TPS Ceramic Industries breaks ground for Rs. 4Bn plant in Badureliya

TPS Ceramic Industries (Pvt.) Ltd. the recent-most entity to join Sri Lanka’s largest ultra-modern sanitary-ware and ceramic trading company and distributor – Puwakaramba Group of Companies (PGC), will create history with the laying of the foundation stone of a state-of-the-art ceramic manufacturing plant on 16 December 2021 at Baduraliya.

Located in the PGC Factory Complex situated in a picturesque corner of the Kalutara District, TPS Ceramic Industries aims to become a formidable player and join other local players in order to nearly double the domestic ceramic production from its current 40% to 75%-80% of the total consumption needed for Sri Lanka, in the near future, in line with the vision of the government to encourage import substitution. The ambitious project is projected to cost Rs four billion and is slated to create over 400 direct job opportunities.

Poised to become one of Sri Lanka’s largest ultra-modern ceramic manufacturing plants, TPS Ceramic Industries’ Baduraliya Plant is poised to kick start its manufacturing process of three ceramic and sanitary-ware product lines by the end of 2022 and thereafter increase to 12 product lines in the upcoming years. The main objectives of the Baduraliya Plant are to contribute positively to the country’s economy, assist in cushioning the excessive pressure on Sri Lanka’s balance payment and foreign reserves through import substitution and employment generation.

TPS Ceramic Industries’ state-of-the-art plant situated along the Hedigalle Road in Horagoda Estate, Baduraliya was ceremoniously opened under the patronage of Wimal Weerawansa – Minister of Industries in the presence of a host of distinguished invitees.

Puwakaramba Group of Companies’ new factory complex in Baduraliya, declared opened by Dr. Laksiri Peiris on 30 August 2021; kicked off the commencement of the production of 100% locally-manufactured products widely used in the construction field such as Ceiling Grids, PVC Ceiling Panels, G.I. Tubes, C-Purlins & C-Channels. Spread across a 30-acre land, this premises possess ample opportunity for vast expansions and future additions to its product portfolio.

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