The best of Indian manufacturing units were felicitated at The Machinist Super Shopfloor Awards 2018

National, 6th June, 2018: The fourth edition of The Machinist Super Shopfloor Awards 2018, organised by Worldwide Media Pvt Ltd (WWM), took place in Mumbai on May 31, 2018. The distingushed event acknowledged and celebrated the success of Indian manufacturing units. The ‘Machie’ trophy was conferred upon the winners in various categories such as Safety, Productivity, Machining Excellence, Digital Manufacturing, Innovation and Green Manufacturing. The awards platform also included non-manufacturing categories such as Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), Human Resources (HR) and Supply Chain Management.

One of the leading manufacturing plant Supreme Treon, Sanand Plant 1 was declared as The Machinist Super Shopfloor of the Year in the SME segment while Hyundai India’s Engine 2, Chennai plant won The Machinist Super Shopfloor of the Year under the Large Enterprises category for their overall performances.

Apart from rewarding best practices adopted by the Shopfloors, The Machinist also recognised individual’s contribution towards the Indian manufacturing sector. In this effort, Sriram Viji Deputy Managing Director, Brakes India was announced as The Machinist Super Next Generation Leader 2018 while Sudhir Mehta, Chairman & Managing Director, Pinnacle Industries was declared as The Machinist Super Entrepreneur of the Year 2018. The Machinist Lifetime Achievement Award 2018 was bestowed upon Dr. Andreas Lauermann, President and Managing Director, Volkswagen India Pvt Ltd. The prestigious Machinist Super CEO of the Year 2018 was conferred to Dr. Pawan Kumar Goenka, Managing Director, Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd.

The event featured an insightful discussion amongst the reputed personalities between luminaries and reputed personalities from the Indian manufacturing industry. Eminent speakers such as Dr. Pawan Kumar Goenka, Managing Director, Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd, Alain Spohr, Managing Director, Alstom India & South Asia, Dr. Andreas Lauermann, President & Managing Director, Volkswagen India and T K Ramesh, Chief Executive Officer, Micromatic Machine Tools Pvt. Ltd. were participated in the riveting conversation.

The Machinist Super Shopfloor Awards 2018 was presented by Ace Micromatic Group and Powered by MotulTech India. The other partners for the ceremony were Forbes & Company Ltd (TOTEM), igus India, Tyrolit Group, Marposs Group and Warrier Electronics. Logistics Partner for the event were TVS Logistics Services Limited.

The Machinist, part of the Worldwide Media (WWM), takes forward the legacy of some of the most successful awards in the country in varied fields such as Filmfare, Top Gear Awards and Lonely Planet Awards  amongst others. With the immense popularity that The Machinist Super Shopfloor Awards is garnering, it is sure to reach new heights in the coming years.