Lankem Robbialac Adds Colour to Dalada Maligawa for the 17 th Consecutive Year

  • Paints Dalada Maligawa prior to the Esala Perahara
  • Amidst the Pandemic, the Warna Pooja takes place for the 17 th consequent year

Robbialac, the pioneer manufacturer of paints and coatings in Sri Lanka
recently completed its annual ‘Warna Pooja’ – for the painting of the temple of the sacred
tooth relic; the Dalada Maligawa. It is quite commendable to note that the Company which has
been resilient during the pandemic is able continue this meritorious task for the 17 th
consequent year, ahead of the Esala Perahera.
“It is with great privilege and a sense of devotion that we undertake this project every year”,
stated Mr. Daminda Siriwardena, COO for Robbialac. “We began this noble project as the first
individual organization to undertake such a task of this magnitude. Thanks to the blessings of
the sacred tooth relic, we have been able to continue this project without interruptions.
Robbialac is happy to contribute towards preserving Sri Lanka’s rich culture and heritage
through important projects of this nature as we continue to give back to our Country with a
sense of gratitude” Mr. Siriwardena concluded.
The Warna Pooja comprises of the contribution of paints for the colour washing and painting of
all buildings and outer walls of the Sri Dalada Maligawa. Understanding the importance and
piousness of this project Robbialac provides a specially formulated variant of the ‘Orchid’ colour
shade from their ‘Imperial White Collection’ range of products. ‘Imperial White Collection’ is a
range of 10 unique shades of White coming from the Brand that knows White better than
anyone else.
Robbialac, the paints arm of Lankem Ceylon PLC, is a pioneer in the local paint industry.
Incorporated in 1984 as a paints and coatings manufacturer in Sri Lanka, Robbialac is a 100% Sri
Lankan company operating to international standards. The Company currently manufactures
and markets all interior and exterior emulsions, wood coatings, wall preparation products,
enamel paints and many other specialized coatings under the international brand name of
Robbialac. The Robbialac manufacturing facility located in Ekala was the first to receive ISO
9001:2008 quality management certification and ISO 14000:2004 environment management
systems, in addition to the SLS product certifications for its collection of emulsions,
weathercoat and Kemikote products.

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