iSixSigma Live! Awards Announced

The iSixSigma Live! Awards ceremony went off beautifully this morning. Congratulations to all the finalists, and woo hooo! to all the winners!

Winners: Largest-Breakthrough Improvement Projects

* Environment – Bell Helicopter, Textron Inc. for “Compressed Air Savings Headstart (CASH)”
* Supply chain – General Dynamics for “Submarine Material Receipt Inspection
* Transactional – North Shore-LIJ Health System for “Increasing CT capacity in a Tertiary Hospital”
* Manufacturing – Xerox Corp. for “Photoreceptor Belt Tensioning System”
* Customer service – Sutherland Global Services for “Improving Customer Satisfaction”
* Solving the unsolvable – Shuuro Technologies for “Improving Revenue from Sales”
* Innovation – Delphi Corp. for “Joint Design for Electronics Cooling Heat Exchangers”

Most Successful Lean Six Sigma Start-up – New Page Corp.

Most Successful Re-energized Lean Six Sigma Program – United Services Automobile Association (USAA)

iSixSigma’s Six Sigma Hall of Fame 2009 Inductee – Bill Smith. Accepting the award on behalf of her father, Marjorie Hook. Marjorie paid a tender tribute to her father honoring him as a loving father, husband and neighbor.

Comments 2

  1. Betty Smith

    My daughter Marjorie Hook accepted the Award from iSixSigma today for BILL SMITH, my husband. Bill died in 1993 unfortunately. He created Six Sigma while working for Motorola in Schaumburg, Illinois. And yes, her mother does blog on occasion ;)))

    Betty Smith

  2. Michael Marx

    Betty, Thank you for your comments. Bill’s legacy in the business world will live on for ages and your daughter’s tribute to her father will live on in our hearts forever. Thank you for sharing your family with us.

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