Autonomous Maintenance

[tweetmeme source=”leanisgood” service=””]Autonomous Maintenance, one of the 6-8 pillars of TPM. This is where most implementations I have seen or been a part of begin. I am sure you have heard the usual buzzwords of TPM is a culture change, it’s not a program, slogram, flavor of the current administration. Yes it should be a culture change and TPM should avoid all of the other partially successful quality initiatives that have been doomed in your facility. Continue reading


Introducing Kim Galizio

The Lean Is Good Blog welcomes Kim Galizio.  Kim has an extensive background in TPM, Autonomous Maintenance, and maintenance in lean organizations.  He is an apprenticeship trained pipe fitter and an accomplished amateur guitarist.  He introduced to me to the new paradigm about 16 years ago.  Kim’s inaugural post is here.