Step 1: The top person's declaration of the resolve to introduce TPM
The declaration is made in an internal TPM lecture meeting, and should
be printed in an internal bulletin or newsletter.
Step 2: TPM introduction education.
Managerial staff: Staff of the same echelon are scheduled together for
training General employees: Slide-show meetings
Step 3: Formation of TPM promotion organizations and formal organizational
models Committees, specialized subcommittees, promotion secretariat
Formal organization models
Step 4: Setting of basic TPM principles and targets
Benchmarks and targets; prediction of effects
Step 5: Preparation of a master plan for implementing TPM
From preparation for introduction to undergoing examinations
Start of introduction
Step 6: Kick off of TPM
Customers, affiliated companies, and cooperative companies are invited
Step 7: Establishment of a system for improving the efficiency of the production department
Pursuit of improvement of efficiency in the production department
Project-team activities and workshop small-group activities
Step method, diagnosis, and approval certificates
7.3: Planned maintenance
Corrective maintenance, periodic maintenance, predictive maintenance
7.4: Operation/maintenance skill development
Collective education of leaders & education concerning transmission of
education to members
Step 8: Establishment of initial phase management systems for new products & new
equipment Development of easy-to-manufacture products and easy-to-use equipment
Step 9: Establishment of quality maintenance systems
Creation of conditions in which defects do not occur, and the maintenance/management
of those conditions.
Step 10: Creation of systems for improvement of the efficiency of administrative/supervisory sectors.
Production support, improvement of the efficiency of related sectors, and improvement
of efficiency of equipment.
Step 11: Creation of systems for the control of safety, health, and the environment
Creation of systems for zero accidents and zero pollution cases
Step 12: Complete implementation of TPM and level improvement
Undergoing examinations for the receipt of PM awards; Setting sights on higher targets.
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