The Machinist Super Shopfloor Awards 2019 sets a new benchmark

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Note: Considering the current situation due to the outbreak of COVID-19, we have extended the deadline for the nominations until 6pm on the 17th April 2020. 


Having set a new benchmark with its Fifth Edition in 2019, The Machinist Super Shopfloor Awards 2019 will become bigger and grander in 2020!

From a story to a movement

What started off as a magazine story (article) in December 2014 has now become a movement of excellence in manufacturing! Having completed five consecutive editions thus far, The Machinist Super Shopfloor Awards platform is now all set for the milestone sixth edition in 2020. Instituted in 2015, The Machinist Super Shopfloor Awards platform recognises the excellence and success of Indian manufacturing units in the large as well as the SME segment. Winning shopfloors take home the Machie trophy. The Machie trophy is conferred upon plants that excel in various categories like Safety, Productivity, Machining Excellence, Digital Manufacturing, Innovation, Green Manufacturing and so on. Last year, ‘Maintenance’ was the new category that received tremendous response from the industry.

Total recall – Winners from 2019!

Duravit India Pvt. Ltd.’s Tarapur plant won the Machie trophy for The Machinist Super Shopfloor of the Year 2019 in SME – MNC category while Precision Camshafts Limited’s Chincholi, Solapur was bestowed upon The Machinist Super Shopfloor 2019 in SME –Indian category. In large enterprise segment, Honda Cars India Ltd’s Tapukara plant bagged the title. Of course, there were many more shopfloor winners in the other categories.

Apart from awarding the plants, The Machinist also recognised individual’s contribution to the industry. Ranga Brothers of N R Group were recognised as the Super Family Leaders while Udit Sheth, Vice Chairman, Setco Automotive Limited was declared as The Machinist Super Next Generation Leader. Aravind Melligeri, Chairman and CEO, Aequs Inc. was named as Super Entrepreneur of the year and Shekar Viswanathan, Vice Chairman and Whole-Time Director, Toyota Kirloskar Motor was bestowed upon with the Super CEO of the Year title. Kamal Bali, President & Managing Director, Volvo Group India received the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award 2019.

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Super Partners

The Machinist Super Shopfloor Awards 2019 was presented by Ace Micromatic Group and MotulTech India was the Powered by partner. Forbes & Company with its brand Totem Tools was the Cutting Tool partner while SIL was the Laser Partner. The others who supported the events were – Marposs India as Metrology Partner, Expo Partner for Automotive Manufacturing was Automotive Engineering Show Chennai and Automation Partner was Leuze Electronic. The Machinist Super Shopfloor Awards 2019 was also supported by Associate Partners – igus India, Tyrolit and Warrier Electronics with its brand WEFire.

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