The Newman plant of Yamaha Motor Manufacturing Company of America, located in south Atlanta, Georgia, decided to achieve TPM certification as its parent company in Japan had already done several years earlier. A comprehensive (TPM) program was planned as the backbone of a major improvement program. For an area to be certified as competent in TPM, the 500-employee factory must demonstrate proficiency in eight specific disciplines, called the eight pillars of TPM: 1. Autonomous maintenance 2. Ind...

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5.5.4 Schedule & perform maintenance
11.6.3 Manage facilities

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