Chemplast Sanmar Limited Receives First Prize In FICCI Safety Excellence Systems Awards 2012

This article talks about Chemplast Sanmar Limited (PVC Plant), Mettur manufacturing unit, winning the first prize in the Platinum award section for its best safety systems under the medium size category at the 'FICCI Safety Excellence System Awards 2012' held in New Delhi.

Online PR News – 25-September-2012 – Chennai – 21 September 2012, Chennai: Chemplast Sanmar Limited (PVC Plant), Metturdam unit received the Platinum award for its best safety systems under the medium size category of FICCI Safety Excellence System Awards 2012. The award was received by Mr. Ramkumar Shankar, Executive Director, Chemplast Sanmar Limited from Shri Mallikarjun Kharge, Hon’ble Union Minister for Labour & Employment.

Chemplast Sanmar is the flagship company of The Sanmar Group, and its constituents trace back their routes to almost 75 years ago, when the first Caustic Chlor operation was set up at Mettur Dam. It is a leading manufacturer of PVC Resins, Caustic Soda, Chlorochemicals, Refrigerant Gas, and Industrial Salt. The PVC plant that has received this award was set up in the mid-60’s, and pioneered the manufacture of a Petrochemical, Poly Vinyl Chloride, from renewable resources like salt and alcohol.

FICCI Safety Excellence Systems award is given in recognition of outstanding systems in safety adopted by a manufacturing unit. The focus in the awards is more on the presence of robust safety systems in the organization rather than the performance. FICCI received applications from one hundred fifteen units across the country for these awards in sectors like automotive, chemical, electronics, heavy engineering, textiles, cement, steel etc. These awards were shortlisted after a rigorous three stage process of evaluating safety application forms; on-site audit and finally the Hon’ble Jury’s wisdom. The Jury consisted of Dr. R Chidambaram, Principal Scientific Advisor to Govt. of India; Mr. Surendra Singh, Former Cabinet Secretary; Mr. Sompal, Former Minister of Agriculture and Member of Parliament; Mr. Rohit Relan, Managing Director, Bharat Seats Limited; and Mr. Shyam Bang, Executive Director, Jubilant Life Sciences Limited.

Other awardees in the medium sized category of FICCI Safety Excellence Systems Awards for 2012 are Schneider Electric Pvt Ltd, Hyderabad which won the Gold Award and ITC Limited, Bolarum, Andhra Pradesh which won the Silver Award.

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