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On-Site RCM Training Seminar/Workshop by Neil Bloom, Author of "RCM - Implementation Made Simple"

 
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Published Internationally By McGraw-Hill
I would like to take this opportunity to introduce myself to you. I am the author of "Reliability Centered Maintenance - Implementation Made Simple" which is published world-wide by McGraw-Hill. I also serve as an Instructor in Continuing Studies at UCLA, UCI, and the University of Kansas where I teach RCM, Reliabilility, and Preventive Maintenance strategies.

LET ME STATE A WELL KNOWN PROVEN FACT:

The actual success rate for implementing an RCM program is in the 5-10% range. Putting it another way, over 90% of all RCM programs result in failure!

This lack of success does not have to become your experience.

LET ME STATE ANOTHER LESS KNOWN FACT:

RCM was never intended to have a 90% failure rate. Quite the contrary, RCM was intended to be a simple process that should result in a virtual success rate 100% of the time!

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RCM Author, Neil B. Bloom
RCM TODAY DOES NOT RESEMBLE IT'S ORIGIN

RCM can be a powerful reliability tool but unfortunately, it has morphed and transformed into what it has unjustly become today.... that being a complex process that is difficult to implement, and very costly to undertake. That is NOT how RCM was intended to be. As a result, I have re-introduced the basic grassroots fundamental concepts of the RCM process in the manner it was always intended to be by its founders Nowlan and Heap, so that RCM can reach a new plateau of understanding by the average layperson, thusly making the entire process less daunting, more straightforward, and simpler.

Virtually all of my clients were previously intimately familiar with RCM, and in fact, had tried various RCM versions... none of which were successful.  They ranged from the ultra simplistic streamlined versions to the ultra complex, obfuscated, and complicated versions.  The really simple versions were insufficiently robust to make any reasonable improvement to their preventive maintenance program.  The complex, overly complicated versions could not be readily implemented.  After their RCM nightmares and failures, those clients chose to contact me!

Every single client I have worked with has had extremely successful results in improving their asset reliability, plant safety, cost effectiveness, and PM program stature.  I would gladly provide references from any one of my numerous clients (they are noted in this website) who will attest to their successful RCM experience.



IT'S WEEKS NOT YEARS!

While most of today's renditions of RCM are measured in the number of years it takes to complete the process... with my training seminar, the time to complete a COMPREHENSIVE RCM ANALYSIS FOR ALL COMPONENTS IN A PLANT OR FACILITY SHOULD NOT EXCEED SIX TO EIGHT WEEKS AT MOST!


MYTHS ABOUT RCM

 

Some of the greatest myths about RCM are as follows:
... RCM should not be attempted by the layman.
... RCM requires a specialized facilitator regimen.
... RCM is a very difficult process to implement.
... RCM is by definition an expensive process.
... RCM can only be accomplished by experts.

Obviously, all of these above myths, like all myths, are untrue.

WHAT IS A PLANT OR FACILITY ? 

In my book, a plant and a facility are synonymous.  They are the entities for which you should maintain a preventive maintenance program. They include any entity or asset where it is unacceptable to incur an unplanned shutdown, a loss of production or generation capability, a regulatory violation, environmental hazards, or any safety hazards such as fires,explosions, or personnel injuries.  

In essence, it is any entity or asset that manufactures a product or produces an output where it is unacceptable to incur unplanned interruptions of the operation or worse yet an unwanted disaster.
 
 
 
E-MAIL CONTACT INFORMATION:  neilbb@cox.net or neilbloom@rcmauthor.com