P11457: Dresser Rand - Olean Material Flow


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"For more than 100 years, Dresser-Rand has been among the largest global suppliers of rotating equipment solutions, with field-proven centrifugal and reciprocating compressors, steam turbines, expanders, gas turbine packages, and control systems."

"Dresser-Rand is positioned to deliver a complete package of solutions, from initial concept to equipment retirement for the worldwide oil and gas, chemical, petrochemical, and process industries."

For decades, the importance of process improvement and innovation has been disregarded at Dresser-Rand facility in Olean, NY. Dresser-Rand has identified the need to improve material handling methods and inventory management practices in its distribution center. The team is to perform current state assessment and proposal for work supported by engineering designs, and strengthen through implementation. The projects objectives will be centered on improving the flow of materials in the distribution center, advancing material handling systems and standardizing kitting procedures.


Project Name
Dresser Rand - Olean Material Flow
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Anel Alsenova (IE)
Diego Guzman Valle (IE)
Matt Koppey (ME)
Igor Babushkin (ME)
Process Innovation
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Dr. Kaemmerlen
(Industrial and Systems engineer)
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Graduate Teaching Assistant
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