Tata Steel has received the prestigious ISO/TS 16949 certification.
The ISO/TS 16949 code is based on the requirements of
ISO 9001:2000 Systems and is adopted by major auto companies.
The certification was presented to B. Muthuraman, managing
director, Tata Steel, by R A Venkatachalam, managing director
Underwriters Laboratories Incorporated India, at a function
Tata Steel, Venkatachalam said that in today''s competitive
environment, quality and consistency are taken for granted
by customers, and therefore, the TS 16949 certification
was a significant milestone in the company''s quest of
focusing on the auto industry.
on the occasion, Muthuraman said that as Tata Steel grows
and expands in size both within the country and overseas,
it has to focus on specifically targeted customer and
market segments. In
this respect, the company had taken a conscious decision
to focus on the automotive segment. Muthuraman said that
the eventual objective of Tata Steel was "creating
value for customers", better than the competition.