Minitab Congratulates 2014 ASQ International Team Excellence Award Winners

Users of Minitab Statistical Software earn top honors in quality improvement.

June 17, 2014

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. – Minitab, LLC., the leading provider of software for quality improvement, is proud to congratulate its customers who are winners of this year’s American Society for Quality (ASQ) International Team Excellence Awards Process.

The ASQ International Team Excellence Awards, the only international team recognition process of its kind in the U.S., honors quality improvement teams representing a broad spectrum of industries that have demonstrated innovative applications of quality tools and teamwork to achieve organizational excellence, customer/stakeholder satisfaction and an increased bottom line.

Minitab makes the statistical software thousands of companies use to analyze data for quality improvement initiatives, and nearly all of this year’s International Team Excellence award winners are Minitab customers.

Team Excellence award winners are selected based upon team finalist project presentations, which were showcased during ASQ’s annual World Conference on Quality and Improvement in Dallas, Texas, May 5-7, 2014.

The winners of this year’s ASQ gold, silver, or bronze awards included 38 team finalists from 14 countries preselected by ASQ in March. Winning teams from a variety of industries, including manufacturing, service and government, were announced during an awards ceremony on Wed., May 7 during the conference.

Minitab commends our customers who are 2014 International Team Excellence Award Winners:

Gold-level status

  • Dubai Aluminium of Dubai, United Arab Emirates— Stub Repair Reduction Team  
  • Tgestiona of Buenos Aires, Argentina— Matter of Time Team  

Silver-level status

  • Khazanah Nasional Berhad of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia— Team Blitz  

Bronze-level status

  • Genpact of Johannesburg, South Africa— Transforming Order to Cash Process Team  
  • Max Life Insurance Co. Ltd of Gurgaon, Haryana, India— Proactive Retention Team  
  • Shanghai Johnson Controls Yanfeng Seating Mechanisms Co. Ltd. Of Shanghai, China— JCYM Continuous Improvement Team  
  • Volkswagen Argentina of Córdoba, Argentina— Contact Zone Team  

As the awards process sponsor, Minitab encourages quality and process improvement teams from all fields, using any variety of methodologies, to enter the 2014-15 award cycle. More information and submission requirements are available at

About Minitab

Minitab, LLC. is one of the world’s leading developers of statistical and process improvement software. Thousands of companies worldwide use Minitab to analyze data for quality improvement programs. More than 4,000 colleges and universities use Minitab for teaching and research. Minitab Statistical Software is the preferred data analysis tool for businesses of all sizes and is used in more than 100 countries by thousands of distinguished companies, including Toshiba, DuPont, Boeing, Royal Bank of Scotland, Nestlé and the leading Six Sigma consultants. It has been used to implement virtually every major Six Sigma quality improvement initiative, and to teach statistics in over 4,000 colleges and universities worldwide.

Minitab 17 is the latest example of the company’s efforts to provide the best tools for quality improvement. A free, fully functional, 30-day trial version is available at

The company’s other products for quality practitioners include:

  • Quality Trainer by Minitab®, an e-learning course that teaches quality improvement statistics and how to use Minitab Statistical Software.
  • Qeystone®, a Project Portfolio Management platform designed to manage an organization’s entire Lean Six Sigma deployment.
  • Quality Companion by Minitab®, process improvement software for executing quality improvement projects.

Minitab’s products are backed by outstanding services, including training and free technical support.

Headquartered in State College, Pa., Minitab, LLC. operates offices in the United Kingdom, France, and Australia and has additional representatives throughout the world.

FOR MORE INFORMATION contact Carly Barry or Eston Martz in Minitab media relations:

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