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TPM- A KEY STRATEGY FOR PRODUCTIVITY IMPROVEMENT

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Author(s): MANU DOGRA | VSIHAL S. SHARMA | ANISH SACHDEVA | J.S. DUREJA

Journal: Journal of Engineering Science and Technology
ISSN 1823-4690

Volume: 6;
Issue: 1;
Start page: 1;
Date: 2011;
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Keywords: TPM | Kobetsu kaizen | Jishu hozen | OEE

ABSTRACT
During high growth era companies are making technical progress in automation and centralization of the plants, which needs large amount of manual work to maintain the automation systems. The strategy of maintaining the equipment of a plant is crucial for the effectiveness of manufacturing. Total productive maintenance (TPM) is a maintenance program, which involves concepts for maintaining plant and equipments effectively. In this paper detailed implementation of TPM in the cold rolling plant is discussed. Results achieved are quite encouraging in terms of motivated employees, improvement in overall equipment effectiveness (OEE) and reduction in no. of accidents on shop floor.

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