Process Improvement Ideas

For many years I have pioneered Process Improvements, Automation and reengineering which resulted in dramatic gains for several businesses. I have illustrations below, for some ideas that I brought to the table. I will be adding to this list over time. Continuous Process Improvements is a really good idea!


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Here are 7 scenarios:

           


Advantages of Process Improvements

There are many great advantages in pursuing Process Improvements, Automation and reengineering. Here are some points:

  • Efficiency increases. More profits are generated as a direct result of making your processes more efficient.
  • Reduce manpower. This reduces your labor cost.
  • Reduce waste.
  • Reduce human errors. When you use automation, serious errors are reduced which can be costly.
  • Improve safety and security.
  • Deliver goods and services more quickly.
  • Your business is much more competitive.
  • Gain a large percentage increase in yearly revenues. Generate millions of dollars per year.

My experiences are in these areas:

 Industries
  • Manufacturing - Pharmaceutical, Packaging
  • Power Generation
  • Power Distribution
  • Health Insurance
  • Telecommunications
  • Industrial Controls
  • Electronics
 Software
  • SDLC, SCRUM, Agile, Extreme Programming
  • Systems Design
  • Systems Analysis
  • Business Intelligence
  • 100% Automation Solutions
  • Data Modeling
  • VB/VBA/VB Script/JavaScript
  • Visual Studio 2010 & 2013
  • PLC ladder logic, Windows GUI and Mnemonics
  • C, C++, C#
  • Atmel Studio 6.0
  • Web/ASP/HTML
  • SQL Server 7.0/2000/DB2/Oracle (SQL 2005/2008)
  • Win Batch Script
  • MS Office 97/2000/2002/2003/2010/2013 (2007)
  • Windows Based solutions
  • Windows Server NT 4, 2000/2003 (2008/SSRS/SSIS)
  • Windows Internet Information Server 5 & 6 (IIS 7)
  • AutoCad, TurboCad
  • Visio
  • HMI/MMI Wonderware, Intellution - iFix, Fix32
  • Industrial SQL
 Control Systems
  • Automation
  • iMatchCode ™ Label verification System, Label Compliance
  • PLC Omron, Allen Bradley
  • Electric Motors AC/DC/Stepper/Servo
  • Standby Generators 4 to 490 KVA
  • VFD (AC Inverter)
  • UPS 0.3 to 50 KVA
  • RFID 125 KHz, 13 MHz
  • MMI/HMI Wonderware, Intellution
  • Turbine Supervisory Instrument (TSI) 180- 490 MW generators
    Bently Nevada
  • Conventional Electromechanical
  • Hydraulics
  • Pneumatics
  • Build/Prototype machines and systems - Filler, barcode, TSI etc.
  • Windmoller & Holscher tuber and bottomer (cement sacks)
  • Lighthouses

 Telecommunications

  • WiFi, web server, TCP sockets
  • Granger Associates Microwave systems 900Mhz & 1.5 Ghz
  • DTL 7300 Analog Multiplex Systems
  • RFL Power Line Carrier Systems
  • General Electric Power Line Carrier systems
  • Motorola, GE, Marconi, Aerotron - VHF/UHF Radios
  • Strowger Step-by-Step 2000 Type Telephone Exchange
  • Ratheon and JRC marine radar
 S.C.A.D.A.
  • Harris Energy Management (S.C.A.D.A.) System
  • Quindar S.C.A.D.A. System
  • Westronics 6000 RTU
 General Electronics
  • Analog and Digital
  • CCTV, Audio amplifiers, mixer
  • Microcontrollers: PIC16F84 & 73A, ATmega328P, ATmega2560, ATTiny44A/85, Rabbit Z-World

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