Kelani Lighting introduces new energy saving bulb

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Kelani Cables PLC has added muscle to its product range by introducing CFL (Compact Fluorescent Lamp) and GLS (General Lighting System) bulbs to the local market. These newest products of the company were launched recently at the Hotel Taj Samudra in Colombo. Being Sri Lanka’s number one brand in manufacturing power cables, telecommunication cables and enamelled winding wires, Kelani Cables PLC has introduced this CFL product range under the theme ‘Towards light with secure means’. The significance of the Kelani CFL range of bulbs is that they are assured of cost effective usage, equipped with accessories to provide enhanced lifetime and comes with a warranty period of one-and-a-half years. Manufactured to global standards This new CFL bulb has been manufactured to be on par with global standards. Thus the product has received the star certificate of the Sri Lanka Sustainable Energy Authority, the Sri Lanka Standard Institution and also the international quality standard certificate of ISO 9000:14000 specified for environmental preservation. The Kelani CFL range of bulbs is produced to withstand the fluctuations in electricity supply, which is a common occurrence in Sri Lanka. Further it has been produced with the latest secure mechanism in the world to produce CFL bulbs, which is ‘Amalgam technology.’ Thus this product safeguards the user’s body from any ill-effects that could happen due to mercury. The ‘tryphosper’ coat in its surface prevents the UV rays that usually emit from CFL bulbs which could harm the human body. It also prevents decrease in brightness of the bulb which happens due to usage. With the rust-free plastic base cap the Kelani CFL bulbs is more suitable for houses and buildings which are situated in coastal areas. This newest CFL bulb is available in power range of 5W to 80W and in pin, screw type and U type spiral type. Tailor-made for local market Kelani Cables PLC CEO Mahinda Saranapala stated at the launch, that the company has carried out research for over five years to introduce this newest CFL bulb, tailor-made for the Sri Lankan market. “Kelani Cables PLC takes pride in introducing a true energy saving CFL bulb to the consumers in this country. We have strived to introduce this product to the local market in a bid to providing indirect value-addition to the national grid more than as a marketing venture.” “An electric bulb is a need for any household. Our company wanted to provide the consumer with a CFL bulb with enhanced security at an affordable price.  Especially households who have children who are studying will immensely benefit by using this newest CFL bulb introduced by the Kelani Cables PLC,” said Saranapala. Consumers too can now join hands to contribute towards this cause by using Kelani CFL bulbs which will lessen their electricity bill. At the end of the day, it will be a great service to the nation. Top awards Kelani Cables PLC is a 100% Sri Lankan owned company serving the nation for 43 years manufacturing power cables, telecommunication cables and enamelled winding wires. At the SLIM Brand Excellence 2012 Kelani Cables PLC was awarded the Bronze Award in the category of B-2-B Brand of the year. In the recently concluded SLIM Brand Excellence 2013 the company won the Gold Award for Best B2B Brand of the year and Kelani Cables was the first company to win the Gold Award in that category. Further at the same awards ceremony the company was awarded the best entry category for the third consecutive year. Kelani Cables is the proud recipient of ISO 9000:2008 for quality, ISO 14001:2004 for better environment management and gold winner of Taiki Akimoto 5S award. Kelani Cables received the ‘Super Brands’ award for electrical and telecommunication sector in 2008 (National Quality Award in 2006).