Assigning Numbers to Maintenance

March 2012
Food Processing (00156523);Mar2012, Vol. 73 Issue 3, p22
The article presents questions and answers related to maintenance issues in food plants such as the figure for maintenance downtime, fair ratio of plant maintenance expense to plant sales output.


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