2017

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  • Minute Clinic: Why Is Predictive Maintenance Important?

    Downtime is costly in any industry but particularly in chemical manufacturing where it can equate to hundreds of thousands of dollars or more in waste and lost production –in this episode of Chemical Processing’s Minute Clinic podcast series we see why making predictive maintenance an important part of an overall maintenance and reliability strategy enhances uptime.

    The expert in our Minute Clinic booth is Chen Linchevski, the CEO and Co-Founder of Precognize -- a platform that combines experts’ knowledge with machine learning to achieve a unique predictive maintenance solution.

    Click to listen to this podcast now! Run time is 16:10

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    09/05/2017
  • Minute Clinic: Preventative Maintenance Practices

    In this Minute Clinic, we search for reasons why preventative maintenance and maintenance in general isn’t always well practiced. Indeed, Chemical Processing polled its audience and asked: How often does your site postpone scheduled or necessary maintenance to avoid production disruptions? Nearly 20% said frequently and over 30% said sometimes.

    Joining me in the clinic today is Chuck Deise. Chuck is a Senior Vice President for the Chemical Business Unit at Argo, a global operations improvement consulting company focused on asset-intensive industries. He is a seasoned veteran has more than 25 years of experience in the chemical process industries, where he has been advising and working with global clients to implement programs that transform operations and improve productivity.

    Click to listen to this podcast now! Run time is 16:52

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    08/24/2017
  • Minute Clinic: In Search Of Operational Excellence

    In this Minute Clinic, we search for the holy grail: Operational Excellence.

    Continuous improvement is a goal for any business. If it’s not, then troubles will begin. The purpose is to have happy customers. To attain continuous improvement you must achieve operational excellence. This applies to every level and every person in the organization, from executives all the way down to the employees. With me here today in the Clinic is Chuck Deise. Chuck is a Senior Vice President for the Chemical Business Unit at Argo, a global operations improvement consulting company focused on asset-intensive industries. . He is a seasoned veteran has more than 25 years of experience in the chemical process industries, where he has been advising and working with global clients to implement programs that transform operations and improve productivity.

    Click to listen to this podcast now! Run time is 17:50

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    05/22/2017
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