Commitment to Quality

BEML Limited views Quality improvement as a business strategy and hence remains proactive in the areas of product and service quality. At BEML, a Corporate Quality Policy emphasizing Total Quality Management ensures that quality system adopted results in products, services and processes that meet stringent standards and requisite performance criteria. A separate Quality Department spearheads the thrust towards Total Quality Management.

All the manufacturing units of the company have been certified for ISO 9001-2008 Quality Management System (QMS). The KGF Complex, Bangalore Complex and Mysore Complex are certified for ISO 14001-2004 Environmental Management System (EMS). Also, the Bangalore Complex is certified for BS OHSAS 18001-2007 OHSAS Integrated Management system and Engine Division, Mysore complex is certified for AS9100C Aerospace certification.

The manufacturing divisions are augmented with test facilities available at its R&D / Technology Division. Laboratories at R&D, KGF and Mysore Complex are accredited to National Accreditation Board for Laboratories (NABL) covering Calibration of Flow, Pressure, Torque and Mechanical Measuring Instruments. The facilities include custom made test tracks to evaluate the performance of equipment.

Well established vendor base is a key strength of BEML. Vendor assessment and development is a key component of the company's strategy for achieving Total Quality.

Quality Improvement initiatives required for both evolutionary and revolutionary improvements are in place. Concept of 5S, Kaizen and Quality Circles are practiced at grass root level. BEML is actively pursuing 'Six Sigma' methodologies to achieve break through in process / product improvements. In 2006, it has launched company-wide 'Six Sigma' movement and the initiative has gained momentum with many on-going projects progressing well and completed projects are being implemented successfully.

'Quality Function Deployment' is actively pursued in the organization. Cross-functional teams routinely visit customer sites to capture 'Voice of Customer'. Such actions have resulted in incorporating a number of product improvements to fine tune product features on both in-house developed as well as collaborated products to suit specific customer requirements and operating conditions.

BEML actively promotes small group activities to encourage and enhance 'Quality Culture' at all levels. The small group activity teams regularly participate in regional / national / international level competition and have achieved recognition as meritorious performers. It is our proud privilege to mention that our QC teams have raised the BEML flag high in the international arena by winning 'Gold Medal' in the ICQCC-2008 and 'Silver Medal' in the ICQCC-2009 competition. Quality Circle Team 'WHEEL' from EM Division, KGF Complex have been conferred with the Life Time Award as the 'LONGEST & ACTIVE QUALITY CIRCLE' by M/s. QCFI during 2010.

For further details please contact:

Corporate Quality Department
BEML Limited,
BEML Soudha, 23/1, 4th Main,
SR Nagar, Bangalore-560 027.
Ph: +91 80 2296 3192

  • Last Updated : 23-05-2017

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