Fuss & O'Neill Manufacturing Solutions 
Intermediate level

Implementing total productive maintenance (TPM)

Four phases to zero equipment stoppages
Monday, Oct. 24 Location Code
8:00am-5:00pm State Room 4, 3rd floor MW/07

Learn about total productive maintenance (TPM) concepts, creative solutions and best practices. Discover how to use TPM to help you put a plan together.


Gain information about a phased process which is a step-by-step plan to take your maintenance group and production equipment to the next level of operation. These do-able, bite-size steps will move your maintenance group forward while increasing the production output of your machines. Specific learning objectives include: identifying the two main causes for 80 percent of equipment failures; evaluating equipment 5S and understanding how it ties into improved quality, set-up reduction, mistake proofing, etc; performing overall equipment effectiveness (OEE) observations; enhanced preventative maintenance, and more.


Fuss and O’Neill Manufacturing Solutions (FOMS) assists clients in improving their bottom line by increasing the productivity, safety and reliability of their machines and equipment. It helps improve the productivity of equipment and maintenance personnel, resulting in immediate and sustainable results. Total productive maintenance, maintenance excellence concepts, maintenance management training, ergonomics and safety guarding all work toward increasing maintenance effectiveness. www.fando.com

Presenter: John Perrotti / Larry Bouvier

John Perrotti is a vice president in Fuss & O’Neill’s Manchester office and leads various disciplinary efforts for its Manufacturing Solutions group. Perrotti is a trainer for increasing production on clients' factory floors. He has led many total productive maintenance sessions. He has also performed training and support in maintenance manager 101, troubleshooting techniques, set-up reduction and utilizing a lean approach to safety.

Larry Bouvier is a project manager for Fuss & O’Neill Manufacturing Solutions. He has 25 years’ experience in industrial maintenance as a maintenance technician, plant engineer, maintenance and plant engineering manager and project manager in a steelmaking foundry as well as machining, plating and flexographic printing industries. He has focused on personal development, coaching and training employees, peers and clients. Bouvier helped clients and former companies achieve world-class maintenance by leading and developing maintenance organizations, establishing maintenance best practices and improving process/equipment reliability.