Industrial Engineer Engineering and Management Solutions at Work

June 2013    |    Volume: 45    |    Number: 6

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Building a world-class machine

Triangulation helps air logistics complex streamline aircraft modifications

By Satya S. Chakravorty

The vision of Warner Robins Air Logistics Complex is to perform exceptionally and be recognized as a world-class machine. Among its many functions, the Geor­gia-based operation performs modifications on the Boeing C-17 Globemaster aircraft. Specifically, the vision articulates the continuous push to reach “true north” (perfection) by setting aggressive targets for quality, cost, safety and delivery improvements.

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