LANXESS India Nagda site wins Outstanding Achievement Trophy 2009 in the 'Manufacturig category'
03/22/2010

LANXESS India won the “Outstanding Achievement Trophy 2009” in the ‘Manufacturing Category’

Online PR News – 22-March-2010 – – Mumbai, March 22 2010 – LANXESS India, the specialty chemicals company won the “Outstanding Achievement Trophy 2009” in the ‘Manufacturing Category’ at the IMC Ramkrishna Bajaj National Quality Awards, for its Nagda site, Madhya Pradesh at the award ceremony held in the city today. The award was received by Neelanjan Banerjee, Director, LANXESS India, at a ceremony chaired by Dr. Ashok S Ganguly, Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha.

The IMC Ramkrishna Bajaj National Quality Awards have been recognizing excellence in Indian organizations since 1995, with awards bestowed upon different categories like manufacturing, service, education, health care etc.

The site won through a unique visioning exercise that focused on key initiatives with respect to customers, suppliers and communities besides having a concerted performance bias. Hence the focus on the stakeholders coupled with creation of a performance based culture strengthened by an effective performance management system helped achieve this coveted award. In addition enhanced communication, transparency and a large number of people initiatives have helped to foster teamwork, innovation and a performance driven culture.

Commenting on this achievement, Neelanjan Banerjee, Director, LANXESS India said, “We are honored to receive this prestigious award and I humbly accept it on behalf of the LANXESS India Basic Chemicals Team. This award is recognition of the efforts of all the employees at the manufacturing site in Nagda as well as the sales team.”

He further added, “I would like to thank the committee for bestowing this honor upon us and we will endeavour to continue to achieve excellence in all our business processes so that at the end we service our customers even better.”

LANXESS strives to establish competitive and inherently safe manufacturing processes, run the plants safely thereby minimizing the impact on employees, the community and the environment. This award is testimony that innovation and continuous improvement initiatives are the driving forces throughout the Nagda organization.

Dr. Joerg Strassburger, Managing Director and Country Representative of LANXESS India, says, “I am honored that the Nagda site has been conferred with this prestigious award. This is a reflection of our commitment towards acquiring excellence at site level. In a span of less than a year we have received two awards which motivate us further to take the site to the next level.”
About LANXESS:
LANXESS is a leading specialty chemicals company with sales of EUR 5.06 billion in 2009 and currently around 14,300 employees in 23 countries. The company is represented at 43 production sites worldwide. The core business of LANXESS is the development, manufacturing and marketing of plastics, rubber, intermediates and specialty chemicals.

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