Ashok Leyland, flagship of the Hinduja Group, on Wednesday received the prestigious 2017 Deming Prize for its Hosur Unit II manufacturing facility.
The Deming Prize is one of the highest awards on Total Quality Management. It is a global award, which is the oldest and most widely recognized award in the world, given to companies that have established customer oriented business objectives and strategies, and implemented Total Quality Management (TQM) to achieve them.
Vinod K. Dasari, Managing Director, Ashok Leyland, said, “Ashok Leyland brand stands for quality. Our endeavor is to achieve the best quality in everything that we do. Winning the Deming Prize consecutively for our second unit is a testimony to our efforts and our belief.”
According to R Sivanesan, Senior Vice President – Quality, Sourcing and Supply Chain, Ashok Leyland, “Our Hosur plant has now secured the highest recognition in TQM, which no other CV manufacturer, outside Japan, has achieved. This is resultant of our intense focus on quality processes and customer oriented approach with efficient people management.”