Manufacturing & Test Systems (MTS)

The manufacturing of Defense & Aerospace systems demands precision, expertise, and attention to detail. With design and consulting services focused on Specialty Equipment, Quality Systems, Mechanical Inspection, Test Systems, and Process Development, McCormick Stevenson brings broad capability to bear on your manufacturing challenges. As part of a larger product development organization with extensive experience in design for manufacturability, test, and assembly, our Manufacturing and Test Systems (MTS) business unit effectively bridges the gap between Product Development and Production.

McCormick Stevenson offers solutions in the following areas:

  • Manufacturing Equipment
  • Manufacturing Resource Planning
  • Quality Systems
  • Prototyping and Reverse Engineering
  • Configuration Management
  • Technical Publications
  • Mechanical Inspection

Manufacturing Equipment

Reduce manufacturing costs through process improvement:

  • Tooling, Gaging, Assembly, and Test Fixtures
  • Manufacturing Process Equipment Design and Fabrication
  • Test Equipment Design and Fabrication

Manufacturing Resource Planning

Increase manufacturing efficiency with proper manufacturing resource planning (MRP):

  • Floorplan Design, Development, and Optimization
  • Process Flow Development and Machine Configuration
  • Manufacturing Process Plan Review,Development, and Scheduling
  • Manufacturing Floor Planning
  • Manufacturing Operations Management Consulting

Quality Systems

Improve yields through:

  • On-site Manufacturing and Inspection Support
  • Lean 6σ Manufacturing Process Optimization
  • Measurement Systems Analysis (MSA)
  • Gage Repeatability and Reproducibility (R&R)
  • Statistical Process Control (SPC)
  • Measurement Systems Evaluation (MSE per DI-QCIC-81960)
  • Manufacturing Documentation and Planning

Prototyping & Reverse Engineering

Improve product reliability and reduce costs through incremental design improvement:

  • Design for Manufacturability, Assembly, Inspection, and Test (DFx)
  • Prototyping and Additive Manufacturing (3D Printing)
  • Reverse Engineering

Configuration Management

Improve process reliability with better document control and configuration management:

  • Data Organization
  • Data Management
  • Coherent File Structures

Technical Publications:

Improve quality with procedures everyone can follow:

  • Quality Documents (Quality Manuals, Inspection Plans)
  • Training Documents
  • Assembly/Work Instructions
  • Standard Operating Procedures
  • User Guides and Owner’s Manuals

Mechanical Inspection

Demonstrate product quality with inspection and reporting:

  • Mechanical Inspection Services
  • Turnkey Measurement Systems
  • On-site Test and Inspection Support