Leaders United by BID Quality Achievement
RSN Engineering & Construction Co. Pvt. Ltd., from India, winner of the BID International Quality Summit Award in New York 2015
New York hosted this year's BID International Quality Summit Convention, where professionals and business leaders from around the world gathered to recognize excellence and success. In particular, the convention celebrated quality in business and operations. Award winners demonstrated commitment to the criteria of the QC100 TQM Model, which helps bolster customer satisfaction and cost efficiency across all areas of operation.
Among this year's winners, Gowri Shankar Natarajan of RSN Engineering & Construction Co. Pvt. Ltd., from India, received the International Quality Summit Award in the Gold Category at the BID Quality Convention in New York. The organization has made huge strides this year as a leader not only within its sector, but also in India. The Award came as an ideal way to celebrate this past year's successes while looking forward to putting quality first in the year to come.
Considered the world's most important city economically and culturally, New York is the reference point for international businesses. With a population of over 8 million inhabitants within an area of 1,214 square kilometers, it is distinguished among other cosmopolitan cities as the location of the United Nations and with its stock market as the center of the global economy. It is also a cultural and entertainment center with a wealth of monuments of great historical value: the Statue of Liberty, Rockefeller Center, the Empire State Building, its museums, most notably the Museum of Modern Art (MOMA), the center of theatrical productions (Broadway) and the location of the world's most visited media enclave- Times Square, all of which have made it the perfect city to present the BID International Quality Awards.
RSN Engineering & Construction Co. Pvt. Ltd. won the International Quality Summit Award in the Gold category in New York in the presence of leaders and representatives from 53 countries at the International Quality Summit Convention. The prestigious award is presented in recognition of business excellence and innovation. From left to right: Prof. Dr. Alfonso C. Casal, Scientific Director of BID, Gowri Shankar Natarajan, Chairman & Managing Director of RSN Engineering & Construction, Jose E. Prieto, President and CEO of BID, and Craig Miller, President of the QC100.
Gowri Shankar Natarajan stood before the gathering of international leaders, sharing the company's achievements to date as well as its future ambitions and goals. Despite the difficult current global economic climate, RSN Engineering & Construction Co. Pvt. Ltd strives to excel in quality each day, creating a competitive advantage in its industry. For this reason, RSN Engineering & Construction Co. Pvt. Ltd won the 2015 BID International Quality Summit Award in New York. The Award is presented by BID to those companies and organizations from around the world that best adhere to excellence and innovation in their practices, putting quality first at all levels of organization.
Leaders awarded by BID are united by their commitment to quality in their respective sectors. This year, winning organizations include:
Yedas, from Turkey. Belonging to Calik Holding, this leading specialist in the distribution and sales of electrical services serves 5 million customers with a staff of 20,000 employees. With an annual turnover of $3 billion USD, it has recently invested nearly $186 million USD with the goal of becoming the leading brand in the industry.
Unidad de Investigación Financiera, from El Salvador. The Financial Investigation Unit (FIU) of the Republic of El Salvador was created as a primary office attached to the Attorney General of the Republic to combat money laundering. The FIU plays an important role in enforcing financial laws and maintaining the integrity and legality of foreign investments made in the country.
Al-Ghazi Tractors Ltd, from Pakistan. A tractor manufacturer operating with the technological collaboration of CNH-Case New Holland, the number one manufacturer of agricultural tractors in the world. The company reported sales of US$86.14 million for the year ending December, 2014.
Albanian Post Sh.a., from Albania. The Albanian postal system, with approximately 531 postal offices around the country, is being modernized by Alba Post through the reconstruction of buildings, the computerization of services, the provision of EMS services, and establishing a Post Bank, with recently added technology through Eurogiro.
The companies honored in New York were recognized not only for their entrepreneurial achievements, but also for their dedication to continuous improvement and innovation, key concepts of the QC100 Total Quality Management Model. Seeking to increase customer satisfaction and optimize efficiency, the model promotes an organizational culture of engagement and a proactive approach to improving processes.
All of the winning companies in New York have expressed their commitment to the QC100 TQM Model, which serves as an excellent example for other organizations in today's rapidly changing business environment. By making customer satisfaction the highest measure of quality, BID award winners set the benchmark in their respective sectors and contribute to the social and economic development of their countries, paving the way for world-changing initiatives. A key example can be seen through RSN Engineering & Construction Co. Pvt. Ltd, whose spirit of innovation and positive growth has overcome and indeed thrived in the challenging current global economic climate.
An ongoing commitment to Quality, one of the core requirements for receiving a BID Award, can be witnessed through the distinguished companies previously honored with a BID Quality Award. Companies which already share BID's corporate seal are present in more than 170 countries and include world-renowned names on the Fortune Global 500 list such as: Operadora VIPS, of Wal-Mart Stores (1) Indian Oil Corporation Limited (96); and Beijing COFCO Plaza Development (401).
Other previous BID winners worthy of mention include Turner Construction (USA); Haki (Sweden); Ansaldo Energy (Italy); Zepter (Austria); RAO-Unified Energy Systems (Russia); Als & Cachou-TBWA (France); Tata Group (India); Plamex-Plantronics (USA); Dogus Holding A.S. (Tukey); Franklin Electric (USA and Mexico); QMS International from the United Kingdom, FSUE VO "Safety" (Russia); and Viking Line (Finland).