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Plant Services focuses exclusively on the MRO/ End User Market, addressing ROI by minimizing lifecycle cost: the per-unit-production expenditure to own an asset and keep it performing its function over its design life, from conceptualization and specification through installation, operation and maintenance to decommissioning and disposal.

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We cover all the current issues relating to plant reliability, performance, operations and physical assets of a modern industrial facility:

  • Energy Consumption & Power Generation
  • Steam and Compressed Air
  • HVAC
  • Building Envelope… roofs…doors…floors…lighting
  • Outsourcing & Services
  • Maintenance & Repair
  • Asset Management
  • Fluid Handling
  • Material Handling
  • Plant Optimization
  • Production Management
  • Predictive Maintenance
  • EAM / CMMS
  • Controls & Instrumentation
  • Safety, Security, Compliance
  • Electric Motors
  • Power Transmission
  • Pumps & Seals
  • Production Equipment & Machinery

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Four Pillars Support Plant Success

Plant Services supports our readers’ progress by focusing on four critical elements:

  • Maintenance: Maximizing uptime through wrench efficiency.
  • Reliability: Condition-based practices to ensure equipment availability.
  • Engineering: Planning and design for optimal processes.
  • Production: Key operations procedures that drive profitability.

Mike Bacidore, Editor in Chief, Plant Services Magazine

Mike Bacidore has been an integral part of the Putman Media editorial team since 2007, when he was managing editor of Control Design magazine. Previously, he was editorial director at Hughes Communications and a portfolio manager of the human resources and labor law areas at Wolters Kluwer. Bacidore holds a BA from the University of Illinois and an MBA from Lake Forest Graduate School of Management. He is an award-winning columnist, earning a Gold Regional Award and a Silver National Award from the American Society of Business Publication Editors. He may be reached at 630-467-1300 ext. 444 or mbacidore@putman.net.

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Plant Services focuses exclusively on the MRO/end-user market, addressing ROI by minimizing lifecycle cost: the per-unit-production expenditure to own an asset and keep it performing its function over its design life.

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Plant Services, PlantServices.com and Plant Services e-newsletters reach a monthly worldwide audience of more than 150,000 professionals responsible for optimizing the productivity and insuring the reliability of manufacturing plants, facilities and utilities in North America and across the globe.

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Plant Services supports its readers’ progress by focusing on four critical elements: performance, reliability, efficiency, and management.

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Carefully built to meet our users’ needs for deep, searchable and actionable content, plantservices.com combines news, original articles, white papers, webcasts, podcasts, expert advice, and carefully chosen product and vendor information to provide comprehensive industry insight.

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Plant Services’ e-newsletters contain original topical features, the latest industry news, product and technical insights, assuring that you get high response rates from your key prospects. 

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Webcasts are not only a highly efficient way to harness the power of the internet to generate qualified leads for your sales team; they also present your company as a leading source for industry insight and actionable content. 

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