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Dayton Progress named to Quality Leadership 100 list of companies for 2010
GRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN, February 24, 2010
Dayton Progress placed 89th out of more than 800 manufacturers across most industries participating in the Quality Leadership 100. Those companies were surveyed on criteria such as scrap and rework as a percentage of sales, warranty costs as a percentage of sales, rejected parts per million shipped and contribution of quality to profitability and shareholder value. Companies also were evaluated based on the number of quality programs in place; registration to various standards; percentage of employees dedicated to quality responsibilities; average number of hours monthly that employees receive quality training; and the role quality professionals play in the acquisition of test, measurement and inspection tools, software and services.