Total Process Reliability (TPR)

We’ve refined our TPR system by taking the original concepts of Total of Productive Maintenance (TPM):

  • 5analyzing current systems
  • 5developing a structured implementation strategy
  • 5motivating a sense of pride and ownership
  • 5empowering companies to make it work for them

and added structured tools, such as Root Cause Analysis and PM Optimization.

The Benefits of TPR

For the Organization

  • 5Improvements in operational efficiency
  • 5Improvements in reliability
  • 5Improvements in quality
  • 5Lower operating costs
  • 5More emphasis on planning and preventative maintenance
  • 5Increased equipment life span
  • 5Higher morale from improved job satisfaction and job security
  • 5Improvements in inventory-cost reduction
  • 5Improvements in Health and Safety
  • 5Foundation for WCM, TQM, JIT, Lean Manufacturing
  • 5Better able to meet customer's quality and delivery needs
  • 5Improvements in production / availability = increased productivity = increased $

For the Maintenance Function

  • Maintenance partnership with production
  • Free up time to perform higher functions
  • Better trained mechanics and higher levels of expertise
  • Greater value to the organization
  • Improve maintenance role in organization-combat perception that maintenance is a burden, resulting in:
    • Improved morale
    • Lower turnover and hiring costs
    • Lower absenteeism

For the Individual

  • Pride
  • Professionalism
  • More training = more abilities = more marketable
  • Better relationships with other departments (maintenance, production, etc)
  • Better equipment availability and reliability means fewer hassles
  • Safer work environment
  • More control over equipmen