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Asset tracking: Managing your CMMS

LLumin's Insight
CMMS is expanding from asset lifecycle management to asset performance management. To realize the benefits of such smart systems, it is important to keep in mind that ease of use is essential, given that more than 95% of CMMS data comes from human interaction. That includes administrators configuring and maintaining master data, maintenance managers adding maintenance plans and setting thresholds for machine operations and users contributing data on machine performance.

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Preventative maintenance is pro-active and is carefully designed to perform routine maintenance tasks at predetermined times to prevent asset failure. Planning a preventative maintenance schedule involves tracking data manually to determine when servicing needs to be performed. Using CMMS software can make it much less difficult than trying to do it manually. If your business...

The Importance Of Preventive Maintenance

LLumin's Insight
The Critical Role of CMMS in Preventive Maintenance - Preventive maintenance is a pro-active way to prevent asset failure and reduce downtime. Planning a preventative maintenance schedule involves tracking data manually to determine when servicing needs to be performed. Using CMMS software can make it much less difficult than trying to do it manually.

Article Excerpt:
Preventative maintenance is pro-active and is carefully designed to perform routine maintenance tasks at predetermined times to prevent asset failure. Planning a preventative maintenance schedule involves tracking data manually to determine when servicing needs to be performed. Using CMMS software can make it much less difficult than trying to do it manually.

Is it Prime Time for Predictive Technology in MRO?

LLumin's Insight
Facilities are still sorting out the current value of predictive analytics in regards to maintenance, repair and operations (MRO). It turns out the key to success is having current asset data to complement historical data.

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The past few years have seen growing adoption of predictive analytics within the supply chain, but maintenance, repair and operations may not be the right place just yet.

LLumin, Lighting the Way

LLumin is the future of Computerized Maintenance Management Software (CMMS) with its READYAsset and READYTrak suites that uniquely:  Monitor machines in real time and automatically take the best preventative actions (as defined by your experts), maximizing machine, production and operations uptime. Accurately track & manage materials and automate compliance procedures reducing financial, regulatory & legal risk With the advent of these two new product lines, the company felt a strong need to rebrand from eRPortal to LLumin to show the company is lighting the way to an exciting new world of CMMS.  The name LLumin was inspired by the illumination...

Warehouse Execution Systems Can Unlock the Potential of Automation Assets

LLumin's Insight

With warehouse execution systems, workflows can be adapted on the fly. This achieves greater efficiency by harnessing the data collected through automation and marrying it with employee operations. No longer do bottlenecks in one part of the line hold up workers in another part of the line. Employees can be redeployed based on real-time needs. These are reported by automated systems to keep human and mechanical operations moving smoothly.

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A WES can help with talent retention by making employees’ work more productive and fulfilling.  

Asset Tracking: Material Handling Benefits | Material Handling Management

LLumin's Insight

Asset tracking through materials handling helps companies make efficient use of resources at every step, from supply chain to consumer returns. Barcodes and RFID technology are affordable asset tracking solutions that roll out easily and deliver actionable, accurate information. When paired with software tracking tools, asset tracking makes it possible to allocate and redirect resources with maximum effectiveness.

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Pivotal asset management technology helps companies stay in business during difficult economic times.

How Technology is Revolutionizing CMMS Software

A computerized maintenance management system, or CMMS, enables businesses, maintenance firms and teams to achieve complete control over their maintenance processes and tasks. From a centralized interface, users can efficiently maximize all their equipment and facilities as well as manage their assets and other resources. They can efficiently schedule and perform preventive maintenance activities. The READYAsset software suite minimizes operational, production and operational downtime by monitoring machines in real-time with expert systems and A.I. based rules that can accurately predict pending failures and automatically trigger the best preventative actions. CMMS software allows maintenance teams to closely track and comprehensively document...

Manufacturing Happy Hour

Watch Ed, LLumin's CEO, talk about how to use lean principles to manage critical automation assets. LLumin’s CMMS software suite minimizes machine, production and operations downtime while reducing financial, regulatory & legal risk. The CMMS software easily integrates to Rockwell's systems so customers can use operations data and information to extend the life and value of their assets.

Ed Garibian, CEO of LLumin, talks to Western Mass Business Show

Listen to Ed Garibian, Chief Executive Officer of LLumin in West Springfield, Mass, talk with Ira Brick of the Western Mass Business Show on WHMP. Ed shares a bit about how LLumin’s CMMS software helps customers reduce downtime in their machines by monitoring machines in real-time and how the CMMS Software can accurately track and manage materials and automate compliance procedures reducing financial, regulatory & legal risk.