Highlights in technical improvements at THACO Chu Lai Industrial Park
On May 6, in Bien Hoa City, Dong Nai Labor Confederation launched the Worker's Month 2023 and rewarded 50 production workers of the year, among which there were 4 from THACO Chu Lai Industrial Park. Those employees have made plenty of technical initiatives that have contributed greatly to improve production and business efficiency.
Over the past years, technical improvements have been widely implemented among THACO employees, and THACO Chu Lai has witnessed remarkable results. Since 2018, THACO Chu Lai Industrial Park has finished more than 7,500 initiatives and improvements in production. In 2022 alone, there were more than 1,850 projects, a 54% increase compared to 2021. In 2022 and 2023, more than 1,000 projects from THACO Chu Lai were submitted to Vietnam Trade Union's "One million initiatives" program. In order to keep this going and achieve practical results, in addition to the leaders' directions, the creativity of each employee is crucial.
One of the representative workers in the movement was Mr. Pham Chi Cong, a Machines and Equipment Management staff at THACO Mazda Plant (under THACO AUTO Chu Lai). Since 2022, he has completed 9 projects which have succeeded to increase the technology contents of the production lines, operation convenience, and save more than VND650 million in production costs.
|Mr. Nguyen Trieu Toan, a Planning Lead at Body Parts Plant|
Another example, with 12 initiatives, Mr. Nguyen Trieu Toan, a Planning Lead at Body Parts Plant (THACO INDUSTRIES) was the one who has made the most projects in response to the company's "Waste elimination” 2022, contributing to increase production speed, product quality, and save more than VND460 million. His most prominent project was improving the welding process of rear car hood: Adjusting the technologies of its steel truss frame, welding jigs, welding gun mount of the finished product welding line.
In 2022, Mr. Nguyen Luyen, a Lead of the Front Floor Welding Team, THACO Kia Plant in Chu Lai was also the one with the most innovations and improvements in the factory, 11 projects. His most typical project was designing the bolt welding jig for Kia K5, which cut out the reverse process to weld the bottom side, created more convenience in operation, and raised volumes from 10 bodies to 13.5 bodies per hour, reduced the production time from 6 minutes to 4 minutes 30 seconds and saved more than VND410 million. This was also one of the excellent award projects in THACO AUTO Chu Lai's technical improvement campaign 2022.
|Mr. Vo Thanh Nam, Head of Automotive Mechanical Components Welding Line, Mechanical Complex|
Since 2022, Mr. Vo Thanh Nam, Head of Automotive Mechanical Components Welding Line, Mechanical Complex (THACO INDUSTRIES) has carried out 8 projects, saving nearly VND50 million. In particular, his New Frontier jig design project won an excellent award in Waste elimination 2022.
Thanks to their creative efforts and practical contributions to the company, those individuals were honored to receive the Certificates of Merit granted by the Dong Nai Labor Confederation. The achievements were great encouragements for other employees at THACO and a great source of motivation for them to continue to create and make improvements, forming a new generation of dynamic, creative and dedicated industrial personnel who contribute to THACO's sustainable development.