It gives me immense pleasure in informing you that Piramal Glass has won the Silver Award in the 2010 India Manufacturing Excellence Award. This Award has been instituted by Frost & Sullivan in partnership with The Economic Times.
Piramal glass has been acknowledged for its progress towards lean with a "Silver Certificate of Merit" by an eminent jury comprising some of the luminaries of the Indian industry. The jury applauded the efforts put in by Piramal Glass as it is the first to receive the distinction from Glass Industry.
This year, the Awards Committee received 174 applications out of which 82 were site assessed. The process involves application review followed by a site visit to assesses 14 factors with 455 check points and gives a score out of 1200 points. These factors include the organization’s emphasis on Customer Focus, Safety & Environment, Innovation, Inventory Management, Supply Chain, Leadership Commitment and the like.
The Awards were given jointly by Frost & Sullivan and The Economic Times at a glittering ceremony at The ITC Grand Central Maratha, Mumbai. Mr. Sudhir Mohan Trehan, Managing Director of Crompton Greaves graced the occasion as the Chief Guest.
This Award was initiated in 2004 with the over-riding objective of recognizing Indian manufacturing competitiveness on a global scale. This Award helps the company benchmark the improvement journey done so far by an independent assessor and bench mark the same with world standards.
Our journey that started more than 20 years back has seen us scale one milestone after the others. An award like this provides an impetus in our pursuit to be the amongst the top 3 niche specialty glass manufacturers in the world. We are committed to achieve this.
We have made strategic investments in world class business processes like Manufacturing Excellence (journey to achieve Six Sigma) & SAP – ECC 6. Modern management techniques like Balanced Scorecard, X Matrix & EVA are also being implemented.
We are the cusp of a sustained growth. We value your support so far and look forward to a continued and mutually fruitful partnership.