Total Productive Maintenance Advances Your Maintenance Management!


Total Productive Maintenance

Total productive maintenance is a process of maintenance management that empowers the organization with a progressive, continuous philosophy of enabling all manpower resources to work together to accomplish the mutual goal of manufacturing efficiency.  Does it sound complicated?  Maybe, but once understood, total productive maintenance can help your staff encompass an attitude that will lead to greater production efficiency.

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The goals of total productive maintenance are manufacturing oriented and overall reduced costs are a common thread in all aspects of the initiative.  Total productive maintenance involves the reform of the current organization to unlock, what may in fact be, hidden potential; potential to cause better involvement and cooperation within the current resources.

The need for total productive maintenance becomes apparent when departments that should be allies in the goals of the company, in reality, become opposing forces that are detrimental to productivity.  Hence, this hurts overall profit and the ability of the company to compete in this now global market.  The total productive maintenance attitude eliminates the pointing of blame and replaces it with productive fault analysis without the finger pointing. This enables those potential opposing forces in your operation to work together to the goal of mutual efficiency.

The total productive maintenance approach must be concerned with its assets that are the gold mine in the company.  With COGZ, total productive maintenance becomes a clear and accessible reality.  Areas for improvement are distinctly defined.  Procedural changes are immediate and easy to implement.  Results are seen with no procrastination.  This all happens easily and simply because COGZ is the total productive maintenance tool you need!

The process of total productive maintenance is not the same as corporate downsizing.  The employees instead work as teams toward mutual goals for their departments, sections, or even company sectors to improve the overall workings of the whole facility. Cross training becomes a process that brings about multi-skilled employees and current procedures are scrutinized, simplified, or streamlined as needed.  Total productive maintenance uses precise progress measurement so forward advancement is monitored.  You and the other employees can see the improvements as they become manifest to know that progress is being made overall.

The COGZ CMMS is a natural fit as it is always providing needed documentation of progress in major productivity areas such as downtime and unscheduled labor usage.  All the management groups and their team members will be able to use the COGZ CMMS as its monitoring tool as well as providing the automatic scheduling of procedural changes and overall development organization and management.  Download your copy now and see how COGZ is the total preventive maintenance tool you need.

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