Michelin India’s Chennai manufacturing facility earns ISO Certification

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Michelin India’s Chennai-based manufacturing facility has earned an ISO certification. The Technical Union for the Automobile, Motorcycle and Cycle Industries (UTAC) has awarded the tyre maker the ISO 9001 and ISO/TS 16949:2009 certificate in view of the facility’s adherence to high standards of Quality Management. UTAC is a certification organisation that contributes to the development of industrial standards (IEC, ISO). It has been designated as an Organisme Technique Central (OTC – Central Technical Body) by the French government with responsibility for centralisation and monitoring of inspections.

The ISO TS 16949:2009 certification that’s been awarded to Michelin India in respect to the tyre maker’s continued development of its quality management system. The Chennai-based manufacturing plant of Michelin India has demonstrated over time, its continual improvement by means of emphasising prevention of manufacturing defects and by reducing variation and waste in its supply chain.

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Not just that, the ISO TS 16949:2009 certification awarded to Michelin India also takes into account how the tyre maker handles its customers and stakeholders, while also adhering to the statutory and regulatory requirements related to the product, thus enabling the company to do business with automotive OEM customers. Atul Renavikar, Director, Michelin India Manufacturing plant said, “Our commitment to quality, innovation and technical performance is relentless and continuous. The ISO 9001 and ISO/TS 16949 certification applies to companies that contribute added value and quality to manufactured products. This certificate demonstrates strict adherence to highest quality standards that Michelin is synonymous with across the world.”

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