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‘Sustainability & You’ - an expert chat, launched 
Sustainability team together with the HRD team organized a series of awareness programs to enrich the minds of DIMO Tribe to understand Sustainability, Conservation & Wellbeing. Under this initiative, the first episode on ‘Honesty relating to Sustainability’, was conducted by the guest speaker Mr. Imaduwa Priyadarshana on 9th November 2022.
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Mr. Simon Perryman visits DATS   

Mr. Simon Perryman, an expert in the vocational training sector in the United Kingdom, visited the DATS facility situated in Weliweriya recently. He is an Independent Skills Consultant and is the Former Executive Director at the UK Commission for Employment and Skills. 
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DIMO recognized as one of the Best Workplaces in Asia    
DIMO was once again recognized as one of the Best Workplaces in Asia in the Large Category for the year 2022 at the ‘Best Workplaces in Asia™ 2022’ which was held at Hilton Grand Ballroom on 15th November 2022.  
 
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DIMO Healthcare participates at the 22nd Annual Academic Sessions of SLCC  

DIMO Healthcare participated at the 22nd Annual Academic Sessions of Sri Lanka College of Cardiology (SLCC) which was held at Cinnamon Grand Colombo from 13th to 15th November 2022.  As a pioneer in providing world-class medical technologies to the nation, with continued contribution over the past few decades, DIMO educated the healthcare professionals on the SYNERGY™ stent system by Boston Scientific, which is the first and only bioabsorbable polymer coating drug-eluting stent available in the world. The SYNERGY™ stent system has the most innovative stent technology, and has been clinically approved by FDA for the treatment of coronary artery disease. 

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Mr.Ranjith Pandithage speaks at the 17th Asia-Pacific Conference of German Business  
Mr. Ranjith Pandithage shared his thoughts on “Global Supply Chains: Redistribution as Key to Resilience” at a panel discussion held at the 17th Asia-Pacific Conference of German Business in Singapore recently.  
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Mr. Ranjith Pandithage appointed to the Board of Biodiversity Sri Lanka 
Mr. Ranjith Pandithage was appointed as a Director to the Board of Biodiversity Sri Lanka (BSL), during its 7th Annual General Meeting (AGM) held at Ramada Hotel, Colombo on 03rd of November 2022.  
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Mr. Ranjith Pandithage, speaks at the Annual Technical Session hosted by Biodiversity Sri Lanka 
Mr. Ranjith Pandithage, Chairman & Managing Director of DIMO, was a panelist at the Annual Technical Session hosted and organised by Biodiversity Sri Lanka (BSL) on ‘Innovative Financing Mechanisms for SDG Implementation in Sri Lanka’ at the Bandaranaike Centre for International Studies in BMICH, on 2nd of November 2022.  
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Azend Technologies, an associate company of DIMO, recognized for Product Innovation at the NBQSA 2022 

Azend Technologies was awarded the Bronze award for its recently launched talent sourcing solution, Careers360, at the National Best Quality Software Awards (NBQSA) - National ICT Awards held on 6th November 2022, under the Professional Services Solutions in the Business Service category.  

The NBQSA - National ICT Awards recognize the outstanding achievements of organizations and individuals in Sri Lanka who have developed high quality ICT products, and provides a window to gain international recognition for the Sri Lankan ICT sector. The awards ceremony is hosted by BCS Sri Lanka, since 1998.  

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DIMO Overall Winner at CMA Excellence in Integrated Reporting Awards 2022 

DIMO became the Overall Winner at the CMA Excellence in Integrated Reporting Awards 2022 which was held recently.  

Apart from emerging as the overall winner, DIMO won the award for ‘Best Integrated Report “ in the Diversified Holdings Sector. DIMO was also recognized amongst the ‘Five Excellent Integrated Reports’ in Sri Lanka and with special awards for ‘Integrated Thinking' and ‘Best Concise Integrated Report'.  

Mr. Ranjith Pandithage, Mr. Suresh Gooneratne, Mr. Sudath Mahagedara and the Finance Team participated at the awards ceremony. 

