The Three-stage Method for Chinese Enterprises to Deploy TPM



The paper studies an effective way for Chinese enterprises to implement Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) to cut cost and increase efficiency under the impact of financial crisis. It first analyzes the problems of Chinese enterprises in equipment management, reviews the definition, benefits and five components of TPM. The paper suggests the three-stage method for Chinese enterprises to implement TPM systematically and successfully in order to deal with the difficulties and problems of Chinese enterprises in deploying TPM, which is proven effective and we hope our studies are useful for Chinese enterprises to change their extensive operation in equipment management. Key words: TPM; Autonomous maintenance; Three-stage method; Equipment management


TPM; Autonomous maintenance; Three-stage method; Equipment management

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