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Leading Paper Products Manufacturer Expands Maintenance Reporting Capabilities; Simplifies Data Exchange with Azzier

When a major paper products firm wanted to simplify the process of creating and managing documents while facilitating data exchange between the Azzier CMMS and its accounting and finance platform, the firm turned to Tero for assistance. The company had adopted Azzier for its industry-leading, feature-rich CMMS functionality. The specialized enhancements sought by the new effort would extend the value of the platform even further. A core requirement of the effort was to develop a …

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Boosting Productivity with Core Maintenance Activities

As most facility managers recognize, maintenance is an essential element of the operating continuity that underpins successful production management. Yet, we are always amazed to learn how often this function is not as proactively managed as it should be. Even in cases where the firm has deployed an EAM (enterprise asset management) or CMMS (computerized maintenance management system) solution, we often discover it has not been deployed and configured effectively. In other cases, there is …

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Major Crude Oil Transporter Implements Azzier by Tero to Boost Maintenance Management Efficiency; Reduce Costs

The effort was so successful that the firm expanded its deployment to a newly acquired firm When leadership at a major crude oil transporter decided to implement a best practices computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) to enjoy the reduced downtime and expenses and increased efficiency the CMMS system would provide, the firm selected Azzier by Tero. After mapping out what the new system would entail, the Tero team planned a three-month implementation. Enhancing the Effort, …

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Enhancing Major Projects and Plant Turnarounds with a Computerized Maintenance Management System

Changes in technology, the market and the economic environment have all boosted the value of computerized maintenance management systems (CMMS) for industrial facilities. This is true not only for daily maintenance management but also for special projects, such as plant expansions and retrofits, that necessitate total or partial outages. Given that planning and executing a scheduled process outage is one of the most resource-intensive activities any firm can undertake, leveraging an advanced CMMS is fundamental …

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Tero Helps Regional Government Boost Insight and Control of Infrastructure with Customized Azzier Interface

When a government serving more than 4 million residents wanted to ensure preventative maintenance (PM) activities could be performed in the most efficient, effective manner, they turned to Tero and Azzier, Tero’s computerized maintenance management (CMMS) program. The government’s Infrastructure department wanted to ensure Azzier extracted the most current building information possible for all properties, whether active or inactive, which was stored in the Building and Land Inventory Management System (BLIMS) database. In order for …

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Maintenance Spares: The Hidden Cost Center in Your Storerooms

With carrying costs alone amounting to 40% of yearly organizational revenue, there is no dispute that poorly managed storerooms can be a major financial drain. However, many companies don’t consider the impact of inadequate maintenance spares management, which in itself can become a significant issue. Poor spares management leads to excessive inventory expenses and can increase unplanned equipment downtime. In this article, we drill into some approaches and strategies that help business leaders identify these …

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Web Work Azzier Helps a Government Agency Eliminate Storeroom Theft

When a government agency made headlines because it was losing money due to either theft or mismanagement, leadership approached Tero for help. The agency wanted to clean up the storeroom inventory located at one of its facilities. Tero experts proposed implementing Web Work Azzier as a best-practices tool to facilitate asset/inventory management and alleviate the shortcomings that were causing the problem. Tero proposed closing the warehouse/storeroom for a month so improvements could be applied. These …

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Unplanned Downtime: A Continuing Challenge for Organizations Everywhere

Modern facilities are expected to contribute value to the company’s bottom line by continuously improving asset performance. Process industries in particular are extremely asset intensive, which can make their challenges even greater. One area that continues to negatively impact profits, and diminish overall asset performance metrics, is unplanned downtime. If manufacturing operations are to be profitable, any downtime will be costly. When unplanned downtime occurs due to equipment failure or other reasons, the losses can …

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