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What does TPM stand for?

TPM stands for Total Productive Maintenance

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The company also serves their knowledge for system certification like ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001, ISO 22000, ISO 17025, ISO 50001, ISO 27001, as well as system implementation like Qaulity Management System, Environmental management system, occupational, health and safety management system, food safety management system and Management training like six sigma, lean management, benchmarking, total productive maintenance, just in time etc.
95 Hardcover TS192 For managers and supervisors in all types of operations and production, from manufacturing and assembly to mining and chemical production, as well as service industries like trucking, Levitt, a maintenance consultant, trainer, and author, details how to implement Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) to help a company improve production, lower costs, use less waste, be more efficient, and create a more motivated, engaged, flexible, and aggressive workforce in seeking improvements.
Some of them have been on specific tools used in a Lean transformation, such as using SMED (single minute exchange of die) principles for set-up reduction, kan-ban signals to connect upstream and downstream processes to control inventory levels, total productive maintenance to keep your equipment available and capable of running product at peak quality and productivity levels, and 5S (Sort, Set In Place, Shine, Standardize, Sustain) to maintain an organized, visual workplace.
Lean incorporates the concepts of Total Productive Maintenance that utilizes the Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) metric to drive continuous improvements in process availability, performance, and quality.