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CPMS Newsletter- "As the Wrench Turns"

Issue
Headline
Table of Contents
May, 2018
Special Edition

Great CPMS functions... Part 2; How to reuse an old Work Order; How to check if your min/max levels are accurate; How to print a list of parts used on obsolete equipment; How to rebuild the Equipment Failure Description table; And the Winner is…; CPMS Quiz

April, 2018
Great CPMS functions you've probably never used! Part 1

Great functions you've probably never used; PM and Work Order utilities; Why should you run Work Load Balancing?; Other great functions in upcoming newsletters; And the Winner is…; CPMS Quiz

January, 2018
Special Edition

How to Survive an Audit; A few easy things an Auditor can check in CPMS

January, 2018
How to use your PC when you are away from your desk

How to use your PC when you are away from your desk; Tis the Season…; PM Scheduling Challenges; How does the Master Schedule determine which PM's are due this week?; And the Winner is…; CPMS Quiz

October, 2017
Manage Schedule Changes

Manage Schedule Changes; Which part tagging option should you use?; CPMS 4.47 changes for reporting data base errors; And the Winner is...; CPMS Quiz

July, 2017
Completing the CPMS Cycles

Completing the CPMS cycles; Reviewing your plant's data; Check Quality of Your Data; Work Load Balancing; And the Winner is...; CPMS Quiz

April, 2017
Tips and Techniques Issue

Tips and Techniques; How to manage Key Columns; Using the Self Audit functions; Loading CPMS Updates; And the Winner is...; CPMS Quiz

January, 2017
Mechanics should take ownership...

Part 3 - Mechanics should take ownership of Work Cards; Process your own work; A better way to manage tasks; A dedicated printer for labels?; And the Winner is...; CPMS Quiz

November, 2016
Make reordering almost automatic

Part 2 - How to make reordering parts almost automatic; Step by step instructions for an easier way to order parts; Ordering Parts; The old way and an easier way; Welcome to a new customer; And the Winner is...; CPMS Quiz

October, 2016
Some great features...

Some great features you may have overooked; Part 1 - Pictures, Drawings, MSDS, and PDF Files; And the Winner is...; CPMS Quiz

May, 2016
Special Edition

How to master your Master Schedule; Step by step instructions for setting up your PM's; And the Winner is...; CPMS Quiz

January, 2016
CPMS Remote Training… Now!

CPMS Remote Training… Now!; What specifically does CPMS Remote Training deliver?; What are your CPMS goals?; Tips and Techniques; And the Winner is...; CPMS Quiz

October, 2015
When should you capture and use Equipment Failure data?

When should you capture Failure data?; The three "flavors" of work; Why your Mechanics should do their own data entry; BIG Savings waiting for you!!!; And the Winner is...; CPMS Quiz

July, 2015
Paperless in the 21st Century?

Paperless in the 21st Century?; CPMS version 4.44; Suggestions for performing your PM's more efficiently; And the Winner is...; CPMS Quiz

April, 2015
PM Scheduling

PM Scheduling; The PM Work Week; Changing the First Day of the Work Card Week; And the Winner is...; CPMS Quiz

January, 2015
Are your mechanics ready to "take ownership"

Are your mechanics ready to "take ownership" of the work they do each day?; Step by step instructions to empower your mechanics; And the Winner is...; CPMS Quiz

October, 2014
Three functions you have to try!

Generate PO's automatically; Part Checkout; Enter Equipment Failures - One Event; Work Card Planner; And the Winner is...; CPMS Quiz

April, 2014
Your PM Philosophy. Do you have one?

Your Preventive Maintenance Philosophy. Do you have one?; Building your CPMS Master Schedule using RCM; And the Winner is...; CPMS Quiz

January, 2014
Special Edition

A New Year, a New You; Too many phones!

January, 2014
CPMS Newsletter celebrates 20th!

Customizing Windows and font resolution; Using your Report Options; And the Winner is...; CPMS Quiz

October, 2013
Equipment Failure entry- really easy!

Equipment Failure entry made really easy; How it's done; And the Winner is...; CPMS Quiz

July, 2013
"Saving your bacon"

"Saving your bacon"; Loading CPMS Updates; And the Winner is...; CPMS Quiz

April, 2013
Questions and Answers

Questions and Answers; Are you unable to get to the CPMS Main Menu?; Are the PM tasks balanced across your crew?; Should I use PM's Assumed Completed or...; And the Winner is...; CPMS Quiz

January, 2013
Mechanics enter their own work?

It's time for your mechanics to enter their own work; Happy Holidays!; Enhanced Mechanic Guest Functions; Tips and Techniques; And the Winner is...; CPMS Quiz

November, 2012
Special Edition

Choosing the right CMMS program for your plant

October, 2012
Will your PC be smaller in 2013?

Will your PC be a lot smaller in 2013?; The importance of getting it right from the beginning; Tips and Techniques; And the Winner is...; CPMS Quiz

July, 2012
In the Good Old Summertime?

