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“The programme is a real success, S A Partners didn’t side track us with tools, they helped us develop the whole improvement system. They have helped us get to where we are today.

The Silver Medallion will ensure that we set not only a world class benchmark, but will also provide a strong foundation for the long term success of the refinery.”

Mike Cox, Head of UK & Asia Refineries

“We really enjoyed the Lean Practitioner course, and took a lot from it the examples given and the training delivery method (solving a very real problem at the moment) that were a benefit to me.”

A Large UK Automotive Manufacturer

Optimising & Maintaining Critical Assets

Definition of TPM

Lean Leadership

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Definition of TPM

Thought Leadership

The Lean Journey at Cogent Power Inc

A Day in the Life of an Operator

Cycle 4 of the TPM Process

Strategy Deployment at Vale Refinery

The culture of CI

Winning the Shingo Prize

Award winning book available for a free download, 'Staying Lean: Thriving not just surviving'

This case study at Shingo winners Vale Refinery, Clydach - Wales, is on Developing Enterprise Excellence

What can the TPM Best Practice bring to the Operational Excellence Table?

Improving Process Stability in a Gum Based Production Process

This case study highlights the benefits gained by Intercast & Forge benefited in the Financial, Operational and Ways of Working area after the improvement journey.

TPM: Total Productive Maintenance Consulting & Training Services

The process industry is becoming progressively dependent on the reliability and predictability of fewer more sophisticated machines and processes, driving increasing focus on equipment operating performance. The overall effectiveness of machines, equipment and processes is necessary to ensure the consistency of product quality and supply at a realistic and competitive price.

Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) provides a systematic approach to maximise the effectiveness of your equipment by setting and maintaining the optimum relationship between people and their machines.

S A Partners proven 11 step process has been deployed in many leading global organisations, resulting in significantly improved OEE.

Total Productive Maintenance Process diagram

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TPM: A Foundation for Operational Excellence in the Process Industry

The new book TPM: A Foundation of Operational Excellence is now released for public. The book is a collaboration between Peter Willmott, Andy Brunskill and John Quirke and contains a detailed explanation of the 11 Step Model, case studies and materials that will support your TPM journey. Industry leaders that have previewed the book believe it will become the definitive text relating to TPM.