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Establishing a Composite Center of Excellence

The Boeing Composites Tauber Team was charged to assess the business case for potential manufacturing capacity relocation. Additionally, the team conducted value stream analysis, plant layout development, flow redesign, cutting edge composite manufacturing technology implementation, and kaizen improvements at the Boeing Mesa, AZ site.

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Student Team:

Cornell Daia — Master of Business Administration

Greg Halmi — Master of Business Administration

Jon Zwier— MSE Mechanical Engineering


Project Sponsors:

Howard Conroy — Director of Fabrication, Boeing Mesa

Mike Kovalchik — Senior Manager, Composites, Boeing Mesa

Dennis Kouo — Chief of Staff to Wally Page


Faculty Advisors:

Lisa Pawlik — Ross School of Business

Pete Washabaugh — College of Engineering