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"Frost & Sullivan and FICCI’s 'India Manufacturing Excellence Awards (IMEA) 2017’ lauds Future Ready Factories across the Manufacturing Sector in India"


Date:2017-12-26


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The 14th edition of the 'India Manufacturing Excellence Awards (IMEA) 2017’ came to a spectacular close following the recognition of the best manufacturing companies in India on 13thDecember at ITC Maratha, in Mumbai. The program was jointly hosted by Frost & Sullivan and FICCI.

India Manufacturing Excellence Awards (IMEA) was conceptualized with a mission “to recognize Indian Manufacturing capability and assess its global competitiveness” and has been the premier platform to identify Future Ready Factories in the country. This year’s Manufacturing Excellence awards were presented to 25 companies across three major categories: Indian Manufacturer of the Year Award, Future Ready Factory of the Year Award and Gold Awards.

Talking about the partnership with Frost & Sullivan, Mr. Shyam Bang, Mentor, FICCI Manufacturing Committee and Chairman, NABCB said, “FICCI is happy to partner with Frost & Sullivan for Indian Manufacturing Excellence Awards 2017. Some Industry sectors have delivered the globally comparable products and services. All Industry sectors in India have to adopt global best practices in their systems and operations to achieve excellence and remain competitive. Competitiveness is not only the function of policy environment but also the internal systems of the organizations and manufacturers should strive to make these systems robust”.

Welcome Note by Aroop Zutshi, Global President & Managing Partner, Frost & Sullivan

 

Keynote address by Mr. Shyam Bang, Chairman - National Accreditation Board for Certification Bodies and Co-Chairman of Manufacturing Committee, FICCI

With a legacy of 13 years, IMEA has been one of the largest and most sought after on-site assessment and awards in recognizing and benchmarking industries across all sectors and categories. Built on the strong foundation of the ever evolving Global Excellence Model and delivered through a robust, acclaimed, and constantly enhanced objective assessment process, IMEA is derived from global best manufacturing practices. The awards recognize the best in class innovation, success stories and stellar performances exhibited in the manufacturing industry.

“Manufacturing sector in the last two decades has focused on imbibing Operational Excellence tools (Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigma, TQM, etc.) to improve efficiency, productivity, quality and reduce cost. The next two decades will be dedicated to using Industrial Internet of Things (Big Data, Additive Manufacturing, Artificial Intelligence, etc.) to drive the next level of productivity, flexibility and reliability improvement” said Mr. Nitin Kalothia, Director, Manufacturing & Process Consulting Practice, Frost & Sullivan.

Mahindra & Mahindra Limited – Igatpuri wins the “Indian Manufacturer of the Year 2017” Award 

This year Mahindra & Mahindra Limited – Igatpuri, was recognized with the “Indian Manufacturer of the year award” followed by Hyundai Motor India Limited - Chennai winning the 1stRunner-up award.

To know more about the India Manufacturing Excellence Awards and its methodology, please log on to: www.frost.com/imea

Recipients of the India Manufacturing Excellence Award 2017:

