Kirloskar Brothers Ltd (KBL) received honours from two prominent associations, Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry (ASSOCHAM) and International Research Institute for Manufacturing (IRIM) for its contribution towards promoting an all-inclusive work-culture and manufacturing excellence, respectively.
The company’s all-women manufacturing facility dedicated towards the manufacturing of the company’s domestic range of pumps, located at Kaniyur near Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, was honoured for being the Best Employer for Women at the 2nd ASSOCHAM ‘Diversity & Inclusion Excellence Awards & Conclave’ 2021. It bagged the second runner up position at the event and was recognized for promoting an all-inclusive work culture at its all-women manufacturing plant at Kaniyur. The bagged ASSOCHAM ‘Diversity & Inclusion Excellence Awards’, acknowledges some of the most significant endeavours and persistent efforts of corporates and leaderships to promote diversity and inclusiveness at their workplace.
The company’s another manufacturing facility located at Dewas, Madhya Pradesh, was awarded the Silver medal at the 7th edition of the prestigious National Awards for Manufacturing Competitiveness (NAMC) 2019-20, instituted by IRIM. The facility manufacturing agricultural, domestic, and industrial pumps up to 30 HP, won the prestigious NAMC award, which is a unique awards programme that recognizes non-conventional approaches and tailor-made strategies of organizations, for its continued manufacturing excellence over the years.
Speaking on the achievement, Rama Kirloskar, Director, KBL, asserted, “This remains a moment of immense pride for all of us. I would like to thank ASSOCHAM and International Research Institute for Manufacturing (IRIM) for recognising our efforts. This award is dedicated to every member of the KBL family who has helped us reach where we are today.”
She further added, “At KBL, we have always believed in setting new trends, which become milestones for the industry at large. We have been setting benchmarks of engineering excellence and this recognition stands as testimony to our commitment. Similarly, diversity and inclusion are values that define KBL’s workplace culture, and the company has a legacy of being ahead of the curve in building an inclusive workforce.”
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