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Begun in April 1973, SAMI VE LLC is acknowledged worldwide. Here are some of our most requested online results.

By popular requests, we have compiled a list of some example project results. Most manufacturing clients have requested we not mention their name as they don't want their competition or other groups to know their business (see a generic summary presentation in flash).

Commonly requested SAMI VE LLC (SAMI) example results available online (online reports, subject to client allowing report availability to the public):

Manufacturing Governmental
  • Government
    • Eastern New Mexico Rural Water Supply (see this report)
      • Pipelines, water treatment plants, storage facilities, distributions systems, intake, pumping plants, SCADIA, etc consisting of about 550M+ in project costs
      • many local community features desired including minimizing operations and maintenance included
    • Recent buildings
    • We have preformed many DOE studies regarding remediation in the last few years. Many of these involve contract issues and cannot be release without permission for the specific project. Please contact us if details are needed.
    • Intersection revision in Arvada Colorado (see this report)
      • environmental features and community issues were the driving objectives, not cost
      • many local community features desired by the town were enabled
      • this study was nominated for an AASTHO excellence award
    • roadway in NM (see this report)
      • environmental features and community issues were the driving objectives, not cost
      • the study was able to generate about $700,000 in potential cost savings which allows added environmental features to be examined, and hopefully, implemented
    • endangered species breeding facility (see this report and team activities)
      • savings was not an objective in this project, but maximizing the productive activities was a study charge
      • the study was able to identify about 290,000 in potential cost savings and replace those with 80,000 in value added features that improved the project and significantly lowered its risk leaving the remaining savings for other project improvement, and a life cycle savings of nearly $100,000 per year
    • roadway in CA (see this report and team activities)
      • nearly 2.0 million in savings and enabling to meet funding requirements without loss of services
    • roadway in NM (see this report and team activities)
      • stopped funding loss and helped bring project within budget, enabling it construction so that administration promises could be met
    • flood control structure
      • generated more than $1.0 million in savings and enabled the construction by reducing costs such that mandated funding levels were met
    • middle school
      • generated about $1.2 million in savings and enabled construction due to the project being over approved budgets
  • Manufacturing (most of these type of studies are covered under secrecy agreement and cannot be shared outside of the client site. If you visit the SAMI VE LLC report site that has a challenge, you must use the authorized userid and password to review the study information. Also, you may want to see our on-line presentation for manufacturing executives and management introduction.)
        • vending machine manufacturer - six class type studies (progress report):
          • boiler for hot water vending (userid and pw required) - about $0.1 million in savings each year with application to other boilers for a total of $0.8 million per year
          • retractable door (userid and pw required) - about $0.5 million in savings each year
          • price rail (userid and pw required) - about $0.4 million in savings each year with application to other machines
          • deli shop liner (userid and pw required) - about $0.3 million in savings each year
          • turret support (userid and pw required) - about $0.5 million in savings each year with application to other boilers for a total of $1.0 million per year
          • wiring harness (userid and pw required) - about $0.6 million in savings each year
        • railroad transportation system equipment provider - eight studies:
          • study one (userid and pw required) - about $1.9 million in savings each year (confirmed - progress report)
          • study two (userid and pw required)- about $0.8 million in savings each year (confirmed - progress report)
          • study three (userid and pw required)- about $1.8 million per year in savings (confirmed - progress report)
          • study four (userid and pw required)- about $1.1 million in savings each year (confirmed - progress report)
          • study five (userid and pw required)- about $0.6 million in savings each year (confirmed - progress report)
          • study six (userid and pw required)- about $0.8 million in savings each year (confirmed - progress report)
          • study seven (userid and pw required)- about $2.2 million in savings each year, plus application to another product adding another $3.1 million in savings above the product studed (confirmed - progress report)
          • study eight (userid and pw required)- about $1.1 million in savings each year (study just completed, implementation is in progress)
        • trucking transportation system equipment provider - one study (userid and pw required)
          • about $2,000 per unit cost reduction
        • mining equipment provider - five studies
          • study one (userid and pw required) - about $0.1 million in savings each year
          • study two (userid and pw required)- about $0.5 million in savings each year
          • study three (userid and pw required) - about $0.6 million in savings each year
          • study four (userid and pw required) - about $0.9 million in savings each year
          • study five (userid and pw required) - about $0.4 million in savings each year
        • automotive supplier of airbags - three studies
          • study one (userid and pw required) - about $0.6 million in savings each year
          • study two (userid and pw required) - about $0.8 million in savings each year
          • study three (userid and pw required) - about $0.6 million in savings each year
        • automotive supplier of convertible tops
          • Rag top (userid and pw required) about $500 per unit in savings
        • airplane manufacturer
          • engine improvements generating added power with less fuel use, at a cost that was $1,000 per unit less than the original design, and added fuel efficiency for their clients
        • solvent plant
          • reduced costs of the plant by about $1.2 million one time savings

The above are just a few examples of how we have helped real businesses in the last year. Please allow us to help yours as well.

 


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