Process Improvement & Technology Integration

Process Improvement & Technology Integration

Location: Wichita, Kan.

Client: Cessna Aircraft Co.

Burns & McDonnell provided evaluation and recommendation services for the facility, process and technology improvements for increased production and higher quality services for Cessna Aircraft Co., Wichita, Kan. The implemented recommendations will result in higher environmental quality, optimized production efficiency and untouched quality traceability, creating a world-class operation to meet internal and external customer needs.

All ancillary instrumentation and support systems were analyzed for optimal efficiency and proper operation to meet production and process needs. In addition, Burns & McDonnell provided recommendations for reconfiguring and optimizing the automated crane operations to provide real-time production status, operating parameters and process conditions to maximize the operator interface functions of the phosphoric acid anodizing process.

Renovation and replacement of existing make-up air units and associated structural upgrades were recommended to increase pollution control functions and reduce worker exposure to hazardous substances within the facility.