Time Inc. awarded Bharat Forge with the prestigious TIME India Global Manufacturer for the Year 2017 at the second annual TIME India Awards. The Award was received by Baba N. Kalyani, Chairman and Managing Director , Bharat Forge and Amit Kalyani, Executive Director, Bharat Forge at the hands of Shri Arun Jaitley, Hon'ble Minister of Finance of India.
The awards recognizing Leadership in Indian Manufacturing were presented on 27th January 2017 at the Confederation of India Industry's Partnership Summit in A ndhra Pradesh , one of India's most prominent international business events.
The finalists were selected from a pool of 15,000 manufacturing companies after a rigorous evaluation of qualitative and quantitative parameters conducted with McKinsey & Co., th e knowledge partner for the awards. Alongside exhibiting overall competitiveness and pursuing innovation, shortlisted companies st ood out for at least one zing factor – either their remarkable export orientation, pioneering adoption of Industry 4.0, focus on sustainable manufacturing, or attempts to solve a societal problem.
Bharat Forge Limited (BFL) is the flagship company of the USD 2.5 billion Kalyani Group and a global provider of high performance, innovative, safety & critical components and solutions to various industrial sectors including Automotive, Railways, Power, C onstruction & Mining, Aerospace, Marine and Oil & Gas. BFL today has largest repository of metallurgical knowledge in the region and offers full servic e supply capability to its geographically dispersed marquee customers from concept to product design, engineering, manufacturing, testing and validation. At the cusp of a breakout growth & transformation into an engineering conglomerate through its aggress ive foray in capital goods and infrastructure sectors, BFL is committed to proactively expedite India's transformation into a global economic powerhouse.
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