According to Jorge Montero, Tetra Pak Pakistan's Managing Director, Tetra Pak is the only non-Japanese company to reach JIPM
's second level, which is short of just the final world class level.
The award is the latest in a long string of citations that began with the factory's ISO 9001 Certification in 2001 and includes a number of subsequent JIPM
According to Johnny Ng, DCATS' JIPM
project leader, testers utilizing JIPM
successfully passed network traffic via Defense Satellite Communications System and Wideband Global SATCOM military satellites and a Telstar 14 commercial satellite in the X, Ka, and Ku bands.
Seiichi Nakajima, then a vice chairman with JIPM
, would become known as the father of TPM because of his tireless efforts to promote "productive maintenance with total employee participation." He describes TPM as "productive maintenance carried out by all employees through small group activities." TPM, he says, "is a plant improvement methodology which enables continuous and rapid improvement of the manufacturing process through use of employee involvement, employee empowerment, and closed-loop measurement of results." (Nakajima, 1989)
Tokyo, Japan, Aug 5, 2005 - (JCNN) - NTT Data, Keio University, the Japan Institute of Plant Maintenance (JIPM
), and Toyo Seiki conducted a joint experiment with RFID tags for use in the production process at Toyo Seiki's plant between March 14 and 25.
According to the Japanese Institute of Plant Maintenance (JIPM
), "up to 65% of mechanical equipment failures can be attributed to some form of lubrication deficiency." (2) Lubrication failures lead directly to production losses, so a robust lubrication program plays an effective part in plant management.
The Japanese approach, because it required virtually the whole company to undergo quality training, has been to use national non-profit-making organizations such as the Union of Japanese Scientists and Engineers (JUSE) and the Japan Institute of Plant Maintenance (JIPM
The MODON Industrial City in Jeddah The Ministry of Energy, Industry and Mineral Resources of Saudi Arabia and the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry of Japan, in cooperation with Japanese governmental organizations, namely SME Support Japan (SMRJ), JIPM
and JCCME, recently held a training program for Saudi engineers in manufacturing companies at the MODON Industrial City in Jeddah.
One of only six approved Japan Institute of Plant Maintenance (JIPM
) agencies, Industry Forum is responsible for promoting and supporting organisations to effectively implement Total Productive Maintenance (TPM).
As a Japanese Institute of Plant Maintenance (JIPM
) approved associate agency it promotes "true"TPM in alignment with the JIPM
8 pillar approach.