Total Productive Maintenance

Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) is a fundamental change in the entire organization, which focuses everyone towards improved equipment effectiveness. TPM is not a short-term fix, but a long, never-ending journey to Best in Class Factory performance through:

  • On-going management commitment
  • Increased employee responsibilities
  • Cross-functional teams
  • Root cause fixes
  • Discipline, standardization and simplification
  • Continuous improvement




"Insanity - Doing the same things, the same way, and expecting to see a difference."





TPM Goals

  • Zero unplanned downtime
  • Zero speed losses
  • Zero defects
  • Zero accidents
  • Minimum life cycle cost

     The Eight Pillars of TPM

  • Small Group Activities to eliminate the Major Equipment Losses
  • Integrated Maintenance System
  • Planned Maintenance System
  • Improving education and skills
  • Feedback process for product, process, and equipment improvement
  • Quality Maintenance System
  • Administrative System
  • Safety, hygiene, and environmental system

TPM is a unique methodology aimed at enhancing the performance of maintenance systems, and improving organizational productivity. MAX's team will assess your current maintenance practices and guide you through the road to achieving TPM basics.