Did you know, the Beverly Clock has not been manually wound in more than 150 years? However the clever mechanism keeps it ticking with minimal problems. In spite of this, the clock has stopped working on a number of occasions. However by cleaning, maintenance and environmental changes the clock has been kept in operation. To keep a Motor Control Centre (MCC) running, it’s important that maintenance is done proactively to prevent costly down-time. Here, Pat McLaughlin, operations director of Boulting Technology, explains why preventative maintenance is so important for MCCs.