Predictive Maintenance

Maintenance with all-round performance

Predictive maintenance tools are increasingly being used to improve a plant’s operation, safety and product quality as well to extend the machine life and achieve higher profitability by minimizing downtime.

Reliability-centered maintenance (RCM) is a growing priority for customers as it enables them to identify and prioritize the maintenance required to keep parts working within set operating conditions.

At GEA we provide the services to meet these new requirements for achieving maximum plant availability with the highest process efficiency and budget control.  Our individual and combinable service modules; such as condition monitoring, maintenance and repairs, as well as modules for upgrades, modernization or customer training, can be adapted to changed production conditions in each phase of the life cycle – with no additional costs. This means that imminent service actions can be properly planned and potential downtimes can be optimized.

Benefits for you

  • Individual and combinable service modules for each phase of the entire life cycle
  • Demand oriented, customized, adaptive
  • Total cost control and budget security
  • Maximum plant availability
  • Optimized plant performance
  • Optimum value retention of investment

Service Level Agreements - Flexible services without cost traps

An excellent machine is one thing, a suitable service concept is another thing. To enable us to provide a long term life cycle benefit of the equipment GEA has developed a concept with the main aim of avoiding cost traps right from the start. This is mainly supported by a service package focusing on two topics: availability and absolute cost control. This in turn enables you to concentrate fully on your core competences. You simply leave inspection, maintenance and condition monitoring of your machines to the specialists of GEA.

Benefits for you

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  • Higher availability of the machine
  • Reduced standstill times ensure higher productivity
  • Optimized operation of the machines
  • Maximum planning reliability
  • Fast response times

GEA PerformancePlus ensures optimum productivity

GEA PerformancePlus offers customers service level options that extend way beyond routine preventive maintenance and complement customer Industry 4.0 strategic efforts.

By combining modern condition monitoring technologies with its industry expertise, GEA provides its customers monitoring services, comprehensive analysis reports and reliable optimization recommendations. In turn, GEA customers receive valuable information to make business decisions easier and addressing challenges they face to achieve their specific performance-related goals. GEA PerformancePlus creates transparency about the current health status of the equipment, increases its availability, ensures optimum productivity, brings efficiency optimization potential to light and enables a sustainable equipment utilization. GEA PerformancePlus enables a speedy evaluation of the opportunities and risks of changing production requirements, orders can be assessed and economically scheduled in turn leading to higher productivity for GEA customers.

GEA PerformancePlus will initially be available for GEA separators; on the mid-term it will be extended to other GEA product groups.

The GEA promise:

  • Transparency – Deliver facts about the current health status of the equipment – to constantly improve decision making.
  • Availability – Assure the equipment is always in a good condition and ready for production – in turn helping customers to increase their equipment uptime.
  • Productivity – Establish processes that ensure a reliable and flexible production environment – to ensure a total and optimum utilization of the Assets. 
  • Efficiency – Secure, enhance and optimize the operational performance during the Lifetime – to minimize losses and achieve higher profitability.
  • Sustainability – Assistance, advice and expertise on the latest developments and technologies – Enabling our customers to be competitive and sustainable partners for their customers. 
  • Monitoring, Analyzing and Optimizing – Condition monitoring and analysis technologies mean that we and our customers can keep track of how equipment and systems are operating, and configure and optimize equipment, customer processes as well as their output to meet changing needs.  
  • Cost control – At GEA we build value into providing the best service and support options for all our customers in line with their Performance demands.

And of course, every GEA PerformancePlus Service Level Agreement will meet the most stringent health and safety, compliance and risk minimization requirements.

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