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Chapter 2. Losses, Costs and Efficiency

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Losses in Production System Figure 2.1 shows the structure of the losses inherent in a typical production system. These losses can be split into three main categories: those preventing equipment from being used as efficiently as it could (The 8 Big Equipment Losses, at the upper right of the

Chapter 1. TPM – An Overview.

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1. Introduction to TPM The abbreviation TPM stands for ‘Total Productive Maintenance’ or ‘Total Productive Manufacturing’, where the word ‘total’ implies ‘total participation’ – in other words, everyone in the company, from CEO to senior management to front-line operators, playing an active role in productive maintenance. TPM: Total Productive

Total Productive Maintenance in Supply Chain Management. Part 2

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3. Steps in Implementing TPM-SCM 3-1 12 Steps in Implementing TPM-SCM Implementation of TPM-SCM follows the “12 Steps of TPM Development,” as in TPM-MAKE. In this case, however, the content is based on the premise of company-wide development, and the steps proceed in a different order, as follows: Step

Instructor Education Practical Training Manual – Autonomous Maintenance

Purposes and cautions of practical training for autonomous maintenance * The purpose of practical training is to master steps 1 through 3 of autonomous maintenance by experiencing them. * The purpose of autonomous maintenance is to improve the “work site.” The activity board of autonomous maintenance is just a

Chapter 12. Completing and Upgrading the TPM Programme (Levels 1, 2 and 3). Part 2

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4 TPM Level 3 4.1 The Concept of TPM Level 3 – Improving Cash Flow As explained in the previous section, in TPM Level 2, we try to achieve the paradigm shift from ‘selling whatever we can make’ to ‘making only what we can sell’. The precondition for this

Chapter 12. Completing and Upgrading the TPM Programme (Levels 1, 2 and 3). Part 1

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1 The New Concepts of TPM 1.1 The Basic Thinking behind the New Concepts of TPM When markets change, it means that social values themselves have changed, and this means manufacturing is required to: Cope with uncertainty in markets and demand, not certainty. Optimise business processes globally, not locally.