What is total productive management
TPM brings maintenance into focus as a necessary and vitally important part of the business. It is no longer regarded as a non-profit activity. Down time for maintenance is scheduled as a part of the manufacturing day and, in some cases, as an integral part of the manufacturing process. The goal is to hold emergency and unscheduled maintenance to a minimum.
TPM was introduced to achieve the following objectives. The important ones are listed below.
Avoid wastage in a quickly changing economic environment.
Producing goods without reducing product quality.
Produce a low batch quantity at the earliest possible ...more