Delphi Corp. and Mexican operations were among the big winners of the 2004 Shingo Prize for Excellence in Manufacturing, announced earlier this month. Eight of the 12 prize recipients were Delphi operations and seven of the winners were located in Mexico. Among their achievements: Seven of the 12 winning operations achieved product quality of fewer than 10 returned parts per million opportunities from the customer. The Shingo prize is open to manufacturers in the U.S., Canada and Mexico. This year's winners are: ArvinMeritor Light Vehicle Systems Gladstone plant, Columbus, Ind.; Delphi Corp., Delphi Electronics and Safety, Delnosa 5 & 6 Operations, Reynosa, Mexico; Delphi Electronics & Safety, Kokomo Operations, Plants 7 & 9, Kokomo, Ind.; Delphi Corp., Energy & Chassis Systems, Empresas Ca-Le de Tiaxcala, Mexico; Delphi Sistemas de Energia S.A. de C.V., Plant 57, Chihuahua, Mexico; Delphi Corp., Packard Electric Systems, Plant 50, Del Parral, Mexico; Delphi Corp., Packard Electric Systems, Plant 58, Meoqui, Mexico; Delphi Packard, Plant 98, Centro Tecnico Herramental S.S. de C.V., Ramos Arizpe, Mexico; Delphi Packard, Plant 51, Neuvo Casas Grandes, Mexico; Maytag Jackson Dishwashing Products, Jackson, Tenn.; Raytheon Missile Systems, Tucson Operations, Tucson, Ariz.; TI Automotive, Cartersville, Ga. The Shingo prize is administered by the College of Business, Utah State University.