Sigma Electric wins 5S Excellence Award 2016-17.
Pune: Sigma Electric Manufacturing Corporation Pvt Ltd added another feather to its cap by winning second place in the coveted 5S Excellence Award for 2016-17, conducted by Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) for Western Region. The award was given away at a one-day seminar on the Best 5S Practices conducted on April 18, 2017.
This year over 50 manufacturing companies from diversified sectors and cities participated. Organizations that conform to 5S standards are put through stringent tests and audits to assess overall compliance with 5S standards and norms. 5S certification is widely accepted as definitive proof of an organization's efficiency, the quality of workplace and good performance in their field.
Niteen Inamdar, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Sigma Electric said “I am proud to say that we have stood second in 5S Excellence Award conducted by CII for western region for 2016-17. This award establishes us as a world-class facility that provides quality and performance at par with global standards. I congratulate the entire workforce and management for their support and commitment towards 5S practice.”
5S awards are given based on an organization's level of compliance with all the guidelines laid out in the 5S system. Initially developed in Japan and adopted by manufacturing industries worldwide, the 5S system was later widely adopted by other industries including the service industry. The 5S system is a method of workplace organization built around five Japanese words 'seiri, seiton, seiso, seiketsu and shitsuke'. In English, these words translate into 'sort out, set in order, shine, standardize and sustain,' - hence the term 5S.