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how Aladon implements RCM

How Aladon Implements RCM

When it comes to reliability centered maintenance (RCM), there is a reason that hundreds of organizations around the world choose Aladon. We have a track record of over 30 years of implementing RCM in every industry on six continents. Because we recognize that implementation is the biggest challenge to the RCM methodology, we offer a […]

marius basson, aladon president

Meet Marius Basson: Aladon President and Network Member

What drove you to pursue a career in implementing business improvement and reliability initiatives? When I started in engineering, I worked as a design engineer, designing first military and then heavy mining equipment. I quickly realized that there is a big gap between what Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) prescribe and what end-users really need for […]

The new RCM3 textbook to be released on January 10

Introducing RCM3: The Future of Reliability Centered Maintenance Is Here

Marius Basson, Aladon Network releases RCM3 textbook WILMINGTON, NC–––In response to changing requirements, the international standards for physical asset management and advances in technology, The Aladon Network is launching the next generation reliability centered maintenance, RCM3, with the release of its new textbook on January 10: RCM3: Risk-Based Reliability Centered Maintenance by Marius Basson. The […]

Considering a reliability improvement program for 2019? Start with these 8 essential questions

Considering a reliability improvement program for 2019? Start with these 8 essential questions

By Marius Basson, Aladon owner and operator Preparing for a reliability centered maintenance (RCM) improvement program requires a well-defined process and team-based approach. The foundation of any improvement program is the business assessment (what needs to be done and why) and the requirements and strategies (who will do it and how). Once this is determined, […]

When is Maintenance Worthwhile?

When is Maintenance Worthwhile?

Determining if maintenance on specific assets is worthwhile is tied to the risk associated with the failures it is meant to prevent. When considering that many (if not most) failures are caused by intervention or improper maintenance, the minimum amount of safe maintenance not only adds to an organization’s bottom line but increases uptime and […]

Value based maintenance

Value-Based Maintenance

By Marius Basson I was recently asked about value-based maintenance, and it made me think about what we do every day for our clients – it is exactly that! The Aladon Network is the global risk and reliability network that specializes in RCM-based methodologies applied to physical assets in all industries and endeavors known to […]

what's the difference between criticality, risk and consequence

Knowing the Difference Between Criticality, Consequence and Risk Can Lead to Better Business Outcomes and Avert Disaster

When it comes to managing an organization’s physical assets, it is crucial to understand the difference between criticality, consequence and risk. Organizations that focus on risk attempt to reduce intolerable risks to tolerable levels, while ignoring critical assets posing a low-risk. While companies may acknowledge the criticality of their assets, they may do little or […]

3 Best Practices for Working with OEMs and Contractors

Integral to every industry with assets that require maintenance are OEMs and contractors who provide the maintenance, monitoring or even the actual assets to organizations. This can be complicated when it comes to ensuring your organization efficiently, safely and cost effectively uses these assets. Add to this the numerous new technologies and techniques available for […]

5 Ways to Build Reslience

5 Ways Utilities Can Build Resilience in the Face of Extreme Weather

By Marius Basson With hurricanes, flooding and even typhoons wrestling for headlines on any given week, building resilience in a utility business today is more challenging than ever. The good news, though, is that understanding the challenges and risks your business faces every day is half the battle. In order to build resilience, organizations have […]

The Aladon Network Presenting at IMC-2015

Aladon Network Member organizations are the exclusive providers of reliability solutions which are founded on world class Reliability-centred Maintenance (RCM2™) training and consulting services. This global network has helped clients apply RCM2 based practices in over 80 countries. Attend sessions featuring our network members and clients to hear how organizations that have successfully applied RCM2 […]