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MICHELIN India manufacturing facility awarded ISO/TS 16949 certification

Michelin, the world’s tyre technology leader, has been awarded the ISO 9001 and ISO/TS 16949:2009 Quality Management System Certification for its manufacturing facility located near Chennai, Tamil Nadu by UTAC (Technical Union for the Automobile, Motorcycle and Cycle Industries).

Mr. Atul Renavikar, Director, Michelin India Manufacturing plant said, "Our commitment to quality, innovation and technical performance is relentless and continuous. The ISO 9001 and ISO/TS 16949 certification applies to companies that contribute added value and quality to manufactured products. This certificate demonstrates strict adherence to highest quality standards that Michelin is synonymous with across the world."

The ISO TS 16949:2009 certification awarded to Michelin India encompasses development of a quality management system that exemplifies that the plant is demonstrating continual improvement, emphasize defect prevention and reduction of variation and waste in the supply chain. The ISO TS 16949:2009 certification also ensures the organization meets the needs of customers and other stakeholders, while meeting statutory and regulatory requirements related to the product, enabling the company to do business with automotive OEM customers.

UTAC is recognize as one of the world's most reputable certification organization and contributes to the development of industrial standards (IEC, ISO). UTAC has been designated as an organizeme Technique Central (OTC - Central Technical Body) by the French government with responsibility for centralisation and monitoring of inspections.