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NQI Announces Quality Award Recipients

Published: Sunday, August 29, 2004 - 22:00

The National Quality Institute recently announced three gold trophy winners of the Canada Awards for Excellence.

The awards, which are the most prestigious quality awards in Canada, were given to the following companies:

  • DaimlerChrysler Canada and the Canadian Auto Workers—CAE Healthy Workplace Gold Trophy
  • Delta Hotels—CAE Healthy Workplace Gold Trophy
  • Polywheels Manufacturing Ltd.—CAE Quality Gold Trophy

“These organizations have demonstrated unparalleled excellence in their management practices,” says Cameron Hyde, NQI chairman and senior vice president North America agent operations for Xerox Corp. “Their investment in quality processes and healthy workplace practices have enabled them to turn in enviable performances in 2004.”

Canada Awards for Excellence have been presented annually since 1984 to private companies of all sizes displaying outstanding performance in quality and the promotion of a healthy workplace. To receive the awards, organizations must meet NQI criteria and document their overall achievements and results.

The award-winning companies will be celebrated at the Canada Awards for Excellence Gala on Oct. 19 in Toronto.

For more information, visit www.nqi.com.


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