Shingo Prize Roundup 2012

May 8, 2012

Ritsuo Shingo & Tony Manos

This marks the Shingo Prize 24th year of setting the highest standards for operation excellence. The Shingo Prize recognizes those individuals and organizations that have shown outstanding dedication and results to operational excellence. I want to congratulate all their efforts and the inspiration they give to others to change and improve.

If you want to see some photos from the conference, please visit our Flickr page>> www.flickr.com/5Ssupply

Shingo Research & Professional Publication Award Winners

  • Building a Lean Fulfillment Stream by Robert Martichenko and Kevin von Grabe
  • Lean Office and Service Simplified: The Definitive How-to Guide by Drew Locher
  • Lean Principles, Learning, and Knowledge Work: Evidence from a Software Services Provider by Bradley R. Staats, David J. Brunner, and David M. Upton
  • Liquid Lean: Developing Lean Culture in the Process Industries by  Raymond C. Floyd
  • On the Mend: Revolutionizing Healthcare to Save Lives and Transform the Industry by John Toussaint and Roger A. Gerard
  • The Remedy: Bringing Lean Thinking Out of the Factory to Transform the Entire  Organization by Pascal Dennis
  • The Toyota Way to Continuous Improvement by Jeffrey K. Liker and James K. Franz
  • The Toyota Way to Lean Leadership by Jeffrey K. Liker and Gary Convis
  • Transforming Health Care: Virginia Mason Medical Center’s Pursuit of the Perfect Patient Experience by Charles Kenney
  • Work That Makes Sense: Operator-Led Visuality by Dr. Gwendolyn D. Galsworth

Shingo Bronze Medallion

  • Johnson Controls, Lerma Plant, Lerma Mexico
  • Leyland Trucks, Leyland Trucks Ltd. Leyland, Lancashire, UK
  • Letterkenny Army Depot, Aviation Ground Power Unit, Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Remy, Remy Automotive Brasil Ltda. Brusque, Santa Caterina, Brazil
  • Rexam, Rexam Plastic Packaging do Brasil, Jundiai, Sao Paulo, Brazil
  • US Army Armament Research Development and Engineering Center, Picatinny Arsenal, NJ, USA

Shingo Silver Medallion

  • Autoliv (China) Steering Wheel Company Co. Ltd., Shanghai, China
  • Barnes Aerospace, Barnes Group, Inc. acting through its Barnes Aerospace OEM Strategic Business Unit, Ogden, Utah USA
  • DJO Global, DJ Orthopedics de Mexico S.A. de C.V., Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico
  • Lundbeck, H. Lundbeck A/S, Supply Operations & Engineering (Valby and Lumsas Sites) Valby, Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Pentair, Pentair Technical Products, Reynosa, Tamaulipas, Mexico
  • Remy, Remy Componentes, S. de R.L. de C.V., San Luis Potosi, SLP, Mexico
  • Rexam, Rexam Beverage Can South America – Recife Ends, Cabo Sto Agostinho, Brazil
  • Tobyhanna Army Depot, AN/MST-T1(V), Tobyhanna, Pennsylvania, USA

Shingo Prize

  • Rexam, Rexam Beverage Can, Aguas Claras Cans, Acuas Claras, Rio Grande so Sul/Vismano, Brazil
  • US Synthetic, Orem, Utah, USA

For more information on the winners and their accomplishments, please visit the Shingo website at www.shingoprize.org.

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