“I am pleased to join President Bush in announcing these three outstanding organizations that have been named to receive this year’s Baldrige Award,” Gutierrez said. “Quality, innovation and competitiveness are essential to maintaining America’s global leadership and providing our citizens with world-class products, health care and education. Each of the recipients we honor today serves as a role model embodying the values of excellence, principled leadership and commitment to employees, customers, partners and community.”
The 2008 Baldrige Award recipients include:
Cargill Corn Milling North America, Wayzata, Minn. (manufacturing)
Poudre Valley Health System, Fort Collins, Colo. (health care)
Iredell-Statesville Schools, Statesville, N.C. (education)
The Baldrige National Quality Program (BNQP) and the Baldrige Award promote innovation and performance excellence across the country and around the world in a number of ways.