Vizag Steel Quality Circle (QC) teams once again proved their supremacy and bagged Gold Medals at international level.
The International Convention on Quality Control Circles (ICQCC-2016) is being held at Bangkok, Thailand from 23rd - 26th August, 2016 and is organized by the “Association of QC Head Quarters of Thailand”.
The 3 QC teams and 2 Kaizen teams brought laurels to RINL by annexing Gold Medals – the highest Award at the convention.
Sri P Madhusudan, CMD, RINL while complementing the Gold Medal winners for bringing laurels to the organization, mentioned that RINL employees are widely known for innovations and richly proved their supremacy in carrying out various work related projects.Quality Circle (QC) teams and delegates from various organizations from 12 countries viz. India, Thailand, Singapore, Japan, Malaysia, South Korea, Philippines, Indonesia, China, Bangladesh, Taiwan, and Sri Lanka are participating in this International Convention. The top 3 QC teams from Vizag Steel i.e. “Moksha” from Wire Rod Mill, “Tarun” from Power Engineering Maintenance (PEM) and “Saraleekaran” from Blast Furnace presented their case studies during the competition. Sri V Ramanujam, GM (WMD) and Dr. SBVSP Sastry, AGM (Management Services) were present at the Convention. QC team “Moksha” of WRM consisting of S/Shri D Madhava Rao, M Arun Venkata Reddy, P Raju, M Satya Rao, G Kunchayya, N Trimurty and P Narsinga Rao presented their case study on “Modification of furnace discharging side doors operation”. QC team “Tarun” of PEM consisting of S/Shri B Ravi Varma, R Marudra Rao, Ch V Satyanarayana, R Haranath, VV Ramana, M Appala Raju and S Bapi Raju presented their case study on “Oil drain line modification in Coke Oven Exhauster motor”. QC team “Saraleekaran” of Blast Furnace consisting of S/Shri MVN Prithiviraj, Shaik Raja, M Srikanth, R Rama Rao, KVVMAN Varma, SM Vishnu Murty and GVSS Giridhar presented their case study on “Modification of limit unit of Bell-Less Top Secondary Equalizing valve in Blast Furnace”. This year in addition to the three QC teams, two Kaizen case studies were presented under ‘Allied concepts’ category by the members of QC teams participating in the Convention. The total number of 21 participants from 3 QC teams was split into 5 Quality Concept teams without any additional member. Kaizen team “Saralatha” of WRM consisting of S/Shri D Madhava Rao and P Narsinga Rao presented their case study on “Reuse of damaged or rejected water box nozzles”. Kaizen team “Saral” of Blast Furnace consisting of S/Shri MVN Prithiviraj and GVSS Giridhar presented their case study on “To improve the reliability of Slag Transportation System”.