MaintMaster blog - 15 June 2022


MaintMaster on IPE – Industry 4.0 The maintenance revolution from reactive to preventive

MaintMaster on IPE – Industry 4.0 The maintenance revolution from reactive to preventive

Today, we have published an article in the English magazine “IPE – Industrial, Plant & Equipment“. In this article, Tom Reames asks the question how maintenance can participate in Industry 4.0 and which advantages result from it. Tom is convinced that with the right tools, maintenance can effectively change from corrective to preventive.   With …

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MaintMaster blog - 1 February 2022


MaintMaster develops accessible maintenance IoT sensors

MaintMaster develops accessible maintenance IoT sensors

MaintMaster is developing a new range of plug-and-play IoT sensors that send monitoring data for all your equipment directly to your maintenance software – automatically creating work orders for your chosen triggers. No matter how good your preventive maintenance is, unexpected equipment breakdowns happen. With IoT sensors to alert on chosen triggers, like temperature and …

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MaintMaster blog - 22 March 2021


Improve your preventive maintenance

Improve your preventive maintenance

Almost every maintenance organization strives to decrease the amount of corrective maintenance and unplanned downtime. To get away from it, we use preventive maintenance and that is a good thing. But we need to make sure we are not overdoing preventive maintenance. We use maintenance to maintain or reset the capacity in our equipment’s, but …

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MaintMaster blog - 2 January 2021


Our new KPI Manual is ready!

Our new KPI Manual is ready!

Your maintenance department up to speed… How can we evaluate the work of the maintenance department? How are improvements tracked? How do we know if we are on the right path? The KPI Manual reflects the experiences that our project managers have made with our customers and collects a variety of different key performance indicators …

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MaintMaster blog - 21 August 2020


EN 13306: Good communication leads to successful maintenance

EN 13306: Good communication leads to successful maintenance

Guest contribution: Communication is key  – we have to talk to each other and we have to document our activities! En 13306: Communication is crucial for maintenance workers. One of the most important exercises is the documentation of our activities.  A transparent delivery of all maintenance tasks helps all parties involved to understand exactly what …

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MaintMaster blog - 23 October 2019


Awareness with alerts and notifications

Awareness with alerts and notifications

Sometimes, you want to receive a notification when something important happens. With notifications in MaintMaster, you make it possible for your users to have full control, even if they’re not working in the system. For example, if your contractors are not connected to MaintMaster all of the time, it could be useful for them to …

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MaintMaster blog - 17 October 2019


Why do we categorize?

Why do we categorize?

Everything in MaintMaster is categorized and we always talk about this during our training courses. But why do we think categories are so important? Well, it’s for the simple reason that categories help us to maintain order. We categorize in our life every day, perhaps without being aware of it, so why shouldn’t we also …

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MaintMaster blog - 27 September 2019


How CMMS software can support certification processes, using the example of IATF 16949.

How CMMS software can support certification processes, using the example of IATF 16949.

The number of different certificates and standards, as well as the scope of their respective auditing process, has steadily increased over recent years. In many companies, these audits have a significant effect on the maintenance department. Since 2018, stricter requirements have been imposed on automotive suppliers in particular. The background to this is the introduction …

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MaintMaster blog - 5 September 2019


Economic benefits of using SaaS

Economic benefits of using SaaS

We are frequently asked about the difference between a SaaS and an on-the-premises service/ product. In today’s post we want to highlight the economic benefits of using a SaaS service. No hidden costs Roughly speaking, on-the-premises systems account for only 10 percent of the total cost of their product. A much larger portion (90 percent) …

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MaintMaster blog - 28 August 2019


Measure downtime or number of downtimes?

Measure downtime or number of downtimes?

There are countless books describing key performance indicators that are used to measure and to influence. We recommend using a few for each part of the business, to measure and influence correctly. OEE (Overall Equipment Efficiency) is a great figure, and it can be used as an overall key performance indicator. But it can be …

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