Reliability is about trust. Trust that a certain piece of equipment or process will:
By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail. (Benjamin Franklin)
Example #1 - When we enter our car, we trust that it will keep us safe, keep us comfortable and keep us from getting stranded in the middle of nowhere. When trusted equipment work in a reliably manner, life is easier.
Example #2 - Airlines try to keep the planes as full as possible and operate their aircrafts day & night. Schedules and safety records are more predictable when regular maintenance and good record become ingrained into the process.
Reliability is about maximizing the use of an asset while minimizing idle-time, down-time & deterioration. For every minute it's not in SAFE use, is another minute of lost revenue.
At ICS Engineering Inc. we have a group of experienced engineers, statisticians, technicians and even accountants whose goals are the same as yours - improve quality in product & process, increase profitability, reduce unnecessary costs while upholding all safety, industry & environmental regulations.
We do that by: