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

 Seminar and Workshop Clients; All personally presented by Dr. Anderson

  Medical Products Clients:

  • Bayer Healthcare, Medical Device group (DFM seminar including designing product families and Product-Specific workshop for contrast media injectors used with MRI, CT, and PET scanners).
  • BioNTech, in collaboration with Genentech (division of Roche) is pioneering the mRNA-based cancer cure that will be personalized to every patient (Dr. Anderson is providing expertise for manufacturing strategies and flexible processing equipment, based on his two books on mass customization)
  • Atricure  which is pioneering medical devices for minimally invasive heart surgery for atrial fibrillation known as "A-Fib;" (DFM webionar for two sites)
  • St. Jude Medical (two DFM seminars and an implementation meeting for pacemakers and implantible defibrillators))
  • Invivo, now Philips  (three DFM seminars for  (MRI image processing)
  • Beckman-Coulter (two DFM seminars for hematology lab equipment);
  • Salient Surgical Technology (DFM seminar, workshop, and executive overview at Salient Surgical Technology (transcollation surgical tools)
  • Varian Medical Systems (DFM seminar and two workshops for Oncology radiation treatment machines)
  • HP Medical Products Group, now Philips (DFM seminar for four divisions, inclusing Acusound group)
  •   Becton-Dickinson (DFM seminar for laser-based immunocytrometry lab equipment)
  • Abiomed (DFM seminar for catheter-based blood pumps)
  • Spectranetics (tooling wokrshop and DFM management overview (for cather-based lasers)
  • Biolase (DFM seminar for laser-based dental surgical tools)
  • Advanced Bionics (DFM seminar for Cochlear hearing implants)
  • 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

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 seminars at United Technologies (one for Carrier air-conditioners and heaters; another in Industrial Equipment )
  • two DFM seminars at NCR (ATM machines and Point-of-Sale terminals)
  • two DFM seminars and a workshop at Winegard (tracking TV antennas for RVs),
  • Advanced Energy Industries (seminar and workshop on RF power supplies)
  • Gatan (DFM seminar formass spectrometry and  image processing for electron microscopes)
  • SeaTel (DFM seminar for tracking TV marine antennas),
  • Magnetic Analysis Corporation (DFM seminar for non-destructive testers),
  • Industrial Scientific (DFM seminar for gas detectors)
  • Lightwave (DFM seminar for Lasers),
  • Silicon Light Machines, subsidiary of Lucas Films  (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),
  • Capetronic, Taiwan (DFM seminar and workshop for computer CRT monitors)
  • Northern Telecom (DFM seminar for telephones),
  • Network Equipment Technologies (DFM seminar for network hardware)
  • two DFM seminars and a workshop at Glenayre Electronics (pager transmitters),
  • Storage Tek (DFM seminar for high capacity tape and disk drives)

Vehicle Clients

Industrial Equipment Clients (with truss and frame workshops in blue)

Processing Equipment Clients

  • PRI Automation (DFM seminar and 6 years consulting on clean room robots, including design studies on linkage-based mechanisms)
  • Airco/BOC (DFM seminar and lengthy consulting version of what is now cost/steel reduction workshop  for 400 foot-long vacuum deposition chambers for coating window glass)
  • Veeco (DFM seminar and workshop for semiconductor processing equipment)
  • 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)
  • Advanced Energy Industries DFM seminar and cost/steel reduction workshops. one on switching power supplies for clean rooms and power-plant scale inverters.
  • Raco Manufacturing (consulting remote controls and alarms)
  • Measurex (DFM seminar for paper processing equipment)
  • Rader Companies (DFM seminar for paper pulp processing equipment)

Aerospace/Defense Clients

Power/Energy Clients

Commercialization Clients: repeat grouping of companies, who were taught commercialization principles and had workshops

BioNTech, in collaboration with Genentech  (division of Roche). Dr. Anderson was brought in to provide manufacturing strategies and flexible processing equipment to commercialize their pioneering the mRNA-based cancer cure that will be personalized to every patient

Atricure called in Dr. Anderson to help commercialize pioneering medical devices for minimally invasive heart surgery for atrial fibrillation known as "A-Fib.."

Hyradix, a division of Koch Industries which had a DFM seminar to help commercialize hydrogen reformers to convert natural gas to hydrogen for fuel-cell buses.

Idatech needed DFM seminar and cost/steel reduction workshop to help commercialize fuels-cell powered generators.

GE Transportation in Erie, PA; scheduled DFM seminar and a commercialize workshop for their Tier-4 Diesel Locomotive Engine. After that they sold 1,000 Tier 4 locomotives and drove a competitor out of the business.

Silicon Light Machines, subsidiary of Lucas Films had a DFM seminar to help commercialize digital film projection.

PRI Automation brought Dr. Anderson in for 6 years consulting and training, which included commercializing his own concepts of an ultra-low-cost and ultra-clean robot for semiconductor fab clean rooms, which was based on clever linkages that had no motors or rolling/sliding bearings near the wafer.

Siemens where Dr. Anderson’s concepts relieved serious tolerance overconstraints, thus helping to commercialize very large structures for postal sorting facilities.

Miniaturized Electronics Products; repeat grouping of companies, who were taught: "DFM for Miniaturized Products."


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