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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Making the Most of Your Factory Assets

Making the Most of Your Factory Assets. Peter Jackson, Senior Consultant, MCP Consulting Group, tackles the challenges to implementing an effective asset management plan by outlining 10 factors which need to be taken into consideration, analysed and acted upon. Leading manufacturing and service companies know that effective Asset Management is a basic need for long-term competitiveness. … Read More

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Article in M&E – Root Cause Analysis

Root Cause Analysis If you don’t ask the right questions, you won’t get the right answers, says Peter Gagg, managing director of MCP Consulting Group Ltd. Have you ever taken the time to calculate the cost to your business of equipment failures? Most companies have not or if they have, they do nothing about it. Read … Read More

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