JK TYRE GETS RECOGNITION FROM CONFEDERATION OF INDIAN INDUSTRY
FOR ITS SUSTAINABLE MANUFACTURING PRACTICES!
~ JK Tyre’sKankroli Plant Wins National Water Award ~
~ JK Tyre’s Chennai Plant Wins ‘Excellent Energy Efficient Unit’ Recognition ~
Chennai, December 28, 2020: JK Tyre & Industries Limited, a leading Tyre manufacturer, has been on the forefront of sustainable growth. As its ethos, it has been making all out efforts to maintain its leadership in energy usage and this reduction in carbon footprints.
JK Tyre’s efforts have been recently recognized by ‘being’ conferred with two prestigious recognitions from Confederation of Indian Industry (CII).
JK Tyre’s plant in Kankroli, Rajasthan won National Water Awardfor its exemplary efforts in water conservation taking a 3M approach to water conservation – Measure, Monitor and Management.The award was announced during the 14th CII National Awards for Excellence in Water Management 2020. JK Tyre’sKankroli plant has the lowest water consumption in the world, in the Tyre Industry.
The Company’s Chennai plantwas recognized as Excellent ‘Energy Efficient Unit’for the sixth consecutive time since 2015. Additionally, the plant also qualified for the recognition of ‘National Energy Leader’during the 21st National Award for Excellence in Energy Management 2020 Forum by CII.
The Chennai plant has effectively reduced the energy consumption by 11.6% that resulted into excellent cost savings in the span of three years. The plant has also achieved 13% reduction in total CO2-e Emission intensity at 0.88 ton/ton of production. Additionally, the plant is using 57% of total power from renewable source of wind and solar.