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Sterlite Tech bags two F&S IMEA 2016 Awards for optical fibre manufacturing

Sterlite Tech bagged two Frost & Sullivan India Manufacturing Excellence Awards (IMEA) 2016 for its fully integrated optical fibre (OF) manufacturing units at Waluj and Shendra, Aurangabad.

The awards were recently announced by F&S in a glittering ceremony at Mumbai. Sterlite Tech’s OF Waluj facility won the ‘Gold Award - Process Sector, Large Business’ and it’s OF Shendra facility won ‘Gold Certificate of Merit’. With this, the Waluj Unit has become India’s first to win the recognition in the Process Sector for OF.

Additionally, Sterlite Tech’s Lean Six Project on “Reduction of scrap due to bubble defect” was also recognised as Second Runner-Up in ‘Process Innovation’ category under F&S Project Evaluation & Recognition program (PERP) 2016. This project was appreciated for the methodology used and systematic approach towards problem-solving.

Highlighting the recognition, KS Rao, Managing Director & COO, Sterlite Technologies, said, “The double recognitions this year are a testimony of our commitment to excellence in optical communication products. These awards are strong endorsements for our high-quality manufacturing, R&D capabilities and innovative smarter network solutions that are enabling broadband infrastructure creation for the global telecom industry.”

Frost & Sullivan IMEA 2016 expert teams assessed the units’ consonance of strategic goals towards business growth, their derivative organisational objectives towards enhanced competitiveness and the facility’s operational performance towards manufacturing effectiveness.

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