Stoner, Inc. Wins Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award1 Dec, 2003
Stoner, Inc. Wins Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award
President Bush and Commerce Secretary Donald Evans today announced that Stoner, Inc. was one of seven organizations to win the 2003 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, the nation’s premier award for performance excellence and quality achievement. Stoner is the smallest business to ever receive a Baldrige Award and one of only fourteen small business winners since the award’s inception by Congress in 1987.
Stoner adopted the principles of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award in 1992 to improve business results and establish a foundation for growth. Since then, the company has enjoyed 400 percent sales growth and consistent profitability. Stoner manufactures specialized cleaners, lubricants, and coatings for both business-to-business and consumer applications.