-Wins 1st and 2nd prizes in two categories
-Emerges top case study contributor
Chennai: 26 November 2015: Hyundai Motor India Limited, the largest passenger car exporter and the second largest car manufacturer in India has struck gold in the recently concluded 8th Edition of National Cluster Summit 2015 organized by CII at New Delhi held on 23rd and 24th Nov 2015. HMIL has won the 1st prize in Quality category for its project on ‘E-Coat 7th Generation’ and 2nd prize in Green manufacturing for its award winning ‘RTO project’ (Regenerative Thermal Oxidation). HMIL also emerged as the top case study contributor in the 2015 edition which aims to maximize manufacturing competitiveness. Their projects were selected from amongst 150 entries.
An annual event by CII, this summit is much awaited by manufacturers (small, medium and large) to exchange ideas and learn from each other on the latest trends in energy conservation through automation and technology. It serves as a rich platform to promote, discuss and share ideas on this subject. This year’s theme was “Build SME Competitiveness: Invest in Clusters”.
Manufacturers are awarded in categories like Productivity, Quality, ‘Energy and Cost’, Total Employee Involvement, Green Manufacturing and Productivity, Quality, Cost, Delivery, ‘5S, Safety and Morale’ and Environment. HMIL won in the large industries category. This award further underscores HMIL’s highly recognized environment friendly initiatives in manufacturing and it’s strong focus on resource conservation while improving quality and efficiency. HMIL prides itself on not only making world class products but deploying eco-friendly practices in manufacturing them. The factory premises at Sriperumbudur near Chennai is home to several environmental initiatives such as not discharging any water and recycling it 100%, rain water harvesting ponds with a catchment of 2.75 lakh kilo litres of rain water, aiming to reduce energy consumption per car by 3-4% annually, being a few.
Winner of two successive ICOTY awards, customers have, time and again given their stamp of approval on the product line up with the latest CRETA garnering 70,000 bookings and Elite i20 crossing 1,50,000 sales milestone in the domestic market. Industry leaders have further endorsed their approval, through this recognition. The plant has also won several prestigious industry awards in the field of environment, safety, quality etc.