Karachi, 10 September: Advisor to Chief Minister Sindh for Finance & Energy, Mr. Murad Ali Shah has said that merit, creativity and search for better ways as practiced by IMC are absolutely essential elements for our national progress as well and highlighted some of the initiatives under taken by the Government in this regards, he was the chief guest at Indus Motor Company’s (IMC) 21st Annual QCC (Quality Control Circle) Convention under the theme “Achieving Together – SELF RELIANCE”.
While inaugurating the convention he appreciated the efforts of IMC for regularly holding the QCC convention and expressed satisfaction at the participation from the industry to promote Kaizen initiatives for continuous improvement.
The event was aimed at recognizing the spirit of “Continuous Improvement” prevalent at IMC and its business partners. The convention was attended by around 500 people comprising of IMC Suppliers, Senior Management of IMC and House of Habib (HoH), eminent business personalities from the automobile and engineering industry, educational institutions, government officials and the participating IMC teams
Meanwhile, a total of 12 teams presented their efforts in improving their respective areas based on the philosophy of KAIZEN (continuous Improvement). The winner of the 21st QCC Convention 2014 will represent Indus Motor Company Limited in the Global QC Convention scheduled in October 2014 in Japan.
The Production Control And Logistics Department bagged the Bronze Medal whereas the Silver Medal was presented to the to Paint shop. The coveted Gold Medal was won by the Maintenance shop and the winning team will represent IMC at a Global Quality competition in Japan later this year.
Mr. Ali Asghar Jamali, the Chief Operating Officer of IMC, congratulated the Indus Family members on their achievement and appreciated the efforts made by the employees and suppliers for contributing to the success of Toyota In Pakistan and emphasized on the need to continue the spirit of Kaizen in meeting future challenges.
Earlier, Sr. Director Technical, Mr. Tariq Ahmed Khan, gave a brief overview of various Kaizen activities in IMC and emphasized the importance of Kaizen and teamwork spirit among the team Members. He added that keeping in view of market demand; IMC has increased its production and is constantly making efforts to enhance the production even further.