TPM: Collected Practices and Cases

by Productivity Press

"TPM: Collected Practices and Cases" presents a variety of case studies on total productive maintenance (TPM). TPM is essential in lean improvement efforts because equipment downtime will halt a lean manufacturing process. Included are in-depth description of TPM issues, real-world information on TPM implementations, and a large collection of case studies. The case studies are categorized into three areas: strategies for TPM, managing the initiative, and using OEE effectively.

As noted in the detailed chapters and sections of the book, each step of the implementation blueprint is thoroughly covered. The content of the book is as follows:

Part I: Strategies for TPM
Chapter 1: TPM Takes Center Stage at California Chemical Plant
Chapter 2: Data Drives Maintenance Effort
Chapter 3: TPM Theme: Show Me the Money
Chapter 4: You Can Measure the ROI Produced by TPM Efforts
Chapter 5: The Right Analysis Process Improves TPM Effectiveness
Chapter 6: You Can't Just Ignore Maintenance-Free Products
Chapter 7: A Day in the Park Becomes More Enjoyable Through 5S

Part II: Managing the Initiative
Chapter 8: Kaiser Does TPM Wrong, Then Gets it Right
Chapter 9: Implementers Offer TPM Tips
Chapter 10: Focusing the TPM Effort
Chapter 11: Education, Support Drive TPM Success (CME)
Chapter 12: Failures & Countermeasures Mark the Real-World TPM Experience
Chapter 13: Soft Side Gets Hard Look
Chapter 14: The "P" in TPM: "Productive" Means "People"
Chapter 15: Visibility and Commitment Sustain TPM at Kodak

Part III: Using OEE Effectively
Chapter 16: Practical OEE Answers
Chapter 17: In Measuring OEE, Higher Is Not Always Better
Chapter 18: Changing the Purpose of Measuring OEE
Chapter 19: Metric Gives Hercules Strength in Seeing and Fighting Losses

"TPM: Collected Practices and Cases" is an easy to read book which provides practical TPM issues.  At the end of each chapter a section called "Takeaways"  provides key highlights from the case study.

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