- 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)?
- 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)
- 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.