Getting the most out of your planned maintenance outages: A guide for manufacturers
No manufacturer looks forward to an outage, even if it is for necessary, planned maintenance that will make your facility more efficient and profitable in the long run.
But the fact is, you can’t put off vital maintenance for long. It will only come back to bite you in the form of unplanned outages, which are far more expensive, damaging to your facility, equipment and (potentially) dangerous for your workers.
What you can do, though, is optimize your investment. You can design your maintenance outages to deliver the maximum possible benefit and minimum disruption in the shortest possible amount of time.
In this guide we will explain how this works in practice, through 4 key aspects:
- Getting the planning right
- Covering all your bases
- Safety first
- Controlling risk