IDCON, INC is a highly specialized management consultant firm in the field of reliability and maintenance management. We work in the heavy process industry, manufacturing and facilities. Our mission is to improve overall reliability and minimize total production cost. All our consulting and training is based on the Results Oriented Reliability and Maintenance™ (RORM) philosophy.
As maintenance management consultants, our products include education, training and implementation (consultant services) support covering the maintenance work management processes
What are you looking for in a Reliability and Maintenance conference?
If you are looking for a conference experience that will give you practical advice and how to implement that advice, look no further than the IDCON Reliability and Maintenance Conference. If you are looking to make real connections with vendors who can offer solutions and to your peers in other processing industries, this conference is for you.
You’ll join a devoted following of Reliability and Maintenance professionals representing Management, Operations, Maintenance, Stores and Engineering. Over 400 speakers have shared their knowledge and experiences along with over 3,000 conference delegates. Many have attended this event more than five times over the years because this learning forum reflects the reality in industry.
This is the conference to learn:
• How to implement proven best practices
• How to increase the skills that impact reliability
• About new techniques and tools in presentations and workshops
Christer Idhammar is a world-renowned expert within Reliability and Maintenance. His career began in the Swedish merchant marine where he started developing fundamentals of his Results Oriented Reliability (RORM) and Maintenance Management concept. A dynamic and skilled speaker, Christer has presented at conferences and organizations worldwide. Recipient of several awards including In recognition for his international contribution in the field of Reliability and Maintenance, he
received the coveted EUROMAINTENANCE Incentive award during the biannual
EUROMAINTENANCE 2002 conference in Helsinki. In 2008 he received the Salvetti Foundation Best Presentation all categories award among 158 international presenters during Euromaintenance 2008 in Brussels Belgium. 2013 he received best presentation award at the Reliability2.0 conference in Las Vegas NV, USA from Reliability Web.
Torbjorn (Tor) Idhammar is IDCON's President. He has worked in over 60 plants in fourteen countries in several industries. A skilled speaker on issues relating to reliability and maintenance work management, Tor has spoken at conferences and private organizations world-wide.
Whether you call it a Shutdown, Turnaround or Outage it causes lost production. IDCON's S-TOP Program assists you in a Six Phase Approach to effectively manage Shutdown/Turnaround/Outages from Cycle Optimization to the Closeout Review with the objective of providing global best practices to achieve strong business improvements. Typical savings resulting from IDCON S-TOP implementation program can include a reduced critical path (+30%) and
reduced Shutdown spending (+12%).
Many industries spend the majority of their maintenance budget on shutdowns. Turnarounds represent a significant amount of downtime.
The Shutdown Turnaround Optimization Program (S-TOP) delivers the minimum required shutdown scope and absolute minimum downtime. S-TOP accomplishes this by addressing mechanical, production, inspection, regulatory, and engineering project critical paths.
The course objective is to improve outage management and execution through the systematic application the S-TOP best practices. Participants will learn how to implement and manage the 6 critical steps behind cost efficient and effective Shutdowns while maintaining a high level of safety.
IDCON's practical training course for maintenance technicians and operators teaches how to care for equipment and perform fundamental condition monitoring (inspection) techniques. Participants learn the basics behind effective lubrication, balancing, alignment, cleaning, electrical and installation practices. They will learn about common components such as motors, bearings, gearboxes and much more.
IDCON's training gives you the knowledge to develop and implement a Preventive Maintenance System in a cost effective manner. Based on a simple step-by-step process that includes concepts such as criticality, failure modes, preventive failures, early failure detection methods and writing effective instructions for maintenance and operations.
Christer Idhammar's and IDCON's maintenance management
book is an inspiring source of knowledge in
reliability and maintenance management leadership,
execution and practical tips. This maintenance
management book comprise of one to two page articles.
This preventive maintenance book is a "must have" for
all maintenance professionals. It is a unique resource
for improving maintenance management processes and
learning smart PM, condition monitoring, inspection
and troubleshooting techniques.
IDCON, INC. is a maintenance management consulting and
training company. We provide training and consulting
in maintenance assessments, planning, scheduling,
RCFA, Preventive Maintenance, spare parts management.
We provide consulting and training in preventive
maintenance for process and manufacturing industry.
We can help optimize existing PM's or start from
scratch. We believe in helping your people become
better with what they have.
IDOCN's Best practices reliability and maintenance
assessment is built on 300 elements of best practices
used by companies such as Arch Coal, International
Paper, Whirlpool, Swedish Steel, Scotts, Marathon Oil,
and ,many others.
Root Cause Analysis Consulting and Training by IDCON
is focused on helping the frontline learn basic
critical and creative thinking when solving problems.
IDCON's simple aproach to root cause analysis can help
IDCON is a management consulting company specializing
in industrial reliability and maintenance management.
We work with audits/ assessments, planning, scheduling,
Preventive Maintenance, RCFA, Spares, and more.
Preventive Maintenance training is designed for either maintenance, or operations and maintenance, or just
operations depending on plant need. IDCON provides on the job training in both how to develop maintenance strategies and how to care and inspect equipment.
Spare Parts Management should include maintenance, purchasing and stores in order to make the right management decisions. IDCON's training covers reliability based spare parts management and the financial aspects of materials management. This course is available for onsite deliver
Root Cause Analysis should first be done on the frontline. If the frontline can't solve the problem, more advanced RCFA should step in. IDCON's training focus on the frontline RCA as well as the advanced RCA. We go further to help you develop the steps to implement the process in a practical manner.
Maintenance planning and scheduling is the prerequisite for achieving cost-effective equipment reliability. It's the foundation of excellence in so many categories essential to your success and profitability.
Our 2-day Best Practice Seminar builds awareness and skill to planners, supervisors and managers. This course can be customized for onsite training