Tata Consultancy Services Earns Top Honda Performance Award

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Tata Consultancy Services Earns Top Honda Performance Award

MARYSVILLE, Ohio, November 4, 2009: Honda of America Mfg., Inc. has recognized the associates at Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), the leading IT services, business solutions and outsourcing firm, for outstanding performance at providing products and services that support Honda’s manufacturing in Ohio.

TCS is among 12 companies receiving Supplier of the Year awards for top performance in the areas of quality, delivery and productivity improvement.  Called “MRO” suppliers, these companies provide “maintenance, repair and operational (MRO) service to four Honda plants in Ohio that include supplying electrical power, office products, specialty tooling, as well as construction, milling and material handling services.

“On behalf of the Honda team, I extend my appreciation for your outstanding efforts at meeting the needs of our customers,” said Bill Easdale, MRO Division Manager.  “As top MRO suppliers, you are helping us to quickly respond to changing market conditions while at the same time providing our customers with both high quality and best value in our products.”

TCS earned the 2009 Supplier of the Year award for Information Technology Services category.  To earn a top award, Honda evaluates each supplier’s performance in key operational areas, as well as initiatives to continually improve and achieve world-class business characteristics.

Since 2001, Honda Manufacturing has entrusted TCS with several critical business systems and TCS has demonstrated remarkable agility and responsiveness in delivering measurable business benefits to Honda Manufacturing. Today TCS is an important partner supplying business critical services in various domains and technologies to Honda.

“This award reflects the TCS team’s dedication, determination and ability to achieve the highest level of performance and results for our customers,” said Milind Lakkad, Global Head – TCS Manufacturing ISU. “TCS provides Honda Manufacturing with the highest level of service and remains committed to continue building our relationship into the future.”

About Honda of America Mfg

Honda of America Mfg. has more than 2,000 MRO suppliers.  Next year, Honda is expanding the conference into a regional event with participation from the MRO suppliers serving Honda Transmission Mfg., Inc., in Russells Point, Ohio, and Honda Manufacturing of Indiana LLC.

Honda’s manufacturing operations for all of North America started nearly 30 years ago, on Sept. 10, 1979, with a motorcycle plant in Marysville, Ohio, followed by automobile production in 1982.  The state’s largest automaker, Honda produced nearly 700,000 passenger cars and light trucks in Ohio last year, and has invested more than $7.3 billion in its Ohio operations.

About Tata Consultancy Services

Tata Consultancy Services (BSE: TCS.BO, NSE: TCS.NS) is an IT services, business solutions and outsourcing organization that delivers real results to global businesses, ensuring a level of certainty no other firm can match. TCS offers a consulting-led, integrated portfolio of IT and IT-enabled services delivered through its unique Global Network Delivery Model, recognized as the benchmark of excellence in software development.  A part of the Tata Group, India’s largest industrial conglomerate, TCS has over 140,000 of the world's best trained IT consultants in 42 countries. The company generated consolidated revenues of US $6 billion for fiscal year ended 31 March 2009 and is listed on the National Stock Exchange and Bombay Stock Exchange in India. This TCS release and other news announcements are available at https://www.tcs.com