Throwback Thursday: Defining the Data Barrier

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How to best organize data responsibilities in a maintenance system.


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How proactive are you with mold maintenance and repair?


Are you in reactionary mode when it comes to mold maintenance and repair? Are your customers asking you to perform miracles with troublesome molds that tend to rack up a lot of downtime? Can you look back into your files and find comprehensive data about every mold you build and/or repair and use that data to speed maintenance actions and optimize mold performance?

Mold maintenance expert Steve Johnson, president of MoldTrax and formerly of ToolingDocs, offers up many valuable tips that can help moldmakers become more efficient and even systematized in their approach to mold maintenance and repair processes. This TBT article was written by Steve for MMT’s August 2005 issue and is part one of a three part series. Access his article here.

I’ll post future blogs highlighting parts two and three of this series, but these articles can also be found on moldmakingtechnology.com by simply searching for Steve’s many editorial contributions. You might also want to read our annual Mold Maintenance Supplement here.


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