The four industrial revolutions involve revolutions in coal, gas, electronics and nuclear, and the internet and renewable energy.
Increased demand, changes in government policies are responsible for the increased spike in manufacturing and technology during World War 2.
Technology has impacted the evolution of maintenance in three areas: Predictive Maintenance Programs, SCADA Systems, and Materials Handling Systems.
Technology will continue to play a significant role in communication, providing higher-quality data to help tomorrow’s business executives.
The Boeing 747 revolutionized commercial flight; however, a more systematized maintenance procedure was needed for dependability. Reliability then emerged.
Current trends in predictive maintenance will drive the industry toward improved efficiency through the use of modern technology.
The reliability movement was introduced in the maintenance industry through aircraft manufacturers in the 1960s, as commercial flight was spreading rapidly.