Month: June 2014

Successful Supplier Fairs held at Cook and Fermi

Author: Lynne Hilton

USA Supplier Fairs were held recently at two USA member station locations; Cook Nuclear Plant and Fermi 2 Power Plant. Both fairs were a success, with strong turn-outs and many connections. “This was a great opportunity for many Suppliers to have a first time visit to Fermi and meet the actual plant users of their...

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Performance Improvement team to streamline CAP process

Author: Lisa Kuehl

The USA Performance Improvement Core Peer Team is taking a leading role in responding to the INPO cumulative impacts initiative. For a coordinated approach, the team is implementing actions to resolve issues identified in the Corrective Action Program at the USA fleet plants. INPO published a guidance document, “Industry Cumulative Impact Short-Term Actions,” to address...

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USA supplier AZZ|NLI saves Columbia $5M

Author: Lynne Hilton

Columbia station needed to replace 282 obsolete ITE 5600 Series motor control center (MCC) cubicles and went out to bid in 2013. Columbia had several objectives for this project, with one of the most critical being that the motor starters needed to be able to function under degraded voltage scenarios. In accident scenarios when all...

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