A PLC is a piece of equipment designed to control a computer system in an industrial setting. Learn more about the history of the PLC here.
The reliability movement was introduced in the maintenance industry through aircraft manufacturers in the 1960s, as commercial flight was spreading rapidly.
Current trends in predictive maintenance will drive the industry toward improved efficiency through the use of modern technology.
The Boeing 747 revolutionized commercial flight; however, a more systematized maintenance procedure was needed for dependability. Reliability then emerged.
Communications technology has transformed the last 150 years, with many more possibilities on the horizon. How did we get to today and what comes next?
Technology has impacted the evolution of maintenance in three areas: Predictive Maintenance Programs, SCADA Systems, and Materials Handling Systems.
Increased demand, new products, changes in government policies, and more are responsible for the increased spike in manufacturing during World War II.