Category Archives: Walter Pesenti

Equipment Strategy to Achieve Reliability and Maintenance Excellence

Walter Pesenti discusses potential ways for an organization to develop and maintain a consistent long-term equipment strategy, risk-based decisions, and preventive and predictive equipment redesign. Continue reading Equipment Strategy to Achieve Reliability and Maintenance Excellence

Turnaround / Shutdown Schedule Optimization during Planning and Execution

Optimizing the Turnaround/Shutdown (TAR/SD) duration will mitigate the risk of having contractors in the plant longer than needed and will help minimize plant downtime. Optimum TAR/SD duration is one of the biggest indicators for competitiveness, so optimizing it is a key to the success of the business. In fact, some public companies report TAR/SD duration impact on their financial statements. Continue reading Turnaround / Shutdown Schedule Optimization during Planning and Execution