What is total productive maintenance (TPM)?

A set of activities that involve both operators and maintenance staff in the care of all equipment to achieve zero related machine trouble.

Why use TPM?

  • Achieve 100% customer satisfaction
  • Eliminate quality problems caused by equipment wear and tear
  • Stop accelerated deterioration of equipment
  • Eliminate costly and catastrophic unexpected failures
  • Reduce/eliminate buffer inventory necessary for protection against unpredictable equipment
  • Achieve 100% availability of machines when required
  • Improve the predictability of processes

The eight pillars of TPM

Duration: 2-3 days (Required)

Cost: $1,950.00 Per Person (Plus travel expenses)

Upcoming dates: Scheduling at your location based on available resources

Full Description

In this workshop we teach and explain how TPM can help your organization achieve zero unplanned downtime.

Workshop goals:

  • Define productive maintenance
  • Identify benefits associated with productive maintenance plans
  • Review the 8 pillars of TPM as the foundation for a sustainable system
  • Explore the structure for productive maintenance plans
  • Discuss and implement keys to better asset reliability
  • Identify key metrics and success indicators of TPM
  • How to structure a TPM program
  • Problem solving techniques to use with TPM
  • Measuring TPM impact and effectiveness
  • Implement and Deploy TPM in your organization
  • Build best practices to expand and sustain TPM

Key Benefits:

  • Reduce equipment downtime
  • Reduce maintenance and repair costs
  • Improve product quality
  • Increase production and extend your equipment lifespan


The Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) workshop is held onsite at your location. We start with a half-day introduction and instruction (handouts provided) After the half-day of instruction, we get right to work deploying the techniques of TPM in your target area(s). The workshop normally requires 2-3 days. We recommend two follow-up consultation days to expand quick changeover and audit progress. Large groups may require an additional coach/facilitator at an additional cost. Please reach out to us for an exact quote at your site.