Ocean Lanka (Pvt) Ltd, Sri Lanka’s largest weft knitted fabric manufacturer, recently celebrated notable achievements at the 25th edition of the Presidential Export Awards, held at the BMICH in Colombo 07. In a notable feat, Ocean Lanka secured accolades for two consecutive years, receiving recognition for its outstanding contributions to the export industry, marking its inaugural participation in the prestigious competition. These awards, acknowledged as the highest national recognition for export excellence, underscores Ocean Lanka’s commitment to setting industry standards and making a significant impact on the global market. 

Initiated by the Sri Lankan Export Development Board (EDB) in 1981, the Presidential Export Awards (PEA) have organized 24 ceremonies in the past years. This year’s 25th edition witnessed the participation of approximately 1,500 invitees, including His Excellency Ranil Wickremesinghe, President of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, alongside relevant Cabinet Ministers, Diplomatic corps, Government officials, Award winners, and exporters.

At the “Presidential Export Awards 2021/22,” Ocean Lanka (Pvt) Ltd was honored with the Best Exporter Award in the Knitted Fabric Category. This recognition highlights Ocean Lanka’s commitment to excellence and innovation in the textile sector. Building on this success, Ocean Lanka (Pvt) Ltd continued to shine in the “Presidential Export Awards 2022/23,” securing the Merit Award in the Knitted Fabric Category. This consecutive win underscores Ocean Lanka’s sustained dedication to maintaining high standards and making significant strides in the export market.  

Dr. Austin Au, Managing Director of Ocean Lanka Pvt Ltd., expressed his enthusiasm about the recognition, stating, “We are truly honored to receive these prestigious awards for two consecutive years. This achievement is a testament to the hard work, dedication, and innovative spirit of the entire Ocean Lanka team. We remain committed to upholding the highest standards in the industry and contributing to the growth of Sri Lanka’s export sector.”   

As Ocean Lanka (Pvt) Ltd showcases its unwavering commitment to quality and excellence in the textile industry, the company looks forward to continuing its journey of innovation and contributing significantly to the economic development of Sri Lanka through its export endeavors.   

About Ocean Lanka

The Company was established in 1996, with over 25 years of experience in producing high-quality, world-class fabrics for renowned international brands globally. The Company is a joint venture between Hong Kong-based Fountain Set (Holdings) Limited 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.   

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