COLUMBIA, Mo., Oct. 23, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- MidwayUSA, an Internet Retailer of JUST ABOUT EVERYTHING® for Shooting, Reloading, Gunsmithing and Hunting, is pleased to announce they were recently selected to receive the 2015 Missouri Quality Award from the Excellence in Missouri Foundation (EIMF). MidwayUSA was one of four organizations selected to receive the Missouri Quality Award in 2015 and the only organization in the service sector to receive the award.
"At MidwayUSA, we relentlessly pursue continuous improvement and performance excellence," said Matt Fleming, President of MidwayUSA. "We are honored to accept this award from the Excellence in Missouri Foundation. It fuels our passion to be the best-run, most-respected business in America for the benefit of our Customers."
The Missouri Quality Award follows the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award criteria for performance excellence and is presented annually to high-performing, Missouri-based businesses by the EIMF. A recipient of the Missouri Quality Award in 2008 and 2015, MidwayUSA recognizes the application process as a Leadership and Development opportunity for Employees, and for the MidwayUSA organization as a whole. In alignment with their continued pursuit of performance excellence, MidwayUSA plans to apply for the award again in 2018 in accordance with the Missouri Quality Award eligibility cycle.
About EIMF and Baldrige
The EIMF was established in 1992 to generate performance excellence among all Missouri organizations and drive higher levels of quality in Missouri-produced goods and services. The Baldrige National Quality Program was established in 1987 to enhance the competitiveness, quality and productivity of U.S. organizations for the benefit of all residents. Both the Missouri Quality Award and the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award use the same criteria in providing feedback to companies regarding seven major categories - leadership; strategy; customers; measurement, analysis, and knowledge management; workforce; operations; and results.
For more information about the EIMF or MQA or, please visit http://excellenceinmo.org/. For more information about the Baldrige National Quality Award, please visit http://www.nist.gov/baldrige/.
Both country kids from Missouri, Larry and Brenda Potterfield turned their passion for shooting sports into a career by opening a small gun shop in 1977 that would eventually become MidwayUSA (www.midwayusa.com). They instilled family values like honesty, integrity and respect for others into the business, and strive to maintain this culture with each Employee added to their growing team.
For over 38 years, MidwayUSA has offered JUST ABOUT EVERYTHING® for Shooting, Reloading, Gunsmithing and Hunting with an unyielding focus on Customer Satisfaction.
For more information on MidwayUSA, visit their website (www.midwayusa.com), find them on Facebook (www.facebook.com/OfficialMidwayUSA), or follow them on Twitter (http://twitter.com/midwayusa).
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