Nuvoco Vistas Corp. Ltd. (formerly Lafarge India Limited), one of the leading building materials manufacturers, won the 'Best in Class Continuous Improvement Award' during the 7th Manufacturing Supply Chain (MSC) Awards 2018 recently organised by Future Supply Chain (FSC) and KamiKaze Media group in Mumbai.
The award was given to Nuvoco's Jojobera Cement Plant (JCP) for demonstrating continuous improvement in manufacturing through cost reductions in Specific Power Consumption (SPC) and Specific Heat Consumption (SHC), increase in productivity by using cementation additions, and plant logistics like augmenting road dispatch in the last few years.
MSC Awards recognise companies for their achievements in driving manufacturing and supply chain excellence. With innovation at the heart of these awards; these are the accolades for the forward thinkers, the experimenters and the early adopters in Manufacturing and Supply Chain.
"This is a proud moment for all of us at Nuvoco. Such recognitions are testament to the quality and innovation of Nuvoco products and services, as well as our ability to deliver solutions to meet specific customer requirements. We look forward to contributing to the country's building materials industry for many years to come. I would like to congratulate the Jojobera team for their efforts and our senior management for their guidance," said JCP Senior Vice President Manoj Agrawal.
Ujjwal Batria, CEO, Nuvoco and Sunil Mahajan, Chief of Manufacturing and SCM were also present on the occasion.
Some of the nominees in this category were from varying industries ranging from Automobiles, Pharmaceuticals, FMCG, Telecon, Chemicals, Cement, Heavy Engineering, Print and Steel.