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November 13, 2012
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 EAM & Reliability Strategy Seminar — Washington, DC
ABS Consulting & GenesisSolutions (An ABS Group Company) are hosting an Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) and Reliability Strategy Seminar in Arlington, VA on Tuesday, 12/4. This educational seminar focuses on the development of a progressive, multiphase Asset Management Master Plan to leverage CMMS data to support & sustain Reliability Excellence. Learn More
 

  Technology & Trends 
 
  • Simpler manufacturing, speedier design Darpa's latest project
    The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency hopes to re-imagine and speed everything from model-based design to manufacturing in a continuous process that reduces development times to a small fraction of what they are today with its Adaptive Vehicle Make program. "It's safe to say that the direction we have been going in military acquisitions is not a sustainable path. We simply can't continue to spend more and get less for the money we spend," said Lt. Col. Nathan Wiedenman, DARPA AVM program manager. AviationWeek.com (11/5) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • Snecma jet engines will have no TBO
    New jet engines being developed by France's Snecma will come with no designated time between overhauls. The Silvercrest engines will instead have real-time diagnostic capabilities that allow mechanics to continually assess maintenance needs and address them only as necessary. Forbes (11/9) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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Webinar - Doing MORE for LESS with an EQMS
Wednesday, December 5, 2012, 2:00 pm Eastern
In today's globalized world of manufacturing operations, companies are faced with cost and margin pressures. Let Sparta Systems show you how you can manage costs and improve operational efficiencies by centralizing and harmonizing manual systems for business critical processes through use of an enterprise quality management system. Register Now!
  Leadership & Management 
  • Quality management should be a core concern
    Quality management should not be an afterthought but rather an integral part of the design discipline, according to Barbara Schmitz, chief marketing officer of MEN Mikro Elektronik. Complex design calls for complex quality management, so there is a cost. "But the return on investment can be more than worth the price, particularly in industries or applications where the cost of failure is high -- in terms of either financial repercussions or human safety issues," writes Schmitz. Electronic Design (11/9) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  SMRP News 
  • Pharma Biotech SIG interviews Anthony "Mac" Smith
    Join the Pharma Biotech SIG on Nov. 14 for a special teleconference, featuring an interview with Anthony "Mac" Smith. Pharma Biotech SIG Chairwoman Marie Getsug will interview Anthony from his San Jose home, so the SIG welcomes anyone interested to dial into the teleconference to learn about reliability centered maintenance! A few discussion points include: history of RCM; classical RCM and RCM2; failure mode and cause; and the future of RCM. If interested, please e-mail info@smrp.org, and you will be provided the call-in number and code. LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • Seeking a job? Utilize the SMRP Job Board!
    Have you looked at the 70+ jobs on the SMRP Job Board section of the website? With more than 40 leading companies posting opportunities on SMRP’s Job Board, maintenance and reliability positions are close at hand. Check out the SMRP Job Board today! LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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