Hugh Tran

Improve Asset Management with Our New Feature: Groups

Asset management can be challenging and time-consuming, especially when you have hundreds of assets, of differing types, across multiple sites and/or countries. The MOVUS team understands the struggle and have been working hard to deliver a solution. We introduce you to our newest feature ‘Groups’ that supports your asset management process. Groups allows you to […]

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Hugh Tran

5 Reasons Why Maintenance Teams Love FitMachine

We’ve talked previously about how predictive maintenance is changing the game for many businesses by improving their equipment efficiency and availability (you can read the full article here). This year we’ve seen a significant uptake from business looking to change their maintenance processes. They want to minimise reliance on physical inspection and routine – the […]

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Hugh Tran

Digital Condition Monitoring Takes Pressure Off Water Utility Industry

The adoption of smart monitoring technology in operation has reduced the stress for many water utility operators. Drives and motors in the industry are often old and outdated but are considered too expensive to replace, or put low on the priority list. Simply installing a smart sensor to continuously monitor machine condition would lead to […]

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Hugh Tran

Building Resilience Through COVID-19 Via a Predictive Maintenance Approach

In this article, we discuss how a ‘predictive maintenance’ approach can increase resilience for businesses, and how it stacks up in three important areas of the greater machine health discussion: remote management, financial cost, and early downtime prevention. COVID-19 has struck businesses hard over the last few months, creating drastic changes to supply and demand. […]

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Hugh Tran

Predictive Maintenance: A Fresh Approach to Maintaining Equipment Health

Don’t let a lack of information hold you or your equipment back. Minimising downtime is something that many managers struggle with. When a machine operates continuously or in long periods of time, it will inevitably require remedial maintenance at some point. However, the consistent operation of a machine can make it hard to recognise any […]

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Fibre Cement Manufacturer - API's for Integration
Mark Parker

API’s for Integration; Not All API’s Are The Same

Earlier this year MOVUS Founder and CEO Brad Parsons published an interesting post about the Six Platform Must Haves customers should consider when evaluating Industrial IoT solutions. The fourth point in Brad’s list related to API’s for Integration. For companies embracing Industry 4.0 or Maintenance 4.0, being able to quickly and easily integrate IIoT-generated insights […]

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FitMachine in manufacturing site
Mark Parker

New Case Study – Matrix Polymers

In manufacturing, unplanned downtime is a profit and reputation killer, and also significantly impacts a manufacturers ability to hit OEE targets (as MOVUS discussed with OEE expert Clive Moore earlier this year). This new case study from Australian manufacturer Matrix Polymers highlights the value of continuous condition monitoring. Why MOVUS FitMachine for Continuous Condition Monitoring? […]

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Brad Parsons, MOVUS CEO and Yong The, OSIsoft Regional Manager Oceania
David Barzilay

MOVUS and OSIsoft announce technology partnership

MOVUS, the Australian developer and provider of continuous condition monitoring solution FitMachine, and OSIsoft, a leader in data technology for critical operations, today announced a technology partnership. This will enable customers from around the globe to correlate the data from equipment and processes captured and curated by the PI System, with trends, real-time data and […]

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Production line
Brad Parsons

The Business Case for Industrial IoT

For over five decades, industrial sensors and actuators have been instrumental in the evolution and automation of processes within heavy industries. Systems like SCADA, PLCs and RTUs have been in use since the 1960s. Distributed controls systems were introduced in the 1970s to provide distributed control of production plants. These systems generated massive amounts of […]

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