History, Expectation & Need identification
Roots can be traced back to 1950 along side PM
Concept as a system came to existence in 1971 byMr. Seichi Nakajima who is presently founder andchairman of JIPM.
Concept took shape in Toyota motor Company.
Outside Japan in 1980 Mr. Nakajima took firstdelegation to USA. The idea was presented at 4
International maintenance conference at Cincinnati.
Conference took place in Pittsburgh, the same yr.
South Asia followed and European federation of National maintenance societies EFNMS adopted.