ALD Reliability, Safety, ILS and Quality Services

Reliability Engineering

Reliability, Availability, Maintainability, Safety (RAMS) & Thermal Analysis services are among the core activities and areas of expertise of A.L.D.. While contributing to the improvement of hundreds of cuttingedge products for the aerospace, military, telecommunication, electronic, medical devices and automotive industries, our RAMS experts have gained the reputation of being one of the world?s leading reliability teams.

Reliability & Maintainability Analysis
R&M Test Planning & Testability Analysis
Failure Mode Analysis - FMEA, FMECA, FTA
• Reliability Centered Maintenance
Safety Assessment
• Component Engineering
Thermal Analysis

Integrated Logistics Support & Life Cycle Costing

Integrated Logistics Support (ILS) & Life Cycle Costing (LCC) analysis have been traditional A.L.D. areas of expertise since the company's establishment. A.L.D. is among world leaders both in theory and practice of initial provisioning of spare parts for major systems. A.L.D. expertise lies in initial spare parts planning and optimization for complex multi-indenture level systems in a multi-echelon logistic environment.

ILS Planning
• Logistics Support Analysis (LSA)
• Maintenance Policy
Spare Parts Optimization
Life Cycle Costing (LCC)
• Cost and Resources Estimation

Failure Report Analysis and Corrective Action System (FRACAS)

A.L.D. has been defining, establishing and maintaining closed-loop FRACAS process for big and small military, aviation, telecommunication and automotive organizations, actively participating in the FRACAS concept development over the last 20 years - from limited failure reporting to comprehensive, dynamic, cross-organizational web-based FRACAS knowledge bases. A.L.D.?s off-the-shelf FRACAS software (FavoWeb) supports FRACAS processes providing easy access and facilitating organization-wide adjustments via its high flexibility.

Definition of FRACAS
Corrective Action & FRB/MRB Mechanism
Failure Data Collection
Definition of meaningful FRACAS outputs
• FRACAS Requirements Specification
• FRACAS-based Reliability Improvement

Quality Management and Quality Engineering

A.L.D. experts have established and upgraded Quality Management systems for large and small customers assisting in the development of their quality strategy as an indispensable and integral part of their business strategy. A.L.D. quality engineering experts? goal is to analyze the real and specific needs of each customer in order to ensure the achievement of their unique goals, high productivity, cost effectiveness and rapid business improvement using methods of lean manufacturing, statistical analysis and management by facts.

Quality Assurance Strategy and Activities
• Quality Metrics Development
• ISO-9000, TL 9000, QS 9000, CMMI
• Suppliers Assessment & Past Performance
Six Sigma
• Measurement Study & Inspection Optimization
• DFMA, DOE
• Lean Manufacturing
Quality Management System

A.L.D. College

Since 1984 thousands of engineers, technicians and managers have developed their careers and their company performance by taking advantage of the high-level of training on all aspects of Quality, Reliability and ILS provided by A.L.D. College, A.L.D. College training combines academic knowledge with comprehensive practical experience gleaned from hundreds of industry projects and case studies. A.L.D. College instructors deliver training and workshops all over the world: USA, China, Japan, Italy, Germany, Norway, Portugal and Singapore.

• Industrial Management
• Reliability and Maintainability Engineering
• Quality Engineering
• Integrated Logistics Support
• Total Ownership Cost
• Quality Auditing
• CRE, CQE, CQM, CSQE
• Software Assurance and Testing
• SPC and Engineering Statistics
• Design of Experiments

For more information, see a complete guide to our Reliability and Safety Software and our Reliability, Safety, ILS and Quality Services.
See also list of our customers from different industries and examples of our Reliability and Safety Solutions.