Maintenance that Adds Value to Operational Excellence: “Implementation of TPM in 20 Steps for non-Japanese Manufacturers”

Total productive maintenance (TPM) originated in Japan in 1971 as a method for improved machine availability through better utilization of maintenance and production resources. Within years TPM evolved as a management approach and spread all over the world. T stands for Total, P stands for being Productive and M is representing Maintenance / Manufacturing / Management. TPM has

Lean Management Journal – “Walk the Gemba Walk” by Joseph Paris: Jul/Aug 2012

“Walk the Gemba Walk” by XONITEK’s Joseph Paris & continued media coverage of the Operational Excellence Society.  Robert Priolo, Commissioning Editor, welcomes Mr. Paris to the Editorial Board.  – Published in Lean Management Journal in the July/August 2012 double issue. Download PDF

2012-Jun: Operational Excellence by Design eNewsletter

Featured articles:The Gemba Beyond the Window;How to Deliver the Full Potential of a Lean Six Sigma Initiative;Email Management is not the problem. Management is. XONITEK eNewsletter June 2012   Operational Excellence by Design – A cross-disciplinary approach in the pursuit of perfection. CHAIRMAN’S PERSPECTIVES  The Gemba Beyond the Window By Joseph Paris; Chairman, XONITEK Group of Companies I