E-Z-GO is well known for its business and operational excellence. In 2009, E-Z-GO received the coveted Shingo Prize for Operational Excellence. That same year, the company's Augusta facility was named one of Industry Week magazine's top 10 manufacturing plants in North America. The company's facilities follow ISO 9001 standards. E-Z-GO vehicles are designed and manufactured by Textron Specialized Vehicles, a division of Textron Inc. that also manufactures commercial and industrial utility vehicles, recreational side-by-side UTVs, and ground support equipment for the aviation industry.