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DIMO to boost Marine Engineering solutions in the Maldives
DIMO, a leading diversified conglomerate in Sri Lanka, is outlining plans to continue to enhance its marine solutions in the Maldives. As the Authorized Service Dealer for MTU, DDC marine engines in both Sri Lanka and the Maldives, DIMO is set to focus more on foreign vessels, super luxury yachts and resort owners through its marine engineering arm, DIMO Marine Solutions. In 2017, the company also entered a joint venture with Coastline Investments to facilitate marine services in the Maldives.
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Corporate Champions at CIMA Sports Day 2022

DIMO performed exceptionally well at the CIMA Sports Day 2022 winning the following awards: 

  • Corporate Championship   
  • Six-A-Side Cricket Championship   
  • Badminton Women’s Runners-up  
  • Track & Field Men’s Championships   
  • Track & Field Women’s Championships   
  • Fair Play Award 

The CIMA Sports Day 2022 was held on 29th & 30th of October at Sports Ministry Grounds, Royal College Sports Complex and Thurstan Cricket Grounds. DIMO fielded a large contingent of 60+ athletes representing Futsal (A & B Teams), Tag Rugby, Cricket, Netball, Badminton (Men’s & Women’s) and Track and Field (Men’s & Women’s) 

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ERG reboots to become a community of care 

DIMO’s Employee Resource Group (ERG) is rebooted and was kicked off at a workshop held at DIMO 800, recently. 

The journey of the ERG, since its inception, and the goals for the new ERG members were presented which was followed by an interactive workshop on ‘Respectful Workplace Behaviour’ by Consultant, Salma Yusuf. 

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DIMO participates at the CMTA Pre-Owned Vehicle Fiesta 
DIMO participated at the recently held Pre-Owned Vehicle Fiesta organized by Ceylon Motor Traders Association (CMTA). DIMO Certified, the Luxury pre-owned vehicle range; DIMO Certified “Ratha Pola”, which offers pre-owned TATA commercial vehicles; and the locally assembled DIMO Batta HT2 were displayed during the two-day pre-owned vehicle fiesta. Representing DIMO Retail, the company also displayed Commercial and Passenger Tyre ranges, Car Care and Accessories with Power Tools. 
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DIMO launches ‘Powerfully You’ to further strengthen focus on women empowerment 

DIMO, a leading diversified conglomerate in Sri Lanka, recently launched ‘Powerfully You’, a novel initiative developed in-house to further strengthen its focus on women empowerment at DIMO. The initiative focused on Women’s Leadership Development, targeting women in junior and middle management levels at DIMO. The initiative was implemented in partnership with Ms. Senela Jayasuriya, an award-winning Transformation Coach.

Ms. Dilrukshi Kurukulasuriya, Executive Director and the Group Chief Human Resources Officer of DIMO said, “This is an interactive and thought-provoking program to help women boost self-confidence, learn to overcome the insecurity complex, and be resilient and agile to support the next level growth of the company and market challenges. It is very important to realize the true potential of the ladies of the DIMO Tribe, as they direct their own life and goals while keeping with our employee value proposition, making work enjoyable and rewarding.”

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DIMO emerges as an Outstanding Women Friendly Workplace at AICPA & CIMA Satyn Women Friendly Workplace Awards 2022 

DIMO, a leading diversified conglomerate, was recently recognized as one of Sri Lanka's Most Outstanding Women Friendly Workplaces at the AICPA & CIMA Satyn Women-Friendly Workplace Awards 2022. The company was also bestowed with the award for ‘Organization with the Most Female Friendly Innovation/Practice in the Sri Lankan Workplace’ for its unwavering effort to nurture a women friendly culture.

With a strong heritage in several industries which are traditionally known as male centric, DIMO has reiterated its commitment to building a dynamic workplace culture for women on its team. DIMO has also continuously prioritized provision of equal opportunities and the advancement of gender equality in all its workplaces. The company has especially focused on empowering the participation of women in non-conventional job roles, such as Auto Mechanics and Engineers, and is a strong advocate for women in the areas of STEM.

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DIMO Agribusinesses unveils its export-oriented brand Miditer at SIAL Paris 2022

“DIMO Agribusinesses”, the agriculture arm of DIMO, recently introduced its latest export-oriented brand – Miditer, at the SIAL Paris 2022, one of World’s Largest Food Exhibitions, held in October at the Parc des Expositions de Paris Nord Villepinte. Miditer offers a wide range of organic coconut products and fruits to the export market, while providing consumers with healthy, sustainable food products that help transform their lifestyles. 

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DIMO  organizes Beach Clean Up

The DIMO Nature Club along with the HR and Passenger Vehicle Teams organised a Beach Clean Up on 08th of October 2022 at Panadura Beach Park.The event was supported by Biodiversity Sri Lanka (BSL) and Marine Environmental Protection Authority (MEPA).  

Studies undertaken along the Sri Lankan South Coast, found that over 60% of sand samples and 70% of surface water samples contained microplastics, in addition to the range of larger debris scattered across the beaches themselves.  

