Total Productive Maintenance

  • 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 machine lost hours.
  • To avoid wastage in quickly changing economic environment
  • Producing goods without reducing product quality
  • Reducing manufacturing cost
  • Produce low batch quantity at the earliest possible time
  • Goods sent to the customers must be non defective

Direct Benefits

  • Increase productivity and OPE (Overall Plant Efficiency) by 1.5 or 2 times
  • Rectify customer complaints
  • Reduce manufacturing cost by 30%
  • Produce low batch quantity at the earliest possible time
  • Satisfy customer needs by 100% ( Delivering the right quantity at right time, at right quality )

Indirect Benefits

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

What is the goal of TPM program ?

  • To increase production, employee morale, employee satisfaction.
  • To improve equipment effectiveness
  • To active autonomous maintenance
  • To train all staff in relevant maintenance skills
Total Productive Maintenance