Understanding, Measuring, and Improving Overall Equipment Effectiveness: How to Use OEE to Drive Significant Process Improvement
Reliability Centered Maintenance – Reengineered: Practical Optimization of the RCM Process with RCM-R®
Equipment Management in the Post-Maintenance Era: A New Alternative to Total Productive Maintenance (TPM)
Ross Kenneth Kennedy
August 02, 2017
Understanding, Measuring, and Improving Overall Equipment Effectiveness: How to Use OEE to Drive Significant Process Improvement explains why the Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) measure was created and how it should be used. Based on 20 years of hands on experience applying OEE at over 150...
Jesus R. Sifonte, James V. Reyes-Picknell
April 07, 2017
Reliability Centered Maintenance – Reengineered: Practical Optimization of the RCM Process with RCM-R® provides an optimized approach to a well-established and highly successful method used for determining failure management policies for physical assets. It makes the original method that was...
Chris A. Ortiz
January 25, 2016
A companywide approach to improving the effectiveness and longevity of equipment and machines, Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) is a critical component of production line success. The need for a step-by-step guidelines on how to achieve TPM has been filled with the publication of The TPM Playbook...
John D. Campbell, James V. Reyes-Picknell
August 18, 2015
Uptime describes the combination of activities that deliver fewer breakdowns, improved productive capacity, lower costs, and better environmental performance. The bestselling second edition of Uptime has been used as a textbook on maintenance management in several postsecondary institutions and by...
Tina Kanti Agustiady, Elizabeth A. Cudney
June 23, 2015
A systematic approach to improving production and quality systems, total productive maintenance (TPM) involves all employees through a moderate investment in maintenance. Therefore, a successful TPM implementation requires support of all employees from C-level on down. Total Productive Maintenance:...
Daniel L. Ferguson
January 25, 2013
W. Edwards Deming’s central premise was that improvements in product quality would increase productivity, improve competitive position, and help ensure long-term survival. Point 12 of his landmark 14 Points for Management says that management’s job is to remove the barriers that keep people from...
April 12, 2012
Recent advancements in information systems and computer technology have led to developments in equipment and robotic technology that have permanently changed the characteristics of manufacturing equipment. Equipment Management in the Post-Maintenance Era: A New Alternative to Total Productive...
Michael D. Holloway
February 07, 2011
Considering that the biggest machines that do the most work are made up of smaller machines and components, it becomes obvious that when a large machine breaks, it is normally due to small components acting antagonistically. Detailing a time-tested method for increasing productivity and lowering...
June 14, 2010
A valuable tool for establishing and maintaining system reliability, overall equipment effectiveness (OEE) has proven to be very effective in reducing unscheduled downtime for companies around the world. So much so that OEE is quickly becoming a requirement for improving quality and substantiating...
March 27, 2006
Now In DVD!With Productivity's Autonomous Maintenance video training series, you'll learn how to unleash the hidden potential on your shopfloor and dramatically lower your production costs.Each video takes you inside American companies that have...
August 19, 2005
Equipment downtime can bring a lean manufacturing operation to a complete standstill. Total productive maintenance (TPM) is such a fundamental part of becoming lean because a machine failure at one step of a continuous flow process will halt all the steps before and after it. Strategies aimed at...
Shirose Kunio, Mitsugu Kaneda, Yoshifumi Kimura
September 21, 2004
In this large-format implementation manual, TPM experts explain P-M Analysis. (A methodology that makes zero losses a reality in your TPM program.) P-M Analysis is designed to help your TPM teams analyze and eliminate chronic problems that have been neglected or unresolved in the past.Chronic...
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