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DuraLabel has created a guide to Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) to help provide a foundation for successful TPM implementation. By reviewing and understanding the principles, methods and techniques outlined in the DuraLabel Total Productive Maintenance guide you'll understand the fundamentals of TPM, and better be able to contribute to the success of TPM.
Total Productive Maintenance is ideally suited for integration with other lean manufacturing methods and systems. It is often used to lay the groundwork for more extensive lean programs, and is an excellent tool for learning the fundamentals of lean. Once TPM is in place, employees gain hands-on experience applying entry-level lean principles and can directly see the positive results of their actions.
Total Productive Maintenance has three goals:
TPM is a unique system designed to reduce, and sometimes even eliminate, the need for downtime for scheduled maintenance. With TPM in place the need to delay machine adjustments, preventative maintenance, and lubrication until a scheduled maintenance shutdown is no longer needed. These are taken care on a daily basis by the machine operators.
TPM is based on eight pillars. The DuraLabel Total Productive Maintenance guide reviews and discusses all eight. The eight pillars of TPM are:
Get your copy of the DuraLabel Total Productive Maintenance guide by using the form above or by calling 1-888-326-9244 today. When you call ask about the many uses for a DuraLabel printer and supplies in support of TPM. You'll find it is one of the most useful tools you can get to aid in successful implementing TPM.