Kelani Cables
Celebrating 50th
Anniversary

Achievements

KCL has been presented with many awards for its excellent performance in terms of quality, productivity and best practices. These includes following awards:

The Most awarded companies in Sri Lanka from among the leading business houses ranked by LMD in 2019/20

Sector winners top three Sector /category/entity/overall rank Manufacturing from a total of 19 listed companies

  • Royal ceramics /rank 50
  • Acl cables plc/kelani cables plc/ rank 58

Most awarded entities by category 9 entities ranked 58

  • Acl cables plc/ kelani cables plc

Most awarded entities — Total awards january 2019 to september 2020

Kelani cables plc 6 awards

  • Global performance excellence award – asia pacific quality organization (apqo) 2019
  • Best practices award – asia pacific quality organization (apqo) – 2019
  • Special award by sri lanka standars instution (slsi )- 2019 in recognition of Global performance excellence award ( gpea),(apqo)
  • Brands annual- brand finance lanka/media services 2020
  • Most respected – media services
  • Lmd 100 – media services – 2018/2019

Kelani Cables conferred with a special award at the ‘National Quality Awards – 2019’

Kelani Cables was conferred with a special award at the ‘National Quality Awards – 2019’ organized by the Sri Lanka Standard Institution. This special award was presented in appreciation of Kelani Cables winning the ‘Global Performance Excellence World Class Award’ at the 17th edition of the ‘Global Performance Excellence Awards’ held in Philippines. With the ‘Global Performance Excellence World Class Award’ Kelani Cables was recognized in the Asian Pacific region as a company that is dedicated to constantly maintaining world class quality standards.

SLIM Brand Excellence Awards – B2B Brand of the Year 2019 – Gold / CSR Brand of the Year 2019 – Bronze Award

 (Awarding Body – Sri Lanka Institute of Marketing)

A legacy that dates back to over five decades of undying commitement towards the world around us.

Driven by the sentiment of nurturing our society as well as the envirnment around us, our promise of delivering nothing but the best for our customers and stakeholders remain intact.

As we recieve these two silver awards for our outstanding CSR initiatives and profund corporate ethics performed during the previous year at the 19th SLIM BRAND EXCELLENCE Awards, we pledge to stay true to our values.

SLIM AWARD

SLIM Brand Excellence Awards – B2B Brand of the Year 2018 / CSR Brand of the Year 2018 – Silver Award

(Awarding Body – Sri Lanka Institute of Marketing)

A legacy that dates back to over five decades of undying commitement towards the world around us.

Driven by the sentiment of nurturing our society as well as the envirnment around us, our promise of delivering nothing but the best for our customers and stakeholders remain intact.

As we recieve these two silver awards for our outstanding CSR initiatives and profund corporate ethics performed during the previous year at the 17th SLIM BRAND EXCELLENCE Awards, we pledge to stay true to our values.

NCE Export

NCE Export Awards 2017 – Gold Award

Awarding Body – National Chamber of Exporters of Sri Lanka.
Kelani was awarded Gold Award in Large Category, Manufacturing Industrial Products at the 25th NCE Export Awards 2017.

Achievements

Kelani Cables was awarded the globally recognized Responsible care logo

Responsible Care is a collective initiative by the global chemical industry in order to improve chemical handling practices and improve work place safety.

National Cleaner Production Centre, is the authorized body in Sri Lanka to certify organizations for Responsible Care.

Achievements

SLIM Brand Excellence Awards – B2B Brand of the Year 2013 – GOLD
(Awarding Body – Sri Lanka Institute of Marketing)

Kelani was awarded for the best B 2B brand of the year(business to Business ) at SLIM Brand Excellence 2013. This was the 1st instance this category being the gold awarded.

In 2012 kelani won the Bronze awarded at SLIM Brand Excellence and there was no Gold being awarded. This clearly proves how the brand being established continuously.

We thank all stake holders for unstint support.

