Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Leading porcelain manufacturer Dankotuwa Porcelain PLC goes live with IFS Applications


IFS solution to drive greater efficiency and transparency across Sri Lanka’s leading porcelain exporter

IFS, the global enterprise applications company, announces that Dankotuwa Poreclain PLC, has deployed IFS Applications™ for mission-critical processes such as manufacturing, supply chain, finance, HR, and BI. The solution has been implemented at the company’s two main operational locations, connecting four stores across Sri Lanka.

Speaking on behalf of Dankotuwa Porcelain PLC, Chief Executive Officer Mr. Wasaba Jayasekera stated, “It was clear that the implementation of an ERP system at Dankotuwa Porelain would help fuel the future growth of the company, and I am very happy that we have succeeded in going live with IFS Application, which encompasses all business-critical functions of the company. The effort put in by the company in managing change during this cruicial time period and the support received from IFS has made this possible. We look forward to working with the solution.”

Poorna Bandara, General Manager and Director Consulting at IFS Sri Lanka, added, “It is with pleasure that we complete yet another successful implementation project. We are confident that IFS’s technology will bring about great changes in efficiency in the company’s operations and provide greater visibility and integrity to its complex manufacturing opearations. IFS understands the business challenges of the company and group very well and, drawing on our long experience in this sector, we have yet again delivered a robust industry solution, on time and on budget.”

For more information about how companies in the manufacturing sector are benefitting from IFS, please visit: http://www.ifsworld.com/en/industries/process-manufacturing/.

About Dankotuwa Porcelain PLC

Dankotuwa Porcelain is a world class manufacturer of Porcelain Tableware, Located in Sri Lanka for the past 25 years. It is an ISO 9001/2008 certified company and its products are exported world over with a emphasis to Europe and USA. The company also owns the porcelain brand Royal Fernwood, of which about 85% of the company’s production is exported. While products in the local market is sold under its own brand name: DANKOTUWA, the company does manufacture a range of co-branded products bearing the Dankotuwa brand name together with that of the agent, wholesaler or retailer. The company’s products can be found in many top department stores in the world including Macy’s of USA, Megros of Switzerland, Debenhams of UK and Jashanmal of Dubai. Dankotuwa is a speciality products manufacturer for niche markets. For more information visit : http://www.dankotuwa.com

Dankotuwa Porcelain is a subsidiary of Lanka Century Investments PLC, which is the holding entity of a group of companies with interests in manufacturing and exports of textiles, porcelain tableware, and leather footwear.

About IFS

IFS™ is a globally recognized leader in developing and delivering enterprise software for enterprise resource planning (ERP), enterprise asset management (EAM) and enterprise service management (ESM). IFS brings customers in targeted sectors closer to their business, helps them be more agile and enables them to profit from change. IFS is a public company (XSTO: IFS) founded in 1983 and currently has over 2,800 employees. IFS supports more than 1 million users worldwide from its network of local offices and through a growing ecosystem of partners. For more information visit: www.ifsworld.com.

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