Sundaram Auto Components Receives TPM Excellence Award for Mysuru Plant – ThePrint
Mysore (Karnataka) [India], Feb. 2 (ANI/NewsSee): Sundaram Auto Components Limited (SACL), a TVS Group company and one of India’s leading manufacturers of plastic automotive components, was awarded in the Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) Excellence category. Award” – presented by Japan Institute of Plant Maintenance (JIPM) for its Mysuru plant. With this award, SACL joins the elite list of 24 other companies globally and six in India to receive this award.
JIPM’s TPM award is globally coveted and demonstrates SACL’s commitment to improving product quality and production efficiency by preventing equipment failures, improving equipment quality and standardizing production. equipment at its Mysuru plant. With TVS Group being a torchbearer for the implementation of TQM and TPM in India, it was only natural that its SACL Group company would follow suit.
The journey began at its Mysuru factory in August 2016 with the aim of improving customer satisfaction through on-time delivery with the highest quality levels at minimum cost. As a result, the plant’s overall equipment efficiency improved by 20% between 2016 and 2021, a 50% reduction in customer service times and a 33% reduction in line defects. All of this has led to a considerable reduction in manufacturing costs, which has allowed the company to hold its own in an increasingly competitive market. This exercise has considerably improved the morale of the people working in the factory.
Reflecting on the significance of this award, Rajesh Oommen, President of SACL, said, “We are delighted to receive this honor from the JIPM, which is the highest level of TPM awards globally. The team worked diligently to implement, imbibe and standardize the overall TPM framework, resulting in increased productivity by minimizing waste. I am sure this recognition will further inspire the team to achieve better performance.
Carried out in two stages, a team of experts from the JIPM carries out the evaluation for the TPM prize. The assessment aims to assess plant policies, practices and performance around the eight pillars of the TPM technique.
Sundaram Auto Components Limited is part of the Sundaram Clayton Group and is the wholly owned subsidiary of TVS Motor Company. Since its inception in 1988, the company has grown into a full service provider of injection molded plastic solutions for the automotive industry.
At Sundaram Auto Components Limited, we strive for an uncompromising commitment to overall customer satisfaction by meeting strict quality standards, challenging technical requirements and meeting customer program deadlines. We firmly believe that our growth philosophy is – “to be the first choice for all stakeholders”. We achieve this through our passion for automotive and our continuous efforts in using plastic as a medium to provide innovative solutions to automotive requirements. We can achieve this through the experience of more than 25 years of developing automotive plastic parts and solutions and establishing seamless integration of processes from design engineering to manufacturing, ensuring that best practices are deployed across all sites.
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