Toyota Kirloskar Auto Parts’ case study presentation on ‘Productivity Improvement in Transmission Lines’ won the first prize at the IMTMA-ACE Micromatic Productivity Championship Awards 2018. The awards were given during the 12th National Productivity Summit of Indian Machine Tool Manufacturers’ Association (IMTMA) held in Chennai during August 24-25, 2018.
Mahindra & Mahindra and L&T MHPS Turbine Generators bagged the second and third prizes respectively for their case studies on ‘Frugal Automation in Vent Poking Process for High Pressure Moulding Line’ and ‘Capacity Enhancement and Process Optimisation of Blade Manufacturing’. Distinct Productivity Solutions, Bengaluru was conferred with SME Productivity Award 2018 for its case study on ‘Productivity Approach as a Tool for Price Sensitive Critical Component Manufacturing’.
The IMTMA-ACE Micromatic Productivity Championship Awards are organised to recognise and reward outstanding efforts from the shortlisted case studies of companies who have excelled in achieving superior performance with cash prizes worth Rs 10 lakh.
This year companies such as Bajaj Auto - Akurdi, Hero MotoCorp - Haridwar, L&T MHPS Turbine Generators - Surat, L&T MHPS Boilers - Surat, Mahindra & Mahindra, Foundry Division - Kandivali, Toyota Kirloskar Auto Parts - Bengaluru, and TVS Motor Company - Hosur, presented their case studies on productivity improvement projects for the IMTMA-ACE Micromatic Productivity Championship Awards.
Over 300 delegates participated in IMTMA’s National Productivity Summit 2018 having the theme of “Showcasing Competitiveness in Manufacturing”. The summit was inaugurated by M M Murugappan, Executive Chairman, Murugappa Group and Dr V Sumantran, Chairman, Celeris Technologies.