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OpEx-RPTA Session at PaperCon Explores ODR, Latest Storeroom Practices

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The joint OpEx-RPTA session at PaperCon in Atlanta, Ga., USA, on April 30, is focused on two of the industry's latest approaches in the maintenance and reliability area—Operator Driver Reliability (ODR) and MRO storeroom inventory best practices. Beginning the session, Christer Idhammar with IDCON examines what has been tried with ODR, who's succeeded, what's failed, and why—all based on mill case study results. SKF's Dave Staples follows with a functional analysis of "Operator Driven Reliability: What Does Good Look Like and How Close Are You?"

Staples' presentation starts by visualizing the ideal ODR program based on best practices benchmarked globally. "Participants will learn how to perform a self assessment on an ODR program," he says. "Assessments are designed to identify gaps compared with best practices and make recommendations on how to close these gaps. Training will also offer realistic targets for an ODR program based on industry standard performance targets, corporate infrastructure, and maintenance sophistication."

In the session's third presentation, Jim Davis of PCA will examine the latest approaches to efficient storeroom management. His presentation on "Building the Perfect Storeroom" provides a close-up look at today's MRO inventory best practices.


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