Visteon India’s Chennai plant bags safety award

by Kiran Bajad 15 Jun 2018


Visteon Electronics India, a subsidiary of the global cockpit electronics supplier Visteon Corporation, has been awarded a ‘Certificate of Merit - Safety Excellence’ by Frost & Sullivan and The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI).

Visteon’s Chennai plant was assessed by a panel of experts in safety systems and processes. They evaluated the initiatives that were deployed at the plant for promoting a safe workplace.

The evaluations also included several procedures that were incorporated at the plant for maintaining and improving the plant’s high safety standards. According to the evaluators, Visteon was rated above the industry average in the following categories: safety management, process safety, equipment safety, people safety and occupational health.

The award was presented to S G Senthil, manufacturing head, Visteon India, during the Sustainability and Safety awards event hosted by Frost & Sullivan on June 1 in Mumbai. The event saw the presence of Vijay Kalra, CEO, Mahindra Vehicle Manufacturers and chief marketing officer at Mahindra & Mahindra, and Rajiv Gandhi, senior executive director of production, Maruti Suzuki India, and other thought leaders in the industry.  

“At Visteon, we strongly believe in a safety first mindset and are pleased to be recognised by Frost & Sullivan and TERI for our safety approach. We are constantly challenging ourselves with industry leaders to assess our safety practices and this audit is one of the initiatives to assess our standards. This is a moment of great pride for the Visteon India team and great motivation for our goal of reaching to the world-class standards on safety practices," said Barkathulla Khan, plant head, Visteon India.

Visteon India develops, engineers and manufactures vehicle cockpits, electronics software and products for leading global automakers. The company, which has technical centres in Pune, Chennai and Bangalore, delivers advanced global technology and innovative solutions from its manufacturing facility in Chennai.

The Visteon Technical and Services Centre (VTSC) in Chennai is one of India’s largest embedded software development centres for the automotive industry. VTSC supports Visteon’s operations around the world and is part of Visteon’s global knowledge and business centre. 

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