Two Manufacturers Receive Baldrige Quality Awards

Jan. 13, 2005
Two manufacturers are among four winners of the 2004 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, a U.S. government award presented for quality and organizational performance excellence. The recipients were selected from among 60 applicants. The ...

Two manufacturers are among four winners of the 2004 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, a U.S. government award presented for quality and organizational performance excellence. The recipients were selected from among 60 applicants. The manufacturing recipients are:

  • The Bama Cos., Tulsa, which won in the manufacturing category. The Bama Cos. makes frozen ready-to-use food products for quick service and casual dining restaurants. Among the highlights for this 1,043-person company is an implementation rate for new product ideas that is 10 times the industry average.
  • Texas Nameplate Co. Inc., Dallas, which won in the small business category. The company, which employs 39, makes nameplates, identification tags and labels for a variety of products. The company has cross-trained more than 80% of its workforce to perform multiple jobs across departments. The non-manufacturing recipients of the Baldrige Award are Kenneth W. Monfort College of Business in Greeley, Colo., in the education category, and Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Hamilton in Hamilton, N.J., in the health-care category. The Baldrige program is managed by the National Institute of Standards and Technology.
  • Popular Sponsored Recommendations

    Lean Manufacturing in the Age of the Industrial Internet

    Oct. 24, 2023
    Read how advanced MES capabilities can help you improve your labor utilization, reduce WIP, and optimize your production. Download the white paper today.

    Digital Production Tracking: How Connected Platforms with No-Code Deliver Value

    Sept. 19, 2023
    Manual tracking lacks the real-time visibility manufacturers need to identify root causes and remain competitive. Digital, connected production tracking is crucial for your operations...

    Discover How an Eye Tracking Study Improves Training Procedures

    Oct. 29, 2023
    Did you know that your training processes can be streamlined by visualizing and analyzing key skills within your employee base? Find out how we use eye tracking to capture advanced...

    Turning Your Frontline Workforce into a Competitive Advantage: A Comprehensive Guide

    Sept. 19, 2023
    In this guide, we'll explore how manufacturers are using digital technologies to preserve the bottom line and maintain growth by enabling and empowering their #1 asset - their...

    Voice your opinion!

    To join the conversation, and become an exclusive member of IndustryWeek, create an account today!