WMS Receives High Achiever Distinction at Awards Summit

Chicago – July 8, 2014 – On June 5, WMS Gaming Inc. (WMS), a Scientific Games Company, received one of eleven High Achiever awards from the Manufacturing Leadership (ML) Council at the 2014 Manufacturing Leadership Summit. High achievers were selected in nine categories from recipients of the Manufacturing Leadership Awards, which were announced in March. WMS was recognized in the Supply Chain Leadership category for the WMS Procurement Transformation Project, which simplified the WMS supply chain by implementing sourcing strategies to increase efficiency and shorten material lead times. The initiative directly advanced WMS’ ongoing integration with Scientific Games and expedited the completion of prioritized organizational goals.

“This achievement represents truly collaborative innovation across the entire WMS end-to-end supply chain,” said Chris Hillman, WMS Vice President of Global Supply Chain. “The High Achiever distinction is a testament to our industry leadership and commitment to optimizing performance for our customers, and I am incredibly proud of the team’s accomplishment.”

WMS joins a number of distinguished companies in receiving the ML High Achiever Award, including Procter & Gamble Company, BMW Manufacturing Company, Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company and Oracle Corp.

David R. Brousell, Global Vice President & Editorial Director, Manufacturing Leadership Community, said, “Once again this year, ML Award winners exemplify a rising spirit in the manufacturing industry to 'break the egg’—to re-think assumptions, transform business models, employ game-changing technologies and aggressively move ahead to a better future. Innovation has truly become the driving force in the industry today."

About WMS 

WMS Gaming Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Scientific Games Corporation (the “Company”), is a leading supplier of innovative gaming entertainment products and services worldwide.  The Company designs, develops, manufactures, distributes and markets casino games and gaming machines, video lottery terminals and video gaming terminals.  More information on WMS can be found at now.wms.com or visit the Company on Facebook®, Twitter® or YouTube®.