Fuss & O'Neill Manufacturing Solutions 
Intermediate level

Implementing total productive maintenance

Four phases to zero equipment stoppages

Learn about total productive maintenance (TPM) as a system that will help you put a plan together.


Gain insights into TPM concepts and creative solutions and best practices from other teams/industries. You will be introduced to 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 are do-able, bite size steps that will move your maintenance group forward while increasing the production output of your machines.

Learning objectives:

Identify two main causes for 80 % of equipment failures
Analyze equipment condition
Perform Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) observations to baseline the effectiveness (capacity) of your equipment
Strategically driving up the OEE% (capacity)
Analyze equipment failure history
Clean & inspect, and how they go hand-in-hand
Calibrate eyes to locate safety issues/problems
Develop countermeasures against contamination
Develop countermeasures to make equipment more accessible
Enhance preventive maintenance (quicker and more effective)
Value measurements: temperature, sound levels, ultrasound, infrared, air speed, etc.


Fuss and O’Neill Manufacturing Solutions 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

Presenters: John Perrotti / Larry Bouvier

John Perrotti is a vice president at Fuss & O'Neill's Manchester office and leads various disciplinary efforts for its manufacturing solutions group. He is a trainer for increasing production on clients' factory floors. He has led many total productive maintenance sessions. Perrotti 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 senior project manager at Fuss & O'Neill and has over 25 years of experience in heavy industrial maintenance as a maintenance technician, plant engineer, maintenance and plant engineering manager and project manager in the steelmaking, foundry, machining, plating, and flexographic printing industries. His focus on personal development, coaching and training of his employees, peers and clients has been instrumental in helping his clients achieve world class maintenance by leading and developing maintenance organizations establishing maintenance best practices and improving processes and equipment reliability.