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Rekindling ties-George Steuart Health and TIL Healthcare

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George Steuart Health today announced their renewed partnership with TIL Healthcare, India, for marketing and distribution of TIL Healthcare products in Sri Lanka.

TIL Healthcare, formerly known as Tablets India Ltd., originally launched with George Steuart in the mid-90s. This renewed partnership will make available, a range of amino acids and probiotics to the market. Bifilac, the pioneer probiotic is also set to be reintroduced to the market through this synergy.

Probiotics are live microorganisms that are intended to have health benefits when consumed or applied to the body. They can help maintain the homeostasis within the gut microbiota, providing a wide range of health benefits. At present, it is a worldwide trend to incorporate probiotics to the daily diet in fermented foods. The benefits of probiotics to the cereal based Sri Lankan diet has also been studied. Bifilac offers a combination of good bacterias and yeast, which is introduced in the intestine intentionally to balance the microbial flora (internal environment) of the intestine.

TIL Healthcare is the international pharmaceutical arm of the Jhaver Group of companies. The group currently has 5 pharmaceutical formulation manufacturing facilities offering various products in Liquids, Capsules, Tablets, Injectables, Soft-gel & Powders. TIL Healthcare exports its products to over 54 countries spread across Asia, Africa, CIS, Central & Latin America and is backed by strong infrastructure and technical personnel.

Mr. Kapil Jhaver, President & Managing Director of TIL Healthcare noted that they are elated to partner with one of the fastest growing companies in Sri Lanka. With their recently commissioned new state-of-the-art manufacturing facility dedicated towards global supplies, he stated that TIL healthcare is committed to further strengthen the partnership with George Steuart Health through new business opportunities.

‘As we celebrate our 185th anniversary this year, we recognize our greatest strength is our people and our partners. I congratulate TIL Healthcare and George Steuart Health and look forward to a fruitful partnership,’ said Dilith Jayaweera, Group Chairman of George Steuart & Company.

George Steuart Health currently boasts a portfolio of pharmaceuticals, nutraceuticals, cosmodermaceuticals, medical equipment and medical diagnostic devices. ‘The addition of the TIL healthcare products, will further strengthen our basket and broaden our services to the healthcare sector,’ stated Eran Ranasinghe, Executive Director of George Steuart Health.

On the company’s renewed partnership, he commented ‘We are happy to reconnect with our old partners. Although the agencies have drifted apart for a brief period, the companies’ commitment to deliver high quality medication to patients have brought us together once again.’

George Steuart Health is one of Sri Lanka’s premier healthcare and wellness solution providers and is a member of the George Steuart Group; Sri Lanka’s oldest mercantile establishment and a leading diversified conglomerate.



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Hemas Consumer strengthens portfolio with L’Oréal partnership in Sri Lanka

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Hemas Consumer, the leading manufacturer and distributor in Sri Lanka’s beauty and personal care sector has strengthened its portfolio of offerings in a groundbreaking partnership with the world’s number one beauty company, L’Oréal. With this partnership Hemas Consumer obtains distributor rights to leverage its sales network and innovative marketing approaches in taking L’Oréal’s wide range of beauty and personal care brands across Sri Lanka.

Commenting on the new partnership, Sriyan de Silva Wijeyeratne, Managing Director, Hemas Consumer & Executive Director Hemas Group said, “We have spent over fifty years building successful and strong consumer brands in Sri Lanka. In keeping with our promise of consumer delight and trust, we are elated to partner a world-class cosmetics group like L’Oréal expanding our existing portfolio with the world’s most sought-after beauty and personal care products.

We are well equipped in our distribution process with island-wide sales channels to serve all parts of the country. I believe this partnership will revolutionize Sri Lanka’s beauty care industry and more prospects await as we continue to look ahead with L’Oréal.”

Sabrina Esufally, Director Business Development and Innovation at Hemas Consumer said, “This partnership will enable Sri Lankans to access the iconic brands and solutions created through years of research and innovation by L’Oréal. In the fast evolving and dynamic beauty industry, the combined strength of Hemas’s local heritage and penetration, and L’Oréal’s global technology and trust is the perfect recipe for consumer delight.”

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DFCC Bank supports industrial excellence by partnering CNCI Achiever Awards

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DFCC Bank PLC, stepped up once again for the 3rd consecutive year to partner with the Ceylon National Chamber of Industries (CNCI) as the principal sponsor and official banking partner of the CNCI Achiever Awards 2020.

The CNCI Achiever Awards was held for the 19th consecutive time to recognize the outstanding efforts of exceptional performers who have molded their respective industries with innovative solutions, while overcoming challenges and meeting the demands of their clientele. This year, the event was recently held under strict health guidelines at the Galadari Hotel in Colombo. 

Commenting on the sponsorship, Chief Executive Officer of DFCC Bank PLC Lakshman Silva stated, “We are pleased to have partnered with the Ceylon National Chamber of Industries (CNCI), as the Main Sponsor and Official Banking Partner of the 19th CNCI Achiever Awards 2020. DFCC is honored to partner in reconciling successful Sri Lankan businesses from various industrial sectors. Our partnership with this prestigious awards programme aligns seamlessly with our commitment to foster and reward industrial growth across the country and support local entrepreneurs in MSME & SME sectors.”

 

 

 

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Lanka SSL triumphs with National Gold and Top Ten Awards

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CNCI Achiever Awards 2020

Lanka Special Steel Limited (Lanka SSL), a trusted name in wires and a fully-owned subsidiary of E B Creasy & Company PLC, was recently awarded the coveted National Gold Award under the Extra Large category in the Manufacturing Sector at the Achiever Awards 2020 for Industrial Excellence.

The annual event organized by the Ceylon National Chamber of Industries (CNCI) was held in March 2021 at Colombo, and celebrated some of the leading industrialists in the country for their tremendous and continued efforts in uplifting and promoting quality standards, productivity, growth and strategy, R&D, employee welfare and others whilst contributing to both the society and economy at large.

‘We are immensely proud to have been recognized with two very prominent awards at this year’s CNCI Achiever Awards. It is a huge leap from just winning a Merit Award the last time around, and this incredible achievement certainly reflects our highly ambitious plans to strive for continued excellence. We would like to thank our valued customers and all stakeholders. We are grateful to our hardworking and committed staff at Lanka SSL who have made this possible,’ said Pravin De Silva, CEO of Lanka SSL.

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