News: USA - navy employees win engineering awards for remanufacturing innovation
Four Port Hueneme Division, Naval Surface Warfare Center employees have been awarded Department of Defense Value Engineering Achievement Awards for their innovations that have collectively saved the Navy more than $5.3 million.
Monday, 30th June 2008
John Martin, of PHD NSWC's Underway Replenishment Department, received the Navy Individual Award for devising a remanufacturing process for underway replenishment linear variable differential transformers, an electrical transformer used for measuring linear displacement. His efforts will save the Navy more than $660,000. The Value Engineering Awards program recognizes achievements that improve inhouse and contractor productivity.The program selects winners from each Department of Defense component in five categories: program/project, individual, team, organization and contractor.
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