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Asia Pacific Quality Organization Announces Winners of
World Class Performance-International Asia Pacific Quality Awards

Best Performing Organizations in the World

Chicago, Illinois, USA July 31, 2007- Asia Pacific Quality Organization (APQO) today announced The World Class Winners of the International Asia Pacific Quality Awards.

“We are pleased to announce eight organizations from Asia and the Pacific Rim are exemplary companies of world class quality performance as evidenced by winning the International Asia Pacific Quality Award modeled after the U.S. Malcolm Baldrige Performance Excellence Award” said Charles Aubrey, Chairman of APQO and the International Asia Pacific Quality Award Executive Committee.

The following organizations have won the World Class Award.

World Class Award (Large Manufacturing Organization): 
Alcatel Shanghai Bell Company Limited
A Large Manufacturing Organization with 6000 employees located at 388-389, Ningquiao Road, Pudong Jingqiao,Shanghai, P.R.C. with 30 sites in their Home Country / Territoties, and 4 Overseas.

Mr. Yuan Xing, Chairman
Tel. no.: +(86-21) 5055 4550
Web site:
PT Indo Liberty Textiles

Consits of 701 employees located at Jl. Raya Teluk Jambe, Desa Teluk Jambe, Karawang, Jawa Barat 41361, Indonesia

Mr. Chand Ratan Dugar, President Director
Tel no.: +62 267 646516, Fax no.: +62 267 646513

Tata Chemicals Limited

With 469 employees located at Somdatt Towers, 5th Floor, Sector 18, Noida (UP), India and a site in their Home Country.

Mr. Kapil Mehan, Chief Operating Officer
Tel no.: +91 120 2480827 / 2442441 Ext. 7474
Fax no.: +91 120 2517687
Web site:

World Class Award (Large Service Organization)
Banco Estado Microempresas

A Large Service Organization with 800 employees of faculties and Staffs in Professional Level with an office at Morande 25, Entrepiso, Gerencia de Banca Micro y Pequenas Empresas, Santiago, Chile.

Mr. Jaime Pizarro, Chief Executive Officer / Chairman
Tel no.: 56 2 970 5866 / 5863, Fax no.: 56 2 970 7520
Web site:

Datamatics Technologies Limited

A Large Service Organization with 1,199 employees located at Unit 117-120, SDF 4, Seepz, Andheri-East, Mumbai 400 096, India with 2 sites in their Home Country and 2 Overseas.

Mr. Rahul L. Kanodia, Vice Chairman & CEO
Tel no.: +9122 6697 1131, Fax: +9122 2834 3669
Web site:

World Class Award (Small Manufacturing Organization)
Hengyuanxiang (Group) Company Limited

A Small Manufacturing Company providing excellent quality products like wool knitwear, home textile products and clothing with 200 employees, 200 Administrative Personnel, 32 Quality Control Personnel, and 6 Designers located at 358 East Jinling Road, Shanghai 200021, China.

Mr. Lui Ruiqi, Chairman of the Board of Directors
and General Manager

Tel no.: 86 21 6374 1850, Fax no.: 86 21 6311 2285
E-mail:, Web site:

World Class Award (Not-For Profit / Government Organization)
Nacional Financiera S.N.C.

Having a total of 1,028 employees located at Insurgentes Sur 1971, Torre 4, Col. Guadalupe Inn, Del. Alvaro Obregon, D.F. 01020, Mexico with 32 sites in their Home Country and 3 Overseas.

Mr. Mario Laborin Gomez, Chief Executive Officer
Tel no.: 52 (55) 5325 6700, Fax no.: 52 (55) 5661 8418
E-mail: , Web site:

World Class Award (Education)
Centro de Desarrollo Infantil No. 5

A School with 51 Faculties and Staffs located 1 de Mayo Num. 1116 Col. Burocratas Municipales, Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico.

Mc. Maria Guadalupe Rodriguez Martinez,
Directora General de los Centros de Desarrollo Infantil

Tel no.: 8183 73 1023, Fax no.: 8183 73 0602
E-mail: , , ,

Best in Class Award (Large Manufacturing Organization)
Dong Nai Rubber Company

A Rubber Company located at Xuan Lap Village, Long Khanh Town, Dong Nai Province, Vietnam.

Mr. Nguyen Thanh Chau, Director
Tel no,: (84) 613 72 4333, Fax no.: (84) 613 72 4123
E-mail: , Web site:

Best in Class Award (Not-For Profit / Government Organization)
Comision Federal de Electricidad

Consisting of 1,850 employees located Calzada Ventura Puente 1653, Col. Viveros, C.P. 58290, Morelia, Michoacan, Mexico.

Mr. Jose de Jesus Moreno Ruiz, Division Manager
Tel no.: +52 (443) 322 5202, Fax no.: +52 (443) 322 5203

Quest for Excellence Award (Small Manufacturing Organization)
Huu Nghi Cement Plant

Huu Nghi Cement Plant, Hung Vuong Development Company Ltd. Located at Thuy Van Induatrial Park, Viet Tri City,Phu Tho, Vietnam

Mrs. Nguyen Thi Yen, Director

Quest for Excellence Award (Health Care)
Government General Hospital

A Government Hospital with 758 Staffs located 385 Rev. Baddegama Wimalawansa Thero Mawatha, “Suwasiripaya”, Colombo – 10, Ampara, Sri Lanka.

Dr. P.K.C.L. Jayasinghe, Medical Superintendant
Tel no.: 0094 63 222 2262, Fax no.: 0094 63 222 3928


The awards will be presented at the APQO/ China Association of Quality Conference in Shanghai, China October 18-20. For more information on the conference visit

This is the seventh year of the awards with a record number of companies participating this year as well as a record number of countries participating.

About the Asia Pacific Quality Organization (APQO)

The APQO was founded and organized by National Quality Organizations in Asian and Pacific Rim countries including the American Society for Quality and was incorporated in the Philippines in 1985.  It is a non-profit organization formed to be a primary mover of continuous improvement for goods and services and quality of life in the Asia Pacific Region.  APQO has several hundred National Quality Organizations (Core members), Corporate members, and Individual members.  For more information about APQO visit