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Total Productive Maintenance (TPM)

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Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) - definitions

Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) - A series of methods, originally pioneered by Nippondenso (a member of the Toyota group), to ensure every machine in a production process is always able to perform its required tasks so production is never interrupted.

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Source: American Society for Quality, 27 October 2010 08:24:52, External

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TPM - Japanese management philosophy. Stands for Total Productive Maintenanace. Used to increase time between failure (MTBF) or life of machinery.

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Source: iSixSigma, 28 February 2011 10:44:03, External

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