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MRO Guy Podcast 038 – More MRO Baby Steps and an Introduction to Dan Floen with PM2

In this week’s episode we talk further about the next MRO baby steps to success as well as meet Dan Floen with PM2.  Dan shares some of the challenges people encounter on making positive steps with spare parts in a… See more ›

25mins

26 May 2015

Rank #1

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MRO Guy Podcast 034 – MRO Storeroom Reorganization and an Introduction to Dave Bertolini with People and Processes

This week we discuss reorganization of the MRO Storeroom. We also meet Dave Bertolini with People and Processes and discuss CMMS and MRO issues we all face with some helpful hints. Learn more about People and Processes at: www.peopleandprocesses.com Connect… See more ›

22mins

20 Apr 2015

Rank #2

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MRO Guy Podcast 029 – MRO Keys From MARCON Conference and Meet Bob Hackeloer at the 2015 Grainger Show

In this session, we discuss a couple key takeaways from last week’s 2015 MARCON Conference held at Knoxville, TN by the University of Tennessee’s Reliability and Maintainability Center.   We also meet Bob Hackeloer during the 2015 Grainger Conference and discuss… See more ›

20mins

2 Mar 2015

Rank #3

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MRO Guy Podcast 028 – Meet Jay Cherwin and Jerry Szeszol with Grainger

In this session, we meet Jay Cherwin and Jerry Szeszol with Grainger at the 2015 Grainger Show in Orlando, Florida.  Jay and Jerry share with us strategies to further develop customer MRO offerings which help reduce expenses and increase efficiency.  We… See more ›

14mins

23 Feb 2015

Rank #4

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MRO Guy Podcast 033 – MRO Stock Outages and an Introduction to Tom Wilk with Plant Services

In this episode, we tackle the topic of whether it is okay to have none on-hand of MRO stock items. We also meet Tom Wilk, Editor in Chief, at Plant Services as we discuss some of the information they share… See more ›

25mins

7 Apr 2015

Rank #5

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MRO Guy Podcast 026 – Three Strategic Technologies for 2015 and an Introduction to Mike Barrett with TestOil

In our first segment, we discuss three strategic technologies your team can incorporate in 2015 for better maintenance and MRO spare parts program results.  These technologies are not a silver bullet to all the possible problems at hand, but certainly complement your overall… See more ›

24mins

10 Feb 2015

Rank #6

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MRO Guy Podcast 037 – MRO Baby Step Three and an Introduction to Carlos Rivas with ProFormance Wellness

This week we discuss MRO success baby step number three – stock level setting process and then we meet Carlos Rivas with Proformance Wellness as we discuss industrial athletes. Learn more about ProFormance Wellness at www.proformanceresults.com Learn more about the… See more ›

30mins

19 May 2015

Rank #7

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MRO Guy Podcast 024 – 8 MRO Essential Tools and an Introduction to Matt Van Klink and MROConnection

In this episode, we finish up our conversation about the eight MRO Spare Parts Tools essential for your team’s success.  The good news is that these tools are likely already available for your team. In the second segment, we meet Matt… See more ›

12 Jan 2015

Rank #8

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MRO Guy Podcast 027 – An Introduction to Joel Levitt and Life Cycle Engineering

This time we meet Joel Levitt with Life Cycle Engineering as we discuss equipment maintenance and MRO spare parts opportunities. Learn more about Life Cycle Engineering – click here:  http://lce.com Give us feedback – Click Here:  http://thesblgroup.com/contact-us/ Subscribe to the… See more ›

19mins

17 Feb 2015

Rank #9

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MRO Guy Podcast 031 – MRO Rebuild Keys and an Introduction to Jeremy Wright with Noria Corporation

This week we discuss the merits of rebuilding of spare parts. We also meet Jeremy Wright with Noria Corporation as we discuss excellence in equipment lubrication programs. Connect with Noria at www.noria.com Connect with the 2015 MAPS Conference at www.mapsconference.com… See more ›

22mins

24 Mar 2015

Rank #10

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MRO Guy Podcast 025 – A Great Introduction to Phill Slater and sparepartsknowhow.com

In this session, we meet Phill Slater with sparepartsknowhow.com and have a great conversation about MRO Spare Parts and the opportunities to improve.  Phill shares his unique perspective as a valuable resource for MRO Spare Parts information. Connect with Phill Slater… See more ›

2 Feb 2015

Rank #11

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MRO Guy Podcast 003: MRO Spare Parts Metrics

In this episode host, Steve Landis, discusses performance metrics for MRO Spare Parts with some industry comparisons for benchmarking. Just like driving a car it is important to have a performance speedometer to determine how we are doing with regard… See more ›

17mins

20 Jun 2014

Rank #12

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MRO Guy Podcast 004: Equipment Reliability and MRO Spare Parts

In this session we explore Equipment Reliability processes and MRO Spare Parts – how one needs the other for success. In order to complete the needed equipment repairs and PM’s, it takes spare parts to get the work completed.  These… See more ›

27mins

30 Jun 2014

Rank #13

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MRO Guy Podcast 032 – MRO Bill of Materials and an Introduction to Jeff Shiver with People and Processes

In this episode we discuss some key elements to successful use of equipment bill of materials as a tool and how to make them effective. We also meet People and Processes’ Jeff Shiver as he discusses developing your MRO and… See more ›

24mins

31 Mar 2015

Rank #14

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MRO Guy Podcast 036 – The Second MRO Baby Step to Success and an Introduction to Jim Lancaster with IR Technologies

This session introduces our second of the MRO baby steps to success building upon last week’s first step of spare part stocking strategies. We also meet Jim Lancaster and Jim is with IR Technologies as we discuss how Predictive Maintenance… See more ›

24mins

12 May 2015

Rank #15

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MRO Guy Podcast 035 – Initial Baby Steps to Storeroom Reorganization and Discussion of Guest Post by James Kovacevic with HP Reliability.

In this session we discuss one of the initial “baby steps” to MRO spare parts improvement and success. We also talk about a guest blog post by James Kovacevic with HP Reliability about MRO Spare Parts as a key to… See more ›

16mins

6 May 2015

Rank #16

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MRO Guy Podcast 023 – Leveraging MRO Suppliers and 8 Key MRO Tools for Success

In this episode, we discuss how to leverage your MRO suppliers with questions key to this untapped resource in 2015.  As a business partner, vendors and suppliers should do more than deliver your orders – how can they help your… See more ›

5 Jan 2015

Rank #17

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MRO Guy Podcast 030 – MRO Keys to Training, Workshops, and Conferences

This week, we explore some MRO keys to training, workshops, and conferences.  Routinely, engaging with others in great forums can really provide some wonderful insights and information.  Put just a couple of the learnings to good work and the results provide… See more ›

11mins

16 Mar 2015

Rank #18

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MRO Guy Podcast 039 – The Eight MRO Baby Steps to Success

In this episode, we finalize the remainder of the eight baby steps to MRO success.  We also have a quick run down of all the baby steps that we have covered over the past few episodes. This week’s 2015 MAPS… See more ›

15mins

5 Jun 2015

Rank #19

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MRO Guy Podcast 021- Purpose of MRO Spare Parts and MRO Opportunity Costs

In this session we discuss the purpose MRO Spare Parts and their value to any organization.  We also tackle the topic of opportunity costs and in particular we share thoughts around the opportunity cost with the status quo. Give us… See more ›

18mins

17 Dec 2014

Rank #20