Minitab Customers Earn Baldrige, IQPC Process Excellence Awards

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Users of Minitab Statistical Software earn top honors in quality improvement.

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (PRWEB) March 05, 2013

They came from different industries and different parts of the world, but winners of this year’s Baldridge National Quality Awards and the International Quality and Productivity Center’s Process Excellence Global Awards have something in common: Minitab Statistical Software.

“We are honored that these organizations use our software,” says Michelle Paret, Minitab product marketing manager. “Minitab is dedicated to meeting the needs of quality professionals, and we’re proud to see our customers achieve success and receive recognition for it.”

The Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award is the U.S. government’s highest honor for performance excellence through innovation, improvement and visionary leadership. Three of this year’s recipients are Minitab customers:

  •     Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control of Grand Prairie, Texas
  •     North Mississippi Health Services of Tupelo, Miss.
  •     City of Irving, Texas

Minitab customers also swept the IQPC Process Excellence Awards, which were presented during a ceremony at the organization’s annual Process Excellence Week Summit, held in Orlando, Fla. in January.

These awards recognize and celebrate companies and individuals globally that have achieved exceptional results through the use of process improvement methodologies. Minitab has been used to analyze data in virtually every major Lean Six Sigma quality improvement initiative worldwide, and each of this year’s winners use Minitab Statistical Software to increase profits and raise the standard of goods and services they offer.

The 2013 IQPC Process Excellence Award Winners included:

Best Improvement Program
--DTE Energy

Best Start Up Process Excellence Program
--Roche Pharmaceuticals

Best BPM Project
--TELUS

Best Process Improvement Project Over 90 Days
--Braskem – UNIB 2 RS

Best Process Improvement Project Under 90 Days
--Quattor-Braskem

Best Project Contributing to Sustainability, Value & Innovation
--Globe Telecom

Deployment Leader of the Year
--Rod Hill, JEA & Yew Ker Ling, SingTel

Community Contributor of the Year
--Dennis Narlock, Catalent Pharma Solutions

As the leading provider of software and services for quality improvement, Minitab congratulates all of these organizations and is proud to have contributed to their success.

About Minitab
Minitab Inc. is one of the world's leading developers of statistical analysis and process improvement software for academic and commercial users.

Minitab Statistical Software is the preferred data analysis tool for businesses of all sizes and is used in more than 100 countries by thousands of distinguished companies, including Toshiba, DuPont, Boeing, Royal Bank of Scotland, Nestlé and the leading Lean Six Sigma consultants. It has been used to implement virtually every major Six Sigma quality improvement initiative, and to teach statistics in over 4,000 colleges and universities worldwide.

Quality Companion by Minitab is the package professionals use to plan and execute Six Sigma projects in companies around the world, including Xerox, ITT Industries, Providence Health System, Nissan North America and LexisNexis.

Quality Trainer by Minitab provides easy access to quality statistics expertise whenever you need it. This subscription-based online learning course lets you learn or refresh your knowledge anytime and helps you use Minitab to apply statistics properly. Interactive lessons based on real-world problems make concepts easy to retain.

Minitab Inc., headquartered in State College, Pa., operates offices in the United Kingdom, France, and Australia and has additional representatives throughout the world. For more information, visit http://www.minitab.com.

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