SAP PM Tips and Plant Maintenance Discussion Forum
Practical and helpful SAP PM Stuff to assist those supporting the SAP Plant
Maintenance Modules. If you have any SAP Plant Maintenance question, please
feel free to raise it in the SAP PM forum.
What is SAP PM?
The R/3 Plant Maintenance (PM) application component provides you with a
comprehensive software solution for all maintenance activities that are
performed within a company. The uniform, graphical user interface is
particularly user-friendly and quickly meets with acceptance, thanks to the
numerous possibilities that are available for tailoring it to meet individual
The data and functions of all maintenance procedures performed within a
company can be fully interconnected.
The openness of the R/3 System enables you to use external systems that are
integrated with the PM component, such as geographical information systems
(GIS), computer-aided design (CAD) systems and supervisory control and data
acquisition (SCADA) systems
The SAP Plant Maintenance comprises of the following activities such as inspection, to measures and establish the actual condition of a technical system, preventive maintenance to measures and maintain the ideal condition of a technical system, repair to measures and restore the ideal condition of a technical system and other measures that need to be taken using the
SAP PM is closely integrated with other modules (for example, Materials Management, Production, Sales and Distribution, Personnel Management, and Controlling) the data is always kept current and processes that are necessary for Plant Maintenance and Customer Service are automatically triggered in other areas (for example, a purchase requisition for non-stock material in the Materials Management/Purchasing area).