National convention

Lanka SSL Wins Four Gold Medals at National Quality and Productivity Convention – Other

Lanka SSL teams with their awards

Lanka Special Steel Limited (Lanka SSL), a wholly owned subsidiary of EB Creasy & Company PLC, continued its winning streak with its Awanetha, Target, Shakthi and Verge teams winning four coveted gold medals at the recent National Convention on Quality and Productivity (NCQP)2021.

Organized annually by the Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Quality and Productivity (SLAAQP), the event was held under the patronage of Japanese Ambassador to Sri Lanka Mizukoshi Hideaki. Other dignitaries include Dr. Sunil Jayantha Nawaratna, Sunil G. Wijesinha and SLAAQP President Vipul Kularatna.

The event saw the participation of over 250 teams from across the country competing with their presentations, showcasing the various activities carried out to improve efficiency and productivity. All four Lanka SSL teams have proven their outstanding strengths and values ​​in these areas, and their trust, hard work and dedication have been rewarded with the highest recognition.

Members who have participated and represented Lanka SSL include Madusanka, Chamara, Kosala and Dinesh (Team Awanetha), Nifran, Susantha and Oshan (Team Target), Amith, Premarathna and GT Madusanka (Team Shakthi), and Sagara, Supun, Gihani, Asanka, Kasuni and Sachini (Team Vager).

Lanka Special Steels has a good track record of attending local and international conventions over the past 10 years. “We are extremely proud to see the enthusiasm and commitment of our valued employees, especially at the shop floor level, and their initiatives to voluntarily contribute to continuous improvement leading to productivity by working with their supervisors.

The result of winning four awards at this convention is something commendable and something we should be proud of. The achievement is even greater this year, having won just one gold award at last year’s edition of the National Quality and Productivity Convention,” said Director/CEO Pravin DeSilva.

Lanka SSL, the only SLS Certified Hot Dipped Galvanized (Gi) Wire and Barbed Wire Manufacturer in Sri Lanka, is consecutively recognized for its efforts in quality, innovation and excellence. Earlier this year, the company won first prize in the Large category at the 2021 National Business Excellence Awards and was named the winner in the Manufacturing – Other sector.

Last year, it won the National Gold Award – Extra Large Category (Manufacturing Sector) and the Top Ten Award at the 2020 CNCI Achiever Awards for Industrial Excellence.