Rane NSK Steering Systems bags 2018 Deming Prize

by Autocar Pro News Desk , 09 Oct 2018


Here’s another confirmation of the improving quality of made-in-India automotive products. The Rane Group has announced that its Rane NSK Steering Systems has been awarded the 2018 Deming Prize.

The Deming Prize, a highly prestigious quality award, is presented annually by the Union of Japanese Scientists and Engineers (JUSE) to companies that have achieved distinctive performance benchmarks through the application of Total Quality Management (TQM). The Deming Prize will be formally presented to Rane NSK Steering Systems on November 14 in Tokyo.

The company manufactures steering and suspension systems, friction materials, valve train components, occupant safety systems, die-casting products and provide connected mobility solutions.

The team at Rane NSK Steering Systems and the organisation has built comprehensive quality systems to produce world class products. This award recognizes their process robustness and emphasis on continuous improvement.

Commenting on this achievement, L Ganesh, chairman of the Rane Group, said, “It is a proud moment for Rane NSK Steering Systems to be awarded the 2018 Deming Prize. The Rane Group is privileged to be honored with Three Deming Grand Prizes and Five Deming Prizes for various business units. The TQM journey which started in the year 2000 has come full circle with all our major manufacturing businesses having secured Deming Prize. This award will further motivate the team to shift gears from operational excellence to business excellence with emphasis on result areas.”

Headquartered in Chennai, India, Rane Group is engaged primarily in manufacturing auto components for over five decades. The Rane Group is a preferred supplier to major OEMs in India and abroad. Through its group companies, it manufactures steering and suspension systems, friction materials, valve train components, occupant safety systems, die-casting products and provides connected mobility solutions.