As maintenance and operations specialists, our goal is to safely produce quality food and beverage products, all while optimizing our team and keeping our customers happy. This requires a comprehensive approach, which lends itself to consistent processes and protocols. There are risks all around us — people, assets, poor processes, and more. All which can lead to inefficiencies: Increased costs leading to profit-killing downtime, failing compliance audits, and safety issues affecting our team-members. Learn how you can use Brightly Asset Essentials™, our world-class CMMS, to help identify these risks and model improved processes to keep your team safe, promote asset uptime, control costs, and drive profitability.

In this ProFood World webinar, presented by Brightly, you will learn:
  • What are the risks related to maintenance operations in the food and beverage industry and why should you worry
  • Best practices and methodologies to promote a safer, efficient, and lean environment
  • How a well-implemented EAM/CMMS can control costs and promote better profitability
  • How modern “Industry 4.0” technologies such as sensors, AI, and others are driving superior operations for the food and beverage industry

*If you’re interested but not able to attend the live broadcast, register anyway and we’ll send you a link to the recording and presentation slides once they’re available.


Paul Lachance

Senior Advisor, Brightly

Paul Lachance has spent his entire career devoted to optimizing maintenance teams by enabling data-driven decisions and actionable insights. He wrote his first CMMS system in 2004 and has since spent his professional career designing and directing CMMS and EAM (enterprise asset management) systems. Paul has been featured at IMTS, Fabtech, and SMRP, as well as in several industry magazines. He currently serves as the Senior Manufacturing Advisor for Brightly.

Aaron Hand

Editor in Chief, ProFood World

Aaron Hand has three decades of experience in B-to-B publishing with a particular focus on technology. He has been with PMMI Media Group since 2013, much of that time as Executive Editor for Automation World, where he focused on continuous process industries. Prior to joining ProFood World full time in late 2020, Aaron worked as Editor at Large for PMMI Media Group, reporting for all publications on a wide variety of industry developments, including advancements in packaging for consumer products and pharmaceuticals, food and beverage processing, and industrial automation. He took over as Editor-in-Chief of ProFood World in 2021. Aaron holds a B.A. in Journalism from Indiana University and an M.S. in Journalism from the University of Illinois.

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Webinar: Managing Critical Production Environments: Promoting Uptime and Mitigating Risks in the Food and Beverage Industry by PMMI Media Group