GC America Inc. receives the Deming Prize, Alsip, US
The Deming Prize Committee announced this year’s winners on October 7. GC America Inc. (GCA) receives the prestigious Deming Prize. GCA is the fourth company to receive this prize in the US.
The Deming Prize is awarded to GCA because it has significantly improved sales, shares the corporate culture based on the GC’s corporate philosophy SEMUI, promotes TQM (Total Quality Management) through the concerted and united efforts of GCA Associates with diverse cultural backgrounds and languages, and enhances quality strength and organizational capabilities to flexibly cope with customer needs and a rapidly changing market environment.
GC Corporation received the Deming Application Prize (now the Deming Prize) in 2000 and the Japan Quality Medal (now the Deming Grand Prize), Japan’s highest quality management prize, in 2004. Within the GC Group, GC Dental Products Corporation received the Deming Application Prize in 2003, and GC Dental (Suzhou) Co., Ltd. received the Deming Application Prize in 2010 as the first Chinese company. Chairman Makoto Nakao also received the Deming Prize for Individuals in 2012.
GC will continue company-wide efforts to fulfill customer needs and expectations by strengthening quality management through promotion of GC’s Quality Management (GQM).