JK Tyre’s OTR business receives recognition for supplier quality excellence

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JK Tyre & Industries received the 2015 silver level certification in its Supplier Quality Excellence Process (SQEP) from Caterpillar. The award was presented to the JK Tyre Mysore OTR manufacturing facility in India on October 8 in recognition of its high levels of quality, process control, delivery and performance that help enhance productivity and thereby, value to end-users.

Caterpillar’s Supplier Quality Excellence Process is aimed at recognizing suppliers that demonstrate their commitment to implementing a zero defects culture within their organizations. SQEP certification requires suppliers to adhere to stringent supplier performance standards. The parameters include product quality and shipping performance that SQEP measures over a course of a 12-month period.

Devesh Dabas, SBU head, off-road business, JK Tyre & Industries, said, “Receiving the silver level certification reinforces our commitment to provide world-class products and after-sales services to the end consumers. It is our constant endeavour to improve our services so as to achieve customer delight. Our mission is to be a global, customer obsessed company, committed to excellence, and we are constantly working toward it. We feel honored to be awarded the certificate of excellence and truly value our business relationship with a global company like Caterpillar.”

October 9, 2015

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