Clients of Dr. David M. Anderson, P.E., CMC


Dr. David M. Anderson, P.E., fASME,CMC

CLIENT ENGAGEMENTS, presented/facilitated by Dr. Anderson

Industrial Equipment Clients:

Commercial Vehicle Clients

  • DFM seminar and cost/steel reduction workshop for Bucyrus , div. of Caterpillar (for large underground mining vehicles)
  • DRS Environmental, division of Finmechanica (DFM seminar and Cost/Steel reduction workshop  (large four-axle missle trailers)
  • Terex ASV; DFM seminar, which included cost/steel reduction principles, for tracked and skid-steer tractors
  • GE Transportation; DFM seminar, which included cost/steel reduction principles, and tier-4 workshop for Diesel Locomotive Engines.
  • Freightliner (DFM seminar and Mass Customization strategy session for semi-tractors),
  • six seminars/workshops for Emergency-One (mass customization seminar for firetruck manufacturer, implementation workshop, DFM seminar, standardization workshop, and two flexible tooling workshops for sheetmetal and tubing);
  • Kinze Manufacturing (BTO/Cellular Manufacturing seminar, followed by workshops on Rationalization and Standardization for farm machinery),
  • John Deere;  DFM consulting and BTO seminar  for yard tractors);
  • Case Tractor (executive education at the Haas Graduate School of Business at UC Berkeley)

Processing Equipment Clients

  • DFM seminar and consulting version of what is now cost/steel reduction workshop  at Airco/BOC (400 foot-long vacuum deposition chambers for window glass)
  • PRI Automation (DFM seminar and 6 years consulting on clean room robots)
  • Asyst Technologies (DFM seminar for clean room environments)
  • Electro Scientific Industries (DFM seminar and consulting for semiconductor processing equipment)
  • Prometrix (DFM seminar semiconductor processing equipment)
  • Measurex (DFM seminar for paper processing equipment)
  • Rader Companies (DFM seminar forpaper pulp processing equipment)
  • Raco Manufacturing (consulting remote controls and alarms)

Aerospace/Defense Clients

Electronics Clients

  • eight DFM seminar/workshop engagements at Hewlett-Packard,
  • five DFM seminars at Plantronics (phone head sets),
  • four trips to Korea for LG Electronics,
  • two DFM seminars at NCR (ATM machines and Point-of-Sale terminals),
  • two DFM seminars and a workshop at Glenayre Electronics (pager transmitters),
  • DFM seminar and workshop for Advanced Energy Industries (RF power supplies)
  • two DFM seminars and a workshop at Winegard (tracking TV antennas for RVs),
  • Capetronic, Taiwan (DFM seminar and workshop for computer CRT monitors)
  • SeaTel (DFM seminar for tracking TV marine antennas),
  • Storage Tek (DFM seminar for high capacity tape and disk drives)
  • Magnetic Analysis Corporation (DFM seminar for non-destructive testers),
  • Industrial Scientific (DFM seminar for gas detectors)
  • Lightwave (DFM seminar for Lasers),
  • Silicon Light Machines (DFM seminar for Laser projection systems)
  • ILC Technology (DFM seminar for lamps and light sources)
  • AOptix Technologies (DFMseminar for adaptive optics biometric scanners),
  • JDSU (DFM seminar for coax cable diagnostic tools),
  • Anritsu (DFM seminar for cable diagnostic tools),
  • Qualcomm (DFM seminar cell-phone development prototypes and evaluation platforms),
  • Northern Telecom (DFM seminar for telephones),
  • Network Equipment Technologies (DFM seminar for network hardware).

Medical Products Companies:

  • three DFM seminars at Invivo, which has been acquired by Philips (MRI image processing);
  • two DFM seminars and an implementation meeting at St. Jude Medical (pacemakers, defibrillators);
  • two DFM seminars at Beckman-Coulter (hematology lab equipment);
  • a DFM seminar, workshop, and executive overview at Salient Surgical Technology (transcollation surgical tools), ;
  • a DFM seminar and two workshops at Varian Medical Systems (Oncology radiation treatment machines);
  • a DFM seminar for four divisions of HPs Medical Products Group, which have been acquired by Philips;
  • a DFM seminar for Abiomed (seminar for catheter-based blood pumps);
  • a tooling workshop for Spectranetics and DFM management overview (for cather-based lasers)
  • a DFM seminar for Biolase (seminar for laser-based dental surgical tools),
  • Advanced Bionics (DFM seminar for Cochlear hearing implants),
  • Becton-Dickinson (DFM seminar for laser-based immunocytrometry lab equipment);
  • Medrad (DFM seminar for tracer injectors);
  • Origin Medsystems (DFM seminar for surgical tools);
  • Natus (DFM seminar for infant care products);
  • Bausch & Lomb (Mass Customization seminar for Ray-Ban glasses);
  • Allergan-Humphreys (DFM seminar for medical products);
  • Hollister (DFM seminar and plant evaluation for ostomy products);
  • plus management overviews  for Baxter Healthcare, Guidant, Salient Surgical Technology, and Spectranetic


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