PCL Solutions celebrates three decades of supporting local manufacturing industry

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Established over 30 years ago, PCL Solutions (Pvt) Ltd. is the leading agent for world-class machinery and packaging materials supplier for manufacturers. Formerly known as Package Care Ltd. the company was recently renamed to reflect on the diverse solutions it offers.

PCL Solutions is a fully owned subsidiary of MJF Holdings, better known for its signature tea brand Dilmah.

PCL Solutions initially focused on sourcing packaging material and machinery for the development of the famous tea brand Dilmah under the MJF Group and later supplied the entire tea industry. Today PCL have diversified into a variety of sectors, establishing their presence as a dominant supplier of machinery to a range of key industries, as a single source with diverse solutions.

PCL Solutions operate within the Food and Beverage, Healthcare, Automotive, Apparel, Tea and Green Technology industries. The exclusive agent for over 50 multi-nationals, the company’s clientele include organisations of all levels from multi-nationals to small-scale businesses. Setting high standards in every industry they represent, PCL Solutions is able to assist in full-scale operations of their customer from production to packaging.

The company imports a range of machinery vital to each industry. Out of many, the metal detector is one such machine which is important to both apparel and food industries. In terms of healthcare, they provide plasma sterilisation machines, mobile incinerators to dispose hazardous waste as well as cancer and physiotherapy products to name a few.

The success of the company is the ability to identify gaps within the sectors they represent and take measures to fill that gap by launching new technologies. Being innovative is a part of their work routine and key to the company’s success.

Commenting on this Thushantha Karunanayake, General Manager of PCL Solutions says, “We always make sure to offer the country something that is unique. We identify the gaps in the market in the industries that we serve and try to bring about a change that will enhance the industry. This is how we have become a value added company and we never simply go with the flow. We focus on sectors that need advancement and begin our work with passion. This has worked for us magnificently.”

Maintaining a clientele of renowned corporates, the company also serves small-scale businesses offering them tailor-made solutions and at times assisting in sourcing funds as well. PCL works with a number of the giants in the market, including MAS Holdings, Brandix, Hirdaramani, Maliban, Cecil Foods, Ceylon Biscuits, Kandos, MD, KVC, Fonterra, GlaxoSmithKlein, Ministry of Health, Durdans, Asiri Hospital to name a few.

PCL Solutions employs a dedicated team of professionals. Training programmes are conducted both locally and internationally for employees at all levels therefore; they gain the required knowledge and exposure to manage any type of project.