At the 2008 Total Plant Maintenance Award ceremony, JUSCO was honored with “Award for TPM Excellence, Category A” by the Institute of Plant Maintenance (JIPM) held at Kyota, Japan on March 12, 2009. JUSCO as a civic provider adopted the TPM model in the year 2004 and ever since implemented the measures to improve equipment’s availability time, performance and reduce gaps in process to reduce losses and customer complaints.
The Japan Institute of Plant Maintenance (JIPM), a public corporation under the administration of Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, Japan in association with association française des ingénieurs et responsables de maintenance, Confederation of Indian Industry, Corporate Synergy Development Center, Korean Standards Association, SMMT Industry Forum, Technology Promotion Association facilitated JUSCO along with 20 other Indian companies for their excellent performance.
Mr. Sharad Kumar, General Manager, Power Service Division received the award at the ceremony as the representative of JUSCO. Being the only company in the utility services domain, JUSCO’s objective in implementing TPM to increase efficiency and operational performance has led to transform its vision into reality.
Nearly 88 companies from all over the world were facilitated with their assessors and member organizations in various other categories. Amongst the winners for “Category A” were some Indian companies such as Indian Oil Corporation Limited, MRF Limited, PepsiCo India Hoardings Private limited, Exide Industries Limited, National Engineering Industries limited and more.
The TPM award is the third international award won by JUSCO within four years of its inception which contributes to its improvement systems and high morale.