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Batting for the industry: Cricket contest highlights Sikkens’ customer-focused teamwork

Still buzzing from the excitement of this year’s Cricket World Cup, and eagerly anticipating summer visits from Pakistan and India, Sikkens customers in Sri Lanka responded wholeheartedly to AkzoNobel’s recent cricket-themed event in Colombo. AkzoNobel Vehicle Refinishes in Sri Lanka, were bowled over by the enthusiasm of 34 teams and more than 540 guests from…

(0)Comments | September 22, 2015 11:25 pm

Sunrich Biscuits clinches much-coveted International Awards

One of Sri Lanka’s leading biscuit manufacturers – Sunrich Confectionery Private Limited bagged a hallmark achievement in the global food and beverage industry by winning two much-coveted International Taste and Quality Institute (ITQI) Awards in Belgium recently.  Sunrich Confectionery turned a new chapter with two of its flagship products – Chocolate Cream and Power Crunch Biscuits…

(0)Comments | September 22, 2015 11:11 pm

Global electric vehicle market projected to reach staggering $271.67 billion by 2019

* Carmudi examines the future of Tesla Motors and how the brand fills a serious need  According to Reuters, Tesla Motors takes a $4000 loss on every S model it sells. With just $1.15 billion on hand as of June 30, down from $2.67 billion a year ago, Tesla Motors has attracted some concern from…

(0)Comments | September 22, 2015 10:46 pm

Elephant House Sausages launch Elephant House Sausage Hacks via social media

In an innovative move to engage consumers via social media and technology-based utilities, iconic Sri Lankan brand Elephant House Sausages recently announced the launch of a social media campaign supporting the launch of an innovative ‘Elephant House Sausage Hacks’ recipe source. Designed around simple, easy to replicate videos of recipes for consumers to experiment with,…

(0)Comments | September 22, 2015 10:40 pm

MTD Walkers selects SAP Commercial Project Management to strengthen operations

SAP SE (NYSE: SAP), announced that MTD Walkers PLC has selected SAP Commercial Project Management (SAP CPM) to strategically supplement its operations in the areas of construction, manufacturing and engineering. MTD Walkers plans to deploy SAP CPM as well as SAP for Engineering, Construction and Operations (SAP EC&O) in order to improve and increase accuracy…

(0)Comments | September 22, 2015 10:34 pm

Derana Miss Sri Lanka’s Harshani Ruman wins at Miss Tourism Universe

In an exciting moment for Sri Lanka, Harshani Ruman, a student of Business Management and the 2nd runner up at the Derana Goya Miss Sri Lanka beauty pageant was adjudged the 2nd runner up at the recently held Miss Tourism Universe pageant held in Beirut, Lebanon. Derana TV, the franchise holder for Miss Earth has…

(0)Comments | September 21, 2015 7:09 pm

Galle Face Hotel plays host to international celebrity chef Rachel Allen

The Galle Face Hotel, the country’s one and only luxury abode that promises vintage charm with a solid blend of modern hospitality, is currently playing host to one of the most internationally renowned chefs of all time, Rachel Allen who will entice local audiences with her delectable cuisine during her stay in Sri Lanka. Irish…

(0)Comments | September 18, 2015 1:21 am

Softserve Implements Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2015 for Uni-Dil in 3 months

Softserve (Pvt) Ltd, a company that focuses primarily on Microsoft Dynamics as its core product deployment, proudly announces the project sign-off of another successful implementation of Dynamics NAV 2015 for Uni-Dil Packaging Limited. Established in 1994, Uni Dil is Sri Lanka’s leading corrugated carton manufacturer and a member of the popular Valibel Group, Sri Lanka….

(0)Comments | September 18, 2015 1:10 am

Hayleys Group’s ‘Puritas Sath Diyawara’ opens two Reverse Osmosis plants for CKD affected villages in the Northern & North Central Provinces

* Provides purified water for over 3,500 people in Billewa & Welioya Residents of two impoverished villages, Welioya in the Northern Province (NP) and Billewa in the North Central Province (NCP) now have access to over 20,000 liters of clean drinking water per day, with the commissioning of two centralized Reverse Osmosis (RO) Plants. The…

(0)Comments | September 18, 2015 1:00 am

Softlogic Finance expands branch network to 25 with Matara Metro Branch

Softlogic Finance PLC has extended its islandwide presence to 25 fully-fledged branches with the opening of a Metro Branch in Matara, continuing the company’s plan to expand its footprint across the country. The new Metro Branch at No. 382/A, Galle Road, Pamburana, Matara strengthens Softlogic Finance’s presence in Matara to two fully-fledged branches. The Matara…

(0)Comments | September 17, 2015 1:55 pm