Achievements

Sri Lanka National Quality Awards
(Awarding Body – Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Quality and Productivity)

Award Winner 2006 | Merit Certificate – 2005

This is a contest conducted by the Sri Lanka Standards Institution. The criteria of evaluation in this competition is more or less equivalent to the internationally famous Malcolm Boldrige Award.

Summary of the judging criteria for the quality award are leadership of the top management, governance and social responsibility, strategic planning and development, customer and market focus, measurements, analysis and knowledge management, human resource focus, process management and business results.

Achievements

National Productivity Awards
(Awarding Body – National Productivity Secretariat)

3rd Place in Island wide in Productivity Award 2005 | 3rd place in Provincial Productivity Award 2005

The National Productivity Secretariat (NPS), which is established under the Ministry of Labour Relations and Foreign Employment, conducts the competition for manufacturing, services, public, and schools sectors.

The primary objectives of the competition are to improve productivity at all levels. It is generally recognized that productive enterprise in the country will result in a productive nation.

The awards evaluate criteria such as the leadership of the top management in the organization-; how the managers-; develop and motivate people to support the organization’s policies, strategies, and processes-; how the organization formulates a productivity improvement strategy, and an action plan, measurement structure, and ratios used regularly to measure overall productivity, etc.

B2B Silver mage & Restart resilience award –Consumer goods large organization

(Awarding Body – Sri Lanka Institute of Marketing)

The world outside may be hit by a host of disasters but, we are driven by our Team spirits and Courage to win under any condition.
Hence, Wining the B2B brand of the year silver award and Restart Sri Lanka Resilience award for Consumer Goods Large category at the 19th SLIM BRAND EXCELLENCE Awards.

APQO-172x250s

Kelani Cables wins APQO Best Practice award at GPEA 2019

Kelani Cables was selected as winner at the Best practice award session held parallel to the Global performance excellence award by Asia Pacifica Quality Organization in Bali, Indonesia. Kelani Cables has excelled at productive and efficient operations management practices which was recognized in the international arena.

Achievements

Kelani Cables wins Silver at National Green Award 2015

Kelani Cables clinched the Silver award in the private entrepreneur category at the National Green Awards 2015.

Achievements

National Safety Awards
(National Safety Awards 2010 – Manufacturing and Processing Sector)

Awarding Body – Department of Labour and Employees Trust Fund Board

In year 2010 Kelani awarded National Safety Awards 2010 in Manufacturing and Processing Sector.

The objectives of the awards to ensure the occupational safety and health (OSH) best practices are well maintained in the organization and its work force. National safety awards are organized by the Department of Labour in collaboration with Employees Trust Fund Board.

Achievements

Taiki Akimoto 5S Awards
(Awarding Body – Japan Sri Lanka Technical and Cultural Association)

Gold Award for overall for Best 5S | Implementer in manufacturing sector in 2007 | First Runner Up – 2006

The Taiki Akimoto 5′-S’- competition organized by the Japan Sri Lanka Technical and Cultural Association (JASTECA) is awarded for the best implementation of 5′S’ concepts and best practices.

The 5′-S’-s comprise of Seiri, which requires a clutter free environment in the working premises-; Seiton, elimination of time wasted by strict organization that allows efficient locating of required items-; Seiso, the overall cleanliness of the organization-; Seiketsu, standardization of the above mentioned concepts-; and Shitsuke, proper training and development of the 5′S concepts to assure sustainability. The award also evaluates the leadership of the CEO and management, the productivity, quality, cost, and efficient delivery of the products, as well as the safety and morale of the employees.

Achievements

SLIM Brand Excellence Awards
(Awarding Body – Sri Lanka Institute of Marketing)

Among the Selected Top Five – 2006 | Among the Selected Top Five – 2005

The popular brand excellence awards organized by the Sri Lanka Institute of Marketing with a view to recognizing the performance of brands and Brand champions at national level.

The objectives of the event are to reward the outstanding efforts of the best-performing brands in the country while raising the local brands to global standards of excellence, to encourage best practices in branding, to enhance the image of marketing in the country, and to enhance the image of SLIM in the region.

