MCP Attends NEPIC Meet the Members Conference & Exhibition 2018

Held at The Grand Marquee, Billingham, Cleveland, NEPIC is the region’s premier chemical-processing sector networking event. Now in its 8th year, NEPIC attracts more than 500 delegates, and its annual Meet the Members conference & exhibition is always well attended and packed with investors, manufacturers and suppliers from across North East England’s chemical-processing sector. This year there is … Read More

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10 Top Tips for Lean Equipment Reliability

Lean is about eliminating waste from any business process, not just manufacturing. However, many organisations that introduce a “lean thinking” approach to production environments pass over the opportunity to improve equipment reliability and the bottom line. It is simply not possible to create a thoroughly lean production process without a robust plan to maintain equipment … Read More

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Be more informed about maintenance

How would you feel if at a routine health check your doctor informed you that it was time to have your hip replaced – even though you weren’t displaying any symptoms! His reason? Statistically, on average, hips fail by the time one reaches the age of 65. Knowing this your doctor schedules the surgery as … Read More

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Online operator asset care audit

As published in Industrial Plant & Equipment MCP’s online audit offers manufacturers a snapshot of their operator asset performance leading to a potential ROI of at least 200%. says the company. This free online Operator Asset Care Survey offers manufacturers the chance to list their current practices in a scored Agree / Disagree survey. Categories such as: – Maintenance Approach on … Read More

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Plant & Asset Management Exhibition 2018

Paul Rodgers, MCP Consulting Group Ltd. attended the Plant & Asset Management exhibition at the NEC this week. It is the leading event dedicated to the maintenance sector in the UK. The event promotes all aspects of the management and maintenance of physical assets. The show will be a unique opportunity for industry professionals to source the … Read More

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Should I be more aware of safe isolation procedures?

The answer to this month’s trouble shooter is supplied by John Saysell, head of business development and training, MCP Consulting Group Ltd. Q: Should I be more aware of safe isolation procedures? A: The safe isolation (10-point) procedure was formally introduced initially by the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) as part of their AM2 Test (Achievement Measurement Test 2) back in 1985. It was (and … Read More

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