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We understand it can be expensive, in both time and dollars, to build a good reference library.  The following are some useful links that are intended to help you get started.  If you have others you feel would be of interest, thanks in advance for sending them.  Likewise, your cooperation in helping us identify broken and/or inactive links is greatly appreciated.  You can email us here.

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Lean Manufacturing

Amazon.com

Lean Manufacturing books, tapes, and videos available at Amazon.com

BusinessWeek Online CEO Explains Concept of Lean

A CEO Explains "the Concept of Lean" ... Parker Hannifin Chief Donald Washkewicz credits factory-floor improvements for boosting efficiency and sparking a rebound

Google Search

Search for the term "Lean Manufacturing" using the Google search engine

Plant Engineering Online

Lean Manufacturing articles at Plant Engineering Magazine

Yahoo Search

Search for the term  "Lean Manufacturing" using the Yahoo search engine

 
 
 
 

Lean Maintenance and

Maintenance Excellence

Google Search

Search for the term "Maintenance Excellence" using the Google search engine

MT-Online/Maintenance Technology Magazine

MT-ONLINE is the Internet companion to MAINTENANCE TECHNOLOGY, the magazine for plant equipment reliability, maintenance, and asset management.

Plant Engineering Online

"The Problem Solving Resource for Plant Engineers"

Plant Maintenance Resource Center

The Plant Maintenance Resource Center is a web resource for industrial Maintenance professionals. It includes links to maintenance consultants, CMMS and maintenance software, CMMS vendors, maintenance conferences and conference papers, articles on maintenance, and many other valuable resources.

Reliability Magazine

Maintenance Excellence articles at Reliability Magazine

Reliabilityweb.com

Solution Oriented Asset Reliability:  Knowledge Bases, Magazines, Newsletters, Tutorials, Conferences, Discussion Groups, Blogs, and XML Feeds

Yahoo Search

Search for the term "Maintenance Excellence" using the Yahoo search engine

 
 
 

Six Sigma

 
Amazon.com

Six Sigma books, tapes, and videos available at Amazon.com

Google Search

Search for the term "Six Sigma" using the Google search engine

iSixSigma

Six Sigma and quality resources for achieving Six Sigma results

Microsoft

Managing Six Sigma programs using Microsoft Office Systems

Yahoo Search

Search for the term  "Six Sigma" using the Yahoo search engine

 
 
 

Total Productive Maintenance/Manufacturing

Amazon.com

TPM books, tapes, and videos available at Amazon.com

Google Search

Search for the term "Total Productive Maintenance" using the Google search engine

Plant Maintenance Resource Center

TPM articles at the Plant Maintenance Resource Center

Reliabilityweb.com

TPM articles at Reliabilityweb.com

Yahoo Search

Search for the term "Total Productive Maintenance" using the Yahoo search engine

 
 
 

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