MERC Industrial Engineers provide government and commercial clients with solutions to challenges in manufacturing and aircraft maintenance environments. Industrial Engineers have assisted aircraft maintenance personnel with streamlining various maintenance processes to increase efficiency and reduce cycle times. This is evident in the development of the C-130 Ramp Work Stand, C-130 Temporary Floorboards, and C-130 Universal Cargo Door Hoist Adapter.
MERC has extensive experience with writing procedures for tooling, support equipment, and aircraft maintenance processes. MERC’s industrial engineering expertise also includes the use of computer simulation software to assist with manpower planning of an aircraft’s maintenance cycle through the use of the Resource Constrained Activity Network (RCAN).
MERC performs reliability and maintainability studies to assist clients with validating and refining preventative maintenance requirements.
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MERC’s Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM) team conducts extensive analyses to validate and refine preventative maintenance tasks and inspections on various weapon systems. Our lab greatly enhances customer understanding of RCM recommended maintenance strategies.Learn More
Condition Based Maintenance (CBM) is a prognostic and diagnostic maintenance strategy that monitors the actual condition of the asset to decide what maintenance needs to be done. CBM dictates that maintenance should only be performed when certain indicators show signs of decreasing performance or upcoming failure.Learn More