Siemens Gamesa Wins Deming Prize for Quality Standards in India

Siemens Gamesa has won the coveted Deming prize for its industrial operations covering all four of its manufacturing units and support functions in India

Siemens Gamesa Deming Prize

Siemens Gamesa, one of India’s leading renewable energy company, has been awarded the coveted Deming prize for its industrial operations covering all four of its manufacturing units and other support functions in India.

The prestigious Deming Prize is awarded by the Union of Japanese Scientists and Engineers (JUSE), to companies that have demonstrated exceptional performance through Total Quality Management (TQM).

The award means Siemens Gamesa becomes the first wind energy company in the world to have won this quality award. The formal Deming Prize Award Ceremony will take place on November 6 in Tokyo, Japan.

We are very proud to have won this award and are really happy to share it with all our employees, customers and suppliers whose great support has made this achievement possible, said Ramesh Kymal, chairman and managing director, Siemens Gamesa India.

“Renewables as an industry has become extremely cost-competitive and demands companies like us to reinvent ourselves to meet evolving market trends. The implementation of TQM practices has seen tremendous efficiency improvements and in turn has helped us deliver best in class products and solutions to our customers,” he added.

Siemens Gamesa has operated in India since 2009, and the base installed by the company recently surpassed the 6.2 GW mark. The company has two blade factories in Nellore (Andhra Pradesh), and Halol (Gujarat), a nacelle factory in Mamandur (Chennai, Tamil Nadu) and an operations & maintenance centre in Red Hills (Chennai, Tamil Nadu).

For his part, Ravichandran Narasimman, executive vice president for Industrial Operations at Siemens Gamesa India, said that “this four-year TQM journey has helped us develop a quality culture and ecosystem across the organization that has resulted in optimised outputs. Furthermore, it has also helped our suppliers optimise their processes and provide results for our customers across the entire value chain.”

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Ayush Verma

Ayush Verma

Ayush is a staff writer at saurenergy.com and writes on renewable energy with a special focus on solar and wind. Prior to this, as an engineering graduate trying to find his niche in the energy journalism segment, he worked as a correspondent for iamrenew.com.

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