(1) Best-in-Class Design for Manufacturability - granted to the enterprise that has demonstrated top performance in operational metrics through Best-in-Class interoperability between PLM and MES. 2008 Nominees: Boeing, P&G, Nokia, Harman International (2) Best-in-Class Enterprise Quality Management - granted to the enterprise that has demonstrated top performance in operational metrics and in reducing the cost of quality through Best-in-Class interoperability between an enterprise QMS system and enterprise applications. 2008 Nominees: Cummins Inc, Genzyme, Millipore (3) Best-in-Class ERP Implementation - granted to the enterprise that has demonstrated top performance in operational metrics influenced by Best-in-Class ERP implementations: inventory reductions, inventory accuracy, complete and on-time shipments, manufacturing schedule compliance, and reductions in time to close a month. 2008 Nominees: Robbins & Myers, Eaton Group Moeller Electric, Genzyme, HallStar, AOSmith Water Products Company (4) Best-in-Class Operational Excellence in the Process Industries - granted to the enterprise that has demonstrated top performance in operational metrics through Best-in-Class attention to achieve Operational Excellence by reducing internal cost structure while at the same time exceeding customer expectations. 2008 Nominees: Lubrizol, Blistex Inc, SABIC-IP, DuPont, Indian Oil Corporation (5) Excellence in Asset Management - granted to the enterprise that has demonstrated excellence by maximizing return on assets and reducing risk due to failure of critical assets through adopting a holistic asset management strategy across the enterprise. 2008 Nominees: Linde Group, Lockheed Martin, Skanemejerier
This year's award recipients promise to reset the bar for excellence in manufacturing operations. Participants at the Manufacturing Summit in November will have the opportunity to hear from and network with the award winners in this two-day forum designed to foster learning and networking in an executive atmosphere framed in research. Thought provoking presenters will share their stories of how they turned supply management into a competitive weapon. Speakers include:
-- Randy Darcy, EVP Worldwide Operations, General Mills -- Mark Brillhart, VP Manufacturing Operations, Global Supply Chain Management, Cisco Systems -- David Spong, Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award Winner and Retired President of Boeing Aerospace Support -- Larry Coburn, VP Operations, Crown International -- Richard Gordon, CEO, Chocolate Potpourri -- Scott Hamlin, CEO, Leading Edge Aerospace Dynamics -- Otto Folprecht, CIO, Tree Island Industries -- Tom Woodman, Director, Enterprise Applications, KUKA Systems Corporation -- Curt Hanson, Executive Director of Engineering, New Product Development, P&H Mining Equipment -- Bill Rogers, CIO and Vice President of Information Technology, Goss International (Moderator) -- Kevin Parker, former Editor-in-Chief, Manufacturing Systems and MBT Magazines, Senior Editor, Exploration & Production (E&P), Hart Energy Publications (Moderator)
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