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Abbott Facility Receives Top International Award for Operational Excellence

The Wall Street Journal

ABBOTT PARK, Illinois, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Abbott has been awarded the Shingo Prize, an international award for operational excellence, by the Shingo Institute at the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business at Utah State University. Abbott's vascular devices manufacturing facility in Clonmel, Ireland, received the award, recognizing the site's initiative to develop and maintain continuous improvement to achieve operational excellence. The prize is awarded to organizations that demonstrate a culture where principles of operational excellence are deeply embedded into the thinking and behavior of all leaders, managers and associates.

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