Quality Council of India in partnership with FICCI had organised 12th Regional Quality Conclave (RQC) on ‘‘LeveragingQuality for Manufacturing Competitiveness” on 23rd January 2020, at Taj Gateway in Kochi.
The primary objective of the Conclave was to discuss quality systems and practices to achieve the competitivenessin Manufacturing. Few reasons why companies need to emphasize onquality for the smooth functioning of their business include strengthenedcompetitive position, adaptability to changing or emerging market conditions and to environmental and other government regulations, higher productivity, elimination of defects, better cost management and improved customer focus and satisfaction, etc. Also, in the currentmarket scenario, innovative manufacturing requires intelligent systems to integrate the plant’s operations with business systems andsupply chains.
The conclave witnessed presentations and discussions on strategies that drive global competitiveness in quality, role of innovative designing, smart technologies and personnel excellence, driving quality in manufacturing.The Conclave received 150 plus participants from top organizations, mainly from Kerala region.