NOTE: Do not use any organization that is referred to in the Maintenance and Reliability chapter of your textbook to complete this assignment. Select two companies that are not mentioned in this chapter.
Identify two companies in unrelated industries that use TPM approaches to ensure reliability in the products or services that they sell, and in a 4- to 6-page Microsoft Word document, create a report responding to the following questions:
- What are the activities that they do under their TPM programs?
- What similarities do you notice between the approaches of the two companies? What differences do you identify?
- What is the importance of reliability in a production environment?
- Identify any elements of the 5S approach that you see in the TPM activities of the two companies.
Support your responses with examples.
Cite any sources in APA format.