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Baxter's Costa Rica Facility Recognized With Shingo Prize for Excellence in Manufacturing
Date:2/4/2008

Baxter's Cartago Plant First to be Awarded Shingo Prize Outside of North

America

DEERFIELD, Ill., Feb. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Baxter International Inc.'s (NYSE: BAX) manufacturing facility in Cartago, Costa Rica has been recognized with the 2008 Shingo Prize for Operational Excellence. The facility -- the first to be awarded the Shingo Prize outside North America -- is being honored for its achievements in driving higher quality and improvements in productivity, manufacturing cycle time and customer lead-time. In past years, several Baxter facilities have been awarded the Shingo prize, most recently in North Carolina and Mexico in 2007.

Celebrating its 20th anniversary this year, The Shingo Prize for Operational Excellence has honored businesses and researchers who have demonstrated outstanding achievements in manufacturing and the supporting business processes that lead to outstanding quality, cost, delivery and business results. Named in honor of Dr. Shigeo Shingo, the renowned engineer who helped create the highly regarded Toyota Production System, the annual Shingo Prize for Operational Excellence is administered by the College of Business, Utah State University.

Employees at Baxter's Cartago facility built upon their ongoing focus on operational excellence by implementing a lean enterprise through Baxter's quality leadership process beyond manufacturing operations to ensure integration across the plant's entire value stream. Every day, employees are challenged to identify efficiencies in individual processes, departments and the value streams connecting these processes. With everyone at the facility working as part of a quality improvement team, Baxter Cartago has improved manufacturin
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