Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award


On November 14, the United States Department of Commerce chose Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control as a 2012 recipient of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award for performance excellence and quality achievement.

The Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award represents one of the highest honors bestowed upon American companies for their achievements in leadership, strategic planning, customer relations, measurement and analysis, workforce and operations focus, and results. Named after the former U.S. Secretary of Commerce Malcolm Baldrige, Congress established the award program to promote the importance of quality and performance excellence, and to encourage the sharing of best practices.

Over the past 15 years, Missiles and Fire Control has received a number of national awards for their commitment to continuous improvement and performance excellence, including five Facilities Excellence Council Awards, eight IndustryWeek Top 10 Best Plant Awards, 12 James S. Cogswell Awards for Superior Industrial Security and 17 Occupational Excellence Awards.

President Obama Congratulates 2012 Baldrige Award Recipients

President Obama congratulates the 2012 Baldrige Award Recipients Lockheed Missiles and Fire Control, MESA, North Mississippi Health Services, and the City of Irving, TX. This video was played at the 25th Quest for Excellence during the Award Ceremony on April 8, 2013.

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