Reliability Culture

3 Keys to Sustaining TPM / Total Process Reliability

One of the biggest challenges of a change initiative such as Total Productive Maintenance/Total Process Reliability (TPM/TPR) is being able to sustain the gains and improvements. Many companies have tried to implement TPM/TPR multiple times and failed; they achieve some quick wins and short-term improvements, but struggle to really change the culture.  We at Marshall Institute have found that there are several keys to sustaining gains and overall change that lead to long term implementations.  I'll cover 3 of those key elements today.