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Custom ergonomic solutions

Design and implementation of custom ergonomic solutions to address processes prone to injury; processes identified as potential risk; management of worker's compensation insurance costs; implementation of automation, robotic, vision, and lift assist solutions.


ISO 14001 consulting support for implementation of environmental management ISO 14001:2015 certification including the new requirement in the standard for life cycle thinking. Life Cycle Analysis (LCA), Life Cycle Costing (LCC), and Life Cycle Impact Analysis (LCIA) for design comparisons and marketing. Environmental footprint analysis, modeling carbon, water or other environmental footprints. Leak detection services, identifying location of underground leak buried in ground, under concrete, asphalt or turf to minimize disruption and cost to repair.

Lean Six Sigma

Consulting for breakthrough improvements to processes and operations driving significant cost savings, customer satisfaction, yield, etc improvements.

Rapid Prototyping

3D printing and additive manufacturing services for prototypes, jigs, fixtures, models, etc.

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Lisa Peterson, PhD, P.E.

President, Engineer

Lisa Peterson, PhD, P. E. took ownership of Aftan Engineering in 2019 with a focus on breakthrough improvements, lean six sigma and sustainability initiatives.

Lisa worked for AT&T Bell Laboratories as an Electrical Engineer, serving as an integrated circuit designer, manufacturing engineer, engineering manager, and various other leadership roles, leaving AT&T in 2001.

From there, she worked with two venture-funded pre-IPO companies in the Lithium Niobate electro-optics industry as VP and COO, respectively.  She did consulting with A. T. Kearney, supporting Fortune 100 companies through the country and internationally.  She also held various leadership roles with Brentwood Industries in the water and plastics industry.  She became increasingly interested in the environmental impact of manufacturing operations, design and development, and the built infrastructure of society.

She completed a PhD in Environmental Engineering building on the MBA and Master of Engineering in Electrical Engineering earned earlier in her career.  Her research focus was on sustainability assessment of stormwater management in site development projects, analyzing the life cycle impact of various alternatives from an environmental, economic and social perspective.  Lisa also holds a Lean Six Sigma BlackBelt and Professional Engineering licensure in the states of Pennsylvania, Maryland and Michigan.


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