Press Release

NSK Group Company Awarded 2018 Deming Prize

NSK Ltd. (NSK; Headquarters: Tokyo, Japan; President and CEO: Toshihiro Uchiyama) is proud to announce that NSK Group company Rane NSK Steering Systems Pvt. Ltd. (Rane NSK; Headquarters: Tamil Nadu, India; Chairman: Lakshminarayan Ganesh) has been awarded the 2018 Deming Prize*.

The prize was awarded for extensive improvements implemented during technology development and strategic business planning contributing to the growth of the business. Examiners were impressed by the level of proactive process improvement, use of internal audit systems and other methods to strengthen management and controls at all levels. The examiners also appreciated the systematic implementation of goal-oriented skill and competency development programs within the organization.

(Right) Lakshminarayan Ganesh, Rane NSK Steering Systems Pvt. Ltd Chairman
(Left) Lakshminarayan Ganesh, Rane NSK Steering Systems Pvt. Ltd Chairman
Lakshminarayan Ganesh (center) and others
Lakshminarayan Ganesh (center) and others

Comment from Mr. Lakshminarayan Ganesh, Rane NSK Steering Systems Pvt. Ltd. Chairman

It is a proud moment for Rane NSK Steering Systems to be awarded the 2018 Deming Prize for sustained efforts in utilizing Total Quality Management (TQM) in our business. Rane NSK has been thoroughly focused on developing TQM systems that encompass everything from products and services, to administration and human resources. We have made great effort to comprehensively improve and develop, and this award recognizes our distinct efforts in TQM. We will continue to strengthen and engage our TQM systems as a powerful asset to meet the needs of our customers in India and around the world.

* For further information on the Deming Prize, please visit the official website. New Window

About Rane NSK Steering Systems Pvt. Ltd.

NSK Ltd. and the Rane Group jointly established Rane NSK Steering Systems Pvt. Ltd. (Rane NSK) in Chennai, India in 1997 to manufacture electric power steering systems for the Indian market. The company currently operates three plants: in Chennai, Bawal and Pantnagar.

Representative Chairman Lakshminarayan Ganesh
Plants Chennai Plant, Bawal Plant, Pantnagar Plant.
Ownership 51% NSK, 49% Rane Group
Employees About 1,300

About the Rane Group

The Rane Group, founded in 1929 in Chennai, is a major automotive component manufacturer. The Group manufactures steering and suspension systems, friction materials, valve train components, occupant safety systems, and die-casting products, and provides connected mobility solutions.

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