The Global KAIZEN™ Award 4th Edition presented virtually
Numerous participants from all over the world joined the Global KAIZEN™ Award 4th Edition ceremony, which was again held virtually on November 22, 2022.
The Global KAIZEN™ Award program aims to annually recognize organizations leading in implementing Continuous Improvement efforts and inspire the KAIZEN™ community. Furthermore, its purpose is to encourage, motivate, recognize, instruct, and share valuable learnings.
The KAIZEN™ methodology has been applied across the globe in every economic sector, and this year’s 11 Global KAIZEN™ Award nominees are a reflection of just that; the extensive and diverse applicability of KAIZEN™ everywhere.
Global KAIZEN™ Award 4th Edition Nominees:
- Siam City Cement PCL, Thailand, www.siamcitycement.com
- WEG Equipamentos Elétricos S/A, Brazil, www.weg.net
- Flextronics International Poland Sp. z o.o., Poland, www.flex.com
- ASML Holding NV, Netherlands, www.asml.com
- Acqua Minerale San Benedetto S.p.A., Italy, www.sanbenedetto.it
- Eaton Industries, S. de R.L. de C.V, Mexico, www.eaton.com
- Altri, SGPS, S.A., Portugal, www.altri.pt
- ITC Limited Foods Division, India, www.itcportal.com
- Superpolo S.A.S., Colombia, www.superpolo.com.co
- Dynasol Elastómeros S.A.U., Spain, www.dynasolgroup.com
- CODELCO Chile, www.codelco.com
The nominees were celebrated for their significant, innovative, and effective implementation of KAIZEN™ principles and practices. The careful and comprehensive Award evaluation was led by the Global KAIZEN™ Award assessment committee.
During the Award ceremony, Acqua Minerale San Benedetto S.p.A. was awarded 1st place of the Global KAIZEN™ Award 4th Edition for demonstrating excellence in successfully implementing a Continuous Improvement system throughout the organization in accordance with all the standards and principles of Lean Manufacturing. The implementation of this system is based on the objectives defined for the entire organization and supported by ongoing training and the execution of audits to ensure targets are achieved and improved.
WEG Equipamentos Elétricos S/A was awarded 2nd place of the Global KAIZEN™ Award 4th Edition.
Siam City Cement PCL was awarded 3rd place of the Global KAIZEN™ Award 4th Edition.
This year, there is a new award category for multinational companies (MNC). The Global KAIZEN™ Award 4th Edition Category MNC was presented to ASML Holding NV in recognition of their effective implementation of KAIZEN™ principles and practices to achieve best in class business performance.
KAIZEN™ is not a destination; it is a continuous journey which involves constant commitment, hard work, and perseverance over time. Celebrating achievements and milestones spark a sense of joy and encouragement, resulting in strongly engaged people and increased motivation.
Sincere congratulations to all the nominees of the Global KAIZEN™ Award 4th Edition for their achievements, having effectively adopted the systems and implemented the KAIZEN™ practice to constantly improve their organizations. We thank you for being great examples by demonstrating how KAIZEN™ should be employed successfully and for energizing others globally.
To learn more about the Global KAIZEN™ Awards click here.
To get insights into the projects of the eleven nominees click here.
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