201412.11
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RJW deliver for Lucite International

Client

Lucite International, a subsidiary of Mitsubishi Chemicals, manufactures Perspex sheeting and other products and employs 2000 people in sales, marketing, R&D, manufacturing, engineering, technology and business support at 16 manufacturing sites and 35 sales offices around the globe. They serve and support customers in more than 100 different countries and the list of territories is expanding. RJW carries out motor management services to their 2 sites in Darwen.

“The key to making this type of agreement work is common focus on shared goals and an open trusting relationship. This is what we have with RJW.”
Business Engineer (Lucite International)

Challenge

Lucite required a clear, well defined programme to deliver the reliability needs of their motors, pumps and gearboxes across two sites. This consisted of a condition monitoring program covering vibration monitoring and thermography, backed up by a comprehensive repair service. The customer / supplier relationship is supported by a monthly reporting system and open book relationship.

Solution/Benefits

• Able to improve repair quality and improve machine reliability
• The customer has a fixed monthly fee and RJW are thus incentivised to deliver the improvement
• Through the utilisation of the condition monitoring, RJW were able to improve plant uptime by successfully identifying deterioration and thus prevent failure mechanisms