ACL Cables wins Asia Pacific Quality Award
ACL Cables, has won the World Class Asia Pacific Quality Award (IAPQA)
2008, which is a very prestigious award and a rare honour for the
This international award vied for by companies in 46 member countries
across the Globe requires contesting companies to go through a very
stringent selection process and is awarded purely for excellence in
Managing Director, ACL Cables PLC, Suren Madanayake, - General
Manager- Operations, Quintus Seimon, - Technical Services
Manager Chrishanthi Weerawarna and Quality Assurance Manager
Padmana Wijesundera after receiving the award.
The award has not only affirmed ACL’s local and international
standing as a leader in the industry but has raised the bar amongst
their customers who are already recognising ACL as a top-notch company
committed to Quality.
Managing Director of ACL Cables Suren Madanayake, who received the
award on August 24 at the 14th annual conference of the Asia Pacific
Quality Organisation (APQO) and 9th International Conference of Quality
Managers (ICQM). “Apart from winning the IAPQA award which is a great
honour, we see this as a leverage point for ACL’s global expansion,
since not only did we defeat 46 countries in the winning process but the
fact that this award which is given purely for quality was won by an
industrial product is in itself unique.
Although Sri Lanka is known for winning international accolades for
commodities such as tea, rubber and garments, this is the first time a
Sri Lankan Company has brought honour to the country by winning an
international quality award for an industrial product,” Madanayake said.
The IAPQA which is administered by the Asia Pacific Quality
Organisation (APQO) is a non profit organisation which serves an
umbrella group that brings together all of the leading quality
professional societies from countries that border the Pacific Ocean or
are considered Asian / Pacific nations.
ACL Cables is the largest manufacturer and distributor of cables and
conductors in Sri Lanka with four factories within the country
manufacturing cables, conductors and enameled wire.
The company which primarily operates in Sri Lanka with over 500
employees has its largest export markets in India, Australia, the
Maldives, Bangladesh and African countries and is currently engaged in
exploring to develop other markets for their products.