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John Gardner

The Shift from Preventive to Condition-Based Maintenance

The current shift from Preventive to Condition-Based Maintenance deserves a good reflection. Routine maintenance has been performed on industrial equipment since the first mass-produced machines were developed in Britain during the Industrial Revolution (1760-1840). Industrial equipment maintenance programs fall into four broad categories: Reactive (or Run to Fail) Maintenance Reactive maintenance simply involves fixing problems […]

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Mark Parker

MOVUS Shines at Telstra Vantage

MOVUS was recently invited by Telstra Ventures (one of our investors) to be part of their showcase stand at Telstra Vantage late last month. Vantage is Australia’s largest invitation-only technology event and brings together passionate individuals and organisations so as to collaborate on the future and immerse themselves in innovative technology solutions. For MOVUS, this […]

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Brian Lowe

FitMachine Product Update, October 2018

Technology continues to be a key component of MOVUS’ market leadership and our investment remains strong. The latest release of our FitMachine technology stack has several exciting new developments, with more on the way. In brief, Customer self-install now makes installation and onboarding of MOVUS FitMachines safe and easy The latest release of our API […]

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Mark Parker

Two New Predictive Maintenance Projects Kick Off in Food Manufacturing

The MOVUS Customer Success team were very busy crisscrossing rural Victoria last week as two new Predictive Maintenance projects kicked off. The first FitMachine Pilot Project in Western Victoria was up and running in less than half a day with one of Australia’s major dairy brands. The second project in Eastern Victoria has FitMachine deployed […]

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Mark Parker

Top 5 Tips to Set Up Your IIoT Pilot Project for Success

The MOVUS team talk to a lot of regional companies across a wide range of industries about Industry 4.0, Industrial IoT etc and we’re always asked about how to set up a project in this space. The questions we’re asked include: What are our customers doing? How are they planning success? What tips could I […]

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Condition-Based Monitoring Dashboard
Kingsley Palmer

5 Advantages of Condition-Based Monitoring

Many maintenance staff in process industries have stressful jobs. They must constantly seek to balance the opposing requirements of maximising production and machinery up-time, whilst simultaneously minimising unplanned downtime with its associated loss of production, generally within a fixed maintenance budget.  Traditionally this has involved, as a minimum, a scheduled maintenance plan for all machines […]

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Mark Parker

Continuous Monitoring of Assets in Dirty, Difficult, or Dangerous Locations

Last week I shared a LinkedIn update showing the MOVUS FitMachine gateway installed at a customer site in Melbourne. The Pilot Project was actually for an ALS Global customer. A comment was left on the post by a LinkedIn member asking about the use case for deploying FitMachine. Braham Breytenbach from ALS replied to the […]

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Mark Parker

Operational Excellence Forum – MOVUS Exhibiting

Following on from the Asset Management Reimagined conference earlier this week, we’re off to the Gold Coast to exhibit and talk Predictive Maintenance at the SIRF national event – Operational Excellence Forum on 21 and 22 August. Predictive Maintenance and MOVUS FitMachine If you’re attending this event please stop by the MOVUS booth. You’ll have the […]

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Enhancing Workplace Safety
Mark Parker

Harnessing Industrial IoT to Reduce Workplace Risk

Avoiding unplanned downtime and equipment failure are two pretty obvious benefits that companies realise from deploying Industrial IoT solutions like MOVUS FitMachine. A lesser known, but equally important benefit is the impact IIoT can have on workplace safety. A recent article published by Blackline Safety highlighted a number of risks faced by workers in manufacturing. […]

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MOVUS FitMachine exhibiting at asset management reimagined
Mark Parker

MOVUS Exhibiting at Asset Management Reimagined

The MOVUS team will be exhibiting our FitMachine solution at Asset Management Reimagined in Melbourne on 6 & 7 August at the Pullman Hotel Albert Park. Simple But Powerful Predictive Maintenance Capability Predictive maintenance and its potential impact on industrial assets is a hot topic at the moment. Asset owners want – visibility on utilisation, […]

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