Repair, Replace, Manage, Maintain – CPM Philosophy

Repairing should only be one aspect of a maintenance programme. CPM believe that they need to have the capability to offer the customer the best option in every instance in order to achieve the best return for every £ spent. That is why CPM developed the REPAIR REPLACE MANAGE MAINTAIN philosophy which means every solution is tailor made for you.

Predictive, Preventative & Reactive Maintenance – Where do you sit?

Post War and into the industrial age maintenance has become an important everyday practice for most companies. Initially maintenance was based around corrective actions, a “fix it when it broke” – reactive approach. From there an evolution in maintenance professionals have added more and more proactive elements to their maintenance strategy – preventative.

Plant Maintenance Budgeting – an overview from CPM

Approaches Clearly a core responsibility of a Maintenance Manager, but budgeting can be a minefield as there are so many different ways it can and is done in different organisations. But whatever your method, it has a clear impact – either positively or negatively on the business. Normally blocks of budget are assigned for the Read more…

What our Customers say about us

At CPM we recognise that repairing rotating equipment when the customer needs it, to a reliable standard and at a cost which doesn’t break the bank is vital when equipment fails but that’s only part of the story. Ensuring the maximum life of the repair is where there are big savings to me made. We Read more…

Environmental responsibility: check.
CPM is now ISO 14001 certified

In times when there is increased focus on the impact that any business has on the environment, companies are under pressure to meet their clients’ requirements as well as achieve their own standards. CPM is continually mindful of achieving new goals and has successfully completed the ISO 14001 accreditation. An Environment Management System based upon Read more…

Save time and money reclaiming mechanical components, 24 hours a day

CPM’s business is reclaiming and remanufacturing ‘1 off’ parts and machine components often extending the life of the component beyond its original manufacture. This can be achieved by working with the customer, examining the application, interrogating the history and using reclamation techniques that can improve its wear characteristics. Components such as: Shafts Gearbox components Pumps Read more…

Are your Ex motors being maintained by an IECEx Certified Service Facility?

IECEx certification confirms that electric motors have the appropriate protection for use in explosive atmospheres and that they have been manufactured under systems subject to ongoing surveillance by IECEx Certification Bodies (ExCBs). Once installed, to ensure their continued integrity, the maintenance of these machines is important for their continued safe operation. IEC60079-19 is the International Read more…

Achieving proper alignment by detecting and correcting soft foot

Proper alignment of direct-coupled machinery is an essential element in reliability of a new or repaired machine (motor, pump, gear case, etc.). One common impediment to achieving proper alignment and smooth operation is a “soft foot” condition. A soft foot occurs when all the feet of a machine case do not sit flat on the Read more…

What do you look for when outsourcing maintenance?

CPM are an Electro -Mechanical Service Company based in Manchester UK and who support many large manufacturing and service companies with proactive and reactive repairs to rotating machines both nationally and internationally. So, knowing what triggers a customer to outsource maintenance is fundamental to shape the service delivery that CPM should deliver. Loyalty comes after, Read more…

Helping you to “Get the most from your electric motors”

At CPM Engineering a fundamental part of our work philosophy, is to help our customers make more informed decisions about their rotating equipment. By giving them ‘best practice’ advice and option we feel that we can earn their trust and maintain our reputation. One of these areas is in electric motors where promoting best practice Read more…