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CPMS Newsletter- "As the Wrench Turns"

Issue
Headline
Table of Contents
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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