In the Good Old Summertime?; Tips and Techniques; And the Winner is...; CPMS Quiz

April, 2012
Purchase Request

Purchase Request; CPMS Version 4.37; Tips and Techniques; And the Winner is...; CPMS Quiz

February, 2012
Special Edition

CPMS 4.36 Special Instructions

January, 2012
Season's Greetings to All!

CPMS Version 4.36; Thinking Outside the Box?: And the Winner is...; CPMS Quiz

October, 2011
CPMS Version 4.35

CPMS Version 4.35; Managing Your Work Orders; Run to Failure?; Tips and Techniques; And the Winner is...; CPMS Quiz

July, 2011
Closing the Loop

Closing the Loop; Is CPMS Online Help and version 4.34 on your PC?; And the Winner is...; CPMS Quiz

April, 2011
A Little Spring Cleaning?

A Little Spring Cleaning; Print a PDF File and attached it directly to an email; Work History Summary - Two Flavors; And the Winner is...; CPMS Quiz

January, 2011
Happy New Year!

Happy New Year; Onsite CPMS Training; Establishing Failure Trends; And the Winner is...; CPMS Quiz

October, 2010
Assigning Parts to Work Orders

Are you assigning parts to your Work Orders properly; Counting PM Duties in Work History Detail report; And the Winner is...; CPMS Quiz; Tips and Techniques

July, 2010
Tweaking the Top Ten Report

Tweaking the Top Ten report selection screen; Please make sure you are using the new CPMS Help!; Component List or Part Equipment Cross Reference?; And the Winner is...; CPMS Quiz

April, 2010
A new CPMS Help System

A new CPMS Help System; CPMS 4.30 Enhancements; Accessing CPMS Help when using CPMS; And the Winner is...; CPMS Quiz

January, 2010
A new CPMS Newsletter

GIGO and NINO; Are you running most of the CPMS graphs and reports?; And the Winner is...; CPMS Quiz; Tips and Techniques

October, 2009
New *&#!% versions of software

CPMS, RBase Windows...; Tips and Techniques; And the Winner is...; CPMS Quiz

April, 2009
Bar Codes, New PM Work Card

CPMS 4.29; What it does...; And the Winner is...;CPMS Quiz

October, 2008
More Effective Maintenance

A Better View of Your Plant; Reactivating MSDS sheets; Step by step instructions for Plant Hot Spots; And the Winner is...; CPMS Quiz

July, 2008
Two Handy New Features in 4.27

Summertime is for Fine tuning; Print Part Tags when Receiving; Make Part Check Out better/easier; And the Winner is...; CPMS Quiz

April, 2008
The Hits Just Keep on Coming

Versions 4.25-6; A Bilingual Work Card?; Tips and Techniques; And the Winner is...;CPMS Quiz

January, 2008
The Perfect Work Card & Beyond

Version 4.24; Drawings/pictures on your PM Work Card; And the Winner is...; CPMS Quiz

October, 2007
Tracking Equipment Problems

PM's and Breakdown; Completion Percentage; CPMS Updates; And the Winner is...; CPMS Quiz

April, 2007
Two Great New CPMS Tools!

Equipment Failure Graph; Generate PO's for Parts at Minimum; Using the new Downtime Graph; And the Winner is...; CPMS Quiz

January, 2007
Happy Holidays to One and All!

A Great Year for CPMS; What Next?; Emailing Reports; Loading CPMS Updates; And the Winner is...; CPMS Quiz

October, 2006
Cool Graphs and Diagnostic Tools

Adding graphs and charts; Work Load Balancing; New Diagnostic Tool; And the Winner is...; CPMS Quiz

July, 2006
Version 4.10- For your Enjoyment

Ten versions of CPMS 4.x; Loading CPMS updates; And the Winner is...; CPMS Quiz

April, 2006
CPMS 4.x is coming to your town

Announcements; Even more changes in CPMS?!; Instructions on using new CPMS Features; And the Winner is...; CPMS Quiz

October, 2005
CPMS 4.0- We're ready. Are you?

List of Changes; CPMS Support; And the Winners are...; CPMS Quiz; Rescheduling PM's; New Work Order Report

April, 2005
CPMS 4.0 - Training!

>>> Special Supplement <<<; Work Shop 2005; Overview

January, 2005
CPMS 4.0... Ready!

Beta Testing commences; "The Plan"; More new stuff; CPMS 4.0 Pricing?; And the Winners are...; CPMS Quiz

October, 2004
Better late than never?!

CPMS 4.0?; Long-awaited Features; Self Audit?; CPMS 4.0 Demo; And the Winner is...;CPMS Quiz

July, 2004
CPMS 4.0 - Almost Ready!

RCharts; RSpell; And the Winners are...; Welcome!; CPMS Quiz- $100 prize every quarter!

April, 2004
What is your Plant's score?

Self Auditing?; 2004 ASB Conference; What's in an icon?; And the Winners are...; CPMS Quiz; Plant Summary "audit"

January, 2004
Ten Years of CPMS Newsletters

A Look Back; The Journey Continues; CPMS 4.0 Examples; And the Winners are...;CPMS Quiz; Entering Work Requests in "Realtime"

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