CEAT receives Deming Prize 2017
Indian tyre manufacturer CEAT Limited has been conferred with the prestigious Deming Prize. It was established in 1951 by Japanese Union of Scientists and Engineers (JUSE) to honor W Edwards Deming, who contributed greatly to Japan’s proliferation of statistical quality control after World War II. The Prize is one of the oldest and most prestigious Quality awards in the world. With this recognition, CEAT became the first tyre company in the world, outside Japan, to have the honour of receiving this award. The Deming Prize recognizes companies that achieve business transformation by implementing Total Quality Management (TQM).
The award ceremony took place in Tokyo on November 8, 2017. Masahiro Sakane, Vice Chairman, The Deming Prize Committee presented the award to Anant Goenka, Managing Director, CEAT Limited.
“We are delighted and honored to receive the Deming prize. It is a significant milestone and testimony to our journey of quality and customer-centricity. All activities and processes are geared towards enhancing customer satisfaction and we are working hard every day to enhance these processes. Quality is also about living our purpose which is ‘Making Mobility Safer and Smarter Everyday’. The journey continues, every day,” said Anant Goenka.