Toyota Kirloskar Auto Parts (TKAP) recently bagged the Regional Export Gold Award for the year 2016-17 under the category Top Multi Product Group Exporter in the Southern Region, instituted by the Federation of Indian Export Organisations – Southern Region (FIEO, SR). FIEO, set up by the Ministry of Commerce, Government of India, is comprised of large, medium & small scale exporting units contributing around 72% of global exports from India.
The award conferred by Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu, Hon’ble Vice President of India was received by Mr. K G Mohan Kumar, Joint Managing Director – TKAP, at a recent award ceremony held in Chennai.
Toyota Kirloskar Auto Parts manufactures drive train parts & assemblies supplied to Toyota companies in domestic and export markets of Thailand & Indonesia.
Commenting on the occasion, Mr. K G Mohan Kumar, Joint Managing Director – Toyota Kirloskar Auto Parts said, “We are honoured to receive this award for the 3rd time from FIEO that recognises our continued excellence in exports. Today, the export sector in India is putting up an impressive growth and we are committed to be a part of this success story, by manufacturing and exporting globally competitive and best-in-class products. We are very thankful to FIEO for this excellent and sustained effort in facilitating, motivating and recognising key exporters and their contributions to the Indian economy.”
The company has over the years demonstrated its strength in implementation of a lean and environmentally responsible approach with high quality standards to manufacture products in sync with the “Zero Defect, Zero Effect” initiative of the Government. It is also equipped to meet the stringent expectations of its customers with flexible manufacturing lines having quick set-up change capability.
India is emerging, not only as a global hub for automotive manufacturing but also auto component sourcing. In line with India’s “Make in India” programme, TKAP is now poised to expand its business beyond captive use, in partnership with AISIN Group, by capitalizing on the growth in domestic market demand with its Vision: “Win India, Win the World”.