||Northrop Grumman Technical Services Inc.
|Size of Company:
||1,000 or more employees; more than $1B in revenue
||Aerospace and defense
|Primary Product Line:
||National defense contractor, aircraft maintenance and repairs
|Name of Project:
||Comprehensive Tool Control Program
||To have no lost tools by identifying missing tools quickly, initiating a search, and recovering them; do this automatically with little time, effort, or disruption to operations
||Cribmaster equipment for wireless capability, Cribmaster software from WinWare Inc.
||Overall improvement to the tool control program; reduced mechanic’s dwell time for checking tools in and out; more accurate knowledge of a tool’s location; manual audits of tool boxes no longer required, saving workers time