DIMO launches power panel manufacturing plant at DIMO logistics centre
Diesel & Motor Engineering PLC (DIMO), one of Sri Lanka’s leading diversified companies has successfully launched its own power panel manufacturing plant in Weliweriya DIMO Logistics Centre.
DIMO commenced manufacturing their own electrical power panels two years ago, mainly to cater the electrical projects secured by various divisions of the company. DIMO have successfully achieved a stride by expanding its operations into the manufacturing of low voltage electrical panels, adhering to the highest international standards to cater to the local and international market.
This venture includes providing electrical panel solutions for commercial, industrial and infrastructure projects and many more. The product solutions provided consist of manufacturing, supply, installation and commissioning of high quality Power Distribution Panels, ATS/ AMF/ Changeover Panels, Power Factor Correction Capacitor Bank, Motor Control Panels and PLC based automated systems panels. The company’s vast clientele currently includes MEP contractors, Civil Construction Companies and high end corporate and government clients such as Brandix, Hirdaramani, Access PLC, Polytex and Sri Lanka Navy.
As another initiative to elevate the manufacturing industry of the nation, this new exciting business venture for DIMO expects to cater to the foreign clientele in the near future and are currently working with an ongoing Maldivian project. As of now, the company has succeeded in completing over 65 free standing panels and more than 350 wall mounting panels for major projects across the country.
“This is another milestone added to the journey of DIMO and its contribution to the country and its development. The power industry plays an important role in any economy. As a company which encompasses 80 years of rich heritage and expertise in the power sector for several years, we are proud to enter into the power panel manufacturing business and spread our wings in to different segments in the power sector.,” commented, Chairman & Managing Director of DIMO, Ranjith Pandithage.
Executive Director of DIMO, Wijith Pushpawela said, “We are delighted to have introduced these power panels under the DIMO Lumin Brand name. As quality and standards are pivotal aspects in the power panel manufacturing industry, we will constantly invest in improving our products. Currently, our new facility can produce LV electrical panels up to 4500A from the 4b standard. We are extremely buoyant with this new venture and hope that it will contribute immensely to the manufacturing sector of Sri Lanka.DIMO is planning to achieve the target of 100 free standing panels and 500 wall mounting panels for this financial year”.
DIMO now stands as specialized contractors for any type of electrical installation work in structures including apartments, factories, hotels, water treatment plants and waste water treatment plants, in low voltage (LV) applications.
The scope of capacity includes design, supply and installation of total electrical installation solutions, electrical power distribution systems, cable management systems, power, control and instrumentation cabling. With major completed projects such as the Brandix Batticaloa & Rambukkana, Nestle Lanka, Kurunegala, Screenline, Katunayake, Causeway Paints, Panadura and Esquel Sri Lanka, Koggala, the Weliveriya power panel manufacturing center at the DIMO Logistics Centre has proved that it is an extremely valuable asset to the many services of DIMO. Ongoing projects include the Renal Care Unit Teaching Hospital, Batticaloa, Brandix, Avissawella, Access Residences, Thalawathugoda, GSS, Habarana and Kesbewa and RIL, Colombo 2.
DIMO has long been committed to responsible and ethical business strategies geared to creating corporate value. Representing world’s first-in-class brands, DIMO brings the latest technologies and solutions to customers’ doorsteps.