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Global Chemical Leader Uses Risk-Based Asset Management to Improve Maintenance and Reliability Performance
A worldwide leader in global science recognized that their maintenance and reliability programs were performing significantly below world-class standards. To understand where the issues were occurring, the company conducted a maintenance and reliability assessment. The findings highlighted the four areas within the business that showed gaps in production efficiency: equipment and spare parts, data, workforce skills and capabilities, and their asset management system
Bristol-Myers Squibb (B-MS) is on a four-year Reliability Excellence® journey that requires changes in business processes, systems, tools, skills, and culture. B-MS began by engaging leaders in supporting and promoting reliability best practices. They also sought to build competency in the application of standard processes and best practices in reliability. This was a multi-site initiative that required buy-in training for employees from site leaders to technicians across 12 plants located in the United States, Mexico, Puerto Rico, Italy and Ireland.
World Leader in Chemical Treatment Improves Production Unit Performance with Reliability Engineering
One of the world’s leading chemical treatment companies, specializing in industrial applications, recently installed a new production unit within their chemical plant. The unit was designed to propel the supplier into their market as the
A biotechnology and pharmaceutical company was struggling to meet customer demands and keep costs down. The company’s products treat genetic diseases, multiple sclerosis, cardiovascular disease and other rare diseases. The pharmaceutical company had exceeded its budget by $2.1 million due to inefficiencies in manufacturing. The company partnered with Life Cycle Engineering (LCE) to target a critical manufacturing line with risk-based asset management services - an engineering-based approach to equipment failure remediation and elimination of loss due to habitual poor maintenance and operator care.
A major international offshore drilling company involved in the completion of exploratory and developmental oil and gas wells was struggling with international regulatory compliance standards. Its offshore drilling equipment includes drillship drilling rigs, semisubmersible drilling rigs and jack-up drilling rigs. As the fleet continued to expand with the construction of three state-of-the-art, dynamically-positioned, dual derrick ultra-deep-water drill ships, it was critical to maintain safety of employees and the environment while protecting financial stability.
As part of a Reliability Excellence (Rx) Program for the largest and most complex grain elevators owned by one of the world's primary food producers, LCE's Asset Management Services Team conducted a criticality analysis of the plant and determined that the dust conveyance system was having the single, largest negative impact on the plant's production capacity.
As part of a Reliability Excellence implementation in a large cane sugar refinery, Life Cycle Engineering, Inc. (LCE) assigned a Reliability Engineer to investigate potential limiting factors that could be resolved short-term.
As part of a Reliability Excellence implementation in a large alumina refinery, Life Cycle Engineering, Inc. (LCE) assigned a Reliability Engineer to investigate potential limiting factors that could be resolved short-term.
LCE’s breadth of service and integrated systems approach was critical in helping this Shipyard reestablish a high-functioning equipment maintenance program.