PT Komatsu Undercarriage Indonesia is facing the tough heavy duty equipment competititon and to give optimum effort to attain business objective of “Providing Products that Satisfy Customers” by improving manufacturing competitiveness in quality and reliability.
Since 2013, PQM Consultants started to facilitate the TPM (Total Productive Management, as defined in KUI) implementation for 1 Model Machine in Forging and 15 Pilot Machines (include in Machining and Assembly). The purpose of the TPM is to buld improvement culture (people awareness), physical machine transformation and finally to improve overall efficiency of the company. Some Kaizen and daily problem solving initiatives have been done by employees and the standard maintained during TPM Implementation, such as developing basic mentality of employees, improving dandori (quick change-over of dies), reduce downtime (guide cotter, heat exchanger, electromotors), reduce idle and stop time during door discharging or cool-water quenching, synchronize WIP supply between process.
The increasing of OEE (Overall Equipment Effectiveness) is up-to 16.6% of each machines, reduce downtime duration to 18%, and production lead-time reduction to 21%.