Ocean Lanka Wins National Merit Award at CNCI Achiever Awards 2020

March 31, 2021

Ocean Lanka, Sri Lanka’s largest weft knitted fabric manufacturer, won the Merit Award in the ‘Manufacturing – Extra Large’ category at the Achiever Awards 2020 presented by the Ceylon National Chamber of Industries (CNCI). Managing Director of Ocean Lanka, Dr. Austin Au, accepted the award on behalf of the company at the awards ceremony presided over by Minister of Industries and Supply Chain Management Honorable Wimal Weerawansa.

Commenting on this accolade, Dr. Au said, “Ocean Lanka is honoured to be a Merit Award Winner in the Extra Large category comprising of the most prominent and established manufacturing entities in Sri Lanka. This award is a testimonial of the corporate culture that all of us at Ocean Lanka embrace, believe in, and live every day. We have cultivated an environment where our employees enjoy a common thread of strong communication, transparency, respect and trust – while embracing a growth mindset.”

In conferring the award, CNCI acknowledged Ocean Lanka for its outstanding performance in the avenues of net turnover, value addition, productivity improvement, industrial relations & employee welfare, Research & Development, quality assurance, Corporate Social Responsibility and Occupational Health & Safety.

The Achiever Awards are CNCI’s highest recognition of Industrial Excellence and the most looked forward to event in the business calendar in Sri Lanka.

About Ocean Lanka
Established in 1996, Ocean Lanka (Pvt) Ltd is Sri Lanka’s largest weft knitted fabric manufacturer with over 25 years of experience in producing high quality, world class fabrics to renowned international brands including Victoria’s Secret, PVH (Tommy Hilfiger/Calvin Klein), Nike, Uniqlo, GAP, Amazon, Michael Kors, Marks and Spencer, Lacoste, Puma, Intimissimi and Hanes. The company is a joint venture between Hong Kong based Fountain Set Holdings and local apparel giants Hirdaramani Group and Brandix Lanka Limited, and stands out as the first-ever manufacturer within the textile and apparel industry of Sri Lanka to come into system partnership with bluesign ®.

Photo Caption: Managing Director of Ocean Lanka, Dr. Austin Au and and Assistant General Manager – Sales & Marketing, Mr. Ruwan Mudalpath accepting the CNCI National Merit Award