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  • Overview of the Overall Equipment Effectiveness

    Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) is a metric which integrates availability, performance and quality metrics. It is also an important part of  a successful TPM implementation. In this interview Mr. Hansen shares his thoughts on the following topics: OEE definition; OEE applicability...

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  • Calculating Overall Equipment Effectiveness

    Watch this short example and learn how to calculate Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE).  As we’ve learned here, OEE is a metric which integrates availability, performance and quality metrics. Formulae needed for OEE calcualtion are: OEE = Availability x Performance x Quality Availab...

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  • What is Gemba Kaizen?

    There is a famous quote by former US President Harry S. Truman that goes, “I sit here all day trying to persuade people to do the things they ought to have sense enough to do without my persuading them.” Regardless of what business you are in, problems will arise and sometimes these p...

    Tags: lean manufacturing, six sigma, process, continous improvement, Lean Manufacturing, gemba, jit, kaizen, tpm, tqm

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  • Proven 12 Steps Methodology To Be Used For TPM Implementation

    Deployment of Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) should typically follow a 12 steps methodology. In this article I am going to explain you these Proven 12 Steps Methodology To Be Used For TPM Implementation. Proven 12 Steps Methodology To Be Used For TPM Implementation Step 1: Top Management decl...

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  • Total Productive Maintenance by Gemba Academy

    Learn more about Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) and how it can support your Lean efforts.  As we have learnt TPM is a combination of preventive maintenance, total quality control, and total employee involvement aimed at achieving Zero Accidents, Zero Defects, and Zero Breakdowns. Watch t...

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  • Introduction to the Total Productive Maintenance

    Watch this short video to find out what Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) is and isn’t.  Developed in the 1970’s, as an atempt to counter ever increasing specialisation of the mainteannce workers by getting the machine operators more involved in the preventive maintenance of the...

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  • Ludicrous Speed

    Mel Brooks fans will remember Spaceballs, his jocular jibe at the Star Wars epic. In pursuit of a rebel ship, evil Lord Dark Helmet (Rick Moranis) orders his crew to accelerate their craft beyond the speed of light to “ludicrous speed.” While time travel remains science fiction, our a...

    Tags: lean manufacturing, Old Lean Dude, bruce hamilton, continuous improvement, GBMP, kanban, kata, lean in healthcare, toyota production system, TPM

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  • Eye of the Beholder

    Many moons ago when I was just getting started on my lean journey, I visited a large automotive supplier to benchmark pull systems.  My own factory had started a pilot kanban between two work centers and I was hoping to gain some insight from a more experienced source.  To my disappoint...

    Tags: lean manufacturing, Old Lean Dude, 5S, GBMP, kaizen, kanban, poka-yoke, shigeo shingo, Toast Kaizen, toyota production system, TPM, TPS, true north, value stream mapping

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  • Creating Ownership: Six Forms of Autonomy

    Tell me, does it make a difference in how you treat your car depending upon whether it is a company car or your own? And what about homes: is there a difference in maintenance between rented homes and owned ones? A 2013 study, conducted in the Netherlands by Platform31 based upon the nationa...

    Tags: Lean Leadership and Culture, Autonomy, Continual Improvement, Culture, Kanban, KPI, Lean, Management, Organization, Respect, TPM

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  • Why No One Talks About TPM Anymore?

    Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) was a big thing in the late 1980s, got lot of attention, tried to go from “maintenance” to “management” and finally faded out into oblivion. This analysis is my own, you may respond in comments. Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) origin...

    Tags: Operational Excellence, OEE, SMED, Total Productive Maintenance, TPM

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