Oct 3: JSW Steel, India’s leading steel company & flagship business of the $ 13 billion JSW Group, on Wednesday announced that it has been awarded the Deming Prize for its Vijayanagar Works manufacturing unit.
“The JSW Vijayanagar Works is the largest single location integrated steel plant in the world to be awarded the prestigious Deming Prize for excellence in Total Quality Management (TQM). The Deming Application Prize is a world-renowned annual quality award presented by the Union of Japanese Scientists and Engineers (JUSE) to companies that have achieved distinctive performance benchmarks through the application of TQM. The Deming Prize will be formally presented to JSW Steel on November 14, 2018 in Tokyo,” the company said.
Commenting on this achievement, Seshagiri Rao, Joint Managing Director of JSW Steel and Group CFO, said, “JSW Steel is privileged to be honoured with the Deming Prize for our Quality Management at Vijayanagar Works steel plant. It is testimony of JSW Steel’s uncompromising commitment to the TQM benchmarks we have set & achieved over the last several years. This coveted award complements our strong partnership with Original Equipment Manufacturers many of whom are Deming prize winners themselves. Our journey over the years has been exciting and this award is a tremendous inspiration for everyone at JSW Steel to move forward with the winning spirit and achieve new heights.”