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Improved Organizational Behavior Through Strategic Total Productive Maintenance Implementation

[+] Author Affiliations
Inderpreet Singh Ahuja


J. S. Khamba

Punjabi University

Rajesh Choudhary


Paper No. IMECE2006-15783, pp. 91-98; 8 pages
  • ASME 2006 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition
  • Manufacturing Engineering and Textile Engineering
  • Chicago, Illinois, USA, November 5 – 10, 2006
  • Conference Sponsors: Manufacturing Engineering Division and Textile Engineering Division
  • ISBN: 0-7918-4774-8 | eISBN: 0-7918-3790-4
  • Copyright © 2006 by ASME


The manufacturing industry has experienced an unprecedented degree of change in the highly competitive and dynamics manufacturing scenario. Recent competitive trends have been pushing manufacturing executives to reconsider the impact and importance of increasing equipment availability and utilization, maintenance productivity and resource utilization, and increasing quality and responsiveness of maintenance services in meeting overall goals to achieve World Class status. TPM has been envisioned as an effective tool in the quest for achieving the world class status and meeting the ever increasing competition. This paper elaborates the contribution of TPM implementation towards improvement in organizational behavior in the Indian process industry in the quest to attain world-class competitiveness and sustainability efforts. The case study of TPM implementation though team building in Indian process industry has been brought out through the presentation of TPM benefits at the Hot Strip Mill division at a steel manufacturing company. The various aspects of TPM implementation have also been illustrated with the help of a case study.

Copyright © 2006 by ASME
Topics: Maintenance



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