JK Tyre’s Chennai Plant awarded rank #2 for adopting Green Manufacturing practises.
JK Tyre Industries’ Chennai plant has been awarded the second best company for adopting green manufacturing practices and deploying sustainability by the International Research Institute for Manufacturing (IRIM), as informed by an official press statement.
Bharat Petroleum Corporation (BPCL) Mumbai refinery has bagged the top award, and Larsen and Toubro Rubber Processing Machinery in Kanchipuram, Chennai has received the third prize. Overall thirteen companies were recognized by IRIM.
Anand Louie, Director-IRIM welcomed the gathering and spoke about the Green manufacturing scenario in India and the need for companies to adopt green manufacturing practices. He emphasized on how an organization can bring business growth while contributing to the betterment of the environment.
IRIM, as an unbiased third party evaluated and rated each company on its unique Green manufacturing barometer. This rating was achieved through a structured assessment of the manufacturing facility on 15 indicators of IRIM’s Green Manufacturing framework.