Essar Steel Hazira, received the Gold Award in the Metals Sector, Mega Large Business category, at the Indian Manufacturing Excellence Awards (IMEA) 2012, held at the Hyatt Regency, Mumbai, on December 14, 2012. This award is instituted by Economic Times and Frost & Sullivan. The award is based on a stringent three-day audit of Lean manufacturing practices at the Hazira facility. More than 100 sites are assessed every year covering a spectrum of manufacturing industries across India.
G Sekhar, Head for Essar Manufacturing Excellence, also gave the opening presentation on ‘Building a sustainable and safe culture in Hazira’, at the ‘Manufacturing summit’ held concurrently.