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.
On the flip side, POs provided a less efficient payment process. The EAM system, however, supports Mohawk's business need to use p-cards by linking maintenance views with p-card views. We were able to work around the problem of data clutter, which is what we experienced with the MMS, and go from a limited policy around p-card purchasing to a new policy that allows us to buy everything on a p-card, says Whitaker. INITIAL BENEFITS, FUTURE PLANS The implementation phase for the EAM project was