Mark Dender, President
In the last few decades, industrial gas turbines have evolved into one of the most invaluable machines that have significantly impacted humankind. By far, the most important applications of gas turbines are in modern-day aircraft and electric power generation. As highly complex machines, plant owners and asset managers need to adopt a maintenance plan to improve the reliability and performance of these gas turbines. Reliable plant operations depend on access to flexible gas turbine parts, hardware, and related services at a competitive price. Delivering this is UNEW, a global leader in gas turbine parts and world-class engineering services. With a global presence in 30 countries, the company has built a strong reputation in the aerospace field by offering higher quality parts and superior engineering services. UNEW comes with a unique and highly advanced approach to re-engineering, developing, and producing after-market gas turbine parts. “We place special emphasis on quality and bring latest technologies to improve legacy parts,” mentions Mark Dender, President of the company.
UNEW’s innovation in gas turbine engineering was fostered in South Florida, where they bring new technologies to solve the diverse challenges of their clients. Their technological prowess allows them to innovate continuously to include anything that can add greater value to their clients’ equipment.
They help the customers improve processes and launch new services to produce better parts in more efficient ways. In doing so, the company infuses their bespoke technologies into the manufacturing process. As a result, their clients working in the aerospace and power sector can achieve Six Sigma quality.
The company leverages digital twin technologies and additive manufacturing, to produce high-quality parts and improve the life of the parts they make. UNEW understands that their clients require a broad spectrum of services such as upgrades and improvements, and is committed to fulfilling such requirements. They can develop the drawings, design the models and parts, and have them manufactured, all in a reliable time frame, using specialized equipment that spare no expense. These machines also enable them to measure and inspect the parts accurately and report non conformances if any.
As the company produces complex parts that are mission-critical, they understand that there is no room for error. For that reason, UNEW undertakes a rigorous inspection process to ensure quality. Needless to say, many casting vendors approach the company for part inspection as its inspection processes are world-class. In such cases, they run statistical process control on the parts to detect errors and help the clients fix them.
While trying to improve process lines, UNEW makes use of Statistical Process Control (SPC) that requires a lot of brainpower and expertise. This approach helps the client to know the problems in the production line in advance. As UNEW utilizes digital data of the process lines, they analyze the data and come up with practical solutions to improve them. In most cases, the company leverages machine learning to look at the anomalies in the statistical process control. “SPC is really the language that we speak to our customers. This gives the client a 360-degree view of their production processes,” mentions Dender.
In order to execute such highly complex tasks, the company leverages a team of engineers who come to them with extensive experience in industrial gas turbines. The company’s team go above and beyond to produce end-toend solutions for their clients working in the aviation industry and industrial gas turbine space. Additionally, the company’s engineering personnel provides extensive experience in designing and manufacturing gas turbine components. Dender’s unmatched experience in the gas turbine and aviation field is another factor that is instrumental in delivering quality services to the clients. Prior to founding UNEW, Dender held several senior positions with Pratt & Whitney Technologies for over 15 years. With their combined expertise, the company continuous to help its clients meet the highly technical challenges of industrial gas turbines.