Whitepaper

Six ways to increase the productivity and reliability of your cranes

Productivity in general manufacturing

Increase your productivity with well-maintained cranes and digital service tools

Manufacturing facilities must maintain a constant flow of materials - from incoming prefab or raw materials all the way to packaging and shipping. When any work interruption is a production loss, the right lifting equipment and service will help keep your workflow running at its best.

Whether your lifting equipment is old or new, having a well-maintained crane increases the reliability of that equipment so it is up and running when you need it. Having the right service and maintenance tools will help make sure that your equipment will be available and reliable.

We live in a world of smart devices and your lifting equipment is no different. From remotely monitoring your crane usage and condition to ordering parts - digital tools bring crane information online, so it is easily accessible anytime and anywhere. Whether you’re on the production floor, in an office or on the road you can have visibility into maintenance activities and see how your cranes are performing no matter where you are.

 

Summary

When cranes are critical to your process, unplanned downtime can be a big financial hit. There are steps you can take now to make sure that your cranes stay reliable and even increase your productivity.

Here are the key takeaways of this white paper:

1. Maintenance programs - inspections and preventive maintenance are essential for maintaining your lifting equipment and a program of regular maintenance activities will bring the most benefits.

2. Digital tools for smart service - from online tools to apps, there are many digital tools that help you stay on top of maintenance issues even when you're not on the production floor.

3. Parts - keeping spare parts in inventory can be both a time and money saver.

4. Retrofits - a relatively easy and economical way to add current productivity-enhancing features and technologies to a crane.

5. Modernizations - when production ramps up or changes, a crane may need a modernization to maintain productivity.

6. Consultation services - can give you insights into safety, production and further improvement opportunities.

 

Download the white paper to learn more.