Marc Laplante: About the Author

Marc Laplante Marc Laplante is a Solution Consultant at Meridium and also a member of the US Technical Advisory Group to PC 251, helping to write the ISO standard 55000. He earned his diploma in Chemical Engineering Technology from Northern Alberta Institute of Technology in 1992. He also continued with his professional development by attending the Centre for Maintenance Optimization and Reliability Engineering at the University of Toronto. Marc joined Meridium after 14 years working in the condition monitoring field, and has had exposure to various industries from energy, resource mining, pulp and paper, petroleum, petrochemical, manufacturing and power generation.

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July/August 2014 Inspectioneering Journal

One of the more popular topics discussed and debated vigorously in the asset management community is the potential impact of the ISO 55000 series of standards, which was just released in January of 2014 and is the first set of international standards addressing asset management.

Authors: Marc Laplante

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