Innovation and Best Practices

‘Ounce of prevention worth a pound of cure’ or why scheduled maintenance is a manufacturing must-have

By guest author, Mario Soccio* In the 18th century, Benjamin Franklin, a printer by trade and a scientist by fame, said: “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” So why aren’t today’s manufacturers applying this logic to their equipment? When factories experience lengthy downtime, it’s usually because a piece of equipment has failed […]