Performance Excellence Recognition

Recently the R.E. Darling Company, Inc., a Tucson, Arizona-based Sustaining Edge Solutions client was recognized for its Performance Excellence achievement at the 2018 Southwest Alliance for Excellence (SWAE) Sharing of Best Practices and Awards Luncheon at the East Valley Institute for Technology in Mesa, Arizona.

R.E. Darling Co. is a manufacturer of specialty rubber and composite products serving aerospace, defense, and industrial customers. Gary Darling, CEO (second from left with team members) accepted the award on behalf of R.E. Darling Co., Inc. and recognized the 5 Performance Excellence Improvement (PEI) Teams who have been instrumental in guiding the company Performance Excellence efforts.

Level 1 Recognition is given by SWAE to organizations in Arizona, Utah and Nevada for development of an organizational profile that describes the organization, its strategic context, competitive environment and performance improvement system. Based on an initial Baldrige-based Excellence Assessment provided by Sustaining Edge Solutions, the REDAR 5 PEI Teams are following a multi-year road map journey through the SWAE Steps to Excellence Levels 2, 3, and 4 to become eligible to apply for the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award.

Sustaining Edge Solutions provides Baldrige-based Gap Assessments, Executive Coaching and Breakthrough Performance Methodologies. This includes Performance Excellence Team and Award application facilitation to partner with organizations from all business sectors (manufacturing, healthcare, education, service, and government) to guide their Journey for culture change and sustained operational excellence. Congratulations to our client R.E. Darling Co.!  For further information on achieving performance excellence within your organization, please contact us.

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