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Bird watching session at Beddagana  
The DIMO Nature Club organized a bird watching session at Beddagana Wetland Park on 08th of October 2022. The Bird Watching session was conducted by Dr. Sudheera Bandara who is a member of the Ceylon Birds Club.  
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Sri Lanka's Best Workplaces 2022
DIMO honoured as a Women Friendly Workplace in Sri Lanka

DIMO was crowned a Women Friendly Workplace in Sri Lanka at the CIMA SatynMag Women Friendly Workplace Awards 2022.  Historically stereotyped as an organization which is engaged in male dominant industries, DIMO has never been able to boast a female population above 10%. However, as one of the most responsible organizations in the country, we have continuously prioritized equal opportunity and the advancement of gender equality in our workplaces. We have especially focused on empowering the participation of women in non-conventional job roles, such as Auto Mechanics and Engineers and we are a strong advocate for women in the areas of STEM.    

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“Powerfully You” Women’s Leadership Development program launched

DIMO launched ‘Powerfully You’ for the year 2022/23, which is DIMO’s inaugural Women’s Leadership Development program. It took place on the 30th of September at the Movenpick Hotel Colombo with the participation of the Chairman, Group CEO, Transformation Coach - Ms. Senela Jayasuriya, program participants and their internal mentors.   

This program was designed in-house and delivered by Ms. Jayasuriya to empower the women in junior and middle management levels at DIMO. The program focuses on the specific challenges women face within their career growth and the specific leadership capabilities that have to be inculcated to take up leadership roles.   

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"DIMO Agribusinesses" ceremonially opens Virgin Oil International 

Turning a new chapter in its business agenda, DIMO, through its agriculture arm "DIMO Agribusinesses", ceremonially opened its recently acquired Virgin Oil International (Private) Limited, in the presence of Mr. & Mrs. Ranjith Pandithage, Mr. Gahanath Pandithage, Mr. Sarath Samarasinghe, Mr. Chehan Samarasinghe and Mr. Mervin Gonawela, along with GMC members, on 3rd October 2022.   

"DIMO Agribusinesses" spans across every aspect of the Agricultural Value Chain and this venture is another step forward, cementing its presence in the food industry. Situated in Katuwellegama, this plant is geared to produce virgin coconut oil targeting both local and international markets.     

The main fascia was unveiled at the auspicious time by Mr. Ranjith Pandithage and Mr. Sarath Samarasinghe. It was followed by a guided tour of the facility for the invitees.   

This is a historic milestone in DIMO's 83-year journey and another initiative by DIMO to position our conglomerate as a truly diversified entity.   

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DIMO together with Mahindra helps local farmers with land preparation for the Maha season
DIMO Agribusinesses, together with Mahindra, initiated a project to assist local farmers in land preparation during this difficult time, while boosting the Maha season cultivation activities. Monaragala, Killinochchi, Dambulla and Anuradhapura have been selected for the project and collaborating with the Department of Agriculture, DIMO has approached farming societies in the respective areas. These societies have recommended about 100 farmers who are in dire need of land preparation and those who lack financial access to machinery. The land preparation in Monaragala has already been commenced and the plan is to complete all the eligible fields within a short time period.
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DIMO introduces GRAPHENSTONE and launches its website

DIMO adds yet another world-class brand to its growing portfolio of solutions, with the latest collaboration with GRAPHENSTONE, the CO2 absorbing paint manufacturer, based in Spain. With this addition GRAPHENSTONE will be the only CO2 absorbing paint available in the Sri Lankan market.  The launch of the GRAPHENSTONE website was held on the 20th of September with the patronage of Mr. Ranjith Pandithage, Mr. Gahanath Pandithage and the members of GMC.

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DIMO participates at ITE Maldives 2022

DIMO participated in the ITE (International Trade Expo) Maldives 2022, organized by Aitken Spence conventions and exhibitions on 19th, 20th and 21st September at the Manhattan Business Hotel in Male. The ITE Maldives is a B2B buyer-seller meeting and forum to meet Maldivian business partners, government organizations and service providers to expand the business opportunities in Maldives in the spectrum of Building Solutions, Power and Energy, Water Projects, Water Technologies, Construction Machinery and Material Handling Solutions. Representing these sectors, DIMO participated as a company that offer total solutions under one roof.

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DIMO in partnership with University of Ruhuna develops Agricultural Machinery Training and Research Hub

DIMO, a leading diversified conglomerate in Sri Lanka, entered into a partnership with the Faculty of Agriculture at the University of Ruhuna (FAUR) through its agriculture arm DIMO Agribusinesses, to develop an agricultural machinery training and a research hub in Sri Lanka.

