Solution Awards rewards the best solutions in Asset Management at IMC 2022.
The most extraordinary efforts and work of the best companies and organizations in asset management are honored at the International Maintenance Conference 2022 (IMC 2022), which will be held in Marco Island, Florida, December 6-8, with Pre-Conference activities on December 5; it presented the Solution Awards on December 7, recognizing companies that offer innovative and world-class solutions for Industrial Reliability.
IMC is the world event for asset management. It is the big reliability party where experts, scientists, investors and professionals gather to participate in the greatest innovations and the latest technological contributions to an ever-growing industry. It is an event hosted by Reliabilityweb.com, and is co-located with the RELIABILITY 4.0 Digital Transformation Conference.
The Solution Awards are recognition of solution providers who create innovative products, services, technology, or training. The submission process for the 37th International Maintenance conference opens in March 2023.
The winners of the Solution Awards 2022
The categories Best Asset Condition Management, Best Work Execution Management for EZMaxVendor, EZMaxPlanner, Best Defect Elimination and Best OPEX are awarded at the event. The winning companies were:
Best Asset Condition Management: Boston Dynamics.
Does a dancing robot dog on YouTube look familiar? It's Spot, the robot dog created by Boston Dynamics as an excellent tool for data collection and other functions that have made it a star in global industrial maintenance. Boston Dynamics' mission is "to imagine and create exceptional robots that enrich people's lives. We see the products derived from this work as the next step in humanity's history of building machines to reduce the danger, repetition, and physically difficult aspects of work." Robots are undoubtedly fascinating, involve a substantial increase in productivity and accuracy, and allow man to be relieved of heavy or monotonous physical tasks, so that he can take on more transcendent tasks."We are delighted that Spot is being recognized as an innovative mobile automated inspection solution" -said Paul Cisternelli, a company executive. And rightly so, as it is hard to imagine a more charismatic robot than Spot.
Best Work Execution Management for EZMaxVendor, EZMaxPlanner: Interpro Solutions.
InterPro Solutions is an IBM Business Partner and received the Solution Awards in the Best Work Execution Management category because it offers the first and only mobile Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) solution suite designed exclusively for IBM Maximo (using Maximo's native rules, permissions and data stores). This enables the elimination of double updates, data delays and synchronization failures. "We are very honored to receive this award. The InterPro Solutions team has worked very hard to develop a full suite of mobile EAM solutions and this confirms the value that these products bring to our customers" -said Bill Fahey, CEO of InterPro Solutions.
Best Defect Elimination: Hendrix Precision:
Hendrix provides unique, hands-on skills training and consulting to Equipment Maintenance teams with the vital skills and implementation strategies needed to exponentially extend the life of rotating equipment and achieve reliable, sustainable results. The training and consulting are characterized by precision, with details and techniques that make a huge difference in the life of rotating equipment. This award represents "an additional sense of pride" -for the organization's instructors.
Best OPEX: Reliability X:
Reliability X as an organization focuses on improving plant reliability and delivering business value by bridging the gap between operations and maintenance through holistic reliability focused on plant performance. Success depends on the team whose direct involvement enables sustainable results. "Through a focus on people, we provide the training, tools and services necessary to enable you to drive results and evolve your culture. We offer strategic development, training and guidance more on par with a strength and conditioning coach than a typical reliability or asset management consultancy. This award represents validation of our innovative approach, which adds direct business value and solves problems that have plagued manufacturing for decades," said company officials.
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