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BALCONAGAR : Bharat Aluminium Company Limited (Balco) has always tried to be in the best Aluminium Producing Companies of the World. It’s high quality standards, state of the art technology and a dedicated human resource capital has often been recognised on different forums in India as well as around the World. The latest recognition is the “India Manufacturing Excellence Award – GOLD Award-2014” for touching new heights in the areas of globally recognised standards such as production, productivity, quality, industrial health, safety, environment management and leadership.
The much coveted award was received on behalf of Balco by Deepak Prasad, Head-Aluminium Business, Ravish Sharma, Head-Pot Room Maintenance and Mr. Gautam Dey, Incharge, Cast House-2 (Operations) at a well attended function held at Hotel Trident in Mumbai. Ramesh Nair, CEO and Whole Time Director, Balco has wholeheartedly congratulated Balco family for getting the Award. He is hopeful that Balco will continue to maintain its lead and even reach greater heights in areas of production, productivity, quality and customer satisfaction.
Deepak Prasad shared that Balco has received this award for the 3rd time in the ‘Mega Industries Category’. This award is awarded annually to such companies after precisely analysing the Company’s commitment to ascertaining quality standards in its raw materials, process control, constant quality in finished goods, the implementation of innovative ideas and to be in constant touch with changes happening in the industry and in the business environment and also adopting such changes suitable to the unit. Apart from these the other discernible factors are employee welfare, industrial health, safety and environment, corporate social responsibility. Units who are found suitable for the award are in constant pursuit of reaching outstanding standards in every sphere and don’t spare any efforts in continual improvement.
The India Manufacturing Excellence Award (I.M.E.A.) was established in the year 2004 by Frost & Sullivan. It was started to help Companies to forge ahead in competition and at the same time maintain a lean organisation. Since 2009, this Award is annually presented jointly, by Frost & Sullivan and The Economic Times.
I.M.E.A possesses an system of evaluation which recognises international excellent production processes. This evaluation method is constantly updated in the best possible ways. The aim of the Award is not only to recognise India’s Excellent Production Facilities but to also prepare a well organised evaluation process, to prepare an optimum production map and to highlight areas which need improvement.