Hyundai Motor India Limited wins ‘Indian Manufacturer of the Year – 2019’ and ‘Smart Factory Award’ at the India Manufacturing Excellence Awards instituted by Frost & Sullivan

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Mumbai, 26th December, 2019: Hyundai Motor India Limited, India’s first smart mobility solutions provider and largest exporter since inception, was honored with the ‘Indian Manufacturer of the Year 2019’ for World Class Manufacturing and Smart Factory Award for IOT readiness and Production Excellence.  This is the highest recognition conferred to any manufacturer, by Frost & Sullivan at the India Manufacturing Excellence Awards 2019, and this is the third time that Hyundai is being given this award.

Participants were put through a stringent assessment process spread across every functions, both in core and support areas, spanning over 3-4 days by expert assessors of Frost & Sullivan at the company production facilities. Out of 94 companies who participated in the first-level qualification, 78 companies underwent site assessment by the organisers, from which the winners were selected.

Accepting the award, Mr. S.S. Kim, MD & CEO, Hyundai Motor India said, “I’m overwhelmed to receive this award. This recognition acknowledges HMIL’s commitment to the India market and our India plant is a true expression of manufacturing excellence. Since inception, Hyundai has been consistently producing the greatest innovative and superior technology products for the New Age Indian customers. Today, through our Smart and Value engineering we are producing the most iconic and awarded cars from our plant and exporting it to the world as well. I thank and appreciate Frost and Sullivan for instituting this very important platform which brings manufacturing excellence to the forefront. We will continue to create pathbreaking products and foster new manufacturing technologies to stay ahead of time of the Indian automobile industry.” 

The ‘Indian Manufacturer of the Year Award’ and ‘Smart Factory Award 2019’ awards handed over by Mr Aroop Zutshi, Global President and Managing Partner, Frost and Sullivan.

About Frost and Sullivan: 

Frost & Sullivan, the Growth Partnership Company, enables clients to accelerate growth and achieve best in class positions in growth, innovation and leadership. The company’s Growth Partnership Service provides the CEO and the CEO’s Growth Team with disciplined research and best practice models to drive the generation, evaluation and implementation of powerful growth strategies. Frost & Sullivan leverages over 50 years of experience in partnering with Global 1000 companies, emerging businesses and the investment community from more than 40 offices on six continents.

About HMIL :

Hyundai Motor India Limited (HMIL) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Hyundai Motor Company (HMC). HMIL is India’s first smart mobility solutions provider and the number one car exporter since inception in India. It currently has 12 car models across segments SANTRO, GRAND i10 NIOS, ELITE i20, ACTIVE i20, XCENT, VERNA, ELANTRA, VENUE, CRETA, TUCSON, KONA Electric, India’s First Fully Electric SUV and the newly launched Grand i10 NIOS. HMIL’s fully integrated state-of-the-art manufacturing plant near Chennai boasts of advanced production, quality and testing capabilities.

HMIL forms a critical part of HMC’s global export hub. It currently exports to around 91 countries across Africa, Middle East, Latin America, Australia and Asia Pacific. To support its growth and expansion plans, HMIL currently has 502 dealers and more than 1,324 service points across India. In its commitment to provide customers with cutting-edge global technology, Hyundai has a modern multi-million-dollar R&D facility in Hyderabad. The R&D centre endeavours to be a center of excellence in automobile engineering.

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