The world famous Kandy Esala Perehera begins with the Kumbal Perahera on 23rd July and attracts thousands of devotees from all parts of Sri Lanka together with numerous foreign visitors from different parts of the globe. It ends with the spectacular Randoli Perahera on 01st August. This is followed by the Day Perahera on 02nd August and then the traditional Water Cutting ceremony at Getambe.
Director Lankem Ceylon PLC Ruwan T. Weerasinghe said, “It is once again our great privilege to paint the Dalada Maligawa for the Kandy Eslaa Perahera. We humbly consider it a great and unique honour to be able to contribute to Sri Lanka’s rich culture and heritage through initiatives such as this. Lankem Robbialac is a totally home grown company and we do owe a debt of gratitude to the people of Sri Lanka”.
Diyawadana Nilame Pradeep Nilanga Dela thanked Lankem Paints for its continued support in painting the Dalada Maligawa for the eighth consecutive year, ahead of the Esala Perehera.
Reputed for manufacturing and marketing its flagship brand ‘Robbialac’, Lankem Paints Ltd is today, Sri Lanka’s largest 100% local coatings manufacturer and marketer. As pioneer in the local paints industry, it counts more than 28 years of wide ranging experience.
Lankem’s portfolio includes decorative, industrial, epoxies, primers, ancillary, anti corrosives, auto refinish and wood care ranges which cater to all needs of the Sri Lankan paints consumer. It recently ventured into the water based wood coatings market in collaboration with a reputed Italian company with its brand ‘Acquashield’.
The Lankem paint factory at Ekala was the first paint manufacturing facility to receive SLS ISO 9001:2008 for Quality Management Systems and is also the one and only paint manufacturer as at date in Sri Lanka to be awarded with ISO 14001 for Environmental Management Systems, in addition to the SLS mark.