MCP looks at maintenance software strategies

Maintenance lifeblood. Phil Taylor Associate Consultant, MCP Consulting Group, looks at maintenance software strategies. There are many systems available today ranging in price from free to exorbitant and although most are perfectly capable of providing the functionality required for most maintenance operations many are damned as ‘bad systems’ with the most common reason cited for … Read More

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RCM: Consider the bigger picture

Although the arguments in favour of Classical RCM (reliability centred maintenance) remain valid, Dave Porrill, principal consultant – MCP Consulting Group, considers whether it is enough to settle for RCM alone. As I survey the ubiquitous volumes of maintenance books and journals available today, I am amazed by the large number of supposedly different analytical … Read More

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Asset Management Tools & Techniques workshop runs at Solihull

The Asset Management Tools & Techniques workshop was well attended this week at our HQ in Solihull. Richard Fathers, one of our most experienced trainers, delivered the workshop. This is an introduction to the latest tools necessary for effective asset management. The delegates were encouraged to participate by sharing their own experiences. The discussions revealed that … Read More

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MCP a very international affair!

Here are some great shots of a recently delivered Johson&Johnson MAMC training in Mumbai, India.   LEFT: One of the students delivering his project presentation. RIGHT: Group selfie. Dave Porrill, MCP’s Principal Consultant, delivered the training and gained much respect from the delegates. One even requesting if Dave could be his mentor as he wanted … Read More

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Keeping the biscuit factory operating

Published in Management Magazine:11/04/2018 At Pladis’ 50,000-square metre factory in Harlesden, West London, over 80 million biscuits are made each day. Keeping the lines running, then, is a major challenge. This task falls on the shoulders of the plant’s Advanced Team Members (ATMs), who work on the shopfloor producing some of the country’s, and the … Read More

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Vintage AMIS proves to be a good year.

AMIS is the original maintenance assessment tool – proven over 30 years. The Siam Winery was established in 1986 and is now South East Asia’s leading wine company. Annual production capacity is over 80 million litres with regular production of greater than 1 million units per day. Located in Samutsakhon, 30 miles south-west of Bangkok, … Read More

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