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Oniqua MRO Analytics to Lead Full-Day Workshop at Maintenance and Reliability Conference (MARCON 2012)

Senior Consultant Steve Pak to lead workshop entitled "Maintenance Effectiveness and Efficiency Performance Measures and Spares Optimization Contribution".

    DENVER, CO, February 22, 2012 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Oniqua MRO Analytics (, the leading provider of MRO analytics solutions for asset-intensive organizations, today announced that Steve Pak, senior consultant with Oniqua, will lead a full day workshop at the upcoming Maintenance and Reliability Conference (MARCON). MARCON is being held February 27 - March 1, 2012, in Knoxville, Tennessee, and is hosted by the University of Tennessee Reliability and Maintainability Center.

MARCON is a forum for all - practitioners, specialists, educators and students - to learn and exchange information on new and emerging technologies, as well as on tried and proven methods and techniques in the area of Reliability and Maintenance Engineering and Management. MARCON allows attendees to immerse themselves in ideas to help them better prepare for meeting and beating the competition.

Mr. Pak's workshop, entitled "Maintenance Effectiveness and Efficiency Performance Measures and Spares Optimization Contribution", will take place Monday, February 27th, and will review methods and measures to capture maintenance effectiveness and efficiency as they pertain to reliability-centered maintenance. The workshop will also review how to manage spares and materials utilization optimization analytics to provide the right materials, at the right time, at the lowest cost.

"Today's maintenance organizations commonly focus on how well their assets continue to do what their users want them to do, and how well the resources are being used," stated Steve Pak, senior consultant, Oniqua MRO Analytics. "The application of reliability-centered maintenance principles to maintenance performance measures can help organizations develop a cost-effective maintenance strategy that will consistently help them achieve their operational goals. I look forward to discussing maintenance and spares principles with workshop participants to help them improve both the efficiency and effectiveness of their maintenance initiatives."

Steve Pak Bio
As senior consultant at Oniqua, Steve has responsibility for assessing client requirements and presenting technology and process-based solutions. He is also responsible for implementing approved solutions that deliver measurable business benefits. Steve has successfully completed client engagements in a variety of asset-intensive industries, including paper, chemical, petrochemical, utilities, transportation and mining.

Steve has more than 20 years of supply chain and operations management experience with Fortune 500 companies. His knowledge and experiences are focused on business process optimization and re-engineering to achieve company profitability and efficiency by utilizing analysis, insights and best practices.

In additional to his operational and management experience, Steve has been directly involved in the successful implementation of multiple ERP/EAM systems, including Immpower, Oracle, SAP, and Maximo, resulting in the effective integration of improved business processes to enterprise systems.

Steve graduated from Auburn University with a B.S. degree in Chemical Engineering, and earned an M.S. degree from Georgia Institute of Technology, also in Chemical Engineering.

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About Oniqua MRO Analytics
With operations in the Americas, Africa and Asia-Pacific regions, Oniqua is the world's leading MRO (Maintenance, Repair and Operations) analytics software company. Oniqua helps organizations maximize profits, savings and efficiencies by minimizing MRO waste, and delivers a positive return on investment in as little as three to six months. Oniqua Analytics Solution (OAS) leverages customers' transactional data by applying advanced analytics to identify inefficiencies and ensure that their maintenance, inventory and procurement operations run as efficiently as possible. Oniqua is proud to serve the world's leading companies in the oil and gas, mining, utilities and other asset-intensive industries, including ConocoPhillips, BP, Hawaiian Electric, Bermuda Electric Light Company, Orange County Transportation Authority, Vale, Rio Tinto, Anglo Coal, BHP Billiton, Newmont Mining, Alcoa, Xstrata, Drummond Company, Freeport McMoRan and many others.

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