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Ralph 'Pete' Peters
Founder & President
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TMEII Sponsor's

The TMEII family is a proud sponsor of Adventurers for Special Needs (AFSN). In fact, Ralph 'Pete' Peters TMEII Founder/President is Co-founder of AFSN with his son, Brian Peters. This organization is near and dear to all of the TMEII family. Learn More


Welcome to The Maintenance Excellence Institute International


Whether you are a Top Leader, Maintenance Leader or Craft Leader, in the physical asset and management area, or any professional related with maintenance visiting our site; our goals are for you to truly understand the importance of reliability and maintenance excellence.

Our services and TrueWorkShopsTM are designed to help you maximize the value of your current maintenance operation and show measurable results. We do this through our proven and very practical services and best practice tools for supporting either profit and customer service in your organization.

We invite you to visit the various areas of this site to gain an understanding how we can help you on your maintenance excellence journey. We share may experiences and case studies as well as a complete step-by-step strategy we developed and use.

Our body of knowledge from 40+ years of experience is yours to use including books, e-books, articles, and productivity tools. Our underlying goal is to help you apply best practices for a true return-on-investment.

Feel free to contact me personally at 919-270-1173 or email me at Pete@PRIDE-in-Maintenance.com at anytime I can answer any questions you may have. Remember, Maintenance is Forever!

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New Book

Reliable Maintenance Planning, Estimating, and Scheduling

A Proven Classic
Maintenance Benchmarking and Best Practices: A Profit and Customer-Centered Approach


RMPES Book Cover ImagePut Reliability into Your Planning for Maintenance Excellence

Operations within the oil, gas and petro chemical sectors face the most operational challenges possible as related to health, safety, security and environmental issues (HSSE). Therefore planning, estimating and scheduling in these areas must achieve a very high level of accuracy, HSSE compliance and reliability. This book will definitely “put reliability into your planning for maintenance excellence.”

Written specifically for the oil and gas industry, Reliable Maintenance Planning, Estimating, and Scheduling provides maintenance managers and engineers with the tools and techniques to create a manageable maintenance program that will save money and prevent costly facility shutdowns. (Read More)

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Maintenance Best Practices Book CoverThis is a worldwide best seller that has been described as "the best and most complete book for improving maintenance". Ralph W. "Pete" Peters clearly defines how to redirect a maintenance operational focus from internal cost-cutting to profit-maximization. This approach is profit centered maintenance.

Pete provides maintenance supervisors and managers with today's most comprehensive benchmarking tool and best practices road-map; The Scoreboard for Maintenance Excellence-Version 2010. The Scoreboard will allow maintenance managers to: a) determine and quantify benefits and savings, b) improve craft productivity and c) define a strategy to improve efficiency and productivity. Here you will find numerous fundamental principles and proven best practices that can provide as a foundation for implementation and improvement.

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E-Book Version from TMEII

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Scoreboard for Maintenance Excellence - Oil, Gas & Petro Chemical Operations

Scoreboard for Maintenance Excellence


Designed for use within the oil, gas and petro chemical sectors it is a giant step beyond the often  vague and purely descriptive requirements of  ISO 55000. This Scoreboard for Maintenance Excellence is a major new edition including 38 best practice areas and 600 prescriptive evaluation items.

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The Scoreboard for Maintenance Excellence helps you define where you are with your current maintenance practices against 27 best practice categories and over 300 best practice items. It is one of today's most comprehensive benchmarking tool going well beyond the often vague descriptive requirements of ISO 55000.

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