total productive maintenance

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is the technique of making improvements for the efficient use of machinery by benchmarking the existing overall equipment effectiveness and then identifying different ways of cumulatively and continually improving its performance. In particular, it relies on the employees who use the equipment on a day-to-day basis taking ownership of the technology through cleaning tasks and basic maintenance. This familiarization encourages them to make suggestions for improvements in machine use and to be alert to potential problems before they happen.

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