Learn the Latest Best Practices in Maintenance and Reliability

Learn the Latest Best Practices in Maintenance and Reliability

TAPPI's partnership with IDCON delivers effective training in reliability and maintenance best practices.

These courses coming up focus on eliminating problems, improving management techniques and reducing downtime - all with an emphasis on controlling costs and optimizing workforce.

Maintenance Planning and Scheduling Course
October 2-3  -  Raleigh, North Carolina

Planning and scheduling is the cornerstone for excellence in uptime, preventive maintenance, stores, utilization of craftspeople, cost control, coordination of maintenance schedules with production schedules and much more. With this training, you will be able to improve effectiveness, reduce equipment downtime and reduce maintenance cost over time.

Shutdown Turnaround Optimization Course
October 4-5  -  Raleigh, North Carolina

IDCON's "S-TOP" course teaches you how to stay on budget and minimize downtime by using a six-step process. By reviewing the why and how behind shutdown/turnaround stages, you can learn how to do the right actions, use the correct tools, and optimize resources.

Root Cause Problem Elimination (RCPE)
November 6-7  -  Raleigh, North Carolina

IDCON's training in problem solving zeros in on elimination of problems as the desired result of an analysis process, instead of only analyzing the root cause of failures.  This course is taught using step-by-step strategies, critical thinking exercises and examples from plants and failed equipment.

Materials and Spare Parts Management
November 8-9  -  Raleigh, North Carolina

Maintenance materials are a large part of any plant’s operating costs. This unique course offers real solutions to materials and inventory management.  You’ll gain knowledge and the tools to improve your spare parts and supplies management.


IDCON is a management consulting firm offering services to help manufacturers reduce overall costs of production through improved maintenance work management.
IDCON Inc. is recognized by the Society for Maintenance and Reliability Professionals (SMRP) as an approved provider of continuing education and training aligned with reliability and physical asset management.

TAPPI is an Accredited Provider of the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET) and is authorized to offer IACET CEUs for professional development programs like this course, which qualify under the ANSI/IACET Standard.

You’ll want to review that entire schedule of maintenance and reliability training available throughout the year through the IDCON and TAPPI partnership.

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