Hyundai Motor India Ltd. (HMIL), India’s first smart mobility solutions provider and largest exporter since inception, was honored with the ‘Indian Manufacturer of the Year 2019’ for World Class Manufacturing and Smart Factory Award for IOT readiness and Production Excellence. This is the highest recognition conferred to any manufacturer, by Frost & Sullivan at the India Manufacturing Excellence Awards 2019, and this is the third time that Hyundai is being given this award.
Participants were put through a stringent assessment process spread across every functions, both in core and support areas, spanning over 3-4 days by expert assessors of Frost & Sullivan at the company production facilities. Out of 94 companies who participated in the first-level qualification, 78 companies underwent site assessment by the organisers, from which the winners were selected.
Accepting the award, Mr. S.S. Kim, MD & CEO, Hyundai Motor India, said: “I’m overwhelmed to receive this award. This recognition acknowledges HMIL’s commitment to the India market and our India plant is a true expression of manufacturing excellence. Since inception, Hyundai has been consistently producing the greatest innovative and superior technology products for the New Age Indian customers. Today, through our Smart and Value engineering we are producing the most iconic and awarded cars from our plant and exporting it to the world as well. I thank and appreciate Frost and Sullivan for instituting this very important platform which brings manufacturing excellence to the forefront. We will continue to create pathbreaking products and foster new manufacturing technologies to stay ahead of time of the Indian automobile industry.”
The ‘Indian Manufacturer of the Year Award’ and ‘Smart Factory Award 2019’ Awards handed over by Mr. Aroop Zutshi, Global President and Managing Partner, Frost and Sullivan.