Hemas Celebrates 21 Wins at NCQP Awards for Operational Excellence
Hemas Consumer Brands has emerged as the big winner at the National Convention on Quality and Productivity (NCQP) Awards – 2023, organized by the Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Quality and Productivity (SLAAQP). The event aimed to recognize outstanding achievements in quality and productivity within the manufacturing and services sector, under the theme “Sustainable Development Through Innovative Quality Solutions”.
Competing in the Continuous Improvement category as part of the Cross Functional Teams (CFT), Hemas Consumer Brands secured an impressive 25 awards. The company won 15 Gold Awards, 7 Silver Awards, and 3 Bronze Awards, demonstrating their unwavering commitment to quality and productivity by adopting a Lean Journey. Through our philosophy of continuous improvement, with a focus on ‘Fool-proof’ quality systems and waste elimination, Hemas has empowered teams on the shop floor to innovate and solve problems by challenging the status quo and using a scientific framework.
In Sri Lanka, the NCQP Awards stands out as the sole local accolade exclusively dedicated to recognizing non-executive staff. The competition boasted 400 participating teams across various categories this year. The NCQP Awards play a crucial role in promoting Operational Excellence and empowering employees to implement best practices towards a sustainable future. Hemas takes pride in being one of the winners. In the past 12 months, Hemas held an internal competition with 100 teams, and the top 25 teams comprising of non-executive staff earned the privilege to compete in the NCQP Awards.
Viraj Jayasooriya, Manufacturing Director at Hemas Consumer Brands, expressed his appreciation for the historic win, stating, “We are honoured and humbled by this significant recognition for Operational Excellence which underscores our unyielding dedication to our customers, partners, and stakeholders. This year’s achievement is particularly significant for the FMCG sector, and we are proud of the enthusiasm and commitment of our valuable employees who have played a pivotal role in enhancing operational efficiencies
Hemas Consumer Brands is dedicated to providing its customers with innovative and sustainable quality solutions, while simultaneously pursuing growth and profitability for our company. Our unwavering commitment to our core values will continue to guide us as we strive for excellence in operational excellence. We are excited to embark on this journey and look forward to the future.