APQO-Performance Award-2019

Global Performance Excellence Awards 2019

Kelani Cables won the GPEA World Class award for the second time at the APQO 2019 conference and award ceremony held from October 14 to 16 in Bali, Indonesia. Organizations that excel in seven criteria; Leadership, Strategy, Customer, Measurement and Knowledge Management, Workforce, Operations and Business Results are presented with this world class award. Kelani Cables previously won the GPEA World Class award in 2017.

SLIM Brand Excellence

SLIM Brand Excellence Awards 2017 – Gold Award

We at Kelani Cables, cultivated our products as masterpieces with highly assured safety, well-known durability and unbeatable performance from the inception of time. This trust and quality have fuelled us to win yet another brilliant accolade at the16 th SLIM Brand Excellence as the leading B2B Brand of the year.

APQO

Global Performance Excellence Awards 2017

Kelani Cables was awarded the World Class Award (Highest) in the large manufacturing category at the Global Performance Excellence Awards 2017. The award ceremony was held on October 22nd at Okada Manila, Philippines. Asia Pacific Quality Organization organizes the Global Performance Excellence Awards every year to recognize the best performing business organizations in the Asia & Pacific Rim region. Kelani Cables was the only electric cable manufacturer to win at GPEA 2017. Organizations who win National Quality Award in their respective country are eligible to participate to GPEA. Kelani Cables won the Sri Lanka national quality award in 2016.

Quality

Sri Lanka National Quality Awards 2016 – Gold Award

Kelani Cables PLC won the prestigious National Quality Gold Award for the second time after a decade indicating that they are sustaining SLSI standards using QC and Productivity tools efficiently and effectively in the process as a leading Power and Telecommunication Cable manufacturer in Sri Lanka.

Achievements

Asia Best Employer Brand Awards 2015

6 Asia Best Employer Brand Awards is the most prestigious award a company can receive.

Kelani Cables PLC recognized and honored for the valuable contribution our brand is making to be the most sought after employer.

Achievements

CNCI Achiever of Industrial Excellence – Crystal
(Award Awarding Body – Ceylon National Chamber of Industries)

The company received the Industrial Excellence Gold Award three years (1996, 1997 and 1998) in succession, which qualified them for an acclaimed Crystal Award.

Achievements

CNCI Achiever of Industrial Excellence Awards

Awarding Body – Ceylon National Chamber of Industries

Achiever of Industrial Excellence Awards conducted by the Ceylon National Chamber of Industries (CNCI) with the objective of promoting industrial growth in the country by recognizing those entrepreneurs who have excelled in the industry.

Evaluation is made taking into account a number of criteria encompassing turnover growth, value addition, productivity, responsibility towards employees, growth and future, research and development, quality assurance, environmental responsibility, health and safety, and social responsibility.

Achievements

National Business Excellence Awards
(Awarding Body – National Chamber of Sri Lanka)

Second Runner Up 2006 | Second Runner Up 2007

The national business excellence award is conducted by the National Chamber of Commerce of Sri Lanka (NCCSL) with a view to recognizing the business enterprises, which have demonstrated excellence in business whilst contributing to the economic progress of the country.

The objectives of the competition are to recognize and reward contributions made by business enterprises to the economic progress of the country (realized growth) that have created capacity for economic growth and employment generation (future growth), to recognize enterprises that have built sustainable market competitiveness (sustainable growth), to recognize enterprises that have institutionalized best practices and business excellence, and to recognize the entrepreneurs who have demonstrated their capacity to invest.

National Convention in Quality and Productivity 2007

Awarding body – Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Quality and Productivity Following awards were received at the quality circle competition.

  • Best process of standardization in new comer organization category
  • 1st Runner up in new comer organization category
  • 2nd Runner Up in new comer organization category
  • Best description of Intangible benefits in new comer organization category
  • Best problem selection in new comer organization category
  • Most effective solution and implementation in new comer organization category
  • Best problem section award in continuous improvement team in manufacturing sector category