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The 5th Founding Principle of TPM –Early Equipment Management (EEM)

In this penultimate article in the series, we will review the Fifth Founding Principle of TPM called Early Equipment Management-abbreviated to EEM and occasionally referred to as TPM for Design.

This paper will cover the following:

  • Recap & focus
  • Early Equipment Management Principles
    • Increase OEE
    • Improving our Planned Maintenance Systems
    • Routine Front Line Operator Asset Care
    • Increase Skill Levels
  • Five Major Considerations Embedded in the EEM Philosophy
    • The Essential Partners in EEM
    • The Hidden Costs of Investment Decisions
    • Tackling the ‘Urgency Addiction’ Dilemma
    • What Enhancements Can EEM bring to the Business?
    • Potential Benefits
  • Getting Started
    • Planning
    • EEM Practitioners Workshop-Context
  • Summary

Visit our TPM section for more information on what TPM is, and how we implement it, along with our Total Productive Maintenance workshop page.


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