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Awards 2017 - Kaizen competition

Kewaunee India participated in Kaizen competition for Safety & Environment organized by ABK AOTS DOSOKAI, Tamilnadu Centre on 13.05.2017 at their Chennai ABK center. Kewaunee India Production team had selected “Sludge free Pretreatment" as their Kaizen project and demonstrated along with other major companies like Godrej, TAFE, TVS, L&T, LUCAS TVS etc. A total of 97 companies and 400 plus Kaizens were presented to the selection committee. At the end, Kewaunee India team was crowned the Platinum Award (second highest next to Diamond award) followed by Gold and Silver category.

Team was mentored by Mr.Harikrishna Rao – General Manager and Kaizen was presented to selection committee by Mr.Annamalai - Manager Production, Mr.Sasikumar – Relationship Catalyst, Mr.Narasimharaju – Supervisor, Pretreatment / Powder coating and Mr.Kashinath – Powder coat department associate. Mr.David M. Rausch – President & CEO, Kewaunee USA & Mr.Sathyamurthy - MD & VP-International Operations congratulating the team.

Awards 2017 - APEA Award

Mr. Sathya was conferred with Asia Pacific Entrepreneurship Award (APEA) 2017 INDIA on Apr 2017 at a gala ceremony held at hotel JW Marriott Aerocity, New Delhi, by Enterprise Asia (a non-governmental organization for Entrepreneurship). The ceremony was attended by Central/State Ministers, Ambassadors, past winners across Asia and 400+ successful entrepreneurs/business leaders.

Awards 2017 - CII Award

Kewaunee India Team was honoured by CII with the "Active Customer Engagement" award as part of "CII Award for Customer Obsession -2016" in the inaugural edition held on June 16, 2017, at New Delhi. Kewaunee received this honour in the category “Large Business Organization – Manufacturing Sector”.

Mr. S.B. Gopal (National Manager) & Mr. Sasi Kumar B. (Relationship Catalyst – Kewaunee Global Customer Support) are shown receiving Award from Mr. R.C. Chaudhary, Hon’ble Minister of State for Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution, Govt. of India.

“I and the entire Kewaunee organization are very proud of our team in India and their accomplishment in receiving this very important and prestigious award. Kewaunee and our international team are continually focused on meeting and exceeding our customers’ needs and expectations, as this award demonstrates”. David M. Rausch, President & Chief Executive Officer, Kewaunee Scientific Corporation, USA.

“We are delighted to receive CII Customer Engagement Award competing against the best companies in India across all industries, it strengthens our belief in our organizational value to keep our customers first in all our business process, ” B. Sathya Murthy , Vice President & Managing Director (International Operations), Kewaunee Scientific Corporation.

Recognitions were based on the assessment made by a team of qualified judges from CII. A comprehensive, rigorous assessment process was designed in line with internationally practiced process. The assessment process involved submitting a detailed application document as per the Model Criteria. Based on the outcome of the macro level assessment clearance, onsite assessment has been carried out to further evaluate the maturity of practices and performance, in line with the requirements of the framework.

Founded in 1906, Kewaunee Scientific Corporation, NC, USA is a market leader in laboratory infrastructure products worldwide. Kewaunee Scientific Corporation India is a 100% subsidiary and market leader in laboratory infrastructure space in India has been setting up bench marks in innovative products and project delivery programs. While Kewaunee’s CFSP (Customer Facility Support programs) is well recognized in the industry, recently launched KGCS (Kewaunee Global Customer Support) program which identifies the top 100 customers of Kewaunee in India and custom design the support program for each customer is aimed at enhancing and personalizing Customer experience. Kewaunee continues to challenge its team and process for a superior customer service management programs. Competing against the heavy weights in entire Indian Industry and being recognized by CII is the proof to Kewaunee’s commitment to Indian customers.