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Lean Manufacturers Recognized for Excellence

Ten automotive suppliers are among the recipients of the 2004 Shingo Prize for Excellence in Manufacturing. Dubbed the "Nobel prize of Manufacturing" by Business Week magazine, the Shingo Prize recognizes manufacturers who follow Toyota's LEAN manufacturing principles. Administered by the College of Business, Utah State University, nine state-level awards and a public-sector category, primarily for Military Depots doing re-manufacturing, have been implemented in recent months.

LOGAN, Utah — Ten automotive suppliers are among the recipients of the 2004 Shingo Prize for Excellence in Manufacturing. Dubbed the “Nobel prize of Manufacturing” by Business Week magazine, the Shingo Prize recognizes manufacturers who follow Toyota’s LEAN manufacturing principles. Administered by the College of Business, Utah State University, nine state-level awards and a public-sector category, primarily for Military Depots doing re-manufacturing, have been implemented in recent months.

This year’s Shingo Prize Recipients 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 Tlaxcala, Mexico

Delphi Sistemas de Energia S.A. de C.V., Plt. 57; Chihuahua, Chihuahua Mexico

Delphi Corporation, Packard Electric Systems. Plant 50, Del Parral Chihuahua, Mexico

Delphi Corporation, Packard Electric Systems. Plant 58, Meoqui, Chih. Mexico

Delphi Packard, Plant 98

Delphi Corp., Packard Electric Systems, Centro Tecnico Herramental S.A de C.V, Ramos Arizpe, Coahuila.

Delphi Packard, Plant 51, Nuevo Casas Grandes Chihuahua, Mexico

Maytag Jackson Dishwashing Products, Jackson, Tenn.

Raytheon Missile Systems, Tucson Operations, Tucson, Ariz.

TI Automotive, Cartersville, Ga.

To learn more about the Shingo Prize, go to: www.shingoprize.org

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