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Dipped Products Group maintains growth momentum with establishment of new facility

Further growth expected with planned increase in capacity  Dipped Products PLC (DPL), a leader in the global non-medical rubber glove market, reported positive bottom line growth over the six months ended September 2014. The Hayleys subsidiary’s six month results were positively influenced by the improved performance in Q2 supported by an increase in production volume…

(0)Comments | October 30, 2014 6:25 pm

Barracuda Networks Inc. launches IT solutions in Sri Lanka

Barracuda Networks, Inc., the world’s leading IT solutions provider kicked off its presence in Sri Lanka with the launch of a range of industry-leading solutions designed to solve mainstream IT problems – efficiently and cost effectively – while maintaining a level of customer support and satisfaction second to none.  Barracuda Networks, Inc., a leading provider…

(0)Comments | October 30, 2014 6:20 pm

Amãna Bank tie up with Singer to offer Easy Payment Plan

Sri Lanka’s non-interest based banking pioneer Amãna Bank has tied up with consumer electronics giant Singer to facilitate convenient purchasing through its Easy Payment Plan. Through this financing scheme customers can purchases electronics, personal appliances, household appliances, furniture and many more from any Singer, Singer Mega, Singer Plus, Singer Home and Sisil World showrooms and…

(0)Comments | October 30, 2014 6:14 pm

Unilever Sri Lanka emerges as top Award winners at NIOSH Excellence Awards 2014

All company sites awarded, proving their strength as safe places of work  Unilever Sri Lanka proved their strength as a company which is dedicated to Occupational Health and Safety by emerging as the Excellence Award winners at the recently held National Safety and Occupational Health Excellence Awards 2014 at the BMICH on 20th October 2014. …

(0)Comments | October 29, 2014 9:00 pm

Haycarb records turnover of Rs. 5.2 billion and PBT of Rs. 362 million for 1H 2014/15

The Sri Lankan multinational Haycarb PLC reported a turnover of Rs. 5.2 billion and profit before tax of Rs. 362 million for six months ending 30th September 2014. The profit after tax stood at Rs. 304 million. Haycarb PLC Managing Director, Mr. Rajitha Kariyawasan said, “The continuing trend of high raw material prices in Sri…

(0)Comments | October 29, 2014 8:54 pm

Planters’ Association says sustainability of tea industry in the hands of workers

A 2kg increase in daily plucking average of tea can provide win-win solution A marginal increase of at least 2kg in the daily plucking average of each tea plucker can significantly boost Sri Lanka’s entire plantation industry and benefit all stakeholders by bringing down the skyrocketing unit cost of production of tea by nearly seven…

(0)Comments | October 29, 2014 8:51 pm

Mobitel’s ‘ONE’ Fuel Card Solution at LAUGFS sheds island-wide

Mobitel tied up with LAUGFS Holdings recently in an initiative to introduce an efficient Near Field Communication (NFC)-based ‘ONE’ fuel card solution that could be utilised at all LAUGFS filling stations islandwide.  The ‘ONE’ fuel card is a direct replacement for the manual fuel books and receipts, and comes with a unique transaction administration platform…

(0)Comments | October 29, 2014 8:45 pm

zMessenger to host Sri Lanka’s first Mobile Marketing Roundtable

zMessenger, Sri Lanka’s largest mobile marketing solutions provider will bring together top brand leaders from FMCG, hospitality, banking and financial services to the Island’s first roundtable on mobile marketing scheduled for Thursday, 30th October, 2014 The event titled Embracing Mobile Mind Shift – Mobile Moments are the Frontline of Customer Experience will look at the…

(0)Comments | October 29, 2014 3:49 pm

Looking for Business Prosperity with Referral Marketing?

The Synergy chapter of Business Network International will be launched on Wednesday the 29th of October 2014, from 5 pm to 7 pm at the 4th level of Access Towers, 278, Union Place, Colombo 02. This is the second successful Sri Lankan chapter representing BNI worldwide with a representation from a diverse field of industries….

(0)Comments | October 28, 2014 2:23 pm

Hemas Holdings Chooses SAP HANA® Enterprise Cloud to Drive BusinessTransformation

First Enterprise in Sri Lanka to implement SAP’s cloud-based offering across entire group SAP AG (NYSE: SAP) announced that Hemas Holdings PLC has partnered with SAP to deploy SAP HANA Enterprise Cloud, a world-class cloud hosting service for applications, platform, and maintenance across its entire group to improve large scale business transformation. With SAP HANA®…

(0)Comments | October 27, 2014 1:06 pm