Karachi: Indus Motor Company (IMC) held its Annual Suppliers Convention in Karachi under the theme “Next step to success — Kamyabi Ka Agla Qadam”. Nobuhiro Yamamoto Executive Vice President Toyota Motor Asia Pacific was the chief guest. The convention was attended by management of Toyota Motor Corporation, House of Habib, IMC’s Suppliers, representatives from the automobile industry and the management of IMC. The Supplier Convention is an annual feature with the aim of recognizing the efforts of the IMC vendors/ suppliers.
Yamamoto applauded the local suppliers’ role for their continuous support in running the production smoothly and their efforts to enhance the quality of locally manufacturing parts. He emphasized that ‘complete safety and quality assurance is our top priority action for the upcoming years’.
Ali S. Habib, Chairman IMC congratulated the IMC family on remarkable achievements made during the year, particularly the success of 11th generation Toyota Corolla in Pakistan. ‘Our new generation Corolla has set new standards of quality, safety and luxury. The response from customers is overwhelming as 51,398 units were sold last year. With the support of our suppliers, we are striving very hard to live up to this benchmark,’ he added.
‘IMC recognizes that for sustainable business growth, constructive policies by the government and healthy rapport with the vendors and suppliers is essential. Without this, it would not be possible to accomplish our goals, business vision, and expectations’ said Ali S Habib.
While reiterating IMC’s commitment to strengthening the supplier base through technical support, he recognized ‘Loads Limited’ as the top performing vendor for the year 2014-15 on achieving lowest defect rate, collaborative assistance to other suppliers, timely developments and quality delivery.