Articles & News on Maintenance and Repair

3M Earns RBR50 Innovation Award for the 3M Finesse-it Robotic Paint Repair System

  • May 16, 2022
  • News

Robotics Business Review named the 3M Finesse-It Robotic Paint Repair System as a 2022 RBR50 Robotics Innovation Award Honoree.

Motion's 2021 Supplier of the Year Award Winner: Gates

  • May 5, 2022
  • News

Motion Industries, Inc., a leading distributor of maintenance, repair and operation replacement parts, and a premier provider of industrial technology solutions, named Gates Corporation “2021 Supplier of the Year.”

Telit and Gibson Engineering Bring State-of-the-Art Technology to Ports Across the Globe to Increase Productivity

  • May 5, 2022
  • News

Gibson deploys an industrial IoT solution powered by Telit deviceWISE EDGE, a no-code platform, to enable operation optimization, preventive maintenance, and efficiency control for one of the world’s most important ports.

Limiting Machine Failures with Holistic Views of Data

  • by Daniel Fallmann
  • May 2, 2022
  • Feature

The manufacturing industry is facing a ton of pressure today. Companies need to do everything in their power to make life easier for their employees so processes and the production of goods are not slowed down. 

Five Ways That Better Robot Integration Can Improve Your Operations

  • by Justin Garski
  • March 18, 2022
  • Feature

How integrating or unifying robot and machine control systems can help you achieve better productivity, insights and maintenance.

Machinery Health Moves Toward an Integrated Future

  • by Drew Mackley & Shane Moser
  • February 16, 2022
  • Feature

A focus on integrating data helps build a foundation for improved performance across both the plant and enterprise. This feature originally appeared in the February 2022 issue of InTech magazine.

NSK Americas Expands Service Offering: Acquisition of Alliance Bearing Repair

  • January 4, 2022
  • News

NSK, a global leader in bearing and linear motion control technology, has expanded its owned bearing services capabilities in the Americas with the acquisition of Alliance Bearing Repair and Reclaim, LLC.

Efficiency, Safety and Predictive Maintenance: Trends in the LV Drives Market

  • by Blake Griffin
  • November 9, 2021
  • Feature

The variable speed drive market is back on track, with 7.7% growth predicted for 2021. Interact Analysis' latest market research offers insight into three important trends influencing the drives market: functional safety, predictive maintenance and efficiency regulations.

Sensor-to-Cloud Enables Predictive Maintenance

  • by Craig Lentzkow
  • August 2, 2021
  • Feature

There is a huge base of installed machines in the world, typically referred to as “brownfield." This represents a tremendous opportunity for a predictive maintenance solution that can be “bolted-on” existing equipment to provide condition-based monitoring. For this solution to succeed, it must include: support for many machines in a single eco-system; simple, quick and remote commissioning; flexible choice of attached sensor devices; and built-in security. 

World’s Largest Manufacturers Lose Almost $1 Trillion a Year to Machine Failures

  • June 30, 2021
  • News

Senseye study of major industrial firms finds that large facilities lose 27 hours a month to machine failures, on average, at the cost of $532,000 for each hour of unplanned downtime.