S. No.
Award Title
Company Name
Facility Location
Indian Manufacturer of the Year Award
1
Indian Manufacturer of the Year Award
Mahindra & Mahindra Limited
Igatpuri
2
Consistency Award -Aspirer
Mahindra & Mahindra Limited
Igatpuri
3
Indian Manufacturer of the Year Award - 1st Runner-up
Hyundai Motor India Limited
Chennai
Future Ready Factory of the Year Award
4
Future Ready Factory Award |Automotive Sector, Mega Large Business
Mahindra & Mahindra Limited- Plant 1
Nashik
5
Consistency Award -Aspirer
Mahindra & Mahindra Limited- Plant 1
Nashik
6
Future Ready Factory Award |Metals Sector, Mega Large Business
Bharat Aluminium Company Limited
Korba
7
Future Ready Factory Award |Auto Ancillary Sector, Large Business
WABCO India Limited - Plant 3
Chengalpet
8
Future Ready Factory Award |FMCG Sector, Large Business
Johnson & Johnson Private Limited
Baddi
9
Future Ready Factory Award |Metals Sector, Large Business
Sterlite Copper
Tutikorin
10
Future Ready Factory Award |Engineering Sector, Medium Business
Schneider Electric IT Business India Private Limited - IDF 01 & 02
Bangalore
11
Future Ready Factory Award |Engineering Sector, Medium Business
Schneider Electric India Private Limited
Chennai
12
Future Ready Factory Award |Engineering Sector, Medium Business
Philips Lighting India Limited
Vadodara
13
Future Ready Factory Award |Pharma Sector, Medium Business
Pfizer Limited
Goa
Gold Awards
14
Gold Award |Automotive Sector, Mega Large Business
VE Commercial Vehicles Limited
Pithampur
15
Gold Award |FMCG Sector, Mega Large Business
ITC Limited - India Tobacco Division
Munger
16
Gold Award |Engineering Sector, Large Business
SKF India Limited
Pune
17
Gold Award |Engineering Sector, Large Business
Sterlite Technologies Limited
Waluj
18
Gold Award |Process Sector, Large Business
UPL Limited - Unit 3
Ankleshwar
19
Gold Award |Engineering Sector, Medium Business
KEC International Limited
Butibori
20
Gold Award  - 1st Runner up| Engineering Sector, Medium Business
Barco Electronic Systems Private Limited
Noida
21
Gold Award  - 1st Runner up| Engineering Sector, Medium Business
Honeywell Security & Fire
Gurgaon
22
Gold Award  - 2nd Runner up| Engineering Sector, Medium Business
Sterlite Technologies Limited
Shendra
23
Gold Award |FMCG Sector, Medium Business
Johnson & Johnson Private Limited
Mulund
24
Gold Award |FMCG Sector, Medium Business
ITC Food Division - Biscuits Division
Haridwar
25
Gold Award |Process Sector, Emerging Business
Pernod Ricard India Private Limited
Derra Bassi

 

Hyundai Motor India Limited – Chennai wins the “Indian Manufacturer of the year 2017” Award - 1st Runner-up

 

Future Ready Factory of The Year Award Recipients 

 

Gold Award Recipients of the Year

 

Group photograph of all the Award Recipients at Frost & Sullivan’s 'India Manufacturing Excellence Awards (IMEA) 2017’

Media partners supporting the event were Automation Connect, Communications Today, Commercial Vehicle, ECargoLog, Efficient Manufacturing, Industrial Product Finder and Sustainability Next.

About Frost & Sullivan

Frost & Sullivan, the Growth Partnership Company, works in collaboration with clients to leverage visionary innovation that addresses the global challenges and related growth opportunities that will make or break today's market participants. For more than 50 years, we have been developing growth strategies for the Global 1000, emerging businesses, the public sector and the investment community. Is your organization prepared for the next profound wave of industry convergence, disruptive technologies, increasing competitive intensity, Mega Trends, breakthrough best practices, changing customer dynamics and emerging economies? Contact us: Start the discussion

About FICCI

FICCI (Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry) is a non-government, non-profit organization and is the voice of India’s business and industry. The organization offers a platform to network and provide collaborative solutions within and across sectors. It is the first port of call for Indian industry, policy makers, and the international business community.

Media Contact:

Srishti Choudhury,

Sr. Events Executive

M: +91 89834 82489; P: +91 20 4077 8850

E: srishti.choudhury@frost.com

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About Frost & Sullivan

Frost & Sullivan, the Growth Partnership Company, works in collaboration with clients to leverage visionary innovation that addresses the global challenges and related growth opportunities that will make or break today's market participants. For more than 50 years, we have been developing growth strategies for the Global 1000, emerging businesses, the public sector and the investment community. Is your organization prepared for the next profound wave of industry convergence, disruptive technologies, increasing competitive intensity, Mega Trends, breakthrough best practices, changing customer dynamics and emerging economies? Contact us: Start the discussion
About FICCI
FICCI (Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry) is a non-government, non-profit organization and is the voice of India’s business and industry. The organization offers a platform to network and provide collaborative solutions within and across sectors. It is the first port of call for Indian industry, policy makers, and the international business community.
Media Contact:
Srishti Choudhury,
Sr. Events Executive
M: +91 89834 82489; P: +91 20 4077 8850
E: srishti.choudhury@frost.com

Twitter: @Frost_MENASA

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