TPM Progrmas

NOTE: Do not use any organization that is referred to in the Maintenance and Reliability chapter of your textbook to complete this assignment.  Select two companies that are not mentioned in this chapter. 

Identify two companies in unrelated industries that use TPM approaches to ensure reliability in the products or services that they sell, and in a 4- to 6-page Microsoft Word document, create a report responding to the following questions:

  • What are the activities that they do under their TPM programs?
  • What similarities do you notice between the approaches of the two companies? What differences do you identify?
  • What is the importance of reliability in a production environment?
  • Identify any elements of the 5S approach that you see in the TPM activities of the two companies.

Support your responses with examples.

Cite any sources in APA format




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Heineken is a processing industry that has adopted the use of total productive management. This has seen the company grow internationally and has hence grown financially. Heineken’s total productive maintenance program began in 2003. One of the activities that the brewing company does under its total productive management/maintenance program is focused improvement. Each year an agenda with eight priorities, the key areas that that are the cause of main losses, is created. The priorities will be the areas of losses that will be reduced throughout …

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