Kirby Awards & Recognitions
Member of the British Safety Council (BSC)
Kirby Hyderabad plant recently became a member of the British Safety Council (BSC), the world’s leading independent occupational health, safety and environmental (HSE) organization. Based in London, with a presence in over 50 countries, the BSC works with its member businesses to improve HSE management, lobby for environmental reform, and assist with awareness campaigns.
As a member of the BSC, Kirby Hyderabad will have access to health and safety advisory services, training courses and accredited qualifications, as well as tools to improve health, safety and environmental standards within the business. Kirby Hyderabad manufacturing facility and other facilities are looking forward to working with the BSC to further strengthen their focus on these important issues.
D&B Infra Award 2013
Kirby Building Systems India, was awarded the prestigious D&B Infra Award 2013, as the “Best Project under the category - Pre-Engineered Building”, for the project of Renault-Nissan Automotive India Private Limited. As the winner in the PEB sector, this award further recognizes Kirby and its ability to execute mega projects.
The ‘D & B Infra Awards 2013’ recognizes leading infrastructure companies who have delivered exemplary performance in the construction, port, power and telecom sectors. The awards are organized by Dun & Bradstreet, the world’s leading provider of global business information, knowledge and insight. Renowned industry experts and eminent professionals from infrastructure and allied sectors are part of the independent jury.
EPC World Awards
Kirby Building Systems, one of the world's largest suppliers of pre-engineered steel buildings, left an indelible mark in the EPC industry by winning the prestigious EPC World Awards 2011 and EPC World Awards 2013, for “Outstanding Company in Pre-engineered Buildings” from EPC World Media. EPC World Awards has evolved as a national platform and is one of the first industry recognition awards in India. The winners of EPC World Awards have been selected through rigorous due diligence by an expert panel of jury from India's infrastructure community.
Era Fame Award 2013
Kirby Building Systems India was awarded the Era Fame Award 2013 for “Outstanding Contribution to Pre-Engineered Building”, at an awards ceremony held by the Era Fame Media Group on 20 September 2013. The awards have been introduced for the first time and serve to recognize outstanding accomplishments across a variety of areas. One of the winning factors was Kirby’s focus on technological innovation. Kirby’s expertise in completing projects across diverse industry segments also contributed to its win.
Best Corporate Governance in Kuwait 2012
Alghanim Industries was awarded ‘Best Corporate Governance Kuwait - 2012’, by World Finance, a London-based, international finance magazine. With this award, World Finance recognizes Alghanim Industries for its excellence in the field of corporate governance and its efforts to go beyond the formal regulatory requirements for the benefit of its various stakeholders.
This Corporate Governance award specifically highlights the company’s high degree of fiscal integrity, thorough oversight, effective use of internal and external audit functions, and high levels of disclosure and transparency. Alghanim Industries was the only company in Kuwait to be selected for the 2012 Governance awards.
Greentech Safety Award
Kirby Building Systems has been awarded the prestigious Greentech Environment Award 2011 and Greentech Safety Award 2011 and 2012, for its Hyderabad Manufacturing Facility in the Silver Category. The Greentech Foundation Award is reputed for its stringent quality standards, and credibility, and for honoring the proactive practices of the awardees. Greentech Foundation’s Environment Excellence Awards are presented to organizations &and individuals as a mark of in recognition for the significant contribution made towards protection, preservation and improvement of the environment. The Greentech Safety excellence award recognizes the safety initiatives conducted by the companies within the industry.
Infrastructure Excellence Award 2011
Kirby Building Systems India Ltd., has won the prestigious Infrastructure Excellence Award 2011, in the category - ‘PEB Project of the Year’. The company won the award for successful implementation of the single largest PEB building in the world, “Renault Nissan Automotive Pvt. India Ltd.” The project involved over 20,000 MT of steel with a covered area of 300,000 sqm. The trophy was presented by Shri Sushil Kumar Shinde, Hon’ble Union Minister for Power, Government of India. Mr. D Raju, Vice President - Kirby India & Southeast Asia , accepted the award at the felicitation ceremony on 19 April 2011, in New Delhi.
On receiving the award, Mr. D Raju said, “Kirby Building Systems started the revolution in the construction industry with the introduction of the PEB concept in India in 1999. With a rapid growth in just few years of its inception in India, PEB is revolutionizing the construction industry and Kirby is leading this revolution from the front with its constant innovation in products and applications. The Renault Nissan project is the first of its kind in utilizing PEB structures totally for an automobile plant in India. Our alternate technical offer vs. the original scope of work reduced the tonnage and saved the customer substantial amount, which was the winning factor for getting the order. It was the first time a combined erection procedure has been successfully implemented at this site. This project required not only the superior design but also flawless project management from start to finish. We delivered it with our commitment to excellence and vast experience in large & mega projects.”
A Best Employer in Asia 2010-2011
Alghanim Industries was recognized by the Employer Branding Institute and the World HRD Congress as one of Asia’s Best Employer Brands for 2010-2011. AI has been identified as a company that places a high degree of importance on selecting great talent, and has created a meritocracy that focuses on talent development and succession planning, where employees can fulfill their career aspirations. The Employer Branding Institute selection committee considered over 19,000 entries from 24 countries as part of this awards program.
Alghanim Industries' CEO Omar K. Alghanim commented on the occasion, stating, “We are tremendously honored to have been recognized as one of Asia’s Best Employers. This award is a testament to our employee-focused, performance-based corporate values system which encourages a culture of meritocracy, team work, empowerment, diversity and respect throughout the company. It inspires us to continue to build on our successes and ensure that these values remain an intrinsic part of the company’s culture."
Aon Hewitt Best Employer 2009/2010
Alghanim Industries was identified as a company that leads the region in establishing a performance-based, employee-focused work environment. The Aon Hewitt Best Employers study is the largest and most comprehensive employee-based study ever conducted in the Middle East, involving over 250 companies from twelve different industry classifications and representing input from 150,000 employees.
Alghanim Industries' CEO Omar K. Alghanim commented on the award, stating, "We are honored to be recognized as a Best Employer in the region. Receiving this prestigious honor brings us one step closer to realizing our vision of becoming the most successful and admired company in the region."