It is a great opportunity for organisations to win recognition for the work that their business excellence professionals are delivering to customers, shareholders and other key stakeholders.
Based in Hamble, near Southampton, CooperVision is part of the world's fastest growing specialist contact lens manufacturer.
The company had two new production lines that were underperforming and embarked on two projects to reduce downtime that achieved massive savings.
The judging panel was particularly impressed by the project teams' understanding of the problems, the methodology and range of tools used, and that they involved both technical and non-technical staff to help identify and resolve problems.
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