EDUCATION

Webinars

October Webinar

Date: October 14
Time: 3pm eastern
Cost: Free for Members   $99 for Non-members
Presenter: Ralph "Pete" Peters

Topic: Measuring and Improving Overall Craft Effectiveness (OCE)

This session addresses productivity of our crafts people as well our physical assets. It provides a clear understanding of productivity and the three key factors related to craft productivity. And it will also show why effective planning and schedule plays a major role in improving Overall Craft Effectiveness.

Ralph "Pete" Peters, Founder and President of The Maintenance Excellence Institute

He is a highly recognized author/trainer & leader around the World in the areas of implementing maintenance best practices, developing effective productivity measurement and initiating long term operational improvement processes within both the public and private sectors.

His value as a maintenance/reliability excellence consultant has been enhanced through his manufacturing leadership with profit and loss responsibilities for 2 large manufacturing plant operations.

He is the author of major books and 5 handbook chapters on maintenance with 200 articles and publications. And as a frequent speaker, he has delivered speeches, seminars and TrueWorkShops™ on maintenance-related topics worldwide in over 40 countries.

TMEI’s success is based simply on validated client results. Pete recognizes that “Maintenance is Forever!” And he continues to build He continues to build TMEI by developing new tools/concepts, writing new books and enhancing TMEI‘s PRIDE in Maintenance philosophy into a worldwide positive attitude toward the maintenance profession and as a standard for consulting and training for maintenance and reliability excellence offering worldwide services.

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Information: email info@AFE.org or call 571.203.7171.


November Webinar

Date: November 11
Time: 3pm eastern
Cost: Free for Members   $99 for Non-members
Presenter: Don Fitchett

Topic: What is a PLC, and why should I care?

Synopsis:

A PLC introduction for non-technical personnel.

Don will explain in the most simplest of terms what a Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) is and the very critical reasons Facility and Maintenance Managers need to know these basics. The PLC will be explain on a highschool level and will progress to minimum training requirements, associated risk and managing your facility’s automation. (As much as possible within an hour.) For those who want to know more, Don will provide those who request it additional resources.

BIO:

Don Fitchett — President of Business Industrial Network (BIN95.com) since September 1995

Don has been in the industrial training sector for over two decades, setting up training programs around the world, and still conducts some of the training seminars to this day. He specializes in Allen Bradley PLCs. Don Fitchett also founded the activity based costing system called "True Downtime Cost" (TDC) , author "True Downtime Cost Analysis - 2nd Edition" and speaks at conventions on the topic and is president of BIN. Don is also author of many articles in trade magazines like Chemical Engineering Magazine, Facilities Engineering Journal, Industrial Engineering Magazine and many more.

Members, click here to register

Click here for non members.

Information: email info@AFE.org or call 571.203.7171.