Productivity

Reflections ... The Power of Lean

Reflections ... The Power of Lean

Hopefully you have seen the recent messages from many leaders within our shareholder organization regarding GE’s lean focus. I asked Lisset Lopez, our APM Business Improvement Leader and Lean Champion, to share her reflections with us about Lean and how it applies in APM…

APM Fossil North Exemplifies Teamwork

APM Fossil North Exemplifies Teamwork

Recently at an APM Fossil North jobsite at the Oak Creek Power Plant in Oak Creek, Wisconsin, the day and night shift crews showed a tremendous amount of camaraderie by coming together for the betterment of two of their teammates. The team pooled money together to buy two apprentices the tools...

APM CREW HITS THE MARK WITH HIGH STANDARDS

APM CREW HITS THE MARK WITH HIGH STANDARDS

Our APM Fossil North Superintendents, Barry Burroughs and Brett Kennard, delivered high standards on an upgrade outage at American Electric Power (AEP) Waterford in Columbus, OH.  They hit the mark on every metric – safety, quality, schedule and productivity.  The customer needed support to provide the labor on the upgrades and this team delivered...   

APM North Fossil Team Delivers Top Notch Performance

APM North Fossil Team Delivers Top Notch Performance

Our APM Teams strive to deliver quality and professionalism on every project. One of our APM Fossil North teams was recently instrumental in delivering great job execution, which gained not only the customer’s recognition and commendation, but also praises from a 3rd party safety company. APM Superintendent, Barry Burroughs, led his crew to complete a very successful CT1 CI outage. Anya Kinsey with Duke Energy Edwardsport IGCC applauded Barry by submitting the following...

APM Specialty Services Demonstrates our Commitment to Being the Best Running Turbine Fleet in the Industry

APM Specialty Services Demonstrates our Commitment to Being the Best Running Turbine Fleet in the Industry

When you need a team that’s knowledgeable and dedicated to getting the job done, APM delivers. We take great pride in quality and productivity, not just because our customers expect it but because it’s what we believe in. At APM, we stand by Thomas Edison’s words, “The object of all work is production or accomplishment and to either of these ends there must be forethought, system, planning, intelligence, and honest purpose, as well as perspiration.” Our APM Specialty Services team recently validated this belief during their support of the GE On Site Services (OSS) team at Entergy Little Gypsy in Montz, LA...

APM Fossil South Performs a Best in Class Outage

APM Fossil South Performs a Best in Class Outage

APM delivers quality jobs with attention to safety and productivity. Our employees perform their work meticulously with focus on customer satisfaction. In October, 2014, APM had such a team at a new customer site, Green Country Energy in Oklahoma. The team performed a Best in Class Outage (BIC). The hours target for the 7FA Major (MI) inspection was set at 4,872 hours, and the team came in at 3,141 hours...

APM Fossil North Perseveres Through Challenges and Delivers Fulfillment Excellence

When you need a “can-do” approach on your job, APM delivers. Our APM Fossil team from the North Region recently fulfilled a job alongside the GE team and received appreciation from a Field Engineer for their support, “I want to send a note of appreciation and recognition for the two APM Superintendents, Ken Dodson (day shift) and Mike Benacquisto (night shift) as well as the two APM millwrights that were working for me during the combustion inspection for Unit 9 at Elwood Energy..."

APM Fossil Proves Their Dedication to Innovation and Simplification Through a Cool Tool Creation

APM Fossil Proves Their Dedication to Innovation and Simplification Through a Cool Tool Creation

When you want innovative techniques, APM delivers. A member of our APM Fossil West Team, Art Diaz, recently helped to design and implement a tool that produced tremendous cost savings for our customer. During the job, the customer requested replacement of the 3rd stage aft wheel discourager seal...