- Seen here are the teams at Lanka SSL with their awards
Lanka Special Steel Limited (Lanka SSL), a trusted name in wires and a fully owned subsidiary of E.B. Creasy & Company PLC, continued its winning streak with its teams Awanetha, Target, Shakthi, and Verge taking home four coveted gold awards 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 His Excellency the Ambassador of Japan to Sri Lanka Mizukoshi Hideaki. Other dignitaries include Dr. Sunil Jayantha Nawaratna, Sunil G Wijesinha, and the President of SLAAQP Vipul Kularatna.
The event saw the participation of over 250 teams from across the country competing with their presentations, showcasing the various activities done to improve efficiency and productivity. The four teams at Lanka SSL proved their exceptional strengths and values in these areas, and their confidence, hard work, and dedication was awarded with the highest recognition.
The members who participated and represented Lanka SSL include Madusanka, Chamara, Kosala and Dinesh (Team Awanetha), Nifran, Susantha and Oshan (Team Target), Amith, Premarathna, and G T Madusanka (Team Shakthi), and Sagara, Supun, Gihani, Asanka, Kasuni and Sachini (Team Vager).
Lanka Special Steels has a good track record of participating in conventions both locally and internationally over the last 10 years. We are extremely proud to see the enthusiasm and the commitment of our valuable employees, especially at the shop floor level, and their initiatives to willingly contribute towards continuous improvement leading to productivity by working together with their supervisors.
The outcome of winning four awards at this convention is something commendable and it is something we should be proud of. The achievement comes bigger this year around, having won just one gold award at the last year’s edition of the National Convention on Quality and Productivity,’ said Director / CEO Pravin De Silva.
Lanka SSL, the only manufacturer for SLS certified hot-dipped galvanized (Gi) wire and barbed wire in Sri Lanka, is consecutively recognized for its efforts in quality, innovation, and excellence. Earlier this year, the company was awarded the first runner-up in the Large Category at the National Business Excellence Awards 2021 and was named 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 CNCI Achiever Awards 2020 for Industrial Excellence