Five companies with operations in Maryland received awards yesterday at a conference sponsored by the Maryland Center for Quality & Productivity and the American Society for Quality Control.
The companies that received the awards were Bausch & Lomb Eyeware Division in Oakland, IBM Corp. -- Federal Systems Co. in Gaithersburg, Maryland Plastics Inc. of Federalsburg, Perdue Edible Oil Refinery in Salisbury and McDonnell Douglas Space Systems Co. of Seabrook.
The Bausch & Lomb division, received the Senate Productivity Award for Manufacturing. The IBM operation received the Senate Productivity Award for Service.
Maryland Plasticwas the Maryland Center winner for "Excellence in Employee Involvement and Commitment to the Quality Process."
Perdue Edible Oil , was the Maryland Center winner for "Excellence in Productivity, Quality & Customer Satisfaction." The McDonnell Douglas operation received the center's award for "Excellence in Achieving Continuous Improvement Through The Productivity/Quality Process."