Renault Nissan Automotive India Pvt. Ltd. has received ISO certifications for Quality – ISO 9001 and Environment Management system – ISO 14001. Apart from the ISO certifications, the plant has also received ‘Homologation – whole vehicle type’ approval for European market in a short span of time from the Start of Production on 23rd May, 2010.
The ISO audits were conducted in two stages by Indian and German Certification Body Auditors (TUV and SUD) in the month of May and July. The plant follows the Alliance Production Way (Integration of Renault and Nissan Production Way) and aims to achieve ‘Global Top Performer’ quality standards in 3 years. This is again an area where the Plant is looking to benchmark, as the current standard for ‘Global Top Performer’ is 4 years from the start of Production.
The certificates will go a long way in instilling faith in the company’s customers at a time when it is ramping up production and gearing up to commence Export operations of its Global compact hatch – Nissan Micra.
Commenting on the receipt of ISO Certification, Mr. Akira Sakurai, M.D. and CEO RNAIPL, said, “Quality is always our primary focus and we wanted to achieve best quality from the very beginning of our operations. The certification has come in at a right time as we march ahead with our India operations and this is also a testimony to our quality excellence system and socio-environmental methodology that we have adopted at our Plant. We have already set a benchmark for construction of the plant and the receipt of ISO certification will add one more feather in our cap.”