What Is Sap PM?

by Tom Johnson; Updated September 26, 2017
SAP PM can keep your factory running safely.

SAP PM is a module from the SAP (Systems, Applications and Products in Data Processing) line of business solutions. The SAP PM is designed specifically for factory use.

Significance

SAP (Systems, Applications, and Products) is a software company that offers a comprehensive line of business software solutions. The SAP software allows businesses to optimize and streamline their business models to work at peak efficiency. The PM module stands for Plant Maintenance, the module of the SAP software that is used to streamline plants and factory environments.

Function

The Plant Maintenance module of the SAP program includes inspection measures that establish the working condition of a technical system or machine. The module also includes preventative maintenance measures and repair measures, which are put in place to maintain the ideal condition of each machine and restore them to their ideal condition if they have been damaged.

Features

The Plant Maintenance (PM) module includes a variety of sub-modules, depending on the type of environment that the module is being used in. There are modules for preventative maintenance, maintenance order management, work clearance management, warranty claim processing, information systems, mobile scenarios and the planning of plant maintenance projects.

About the Author

Tom Johnson has served as the lead writer of his copywriting business since 2008. He has extensive backgrounds in psychology and marketing. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in English literature from the University of Guam, and a Level II teaching certification in language arts from the Guam Department of Education.

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