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Don’t miss insightful case studies from these industry leaders…

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Conference Highlights

Conference Workshops

Jeremy Wright
How to Detect and Control Lubrication Failure Modes
Jeremy Wright – Noria Corporation
Targeting root causes of failure with laser-like focus is a sure-fire way to maximize the impact of a lubrication program. Successful companies are relentless in their efforts to control and eliminate lubrication failure modes. ::Learn More::

Learning Sessions

8 Steps to Successfully Build a Reliability-centered Culture
Ricky Smith, People and Processes
Studies show that more than 60 percent of organizations remain reactive from a maintenance and reliability perspective. Surprisingly, many of those outside that 60 percent practice unnecessary parts replacement that is counterproductive to the bottom line. ::Learn More::

Bennett Fitch
Best Practices for Oil Sampling
Bennett Fitch, Noria Corporation
Proper sampling procedures are the foundation of an effective oil analysis program. Without good sampling procedures, time and money are wasted, and incorrect conclusions based upon faulty data will be reached. ::Learn More::

Influencing Operations to Be Your Partner in Reliability
David Rosenthal, Reliability Strategy and Implementation Consultancy
Reliability is the key to meeting manufacturing goals for higher productivity, lower costs and improved safety. However, improving reliability requires a strong partnership between engineering, maintenance and production that can be difficult to establish. ::Learn More::

Jim Fitch
Lubrication Excellence Manager’s Summit
Jim Fitch, Noria Corporation
There’s a revolution occurring. Managers who once desired machine reliability now demand it… it’s a matter of corporate survival in the global economy, and effective machinery lubrication is an essential enabler to success. ::Learn More::

Darrin Clark
3 RCM Methods that can Improve Your Maintenance Program
Darrin Clark – Manager of Reliability Systems, ArcelorMittal
Having a proper maintenance program is key for any organization’s business strategy to ensure that assets continue functioning appropriately. However, many organizations lack this type of program. ::Learn More::

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  • This has been a fantastic experience. I’ve learned a lot and met a lot of people here. It was great to meet management professionals, engineers and mechanics all on the same road to excellence.
    Brad Little, Greenheck Fan Corp.
  • Two-and-a-half days full of information that I can apply at my plant today!
    Stephanie Lebel, LD Commodities
  • I’ll never miss this conference. This is a set plan for me every year.
    Don Vines, Dayton Superior
  • Reliable Plant is one of the best gatherings of reliability and lubrication professionals working on the same issues, combined with reliability-focused vendors offering solutions.
    Van Richard, Shell Chemicals
  • This was a great place to gather to find great ideas and technology to enhance our working environment
    William Brush, Kaiser
  • This was a great conference that provided many ideas and programs stressing the importance of preventive and predictive maintenance programs. The information presented will assist in our efforts to implement such programs.
    Rence Meredith, Grand Valley State University
  • Many excellent presentations provided a good update on the status of the industry and a good refresher with many takeaways that I can immediately apply.
    Penny Gribbons, Bruce Power
  • This is an excellent source of today’s best practices assembled in one location to allow access to the expertise that can enable you to achieve your goals.
    Bill Henry, Ingredion
  • I thoroughly enjoyed myself and learned a lot in the process. With a wealth of products and knowledge all in one place, it is difficult not to find something to bring back and implement for improved plant reliability.
    Jacob Wilcox, Roquette America Inc.
  • I found this conference extremely informative and will return to my workplace with many ideas I can implement right away.
    Les Genn, American Castings
  • This is a very informative and useful conference. There is lots of information in each class, and lots of it is put into a ‘real-world’ scenario, making it relatable. Coming from a lubrication background, the oil analysis and other lab testing information really helped further my understanding of this tool. Going forward, I feel I will be much more knowledgeable on our own lab testing and what we can get out of it.
    Nicholas Asbach, Amsoil
  • One of the most valuable conferences I have attended in years!
    Emil Moroz, AES
  • This is a great conference with lots of information. It is a great way to network with other professionals dealing with lubrication issues.
    Brady McNaughton, Metso Minerals
  • It was a great way to stay up to date on technologies and products that can make my job easier.
    Kenneth Fallon, Tate and Lyle
  • A ton of valuable information is packed into a few days, presented by top-notch instructors. This conference is a tremendous value, and my expectations were exceeded in many ways!
    John Stacey, Metso Minerals
  • This offers a great opportunity to get employees out of their plants to take time to assess where they are on their path toward reliability.
    Mark Liska, Ingredion
  • There is a large amount of useful information in the lube oil and maintenance field. I recommend everyone attend this conference on an annual basis.
    Haitham Mustafa Mohammed, Premier
  • This conference provides a wealth of leading-edge information presented in a fast-paced learning environment. The exhibitors were friendly and were eager to assist in helping our business.
    Shane Twede, Boeing
  • This is the best conference I have attended. Anyone in maintenance would be crazy not to attend.
    John Kanno, Ingredion
  • The conference was excellent. All of the presenters were very knowledgeable in their fields, and the information presented was very pertinent to my job. It was very exciting to see the latest technology in our industry on display in the exhibit hall, too.
    Jeff Horst, TAMKO Building Products
  • This is a great avenue to get re-energized and refocused into improvement of your maintenance efforts.
    Kit McElroy, Ingredion
  • This has been a fantastic experience. I’ve learned a lot and met a lot of people here. It was great to meet management professionals, engineers and mechanics all on the same road to excellence.
    Brad Little, Greenheck Fan Corp.