Tokyo Cement lays foundation for additional 1 mn MT manufacturing expansion | Daily News

Tokyo Cement lays foundation for additional 1 mn MT manufacturing expansion

Nihal Raddella – Chairman, Raddella Holdings/Hanco Constructions with Christopher Fernando - Executive Director, Dr. Harsha Cabral PC – Chairman, S.R. Gnanam - Managing Director, and Ravi Dias - Member of the Board of Directors of Tokyo Cement Group.
Nihal Raddella – Chairman, Raddella Holdings/Hanco Constructions with Christopher Fernando - Executive Director, Dr. Harsha Cabral PC – Chairman, S.R. Gnanam - Managing Director, and Ravi Dias - Member of the Board of Directors of Tokyo Cement Group.

The Management of Tokyo Cement Company (Lanka) PLC recently laid the foundation for a factory expansion project in Trincomalee, to increase its manufacturing capacity by a further 1 million Metric Tons. The project scheduled to be completed by early 2023 will bring Tokyo Cement Group’s total installed capacity to 4 million MT, firmly establishing the Company’s position as the largest manufacturer of cement in the country.

The new expansion project at the Tokyo Cement Factory in Trincomalee reflects the Company’s readiness to cater to the future growth in demand of the local construction industry.

With the 18-month expansion plan Tokyo Cement will increase the production of TOKYO SUPER, NIPPON CEMENT and NIPPON CEMENT PRO, market leading brands of Ordinary Portland and Blended Hydraulic Cements, using state-of-the-art technology. This will significantly enhance local value creation; with the addition of more direct and indirect employment opportunities, compounded by the thousands of ancillary product and service suppliers supported through local cement manufacturing, setting off a ripple effect of economic benefits for the country.

The move will firmly establish the Tokyo Cement Company’s position as the leading partner in nation building.Tokyo Cement Group Chairman - Dr. Harsha Cabral PC, Managing Director - S.R. Gnanam, Member of the Board of Directors - Ravi Dias, Executive Director - Christopher Fernando, were joined by Chairman, Raddella Holdings/Hanco Constructions (Private) Limited - Nihal Raddella for the foundation laying event and many others were among the guests at the ceremony.


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