Hyundai Motor India has won the ‘Indian Manufacturer of the Year 2019’ for world-class manufacturing and ‘Smart Factory Award’ for IoT readiness and production excellence from Frost & Sullivan at the India Manufacturing Excellence Awards 2019. Hyundai says that this is the third time it has been conferred with this award.
According to Frost & Sullivan, 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. Frost & Sullivan claims that the assessment process was carried out at Hyundai Motor India's production facility for 3-4 days.
S S Kim, MD and CEO, Hyundai Motor India said, “I am 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 path-breaking products and foster new manufacturing technologies to stay ahead of time of the Indian automobile industry.”
Frost & Sullivan is a business consulting firm involved in market research and analysis, growth strategy consulting and corporate training across multiple industries. The company claims to be in partnership with over 1,000 companies globally.
Hyundai Motor India (HMIL) has 502 dealers and more than 1,324 service points across India, and at present also exports to around 91 countries.