Twelve automotive manufacturing plants are awarded the Shingo Prize for Excellence in Manufacturing from Utah State University’s College of Business. The Shingo, considered by some to be the “Nobel prize” of manufacturing, is awarded to companies for successfully implementing lean manufacturing techniques and is named after Shigeo Shingo, a creator of Toyota Motor Corp.’s famous production system. Among the winners in the small business category is Bridgewater Interiors LLC, a minority ...
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