Sterlite Industries India Limited (SIIL) is the principal subsidiary of Vedanta Resources plc, a diversified and integrated FTSE 100 metals and mining company, with principal operations located in India and Australia.
Online PR News – 29-September-2012 – Tuticorin – Tuticorin : Sterlite Copper has bagged a prestigious award in the Kaizen competition organised by Confederation of Indian Industry (Southern Region) on Wednesday.
The award was received by the Refinery team of Sterlite Copper from Mr.C.Narasimhan , Advisor, M/s.Sundaram Clayton Ltd in a function held at Chennai. 55 companies presented 121 Kaizen projects in the competition and the Refinery Operations project of Sterlite Copper won the award in the Process Industry category.
Kaizen (Japanese for "improvement" or "change for the better") is a philosophy or set of practices that focus on continuous improvement of processes in manufacturing, engineering, supporting business processes, and management. The Kaizen concept stimulates productivity improvement as an ongoing process in companies. The Kaizen Competition of CII Southern Region is organized every year to recognize and encourage member companies which give importance to continuous improvements through Kaizens.
“Over the years, organizations have been successfully practicing Kaizen for excellence. Many Indian organizations have realized that the basic imperatives to survive in today’s competitive environment need Kaizen-Continuous Improvement. It is a great honour for us to receive the award. It stands testimony to various positive standards shown by Sterlite on a continuous basis for continual improvement,” said Mr.K.Pankaj, Vice President, Operations, Sterlite Copper on the achievement.
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