnology.com

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Webinar: Asset Management as the Foundation for Your IIoT Ecosystem.

Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) continues to be a buzzword in the industry-but how to
implement an IIoT ecosystem can feel confusing or overwhelming. Connecting your smart
devices through a robust asset management program to the IIoT is an easy way to start.
Most facilities already have most of the elements in place-and can utilize that infrastructure
to begin realizing the benefits promised in the IIoT buzz. This webinar will help you use your
asset-management program to realize IIoT benefits, use mobile devices to sovle problems, and
extend the value of IIoT across the life cycle of your smart field devices.
maintenancetechnology.com/1707emerson

Webinar: Realize MRO Success. MRO data optimization and governance is foundational
to an organization's asset-management ecosystem. Our latest webinar will provide you with
expert insight and lessons learned through a case study that showcases a large multinational
company's approach to MRO data optimization. maintenancetechnology.com/1706sphera

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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Maintenance Technology September 2017

Editorial
Uptime
On The Floor
Bionics Will Drive Future Factories
Filling The Skills Gap
Virtual Simulation and Plant Safety
Update Grounding Knowledge
Don't Overlook STF Hazards
Alternative LOTO Measures
SAP: Tips and Tricks
Compressed Air Filters
IR Inspections
Crack The Lube-Fault Code
DCIM Drives Efficiencies
Products
Ad Index
Showcase
Final Thought
Maintenance Technology September 2017 - Ad
Maintenance Technology September 2017 - Cover1
Maintenance Technology September 2017 - Cover2
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Maintenance Technology September 2017 - 3
Maintenance Technology September 2017 - Editorial
Maintenance Technology September 2017 - 5
Maintenance Technology September 2017 - Uptime
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Maintenance Technology September 2017 - On The Floor
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Maintenance Technology September 2017 - Bionics Will Drive Future Factories
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Maintenance Technology September 2017 - Filling The Skills Gap
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Maintenance Technology September 2017 - Virtual Simulation and Plant Safety
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Maintenance Technology September 2017 - 22
Maintenance Technology September 2017 - Update Grounding Knowledge
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Maintenance Technology September 2017 - 25
Maintenance Technology September 2017 - Don't Overlook STF Hazards
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Maintenance Technology September 2017 - 28
Maintenance Technology September 2017 - Alternative LOTO Measures
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Maintenance Technology September 2017 - 32
Maintenance Technology September 2017 - SAP: Tips and Tricks
Maintenance Technology September 2017 - Compressed Air Filters
Maintenance Technology September 2017 - 35
Maintenance Technology September 2017 - IR Inspections
Maintenance Technology September 2017 - 37
Maintenance Technology September 2017 - Crack The Lube-Fault Code
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Maintenance Technology September 2017 - 40
Maintenance Technology September 2017 - DCIM Drives Efficiencies
Maintenance Technology September 2017 - 42
Maintenance Technology September 2017 - Products
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Maintenance Technology September 2017 - 45
Maintenance Technology September 2017 - Ad Index
Maintenance Technology September 2017 - Showcase
Maintenance Technology September 2017 - Final Thought
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