WEBINAR: Applying for the AME Excellence Award

December 12, 2017 | 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Contact AME: 224-232-5980 | conference@ame.org


1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. EST

In this free webinar, attendees will gain an understanding of the criteria, process and forms to apply for the AME Excellence Award.

The AME Excellence Award primarily recognizes North American manufacturing plants that have demonstrated excellence in manufacturing and business. The primary focus of the award is to acknowledge continuous improvement, best practices, creativity and innovation. This award supports AME's vision, mission and values of inspiring commitment to enterprise excellence through shared learning and access to best practices.


Pat Wardwell, LGC

Pat Wardwell is Lean Gold Certified, a member of the AME Excellence Award Council, an AME assessor and an examiner for the Shingo Prize.

Pat has trained and consulted on continuous improvement for more than 15 years in a wide variety of industries and process types including the not-for-profit GBMP. Before joining GBMP she was employed for about 18 years in a variety of manufacturing positions culminating in a position as vice president of operations. She has been learning about and applying Toyota Production System and related concepts and tools in real world situations for more than 20 years. 

  • Anyone looking for a robust set of criteria to guide their continuous improvement journey
  • Anyone interested to understand the AME Excellence Award and the related documents and process

Answer questions about the award criteria, the application process and the process from application to award.


You can become an AME member during the registration process for $150 per year. Your annual membership will also entitle you to a registration discount for all future AME conferences, seminars, workshops, and webinars for one year. Additionally, you will receive a subscription to the award winning Target magazine and much more. 

AME reserves the right to cancel any webinar due to unforeseen circumstances. If so, every effort will be made to reschedule the webinar and provide a recording.

Cancellation Policy: Enrollment fee will be refunded up to one week before the event. Substitutions may be made anytime prior to the start of the webinar. 

Note: You will not receive the webinar information until the registration is paid for.