On March 25, 2013, the Mid-South Quality Productivity Center (MSQPC) presented four Smith & Nephew employees with their Lean Six Sigma Black Belt certification, indicating that they have mastered statistical methods to eliminate waste and improve efficiency in their organization’s processes. Out of a class of 11 participants, these are the first to complete and defend their Lean Six Sigma Black belt projects.Read More »
The non-profit Tennessee Center for Performance Excellence named 35 organizations 2012 award winners, with two earning the highest honor for performance excellence. Bristol Tennessee Essential Services and the Metropolitan Nashville Airport Authority were selected as Excellence Award recipients by the TNCPE Panel of Judges. TNCPE is Tennessee’s only state-wide quality program patterned on the national Baldrige Performance Excellence Program, which was established by President Ronald Reagan in 1987.
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