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V-Guard’s Kashipur Factory Felicitated as Bronze Winner in National Awards for Manufacturing Competitiveness (NAMC)

India’s leading consumer electrical and electronics company – V-Guard Industries Ltd.’s Kashipur factory was felicitated as the Bronze Winner in National Awards for Manufacturing Competitiveness (NAMC) instituted by International Research Institute for Manufacturing (IRIM) for the year 2014-15. This award was received by Mr. R. P. Singh – General Manager, Kashipur, V-Guard Industries Ltd. at a glittering ceremony held on 7th August, 2015 at ITC Grand Chola, Chennai.


Mr. Anand Louie, Director-IRIM
welcomed the gathering and spoke about the optimistic trend prevailing in the Indian manufacturing scenario despite the challenging times at the global arena. The Chief Guest of the function was Dr. S. K. Nanda, IAS, Chairman and Managing Director – Gujarat State Fertilizer Corporation Limited. Dr. S. K Nanda distributed the awards, addressed the gathering and encouraged the participants to adopt the global best practices. He also discussed about the development of new technology and innovative products and hinted that improving environmental health & safety standards will be a key to growth in sustaining manufacturing standards in India.

Sharing his thoughts regarding this achievement, Mr. Mithun Chittilappilly – Managing Director, V-Guard Industries Ltd. said “It is a moment of great pride and honour for us to have won this prestigious award instituted by International Research Institute for Manufacturing. We at V-Guard strongly believe in adapting to changing trends of this highly competitive and dynamic consumer electricals and electronics industry. V-Guard is committed to upholding business values and innovation is in our DNA. We as an organization completely understand our responsibility to improve our products to meet our consumers’ preferences and requirements and at the same time abide by the set requisite health and safety standards. This accolade is a testament to our competitiveness in terms of our commitment towards our consumers and the environment at large.”

Mr. Gnana Reuben, Sr. Manager- QA, V-Guard along with Mr. Harish, Sr. Manager-Mktg, V-Guard and Mr. Ganeswara Rao, Proprietor-Surya Ganesh Electricals, Eluru (AP) graced the occasion.

About V-Guard Industries Ltd.

V-Guard Industries Limited is a Kochi based company, incepted in 1977 by Mr. Kochouseph Chittilapilly to manufacture and market Voltage stabilizers. What started in 1977 with two employees and a burning passion is now a force to reckon with in the Indian electric and electronic goods panorama. The company has since then established a strong brand name and aggressively diversified to become a multi-product company catering to the Light Electricals sector manufacturing Voltage stabilizers, Invertors & Digital UPS systems, Pumps, House wiring/LT cables, Electric water heaters, Fans, Solar water heaters and has also recently forayed into Induction cooktops, Mixers and Grinders and Switchgears.

About International Research Institute for Manufacturing

The International Research Institute for Manufacturing (IRIM) is a professional body involved in supporting the manufacturing industry in various parts of the world through research, consulting and training services. IRIM is considered as the most preferred partner by renowned manufacturing organizations when it comes to deploying the right manufacturing strategy and it seeks to be agents of positive change.

Photo Caption:From Left to Right: Mr. Anand Louie, Director, International Research Institute for Manufacturing(IRIM) is standing on the extreme left Dr S. K. Nanda, IAS , Chairman & Managing Director, Gujarat State Fertiliser Corporation Limited is handing over the award to Mr. R. P. Singh General Manager, HWC Factory, V-Guard Industries Limited, Kashipur, Uttarakhand. The others are : Mr. Gnana Reuben, Senior Manager Quality Assurance – Wires & Cables , V-Guard Industries Limited, Mr Ganeswara Rao, Proprietor-Surya Ganesh Electricals, Eluru.


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