The Machinist Super Shopfloor Awards 2019 sets a new benchmark
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The Machinist Super Shopfloor Awards 2019 recently took place at Bengaluru. The aim of this event was to recognise the success the Indian manufacturing units in large as well as SME categories. The trophy was conferred upon the plants that excelled in various categories including Safety, Productivity, Machining Excellence, Digital Manufacturing, Innovation, Green Manufacturing etc. This year ‘Maintenance’ was the new category that received tremendous response from the industry.
Duravit India Pvt. Ltd.’s Tarapur plant won the 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.
Apart from awarding the plants, The Machinist also recognises individual’s contribution to the industry. Ranga Brothers of N R Group was recognised a 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 Super CEO of the Year title. Kamal Bali, President & Managing Director, Volvo Group India received prestigious The Machinist Lifetime Achievement Award 2019.
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 Engineering was Automotive Engineering Show Chennai and Automation Partner Leuze ElectronicThe Machinist Super Shopfloor Awards 2019 was also supported by Associate Partners – igus India, Tyrolit and Warrier Electronics with its brand WEFire.