At Mohawk Fine Papers, a new Web-based enterprise asset management (EAM) system replaced a maintenance management system (MMS) to provide efficiencies for paper-making and converting equipment. Since implementing the new EAM, Mohawk has standardized its maintenance processes, streamlined work order flow, automated business rules, and achieved more detailed tracking of assets. Learn more about the EAM software’s modules.
with paper machines , says Ben Whitaker, manager of enterprise process re-engineering in Cohoes, NY. A paper machine reel, for example, behaves somewhat like a piece of equipment, and the MMS was not capable of tracking an item as it moved into and out of positions, which is certainly a paper industry requirement, Whitaker explains. On a higher level, Mohawk wanted to streamline its procurement-to-pay process and lower its transaction costs for purchasing items. During team discussions geared at this