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GA 313 | The Eight Pillars of Total Productive Maintenance with Balaji Chandrasekar

By Jessica Bush Updated on April 2nd, 2020

This week’s guest is Balaji Chandrasekar. Ron and Balaji reviewed the pillars of TPM, the challenges involved, and more. A MP3 audio version of this episode is available for download here.

In this episode you’ll learn: 

  • The quote that inspires Balaji (3:11)
  • Balaji’s background (3:55)
  • About TPM, or Total Productive Maintenance (5:07)
  • Some of the challenges of implementing TPM (6:45)
  • How the challenges are unique to TPM (10:03)
  • What tools they leverage (11:09)
  • The eight pillars of TPM (12:48)
  • About OEE (18:20)
  • Tracking OEE (20:40)
  • Measuring maturity with TPM (22:16)
  • Balaji’s final words of wisdom (24:56)

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