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Title: Implementation of TPM (Total Productive Maintenance) in Ethiopian Textile Industries A CASE STUDY ON KK Textile Industry PLC
Authors: Ejigayehu, Lemma
Advisors: Dr. Subhash Chandra
Copyright: Mar-2008
Date Added: 1-Nov-2008
Publisher: Addis Ababa University
Abstract: The primary goal of TPM (total productive maintenance) program is to change the culture of the company maintenance policy by participating all employees toward the maintenance system of the company. It aims to reduce unplanned stoppage, breakdowns accidents and losses obstructing equipment effectiveness. In most of Ethiopian industries maintenance is considered as evil activity. Therefore by implementing TPM the industries can increase their equipment effectiveness and productivity. This paper is aimed at implementation of Total productive maintenance in Ethiopian textile industries. It contains seven chapters. The problem statement, objective and background of the study will be discussed in the first chapter, literature is reviewed in the second chapter, and the case study which is KK textile industry PLC is presented in the third chapter. The fourth and the fifth chapters are about data analysis and application software usage respectively. The remaining chapters are about discussions, results and conclusions of the whole research findings.
Description: A Thesis Submitted to the School of Graduate Studies of Addis Ababa University in partial fulfillment of the requirement for the Degree of Master’s of Science in Mechanical Engineering (Industrial Engineering Stream)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/1585
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