Ten ways to work smarter and increase output

Improving efficiency and optimising performance is a constant concern for the process industries. While technology plays an important part in this, it’s also a matter of the right mindset. John Saysell of MCP, who has worked across UK manufacturing for many years, offers these 10 principles of best practice that help process operators “work smarter and … Read More

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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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Tackling Maintenance Cost…Through Effective Asset Management

Leading manufacturing and service companies know that the effective Asset Management is a basic need for long-term competitiveness. But even today, MCP has evidence that fewer than 10% of company sites in the UK have mastered this skill and hence the ability to claim to have ‘leading-the-world’ status’. The overall UK profile of where sites … 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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