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    I am now using this blog to re-post some comments I make other blogs. For my full management blog see the Curious Cat Management Blog

    Sunday, October 17, 2004

    2004 Deming Prize Awardees

    Topic: Management

    2004 Deming Prize announcement - JUSE (Union of Japanese Scientists and Engineers)

    This year again provided impressive showings by India and Thailand: of the 6 awards 3 went to Indian Companies and 3 went to companies in Thailand. And this is not a fluke, a unit of the TVS group (India) has been awarded in each of the last four years, see, "Deming medal for Lucas TVS and SRF."

    2004 The Deming Prize for Individuals
    - Mr. Akira Takahashi, Senior Adviser to the Board, Denso Corporation (Japan)

    2004 The Deming Application Prize (alphabetical order)
    - CCC Polyolefins Company Limited (Thailand)
    - Indo Gulf Fertilisers Limited (India)
    - Lucas-TVS Limited (India)
    - Siam Mitsui PTA Company Limited (Thailand)
    - SRF Limited, Industrial Synthetics Business (India) SRF press release – pdf format
    - Thai Ceramic Company Limited (Thailand)

    In recent years, Thailand and India have been the home to nearly all awardees: 6 of 7 in 2003, 2 of 2 in 2002 and 3 of 4 in 2001. Prior to this new trend, nearly all awardees were based in Japan, the exceptions being:
    - Sundaram-Clayton Limited Brakes Division (India) 1998
    - AT & T Power Systems (U.S.A.) 1993
    - Philips Taiwan, Ltd. (Taiwan) 1991
    - Florida Power and Light (USA) 1989

    Find online Deming resources: Curious Cat Deming Connections
    Full List of Deming Prize Winners

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