Dunsinane Estate the Only Plantation Company to Win at the Taiki Akimoto 5S Awards

8 Apr

Dunsinane Estate, a part of Elpitiya Plantations which is managed by Aitken Spence Plantations. Received a Merit Award  at the Taiki Akimoto 5S Awards Ceremony.   The much anticipated awards is organized for the 15th year by the Japan Sri Lanka Technical & Cultural Association (JASTECA) with the participation of ninety five public and private institutions. Dunsinane Estate was the only plantation company to receive an award at this prestigious event.

Mr. Senarath Pahathkumbura, the General Manager-(Upcountry Cluster 1 Estates) of Elpitiya Plantations PLC said: “Practicing 5S has resulted in an increase in productivity. It has improved the product quality and the quality of life of the workforce.  I am proud to say  that Dunsinane Estate has a very committed management team and it is because  of this team that we were  able to experience the benefits  of implementing  5s standards at our work place. ”

 

He added that Dunsinane Estate now hopes to extend the implementation of 5S to the schools in the area and the households of the work force.

New Release 08-04-2011

Mr. Pahathkumbura General Manager- Upcountry Cluster 1 Estates of Elpitiya Plantations PLC is seen receiving the award at the Taiki Akimoto 5S Awards Ceremony.

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