• TPM is “Total Productive Maintenance” & it is medical science of machines.
  • TPM is to change the attitude from “I use, you maintain” to ” I use, I Maintain”
  • TPM is to increase production & reduced cost by reducing or eliminating loss.

Total Productive Maintenance is originated in Japan in 1971 as a method for improved machine availability. TPM is a maintenance process developed for improving productivity by making process more reliable & less wasteful. Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) is an extension of TQM (Total Quality Management)

Who should learn TPM
Everybody in organization – who wants to grow.

  • To avoid wastage in quickly changing economic environment
  • Producing goods without reducing product quality.
  • Reduce Manufacturing cost.
  • Produce a low batch quantity at the earliest possible time.
  • Goods send to the customers must be non defective.

What are the benefits of Total Productive Maintenance (TPM)?

Direct benefits

    • Improvement in productivity, Quality & Delivery
    • Increase productivity & OPE (Overall Plant Efficiency) by 1.5 or 2 times.
    • Rectify customer complaints
    • Reduce manufacturing cost by 30%
    • Satisfy the customer needs by 100% (Delivering the right quantity at the right time, in the required quality)

Indirect benefits

    • Higher confidence level among the employees.
    • Keep the workplace clean, neat & attractive.
    • Change in the attitude of operators.
    • Achieve goals by working as team.
    • Share knowledge & experience.

What is the Goal of TPM Program?

  • To increase Production, employee morale & employee satisfaction.
  • To improve equipment effectiveness
  • To achieve autonomous Maintenance
  • To train all staff in relevant maintenance skills.