Category: Maintenance & reliability engineering

Maintenance management at PPG

PPG Industries is a global supplier of paints, coatings, optical products, specialty materials, glass and fiber glass. The company was founded in 1883 as the Pittsburgh Plate Glass Company but due to increasingly global presence and diversification changed names in 1968 to PPG Industries. Architectural Coatings EMEA, a sub-division of PPG Industries, is the second-largest […]

Improving availability j-lay tower for Heerema marine contractors

Lead time: 8 months Heerema Marine Contractors operates one of the biggest fleets of large off shore cranes and pipe laying vessels in the world. Heerema asked IES Asset Management to compose work instructions for the maintenance activities on the J-lay tower of crane- and pipe laying vessel De Balder. IES drew up work instructions for all critical maintenance tasks. […]