TOTAL PRODUCTIVE MAINTENANCE(TPM)
Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) is amaintenance program which involves a newly defined concept for maintaining plants and equipment. The goal of the TPM program is tomarkedly increase production while, at the sametime, increasing employee morale and jobsatisfaction. The TPM program closely resemblesthe popular Total Quality Management (TQM) program. Many of the same tools such asemployee empowerment, benchmarking,documentation, etc. are used to implement and optimize TPM.