Tuesday, August 5, 2014

SMI Coated Products and Kohli Industries bag India’s Top SME 100 Awards 2014

In line with the strategy to groom promising SMEs, the India SME Forum, a not for profit initiative was formed to propel the SME movement, by nurturing entrepreneurship and support innovative, globally competitive, SMEs in India. With a mission to foster development of a flourishing entrepreneurial culture and a competitive SMEs sector to support economic development, every year Top 100 SMEs are chosen and awarded. The Top 100 SMEs are selected through a rigorous process on the basis of both financial and non-financial indicators. Out of the 63,819 nominations received this year, SMI Coated Products Pvt. Ltd. and Kohli Industries made to the list of winners.

SMI Coated Products Pvt. Ltd. has grown in sync with the dynamic growth the label industry has witnessed in recent years. With a strong customer-partnership orientation, they have always maintained a proactive flexibility in offering solutions for existing & emerging packaging challenges through our label stocks. Their customers' achievements & needs are the operating drivers on the basis of relevance. This customer focus is incorporated as a resolve in SMI’s stated positioning of: "Consistently Relevant Solutions", something that stays as a vivid operating & service reminder with all of team SMI, headed by the company’s Managing Director, Ajay Mehta. As a registered Pvt. Ltd. company since July 2004, SMI has moved into a fast growth track that has in its blueprint, not only expanded geographical across India & several other markets, but also focused on an approach to offer innovative solutions on the cutting edge of market needs. An ISO 9001:2000 certification & a highly efficient ERP network assure that among other things including customization, SMI delivers on quality & specifications precisely on time, every time. The stock will be exactly the same as before, calibrated to the finest detail.

Kohli Industries, on the other hand, is one of the leading Indian manufacturer of printing and converting machines used in the flexible packaging industry. Their product range includes Rotogravure Printing Presses, Coating Machines, Lamination Machines and Slitting Machines. Following a strict Quality Management System (ISO 9001-2008), their machines are successfully running all over India and nearly 50% of their sales are exported to Italy, England, Turkey, Mexico, Canada, Russia, Ukraine, Sri Lanka and many other countries. In 2009, the company signed a technical agreement with Uteco S.p.a, Italy to manufacture printing presses having the latest European design and technology.

Jury member Vijayalakshmi R, Iyer - C&MD - Bank of India, said, “The India’s Top SME 100 awards are aimed at celebrating India’s top performing SMEs, marketing the capabilities of the winning SME’s to regional and global investors, providing opportunities for SMEs’ to network and raise capital and identifying a continuous and sustainable pipeline of SME’s for a potential secondary listing of SME’s (IPO) that can attract equity capital for growth. In line with the strategy of India SME Forum to propel the SME Movement by nurturing entrepreneurship and support innovative globally competitive SMEs in India: the India SME 100 Ranking will act as catalyst to identify and recognize such SME’s for eventually large global oriented companies. The Awards also hope to inspire, willing and able SME’s that have the potential to be the world class enterprises and offer them the platform to promote themselves to investors and partners top sustain growth.”

We heartily congratulate both the companies on their achievement.