For more than 20 years, MRG has developed practical experience and knowledge in multiple industries and our experts have frequently published articles in the industry’s most widely read publications. Below is a sampling of key published articles from which you may gain valuable information to help you meet your corporate and plant objectives.
Asset Data Integrity Is Serious Business

By Robert DiStefano and Stephen Thomas  

Physical asset data integrity is a critical aspect of every business, often the most valuable asset on the balance sheet, yet it is often overlooked. The data that we have about our assets collectively creates information, provides for accurate analysis and facilitates sound business decisions. Without accuracy of asset data there is a strong potential for poor decisions and their negative consequences. This book will not only provide an appreciation of this fact, it will also provide a road map to achieving value out of something most CEOs, managers, and workers often overlook.


1. A device, especially the gas pedal of a motor vehicle, for increasing speed.

2. Chemistry A substance that increases the speed of a reaction.

–Source: The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition copyright ©2000 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Updated in 2003.


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