Lanka SSL wins National Gold and Top Ten Awards at CNCI Achiever Awards 2020

(L-R): Ishan Buddhika, AM Material Management; Pravin De Silva, CEO of Lanka SSL with awards; Lalinda Geekiyanage, Headl of Plant Operation; and Gayan Pathinayaka, Head of Sales and Marketing.

Lanka Special Steel Limited (Lanka SSL), a fully-owned subsidiary of E. B. Creasy & Company PLC, was recently awarded the coveted National Gold Award under the Extra Large category in the Manufacturing Sector at the Achiever Awards 2020 for Industrial Excellence.

The annual event organized by the Ceylon National Chamber of Industries (CNCI) was held in Colombo recently, and celebrated some of the leading industrialists in the country for their tremendous and continued efforts in uplifting and promoting quality standards, productivity, growth and strategy, R&D, employee welfare and others while contributing to both society and economy at large.

“We are immensely proud to have been recognized with two very prominent awards at this year’s CNCI Achiever Awards. It is a huge leap from just winning a Merit Award the last time around, and this incredible achievement certainly reflects our highly ambitious plans to strive for continued excellence”, said Pravin De Silva, CEO of Lanka SSL.

Lanka SSL also won a Gold Award at the very recent National Convention of Quality and Productivity 2020 held by the Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Quality and Productivity.

During the latter part of last year, Lanka SSL strengthened its longstanding partnership with TATA Steel Ltd’s Global Wires to further expand its growing portfolio. The company is the sole agent and distributor for all of its premium quality wire products in Sri Lanka. Further, Lanka SSL recently introduced ‘Permaweld’ brand welding electrode for all general purpose welding requirements.

Lanka SSL has won various awards in the past, including National Business Excellence Awards by NCCSL. An ISO 9001: 2015, ISO 45001: 2018 , SLS 31: 1988 and SLS 139: 2003 certified company, Lanka SSL today has a distinctive reputation for providing superior quality wires to various industries, especially in the construction sphere, with its talented team working around the clock ensure a highly personalized approach to each requirement.