Fuss & O'Neill 
Intermediate level

Maintenance excellence 101

Monday, Oct. 19 Location Code
8:00am-5:00pm Room 264, 2nd floor MW/03

Building blocks for world-class maintenance

Discover a roadmap for improving the maintenance function in your company; create a vision for your maintenance organization; determine the maintenance skills needed to maintain your equipment; learn to evaluate and select critical equipment; develop a maintenance training plan/strategy; steps toward zero equipment stoppages.


Trade wasteful, reactive maintenance practices for a more effective maintenance excellence approach. Recognizing that equipment breakdowns cause five to ten times the investment in a plan for improving the maintenance function in your company, use a roadmap for consistently, correctly performing maintenance. Develop a vision for your world-class maintenance organization, and what you want it to become in five years. Evaluate goals for maintenance, its customers and customers’ plans. Explore and discuss the building blocks for achieving an outstanding maintenance function. Learn how to evaluate and select critical equipment, and how to progress toward zero equipment stoppages. Establish the maintenance skills needed to maintain your equipment. Create a maintenance training plan/strategy.


Fuss & O’Neill provides clients with a full range of industrial plant services, including facility and EHS (environmental, health and safety), civil and transportation engineering, environmental remediation and assessment, environmental planning and infrastructure, plus design/build services. Its family of companies, in addition to Manufacturing Solutions, includes Fuss & O’Neill, Inc.; Fuss & O’Neill Design Build LLC; and Fuss & O’Neill Enviro-Science. It has offices in Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island and South Carolina. www.fando.com

Speakers: John Perrotti / Larry Bouvier

John Perrotti III is a vice president in the Fuss & O’Neill Manufacturing Solutions Manchester, CT office, where he leads various disciplinary efforts. He is a trainer for increasing production in clients’ factories. Perrotti has led many TPM (total productive maintenance) sessions. He has provided training and support in maintenance excellence, troubleshooting techniques, setup reduction and utilizing a lean approach to safety.

Larry Bouvier is a project manager for Fuss & O’Neill Manufacturing Solutions. He has 25 years’ experience in industrial maintenance as a maintenance technician, plant engineer, maintenance and plant engineering manager and project manager in a steelmaking foundry as well as machining, plating and flexographic printing industries. He has focused on personal development, coaching and training employees, peers and clients. He helped clients and former companies achieve world-class maintenance by leading and developing maintenance organizations, establishing maintenance best practices and improving process/equipment reliability.