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SCRC Article Library: Total Productive Maintenance (TPM)

Total Productive Maintenance (TPM)

Published on: Jan, 20, 2011

Preventive maintenance plus continuing efforts to adapt, modify, and refine equipment to increase flexibility, reduce material handling, and promote continuous flows. It is operator-oriented maintenance with the involvement of all qualified employees in all maintenance activities.

Source: http://www.apics.org/ (10th ed.)

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