Productivity plunge: maintenance failings threaten to undermine UK manufacturing

September 2015
Engineer (Online Edition);9/18/2015, p3
The article discusses the study conducted by the drive and technologies specialist Bosch Rexroth UK on the maintenance practices of the British manufacturing industry. Topics covered include the focus on resource, planning and monitoring, and obsolescence and training, the implications of outdated skills and limited financial resources, and the practice of reactive maintenance instead of preventive.


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