HID Global, a trusted leader in solutions for the delivery of secure identity, announced that its North Haven, Connecticut manufacturing facility has been awarded the Shingo Silver Medallion. Dubbed the âNobel prize of manufacturingâ by Business Week, The Shingo Prize is recognized as the premier award for operational excellence and articulates the characteristics of a successful world-class lean enterprise. HID Global was recognized for its exceptional business and operational achievements resulting from its customer-centered business process, manufacturing and support initiatives.
As a multi-year Shingo Award recipient for World Class Leadership and Culture, HID Globalâs North Haven facility has a proven track record for successfully executing the broad application of lean manufacturing principles by fostering a long-term culture of continuous business improvement within its organization. Significant reduction in lead times, improvement in on-time delivery, reduced scrap and significant increases in shipments with an incremental increase in labor were noted as contributors to the North Haven facilityâs award-winning performance.
âVery few companies achieve the Shingo Silver Medallion, and with this marking their fourth consecutive award as part of the Shingo Prize business program, HID Global has proven themselves as a leader in operational excellence, having challenged traditional paradigms to face todayâs demands of a competitive global economy,â said Bob Miller, Shingo Prize Executive Director. âHID Global has demonstrated a wide variety of best practices in their business processes and has achieved outstanding results in quality, cost and customer value.â
âHID Global is dedicated to customer satisfaction excellence and we are proud of our employeesâ dedication to continuous improvement,â said Jason Bohrer, Senior Vice President, HID Global Operations. âThe Shingo Silver Medallion reinforces our commitment to providing customers with the highest quality trusted solutions – on time, every time – through our relentless pursuit of world-class practices that ensures customer value is built into everything we do.â
About the Shingo Award
The Shingo Award, called the âNobel prize of manufacturingâ by Business Week magazine, recognizes excellence in core business processes, translating into strong customer satisfaction and business results. Established by the Shingo Board of Advisors to promote strategic leadership, effective workforce practices and the implementation of lean principles and techniques, the award criteria touches all facets of an organizationâs operations. The prize criteria provides companies with a blueprint for attaining world class operational excellence, by focusing on Customer Satisfaction and Profitability; Quality; Cost and Delivery; Core Operations and Leadership; and Empowerment Enablers.
About HID Global
HID Global is a trusted leader in solutions that deliver secure identity for millions of customers around the world. Recognized for robust quality, innovative designs and industry leadership, HID Global is the supplier of choice for OEMs, system integrators and application developers serving a variety of markets, including physical and logical access control, card personalization, eGovernment, cashless payment and industry and logistics. Headquartered in Irvine, California, HID Global has over 1,500 employees worldwide and operates international offices that support more than 100 countries. HID Global is an ASSA ABLOY Group brand. For more information, visit www.hidglobal.com.
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