$28.7M for MTTC to Improve US Navy Processes & Products
Innovative Productivity Incorporated (IPI) in Louisville, KY received a $28.7 million cost-plus-fixed-fee, level of effort contract for the operation and management of the McConnell Technology and Training Center (MTTC). The focus of the work will be to identify and/or develop innovative technologies, processes and concepts, with a focus on reducing operating costs and increasing product quality. MTTC will enhance selected technologies and technology transfers between DOD and private industry, and/or develop them where appropriate.
IPI is a partner in the US Navy’s Fleet Maintenance Reduction Program (FMRP), which helps the Navy resolve nagging and costly shipboard problems by inserting innovative products and technologies; the US Navy estimates that the MTTC projects will save approximately $1 Billion over the next 15 years. IPI also runs the National Surface Treatment Center which works with the Navy on corrosion issues, and the firm offers Quality Management and Business & Industrial Skills Programs that include Six Sigma, Lean strategies, and ISO certification.
Work will be performed in Louisville, KY and is expected to be completed by September 2012. Contract funds in the amount of $10.4 million will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The contract was not competitively procured by the Naval Surface Warfare Center, Carderock Division in Carderock, MD (N00167-07-C-0008)