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Reskilling the operators

Reskilling the operators Discusses the need for improving maintenance practices in order toincrease profits, with reference to the Japanese concept of totalproductive maintenance. Considers that plant reliability is essential toattain the full benefits of automated production methods, yet manyWestern companies understand the need to automate without accepting theneed to maintain. Proposes a seven step plan to autonomous maintenance,focusing on cleaning, inspection, and orderliness. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Integrated Manufacturing Systems Emerald Publishing

Reskilling the operators

Integrated Manufacturing Systems , Volume 1 (3): 3 – Mar 1, 1990

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © Emerald Group Publishing Limited
ISSN
0957-6061
DOI
10.1108/EUM0000000002064
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Abstract

Discusses the need for improving maintenance practices in order toincrease profits, with reference to the Japanese concept of totalproductive maintenance. Considers that plant reliability is essential toattain the full benefits of automated production methods, yet manyWestern companies understand the need to automate without accepting theneed to maintain. Proposes a seven step plan to autonomous maintenance,focusing on cleaning, inspection, and orderliness.

Journal

Integrated Manufacturing SystemsEmerald Publishing

Published: Mar 1, 1990

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