Apollo Tyres’ Chennai plant, situated in the southern part of the nation, has bagged the Platinum award under the large size group of the FICCI’s Quality Systems Honors for Manufacturing 2012.
Mr. Saurabh Chandra, secretary, Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion, Government of India gave away this most coveted honor to the well known company.
Mr. Satish Agarwal, chief, Company’s Corporate Manufacturing, who pocketed the honor, together with John Devadason, division head of thec company’s facility stated, “While making proposals for this manufacturing plant, we have ‘interrogated’ subsisting practices, analyzed benchmarked systems within the company as well as outside with a need to generate an iconic fabrication plant. Gratitude like FICCI Quality Systems honor reinforces our determination towards additional improvement of our quality systems crosswise fabrication sites.”
The FICCI Quality System Honors were brought in with the aim to distinguish the sturdiness of superiority systems in companies.
Firms get rewarded for exhibiting outstanding quality systems, which result in a methodical enhancement in recital.
The country’s Quality Council is the knowledge associate for these honors.
While talking on the event, Mr. Sanjay Bhatia, board member and chairman, Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry’s manufacturing group, stated, “The company’s Chennai facility is a high-tech plant, with steep standards and reliable quality methods. We would be eager to share the most excellent practices of the company with other candidates and also with the business generally that would work as a means to support other makers to take on healthy quality methods and thereby confront rivalry in the worldwide market.”
The company’s Chennai plant is situated on a more than 128 acre place and was constructed with a total investment of more than Rs 21 billion (i.e. around £252 million). This all radial facility bags the capacitance to manufacture 16,000 passenger vehicle tyres in addition to 6,000 truck-bus tyres on a daily basis.
During the existing year, seventy nine firms including automobile, steel, electronics, chemicals, tyres, engineering, paper, cement, fast moving consumer goods, refinery, food as well as fabrics segments lodged applications for these honors.
The board members consisted of –
- Mr. B Venkataram, Secretary General, Quality Council of India
- Mr. Surendra Singh, Ex Cabinet Secretary, Indian administration
- Mr. Shyam Bang, Executive Director, Jubilant Life Sciences Ltd
- Mr. Rohit Relan, Managing Director, Bharat Seats Ltd
- Mr. Sanjay Bhatia, Managing Director, Hindustan Tin Works Ltd
- Mr. Gaurav Dave, Joint Secretary, National Manufacturing Competitiveness committee