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Shingo Prize for Excellence in Manufacturing is given by Utah State University to manufacturers in the U.S., Canada and Mexico.

Business Week calls it the ā€œNobel Prize of Manufacturing,ā€ and this year the Shingo Prize for Excellence in Manufactuirng was awarded to 12 companies.

The award is given to those companies that excel in Lean Enterprise Management.

The 12 recipients were:

  • Autoliv Queretaro CMX Facility in Queretaro, Mexico, which makes cushions for airbags
  • Baxter Healthcare Corp, North Cove Plant, Marion, N.C.
  • Baxter S.A. de C.V., Cuernavaca Plant, Morelos, Mexico, which produces products to help treat serious health conditions in Mexico
  • Cordis de Mexico, Juarez, Mexico, a part of Johnson & Johnson that develops and manufactures interventional vascular technology
  • Delphi Packard Electrical/Electronic Architectureā€™s Chihuahua 1, Chihuahua, Mexico, manufacturer of wiring harnesses for the automotive industry
  • Delphi Packard Electrical/Electronic Architectureā€™s Cableados Fresnillo 1, Fresnillo, Mexico, which produces wiring harnesses for the North American market
  • DENSO Manufacturing Tennessee, Inc., Instrument Cluster Division, Maryville, Tenn., a manufacturer of advanced technology, components and systems for automakers
  • Hearth & Home Technologies, Mount Pleasant, Iowa, a fireplace manufacturer
  • Hon Co., LA South Gate Plant, South Gate, California, which designs and manufactures workplace furniture
  • Raytheon Missile Systems, Louisville, Kentucky
  • Solectron Manufactura de Mexico, Guadalajara, Mexico
  • Takata Seat Weight Sensor, Equipo Automotriz Americana, Monterrey, Mexico

    The Shingo Prize for Excellence in Manufacturing is given by Utah State University to manufacturers in the U.S., Canada and Mexico.

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