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Presidential Export Awards extols Lanka Harness Company

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Lanka Harness Company Ltd. was awarded at the Presidential Export Awards for being the exporter that has added the highest value in the category of automobiles and automobiles spare parts exporting. Lanka Harness Company Ltd. was recognised for this achievement at the Presidential Export Awards 2016 organised by the Sri Lanka Export Development Board and this Presidential Export Awards 2016 was held at Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall recently. 

Rohan Pallewatta who is an eminent entrepreneur produced by Sri Lankan soil found Lanka Harness Company Ltd. with the objective of manufacturing sensors of the airbags for the world-renowned automobile brands such as Toyota, Honda, Aston Martin, Volvo, Opel and BMW. Lanka Harness Company Ltd. saw its establishment in the Biyagama Zone in 2003 with Itho from Japan investing 8,000 lakhs for this business at the beginning. The opportunity to migrate to Japan through a scholarship he had received after his Ordinary Level exam was the turning point of his business life. The first conceptual seeds in respect of the current business was conceived when he was spending his time in Japan. Lanka Harness Company Ltd. where Rohan Pallewatta is the Executive Chairman now employs staff which consists of 400 employees. Their revenue in the year 2016 was $ 80 million. 


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