Well-executed shop floor operations depend on the adherence to proper equipment inspection and maintenance schedules. When inspection and maintenance routines fall behind, work order backlogs grow raising the risk of unplanned downtime, compliance gap sand safety incidents. Also, wrench times fall while maintenance costs increase putting pressure on operational budgets and manufacturing costs. A common source of these problems is the continued reliance on manual and paper-based equipment maintenance processes. These processes create significant inefficiencies within the plant.