August 27, 2018

Suzlon's Generator Unit wins award at Manufacturing Today Summit

Chennai, India: Suzlon Energy Ltd. (BSE & NSE: SUZLON) India’s largest renewable energy solutions provider won the Quality Improvement Project (QIP) competition on Cost Optimization at the 5th Annual Summit of Aditya Birla Group’s Regional Competition on ‘Reinventing the Future’ organised by Manufacturing Today in Chennai.

The competition involved presentation of case studies of projects undertaken by various companies, which were evaluated in categories that included Cost Optimization, Quality, Technology, Safety, Sustainability and People Initiatives. The competition saw participation from 26 leading manufacturing companies and Suzlon’s case study on ‘Elimination of Copper wastage’ in Lopping Machine and reducing the chances of injury to the operator emerged as the winner with its focus on cost optimization and safety.

Suzlon’s Generator Unit is located in a Special Economic Zone (SEZ) at Karumathampatty, Coimbatore and has a manufacturing capacity of 3,000 MW per annum. The state of the art facility, manufactures generators with rated capacity of 2.1 and 2.17 MW which are one of the major components of Wind Turbines.

Commenting on the award, Mr. J P Chalasani, Group CEO, said,"At Suzlon, our focus is on innovation and improving efficiencies across the organization. Our initiatives are always tailored keeping in mind cost optimization and the safety of our employees. This award is a testament of our efforts and inspires us to continue to work with our stakeholders to deliver quality products and services."

About Suzlon

Suzlon Group is one of the leading renewable energy solutions provider in the world with an international presence across 18 countries in Asia, Australia, Europe, Africa and Americas. Headquartered at Suzlon One Earth in Pune, India; the Group is comprised of Suzlon Energy Limited (NSE & BSE: SUZLON) and its subsidiaries. A vertically integrated organization, with over two decades of operational track record, the group has a cumulative installation of ~17.9 GW of wind energy capacity, over 7,600 employees with diverse nationalities and world-class manufacturing facilities. Suzlon is the only Indian wind energy company with a large in-house Research and Development (R&D) set-up in Germany, the Netherlands, Denmark and India. Over 11.9 GW of the Group’s installation is in India, which makes up for ~35% of the country’s wind installations, making Suzlon the largest player in this sector. The Group is the custodian of over 11.9 GW of wind assets under service in India making it the 2nd largest operations and maintenance company (over 8,000 turbines) in Indian power sector. The Group also has around 4 GW of wind assets under service outside India.

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