Predictive maintenance is a growing field with options for connectivity and data collection that can thrust any manufacturer into the future of factory technology. You probably have some type of maintenance plan in place already, and it’s likely a preventive approach. Preventive or predictive maintenance are how most companies do industrial maintenance — and both are vastly superior to the third alternative — reactive maintenance, which essentially is addressing a piece of machinery only after it breaks down.

For more on predictive maintenance and its advantages, continue reading below.

Predictive Maintenance from Advanced Technology Services, an industrial maintenance outsourcing company