Business Overview

For commitment to excellence, the highest quality standards, innovation, safety practices and environmental conservation

  • Our Group's Deming Award winning companies include Thai Carbon Black, Thai Acrylic Fibre, Grasim (Birla Cellulosic), Indo Gulf Fertilisers, and Hi-Tech Carbon.
  • Thai Acrylic achieved the highest recognition for Total Quality Management in the world - the Japan Quality Medal from the Deming Prize committee, Japan. Thai Acrylic is the first company in South East Asia and the third company in the world, outside Japan, to have received the award.
  • Thai Acrylic has also been conferred the Deming Prize from the Union of Japanese Scientists and Engineers (JUSE) in 2001.
  • Thai Carbon Black won the Deming Prize awarded by JUSE, Japan.
  • All of our major Group companies in India and many in Indonesia, Thailand and Egypt have been recognized with India's IMC Ramkrishna Bajaj National Quality Awards. The IMC RBNQA awards are India's premier quality awards modeled along the lines of the Malcolm Baldrige criteria of the USA.
  • The Aditya Birla Memorial Hospital was awarded the 'Performance/Excellence Trophy for its Compassionate Quality Healthcare' by the Indian Merchant Chambers' Ramkrishna Bajaj National Quality Awards Committee (Mumbai, India).
  • PT. Elegant won the coveted IMC Ramkrishna Bajaj National Quality Award in 2005.
  • Vikram Cement Works won the IMC Ramkrishna Bajaj National Quality Award for the year 2010-11.
  • UltraTech's Birla White (Jodhpur) received the IMC Ramkrishna Bajaj National Quality Award - Performance Excellence Trophy 2012.
  • JIPM-TPM (Japan Institute of Plant Maintenance - Total Productive Maintenance) Award winning units of Aditya Birla Group are: Aditya Cement, Alexandria Carbon Black, Hi-Tech Carbon, Indo Gulf Fertilizers, Tanfac, Thai Acrylic Fibre, Thai Carbon Black, Thai Epoxy & Allied Products, Thai Polyphosphate & Chemicals, Thai Rayon and Vikram Cement.
  • Thai Carbon Black won the TPM Consistency Award and the TPM Special Award from JIPM, Japan, in 2003 and 2005 respectively.
  • Aditya Birla Chemicals (Phosphates Division) won the award for TPM Excellence for (1st category and Consistent Award).
  • Several of our units in India have been recognized with the coveted Rajiv Gandhi National Quality Award. Our winners include Hindalco, Birla White, Rajashree Cement, Vikram Cement, Birla Cellulosic, Grasim Staple Fibre Division - Nagda, Hi-tech Carbon, Grasim Chemical, Tanfac, and Essel Mining. The Rajiv Gandhi National Quality Award has been instituted by the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) and recognises Indian manufacturing and service organisations that are at the forefront of the quality movement in the country.


  • Novelis was recently recognised among the best companies in Brazil by Época magazine. The special edition of the magazine, called Época Negócios 360°, ranked Novelis in the top five in four categories – HR practices, innovation, vision of the future and social responsibility.
  • Novelis was named a Top Supplier in 2015 by both Automotive News’ Global and North American lists for supplying flat-rolled aluminum sheet for multiple automotive applications, including vehicle structures and body panels.
  • Novelis is honoured as the winner of the Minister of Environment Award at the 2014 Korea Lifestyle of Health and Sustainability (LOHAS) Awards.
  • Novelis wins Edison Green Award Silver Trophy (April 2014); Aluminium Industry Leadership Award at Platts Global Metals Awards (May 2014) and Clean Tech Innovation Award at Metro Atlanta Chamber E3 Awards (May 2014).


  • UltraTech’s Vikram Cement (Madhya Pradesh) wins the prestigious IMC Ramkrishna Bajaj National Quality Performance Excellence Trophy.
  • Birla White (UltraTech), the largest cement company in India wins the 'Golden Peacock Innovation Management Award 2013'.
  • UltraTech wins the Intel-AIM Corporate Responsibility Award — Governance and Society: Asian CSR Awards 2013, for its work among the underprivileged and highest standards of governance.


  • The Minister of Industry of Thailand honours Thai Carbon Black with the 'National QC Promotion Award 2015' in recognition of its outstanding commitment to quality.


  • Hindalco is consistently recognised for its excellence in Safety, Environment, Community welfare as also for Quality Exports.
  • Hindalco Central Logistics Cell won Economic Times Award for Supply Chain Management & Logistics in 2017
  • Aditya Aluminium won India CSR Award for initiatives under livelihood creation in 2017


  • Prime Minister's Industry Award for outstanding performance in environmental conservation. Additional achievements include TIS 18001; SAP software implementation; Thailand Quality Prize, and GMP, HACCP, Halal and Kosher accreditation.


  • Thai Peroxide has earned the CII National Energy Management Award, the Prime Minister's Award for Outstanding Labour Relationship and Thailand's 5-S Award from TPA.


  • Recent awards include the 'Best in its Class' award in the Big Industries category from the Asia Pacific Quality Award Organisation in 2006. In 2004, PT Elegant was recognised with the Quality Benchmark in the International Category by Qimpro Standards, India for implementing International Quality Maturity Model (IQMM). It has earlier been ranked among the top five Best Employers in Asia and number one in Indonesia by Hewitt Associates.


  • The company has won many prestigious business excellence awards such as APQO's International Asia Pacific Quality Award in 2007, CII-EXIM Bank Commendation Award for Strong Commitment to Excel in 2005 and the Golden Peacock Global Quality Award in 2004. It has also been awarded the 'Zero Accident Award' for achieving 12.6 million accident-free man-hours from the President of the Republic of Indonesia from 2002 to 2006.


  • The Federation of Egyptian Industries - Environmental Compliance Office and Sustainable Development (ECO FEI), conferred the ‘Pioneer Businesses to Achieve Sustainable Development 2015 Award’ upon Birla Carbon’s Alexandria Carbon Black.