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  • "Know Why" Training

    by Christer Idhammar

    I was seventeen years old when I joined the Swedish Merchant Marines as an apprentice in the engine room of M/T Sven Salen, a 40,000 d.w.t. oil tanker with 24,000 hp on two huge diesel engines. At that time, this was one of the largest ships in the world and the largest to go through the Suez Canal.

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  • 90% of all Training is Wasted!

    by Christer Idhammar

    I believe that most training efforts are wasted unless the training is focused on the training needs of each individual. After going through training, a person should immediately apply the new skills. As the saying goes, "If you do not use it, you lose it." 

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  • Developing and Retaining Future Craft Skills

    by Christer Idhammar

    Developing and Retaining Future Craft Skills is often mentioned that this is a future crisis; my observations tell me that the crisis is here now and it will be worse in the future.

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  • Sustainable Reliability and Maintenance Improvements

    by Christer Idhammar

    I am no longer surprised to see reliability and maintenance improvement initiatives abandoned before the substantial results, which are possible to achieve, are delivered and sustained for years to come. This phenomenon is recognized by many of my colleagues in the reliability and maintenance management profession. 

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  • The Shortest Distance Between Two Points is a Straight Line

    by Christer Idhammar

    Any improvement initiative within reliability and maintenance is a journey towards a state of continuous improvement. You will never reach a final destination. You might state that your goal is 95% planned and scheduled maintenance and 96% reliability.

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  • Training to Maintain

    by Torbjörn Idhammar

    Classroom reliability training followed by practical experience could end money being wasted on maintenance courses and seminars that workers quickly forget

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  • Work Processes and Craft Skills

    by Christer Idhammar

    Christer Idhammar is a world renowned and awarded Reliability and Maintenance Consultant and Guru. He is the founder and executive vice president with IDCON, INC in Raleigh NC, USA; A reliability and maintenance training and consulting company to Industry worldwide since 1972.

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