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LAUGFS Rubber wins National Cleaner Production awards

LAUGFS Rubber team with the awards
LAUGFS Rubber team with the awards

LAUGFS Corporation (Rubber) Ltd (LAUGFS Rubber) clinched the Silver ward at the recently concluded National Cleaner Production Awards 2019, hosted by the National Cleaner Production Centre Sri Lanka (NCPC).

The Silver award won by LAUGFS Rubber was the highest recognition bestowed in the ‘Manufacturing – Medium’ category for the rubber industry, at this year’s award ceremony.

The National Cleaner Production Awards were introduced by the NCPC to recognize and appreciate progressive enterprises that have voluntarily accepted cleaner production as a tool to increase their resource efficiency while contributing towards a cleaner environment. Held annually, these awards encourage industries to adopt resource efficient, cleaner production methods into their business operations.

“We are humbled to receive this recognition from the National Cleaner Production Centre for our efforts in incorporating environmentally friendly production practices at our manufacturing facility at Horana and throughout our business operations in Sri Lanka and overseas. At LAUGFS Rubber, we believe in promoting sustainable production in the most efficient way and strive to bring in energy efficient equipment, adopt innovate designs and processes for optimum resource utilization, and continuously track our performance to assess how we can enhance effectiveness and efficiency at every step of our product life cycle,” stated LAUGFS Corporation (Rubber) Ltd Chief Executive Officer, Thomas Antony.

With an increasing number of applicants each year, the National Cleaner Production Awards are known for their stringent and comprehensive evaluation criteria, following strict quality control procedures in evaluating the applicants.

At present, LAUGFS Rubber supplies tyres to customers in over 30 countries, including those in the United States and Europe. The Company boasts of a state-of-the-art, environmentally friendly manufacturing facility, which generates 40% of its energy requirement through solar panels. This facility uses the finest quality rubber compounds and the globally recognized Total Quality Management (TQM) processes to produce REACH compliant solid tires of international standard.

LAUGFS Holdings Limited is one of the largest diversified business conglomerates and a trusted and well-loved home grown business in Sri Lanka.

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