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ACMA organizes second Six Sigma National Competition in New Delhi Print E-mail
Written by Anand   
Wednesday, 15 July 2009
New Delhi:  The Automotive Component Manufacturers Association of India (ACMA) organized its second Six Sigma National Competition in New Delhi, where 14 participating teams from across the country made presentations of Six Sigma projects completed in their respective organizations.

Noble team of Rico Autos Industries Ltd. bagged the first prize and teams from Bosch Ltd and Wheels India Ltd bagged the Second and Third Prizes respectively.

A team of eminent jury members who had wide experience in the industry judged the presentations. The Jury members for the competition were: Mr. Alok Sharma, General Manager (Production), Shyam Telecom Ltd. , Mr. Hitesh Kakkar, AGM- Quality, Godrej & Boyce Mfg Co Ltd. and Mr. Govind Shanker Panday, Director Pharma Manufacturing, Ranbaxy Laboratories Ltd.

"Today, Indian economy is very much in need of quality products at lowest possible prices and just-in-time delivery. Six Sigma is regarded as one of the best tools to achieve these objectives. I am happy that ACMA Centre for Technology (ACT) has organized 2nd National Six Sigma Competition today to support and motivate the Indian auto component industry in this direction," said Mr. Arvind Kapur, President, ACT (ACMA Centre of Technology).

The Chief Guest for the occassion, Mr. Ravi Pandit, Chairman and CEO, KPIT Cummins Infosystems Ltd., emphasized that, "Six Sigma is a globally proven methodology for improvement of Quality and Productivity through team based, data-driven and analytical approach. It has worked wonders in bringing organizational change."

Senior executives at ACMA strongly believe that by encouraging interactive competitions such as this, the Indian Auto Component Manufacturers will be able to face the ever-growing demands and challenges of Quality, Cost and Delivery (QCD).

The first ACT Six Sigma National Competition was held in 2008 to commemorate the successful completion of a year since the formation of the ACT Six Sigma Club. The club’s objective was to bring Six Sigma Black Belt and Green Belt holders together by providing them a platform wherein they can exchange views, share experience and enhance their knowledge in implementing several Six Sigma Projects in their respective organizations.

 
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