One individual and two units at the Ogden Air Logistics Center at Hill Air Force Base received awards for contributions toward improving productivity, the Air Force announced.
The Air Force Logistics Command Productivity Enhancement Award for professional excellence was given for "specific, imaginative and innovative achievements" that increased productivity.James W. Lengyel, in the Directorate of Maintenance, was named outstanding contributing civilian non-supervisor of the year for his development of a program allowing machine shop chiefs to keep better track of work orders.
The Air Force estimates Lengyel's program will save $700,000 annually in production time.
The ALC's Reliability and Maintainability center in its Missile and Antiaircraft Systems division was recognized for repairing electronic components once considered disposable.
The organization expects to save nearly $500 million over the next five years by repairing the electronic hardware.
The Directorate of Communications-Computer Systems was named outstanding productivity contributing administrative organization of the year for coming up with a number of ways to maintain productivity levels despite budget cutbacks.
The Ogden ALC will compete with other Air Force commands for Command Productivity Program of the Year award, which it won in 1981, the year the award was instituted, and again in 1984.