Zulficar Ghouse, Managing Director- Expack Corrugated Cartons Ltd (centre) receiving the Asia’s Best Workplaces award
The Expack management team with the awards
- The leading corrugated packaging company was also among Sri Lanka’s top 25 Best Workplaces
Expack Corrugated Cartons Ltd., the country’s premier leading corrugated packaging solutions provider, was recognised among Best Workplaces in Asia for 2019 for the first time under the small and medium size category, in addition to also making it to the list of Sri Lanka’s 25 Best Workplaces by Great Place to Work for the second successive year.
Since its inception, the eco-friendly company pursues a corporate culture that places high importance in employee engagement and happiness. Its employees regardless of hierarchy is able to be involved in decision making processes, giving them a sense of belonging and ownership. Trust between them and the management is of paramount importance, and the company ensures that trust is harnessed and safeguarded between all members.
“We are extremely delighted to be recognised as one of the best places to work not just in Sri Lanka but throughout the whole of Asia. This is only made possible by our great people who have nurtured trust, integrity, and inclusion. We foster a culture of togetherness and cohesiveness ensuring credibility, fairness and equality to every individual,” said Expack Corrugated Cartons Managing Director Zulficar Ghouse.
“Everyone at Expack has an open door policy to walk-in and discuss just about anything. We strive to give our people autonomy, empowerment and unity that contribute immensely to a happy work-life balance. We’re always proud of our content and joyful workforce,” he further added.
Among its 300 plus workforce, one would naturally find different religions, ethnicities, age groups and genders. Even with such diversity, Expack has been able to nurture a wonderful atmosphere of cohesiveness. This united and formidable team has driven the company to be considered the number one corrugated carton manufacturer and supplier in a fiercely competitive sector with over 50 players of varying scales.
Being the first WRAP certified company in the country and presently accredited with ISO 9001-2015 and ISO 14001-2015, Expack takes great pride in every aspect of its business to deliver customised, high quality packaging products on time for both the domestic and export market. Its state of the art corrugated plant together with technical expertise including the laboratory, research and development unit works seamlessly to meet evolving industry requirements. Recently, Expack is also venturing in to a whole new range of innovative storage solutions for the apparel industry as well as paper based environmentally eco-friendly warehousing accessories.
The company has won many accolades and recognition at National Chamber of Exporters (NCE) Export Awards, National Business Excellence Awards, Ceylon National Chamber of Industries (CNCI) Achiever Awards, Lanka Star Awards, Sri Lanka CSR Awards, and National Green Awards among others. With the motive of always giving back to society, Expack has many CSR initiations such as free medical care including regular health check-ups, social service and community projects, infrastructure assistance, and others.