Chow Tai Fook Jewellery Group Limited ("Chow Tai Fook" or the "Company"; collectively with its subsidiaries, the "Group"; SEHK stock code: 1929), a Hong Kong Main Board listed company with 89 years of heritage, proudly announces that the Group has earned the Manufacturer of the Year – Cutting & Polishing at JNA Awards 2018.
The Group was recognised along with its diamond processing and jewellery manufacturing hub in Shunde Ingenuity Centre. While striving to promote craftsmanship with artisanal spirit, the Group continues to pursue and foster innovation and creativity. Leveraging of a vertically integrated business model and advanced technology, the Group adopts a customer-driven approach in production and operations through standardisation, automation, digitalisation and intelligence. This further supports its exquisite craftsmanship, as well as the delivery of best-quality jewellery products and excellent customer experience.
Chow Tai Fook Managing Director, Kent Wong, said, "In light of evolving market dynamics and rapid shift in consumer preferences, a pioneering spirit and a forward-looking vision are indispensable to our business. We have implemented ‘Smart+ 2020’ strategic framework, underpinned by a firm commitment to innovation, technology and sustainability. Chow Tai Fook’s diamond factory is the largest diamond processing and manufacturing hub in Mainland China, where investment was given to equip us with a more modernised and effective manufacturing capability."
Chow Tai Fook General Manager of Diamond Manufacturing Department, CY Cheung, remarked, "I would like to express my sincere appreciation to the JNA Awards for recognising our performance, as well as the great support from our management and the working team. Adhering to the Group’s core values, we are devoted to integrating innovative technologies with extraordinary craftsmanship to present more works-of-art to our valued customers."
The JNA Awards, with an aim of promoting and upholding excellence in innovation, leadership, sustainability, social responsibility and best business practices in Asia’s jewellery sector, is one of the most prestigious international awards programmes. The Manufacturer of the Year – Cutting & Polishing award is designed to recognise organisation which can demonstrate game-changing ideas and technologies in diamond and gemstone cutting and polishing, so as to achieve improvement in customer service, productivity and operational effectiveness.