Lanka Tiles, Sri Lanka’s largest manufacturer of floor and wall tiles, has ventured overseas and diversified its business becoming the only local export brand to bear the country’s image, Managing Director of Lanka Tiles, Mahendra Jayasekera said.
The company currently exports around 20 percent of its production capacity to overseas high quality markets such as Japan, Canada, Australia as well as to certain countries in the European Union.
It has many business interests under the Lanka Wall Tiles and Lanka Tiles PLC group now, encompassing investments in aluminium, tile adhesive, plantations and packaging, Jayasekera said..
In its most recent expansion, Lanka Tiles added 6,000 square meters of production to its capacity, at a cost of LKR 2.5 billion, at the factory complex in Ranala.
New manufacturing plant in Ranala
Jayasekera said that the company expects to remain a dominant player in the local market, and to give a better product to local and overseas buyers.
At present, Lanka Tiles is producing 13,000 square meters of floor tiles and 7,500 square meters of wall tiles a day while bringing the best of the world to Sri Lanka, and beyond.
Lanka Tiles is quickly becoming a brand that is globally recognised for quality.