Missiles and Fire Control Recognized for Best-in-Class Performance with Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award

Missiles and Fire Control Recognized for Best-in-Class Performance with Malcolm Baldrige National Quality AwardFormer MFC President Jim Berry shares a few words with attendees during the Awards Ceremony.

Building on the 100-year legacy of Lockheed Martin’s aerospace pioneering and innovation, Missiles and Fire Control (MFC) has been on a 15-year journey to become the world’s premier provider of advanced missiles and fire control systems. With a commitment to best-in-class results, MFC has built a successful business on the premise that performance is the objective, business is the result.   

To recognize their commitment to continuous improvement and performance excellence, the U.S. Department of Commerce recognized Lockheed Martin’s Missiles and Fire Control business with the 2012 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award. MFC’s Former President Jim Berry received the award on behalf of the entire MFC team on April 8, 2013, at the Malcolm Baldrige Quest for Excellence Conference in Baltimore, Md.

As the only presidential award for performance excellence, the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award represents the highest honors awarded to American companies for their achievements in leadership, strategic planning, customer relations, measurement and analysis, workforce and operations focus, and results.

In 1987, the Baldrige Performance Excellence Program was formed to create a roadmap for performance standards to help U.S. organizations reach world-class quality. As the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award Program celebrates its silver anniversary, their commitment to honoring the past and building an even better future remains strong. With more than 1,500 Baldrige Award applications over the past 25 years, only 93 winners have received awards. Within the manufacturing sector specifically, Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control is one of just
26 winners. 

Performance Excellence in Manufacturing

Posted April 8, 2013

President Obama Congratulates 2012 Baldrige Award Recipients

President Obama congratulates the 2012 Baldrige Award Recipients Lockheed Missiles and Fire Control, MESA, North Mississippi Health Services, and the City of Irving, TX. This video was played at the 25th Quest for Excellence during the Award Ceremony on April 8, 2013.


Missiles and Fire Control Receives Baldrige Award

Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control received the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award for performance excellence
in manufacturing.


Missiles and Fire Control Receives Baldrige Award

Missiles and Fire Control Receives Baldrige Award

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