The results of the TPM Awards by Japan Institute of Plant Maintenance (JIPM) after a detailed assessment of applicant companies for the year 2017 were announced in Kyoto on 21 March. It augured well for the Indian Industry with 43 companies successfully challenging the prestigious Japanese award. With this result, India continued to have the highest number of awards outside Japan. Till date, 266 Indian companies have won 367 JIPM-TPM Awards, with some of them going for higher level of awards in their TPM journey.

TPM Club India of the CII Institute of Quality, through its consulting and hand-holding support, has till date supported 122 award winning companies and has helped them get 157 Awards. 21 of the 43 winners this year too have been supported by CII TPM Club India Counselors.