Where did it all go? Part 2: Ruskin’s Law May Know (See Part 1 at http://www.maitech.com/where-did-it-all-go-part-1/) Let’s recap Part 1: The high profile capital project did not work out as planned: purchased equipment was missing, the outage lasted longer, production was lost, capital budget over spent, mini-outage now required and vacation lost. How did this
You’ve spent the past six months working with engineers, contractors, equipment suppliers and inspectors and your new process equipment is finally in place and running smoothly. Then, just as you think you’re ready to move on the next priority, someone delivers a 1500-page report in three binders. Oh, and there’s an electronic copy that needs
Your plant is a large, complex machine with thousands of moving parts that must all fit and function together. Each one of those parts occupies a three-dimensional space and must connect with the appropriate piping, connections and adjacent equipment. When it comes time to install a new or upgrade an existing piece of machinery it’s
In our last post we talked about the convenience and cost-effectiveness of modular skid systems for your plant upgrades. Here we’re going to look further into the ways in which they can be integrated into your existing plant facility. Regardless of the process it provides, a skid system can be designed to fit your available
At some point many companies have found a need to partner with an engineering firm to help them meet the challenges that arise in their industry. It is well known, industry to industry, that each company is unique in their product line and the execution of their operations. Client’s needs can range from green field
MAI is proud to have supported the recent Big Brothers & Big Sisters Bowl-A-Thon in Mt. Vernon, Indiana.