25 students of I MBA (Batch 2018-20) visited TVS Motor Company Limited, Hosur on March 9, 2019 to gain insights into the manufacturing process of two – wheelers. Students made a pre-visit presentation on March 7, 2019 about the company, its products, market share and management team to the faculty members.
Visit to the company started with an introduction to TVS by their executives, its history and the products manufactured. Students were then taken through the stages involved in the manufacture, quality control and testing of the various types of two wheelers being manufactured in the plant starting from the raw material to the finished product. Lean tools like Poke-Yoke, SMED, 5S, JIT, Visual Controls, Cellular Layout and TPM that were implemented in TVS and their benefits were explained to the students. Painting by robots evoked a lot of interest from students who found the visit very interesting and interacted actively with the executives of TVS Motor Company Limited. The students were accompanied by Dr.V.Kannan – Professor and Dr.R.Vinayagasundaram – Associate Professor, KCTBS during the above visit.