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Here you’ll find helpful reliability and maintenance resource articles to help you run your plant well. You can see some of our most popular posts below. 

The Cost of Doing Nothing

The cost of maintaining the status quo is enormous. The status quo affects each and every one of us every hour of every day, at work and at home. We have come to accept doing nothing as a safe and

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Maintenance Scheduling – A Hot Potato?

Improving equipment reliability often comes down to improving basic work systems such as planning and maintenance scheduling, preventive maintenance, root cause analysis, technical database, and stores.  Preventive Maintenance and maintenance planning are often easy sells in plants because they are

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Short topical videos designed to help you take steps to improve your reliability and maintenance.

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Reliability and Maintenance Book Resources

IDCON’s Reliability and Maintenance and Books are a unique collection focused on practical hands-on tips and techniques. These books have been developed by consultants who have spent their life in the industry.  

There are 9 books in the collection:

  • Condition Monitoring Standards Books (Vol. I, II III and IV)
  • Preventive Maintenance Essential Care and Condition Monitoring Manual
  • Maintenance Planning and Scheduling
  • Results Oriented Reliability and Maintenance Management
  • Reliability-Focused Spare Parts and Materials Management
  • Knocking Bolts


At IDCON, we understand the pressure you face trying to build a reliable plant.

We provide side-by-side, reliability and maintenance consulting and training designed to keep your equipment running.

For over 45 years, we’ve partnered with hundreds of manufacturing plants around the world to eliminate the costs and the pressure caused by unreliable equipment.

And we’d love to do the same for you.

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8 Steps to Successfully Implement Preventive Maintenance

Reduce your costs with an effective PM program