Torbjörn (Tor) Idhammar
Torbjörn (Tor) Idhammar is President & CEO of IDCON INC. Tor’s responsibilities include training IDCON consultants, developing international partnerships, product development, sales, and marketing. Tor also works with many of IDCON’s multi-site and international clients as the managing partner ensuring that outcomes and deliverables are met.
Prior to becoming IDCON’s president in 2009, Tor worked at over 65 client plants in 15 different countries. During this time he provided clients with advice, reliability and maintenance assessments, seminars, preventive maintenance implementations, planning and scheduling implementation, spare parts management, root cause improvement. He has worked with industries such as steel, refining, chemical, food, mining, other oil and gas, assembly, part manufacturing, large part and machine suppliers and other primary metals refining.
Poor reliability and high maintenance costs are the reality for many industries.
IDCON, a reliability and maintenance management consultant, uses simple, hands-on methods to coach and train existing personnel to improve reliability processes.
Our clients experience fewer breakdowns, more uptime, and lower cost.
Tor is the author of the article series The People Side of Maintenance.
Managing maintenance is 90% about people and 10% about technology. Reliability and maintenance goals can be reached by focusing on behavior change in the organization. Work management, spare parts management, preventive maintenance and root cause failure analysis is about improving how people work in these processes.
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