New, unique City & Guilds course offers Maintenance Excellence Certificate

The New, Unique Maintenance Excellence Trilogy – Originally developed for a leading UK automotive company and aimed at professionals seeking accreditation of their knowledge and abilities in maintenance and asset management, this City & Guilds programme incorporates practical and theoretical projects. AImed at Maintenance Managers, Technicians, Reliability Engineers, Project Managers, as well as, Production Supervisor and Engineering Team … 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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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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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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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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UK’s leading City & Guilds Mechanical to Electrical Programme

A digital factory division of a UK leading electrical business has commissioned MCP to deliver the four-part ‘Mechanical to Electrical’ training programme.  MCP’s Mechanical to Electrical Programme is the UK’s leading City & Guilds accredited 16-day programme and is designed for technicians who have no previous electrical background. Offered across 4 parts, each part consists of … Read More

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MCP support J&J in their drive to asset management excellence

MCP is in Limerick, Ireland today. Dave Porrill is completing the end of the second week of MAMC training, whilst the delegates busily revise and get ready for taking their examinations. All are looking forward to becoming City & Guilds fully accreditated Asset Management Specialists. The MAMC Course Objectives are to provide Executives, Managers and Functional Heads with … Read More

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All around the globe!

Dave Porrill gets round! This is Dave delivering the J&J MAMC training in Mumbai last week. Dave’s specialist skills are in the field of production equipment maintenance and reliability strategies and systems within the FMCG environment. His international consulting prowess is across multiple geographies, by assisting sites to improve all aspects of maintenance and reliability processes … Read More

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