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. All the manufacturing divisions are gearing-up for up-gradation of ISO revised standards 2015 version.

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 Productions Labs of EM division and Engine divisions are also being geared-up for up-gradation to NABL certification. The facilities include custom made test tracks to evaluate the performance of equipment. The Productions Labs of EM division and Engine divisions are also getting up-graded to NABL certification.

Vendor development for project items remains the “focus area” to improve quality of Vendor items and Sub-assemblies. Revised vendor registration procedure and applicable formats, have been uploaded on Company’s website, to enable the new vendors for fast and easy registration.

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.

Periodic process / system audits are being conducted, and, feedbacks are given to the vendors on day-to-day basis with regard to the rejections and necessary guidance given for corrective and preventive action, for process / system improvements right from development stage to ensure quality in their supplies.

'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.

Various Quality Assurance initiatives have been taken up to bring in Quality improvements, on continuous basis , like the concepts of Kaizen , Statistical process control (SPC), Quality Circles, 5S, etc., using tools like Cause-effect diagram, Why-Why analysis, Pareto, Histogram analysis which are practiced at grass root level throughout the company.

The small group activity teams (QC teams) are regularly participating in Regional / Chapter / National / International level competition and have achieved the prestigious awards.

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 3393

  • Last Updated : 19-10-2017

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