Dankotuwa Porcelain PLC awarded as A Best Workplace in Manufacturing and Production Industry in Sri Lanka – 2022 by Great Place to Work® in Sri Lanka

Dankotuwa Porcelain PLC was recognized as a Best Workplace in Manufacturing and Production
Industry in Sri Lanka by the independent analysts at Great Place to Work® in Sri Lanka. Placed as
one among the 10 companies to receive this award, the company earned this credential based
on extensive ratings provided by its employees in an anonymous survey conducted by Great
Place to Work® in Sri Lanka during 2021 – 2022.
“At Dankotwa Porcelain, we believe in journeying together with the employees. We are
passionate about our people. Uplifting employee morale, encouraging team engagement and
boosting employee satisfaction are integral parts of our work process. As an organisation, our
company culture, facilities, and benefits are geared towards providing our employees with the
very best. This recognition is truly a testimony of our core values as an employer,” commented
Mr. Channa Gunawardana, CEO for Dankotuwa Porcelain PLC.
Elaborating further, Mr Gunawardana stated, “We are committed to ensure these practices are
continued at Dankotuwa Porcelain PLC, and together with all employees we will build a great
organization where employees work happily and passionately, hence it becomes a pleasure to
achieve our common target.”
“We applaud Dankotuwa Porcelain PLC for seeking employee feedback and the opportunity to
recognize itself as a Best Workplace in the Manufacturing and Production industry,” said
Kshanika Ratnayaka, CEO of Great Place to Work® in Sri Lanka. “These ratings measure its
capacity to earn its own employees’ trust and create a great workplace – critical metrics that
anyone considering working for or doing business with DPL should take into account as an
indicator of high performance.”
“According to the Great Place to Work® study, 95 percent of Dankotuwa Porcelain PLC
employees say it is a great workplace. This is a true reflection of DPL’s commitment towards the
employees and their well-being, ” stated Mr. Madusha Fernando, Senior Manager – Human
Resources. 680 employees completed 64 statement surveys, resulting in a 95% confidence level
and a margin of error of ± 5%, he concluded.
Dankotuwa Porcelain PLC globally renowned for its luxurious and elegant porcelain tableware,
manufactures superior quality porcelain tableware for reputed international brands such as
Portmeirion, Oneida, Macy’s, Country Road, Lenox, John Lewis, Crate & Barrel, Migros,
Jashanmal, Ralph Lauren, the Walt Disney Company and Dilmah. The products are safe for all

aspects of dining, as the raw materials used for white products are Lead (Pb) and Cadmium (Cd)
safe and does not contain bone ash. The company has the unparalleled distinction of being the
first tableware manufacturer in Sri Lanka to obtain the relevant ISO certification, thus
maintaining high quality standards where products can be used in a microwave or a
Voted one of Sri Lanka’s Super Brands, a recipient of the Presidential Export Award and
nominated as Most Outstanding Exporter at NCE on several occasions, the elegance,
sophistication and superiority of Dankotuwa Porcelain has earned for the company a reputation
for being the best in Asia, Europe and the US. Within the milieu of growth, the Group continues
to progress in the areas of Social Compliance Initiative and Monitoring Systems, which
demonstrates its commitment towards maintaining overall social standards while conducting its
Great Place to Work® is the global authority on high-trust, high-performance workplace
cultures. Through proprietary assessment tools, advisory services, and recognition programs,
including Great Place to Work-Certified TM , Best Workplaces lists and workplace reviews, Great
Place to Work® provides the benchmarks, framework, and expertise needed to create, sustain,
and recognize outstanding workplace cultures. Follow Great Place to Work online
at www.greatplacetowork.com or www.greatplacetoworksl.lk

Kshanika Ratnayaka (Director/CEO of GPTW Sri Lanka) handing over the award to Channa Gunawardana CEO of
Dankotuwa Porcelain PLC along with Kaneru Godagama Senior Relationship Manager (List Manager –
Manufacturing and Production List) and Madusha Fernando Senior Manager HR – Dankotuwa Porcelain.

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