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NOTE: Do not use any organization that is referred to in the Maintenance and Reliability chapter of your textbook to complete this assignment. Select two companies that are not mentioned in this chapter. Identify two companies in unrelated industries that use TPM approaches to ensure reliability in the products or services that they sell, and in a 4- to 6-page Microsoft Word document, create a report responding to the following questions: What are the activities that they do under their TPM programs? What similarities do you notice between the approaches of the two companies? What differences do you identify? What is the importance of reliability in a production environment? Identify any elements of the 5S approach that you see in the TPM activities of the two companies. Support your responses with examples. Cite any sources in APA format.

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1Running Head: Total Productive Maintenance ApproachTotal Productive Maintenance ApproachName:Course:Tutor:Date:2Total Productive Maintenance ApproachTotal productive maintenance (TPM) is a set of systems whose function is making and upgradingthe integrity of production of systems through use of maintained quality the machines,equipments and employees based on that add business value of the enterprise. The word total inTPM signifies total participation of all employees in an organization. The two companies thatuse TPM (Japanese method) are Heinken Company and Solvay (with TPM as a stepping stonefor WCM)The total productive maintenance (TPM) focuses on keeping all equipment in top conditions(good condition) so as to avoid; breakdowns of machines and delay in processing ormanufacturing processes. In other words, it emphasizes continuous activity and preventivemaintenance of equipment efficiency at optimum levelBoth Heiken and Solvay Companies encompasses on sustainability and responsibility productionand performance respectively. Therefore, emphasis on methods that lead optimum productionbased on involving employees fully. For instance, Heiken Company

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