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Nine companies from Gujarat bag national MSME Awards

AHMEDABAD: Nine companies fromGujarat bagged awards given by the central Micro Small and Medium Enterprise (MSME) 2011, recently organized in New Delhi. 

These include Rajkot-based M/s Noble Refractories in innovation category, Rajkot-based Infinity Infoway Private Limited in micro and small enterprise (service) category, Ahmedabad-based Shree Umiya Surgical Private Limited in quality product category for micro and small enterprise for Plastic and Disposable, Rajkot-based Cyber Ceramic in the same category for ceramic glazed tiles segment, Ahmedabad-based HOF Furniture Systems Private Limited in the same category in wooden furniture segment and Ahmedabad-based NBE Motors Private Limited in the same category for electric motors segment. Ahmedabad-based Bluecoat Private Limited bagged the award for outstanding 
entrepreneurship in small enterprise (manufacturing category). 

In the individuals category, Sangita Palshikar of Surendranagar-based M/s SKP Bearings Private Limited bagged the Outstanding 
Women Entrepreneur Award, while S S Rathi of Vitthal Udyognagar-based Vidya Wires bagged the award for Outstanding Entrepreneur inManufacturing sector in medium enterprise category. 

Adhesives manufacturer Bluecoat bagged the award for product quality, 
business ethics, commitment to consumers and innovation, research & development, said Milan Dalal, MD of Bluecoat Private Limited. 

"We got the award for our new state-of-the-art plant at Vitthal Udyognagar set up with an investment of Rs 1.5 crore in 2010. It manufactures enamel copper wire used in transformers and electrical electric motors. We also have a testing laboratory for our products," S S Rathi, CMD of Vidya Wires told ET. 

HOF had commissioned third largest plant in India for manufacturing furniture. "We have received 
BIFMA certification from US regulators as well as ergonomics certificate of Canada. There are multiple checks across the entire product cycle till it is delivered," said Hasmukh Patel, MD of HOF.