DIMO spans across every aspect of the Agricultural Value Chain, including R&D, agriculture inputs, farming, processing/ manufacturing, retail and export. DIMO aims to accelerate the agriculture mechanization process in Sri Lanka, while also facilitating the technical knowledge transformation for numerous stakeholders within the industry. This agricultural machinery training and research hub will also support the research and development initiatives of undergraduate and postgraduate students in the agriculture sector while promoting the implementation of collaborative research projects for testing, modification and adaptation of agricultural machinery.

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DIMO shines at the Best Workplaces™ in Sri Lanka 2022 awards
Best Workplaces™ in Sri Lanka 2022 award ceremony presented by Great Place to Work® was held recently. DIMO was honoured with the Legends Award for winning the Great Place to Work title for 10 consecutive years.DIMO was once again recognized as a Great Place to Work for the year 2022.
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DIMO Nature Club organizes nurdle clean-up project at the Negombo Beach
DIMO Nature Club, in partnership with Nurdle Free Lanka campaign (The Pearl Protectors), organised a nurdle clean-up at the Negombo Beach on 10th September. Over 60 volunteers from DIMO joined together to collect and remove 10kg of nurdles.
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OBT session at Touchstone for the Marketing team

Touchstone has once again proven its remarkable training expertise!

DIMO’s experiential training arm at Na Sevana in Sooriyawewa, recently undertook an OBT intervention in which the Marketing team at DIMO participated in a truly stimulating session that enabled the individuals to connect, cultivate companionship, enhance team performance, generate and promote innovative ideas and concepts with enhanced communication.

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‘Passion to Perform’ training program continues
The DIMO CERTIFIED pre-owned vehicle sales team has constantly maintained high service standards over time. The ‘Passion to Perform’ program was delivered with the intention of driving this team to new heights. Conducted by a versatile trainer, Yasas Hewage, the program aims to induce innovative approaches and impart sound knowledge on critical thinking and extensive learning.
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Sports Club is back in action
After a lengthy intermission, the DIMO Sports Club has been revamped and is back in action with a fresh start. Over the years, the Sports Club has performed a pivotal role in strengthening the fellowship and companionship within the DIMO Tribe and once again we have embarked on a journey to engage and entertain the Tribe, post the period of unprecedented challenges.
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DIMO successfully completes assembling 100 DIMO Batta HT2 units
DIMO recently marked another milestone by successfully assembling 100 DIMO Batta HT2 trucks at the DIMO vehicle assembly plant in Weliweriya
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Ms. Dilrukshi Kurukulasuriya to speak at IFC panel discussion
Ms. Dilrukshi Kurukulasuriya has been invited as an eminent panellist at the International Finance Corporation (IFC) panel discussion which will be held at the launch event of 'Business Case for Creating Respectful Workplaces in Sri Lanka' report on 8th September.
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Sonax Car Care range launched
DIMO’s Car Care and Lubricant division recently introduced Germany’s Sonax Car Care range to the local market. Sonax Car Care range includes car cleaners, restores, protectors and additives.
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Ms.Dilrukshi Kurukulasuriya to address Great Place to Work® Conference 2022
Ms. Dilrukshi Kurukulasuriya has been invited to speak at the Great Place to Work® Conference 2022, on “A decade of Building and Sustaining a Great Workplace Culture”. The conference will be held on 6th September 2022 at Hilton Colombo. Ms. Kurukulasuriya is the first female director at DIMO and she was the most instrumental figure behind DIMO sustaining the Great Place to Work title for 10 consecutive years.
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DATS participates at Impreza 2022
DIMO Academy of Technical Skills (DATS) participated at the Impreza 2022 organized by the Engineering Technology Association of Ananda College, on 30th August 2022. DATS showcased Electrical and Hybrid automobile technologies while educating the students on courses offered by DATS, including the German degree programs offered by the academy
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DIMO sponsors International Conference on Engineering 2022
DIMO with over 8 decades of Engineering Excellence, sponsored the International Conference on Engineering (ICE) 2022 organized by the Faculty of Engineering of University of Jaffna, which was held on 19th August 2022, in Jaffna.
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DIMO Elevator Solutions for the University of Peradeniya

DIMO Elevator Solutions were provided for 05 buildings at the University of Peradeniya, recently. DIMO carried out the Supply, Installation, Testing and Commissioning of 05 TKE passenger elevator units, where 04 units of the Synergy model were installed at the existing buildings, especially focussed on allowing easy access for the differently abled students. 01 unit of the Meta 200 model was installed at the newly constructed Arts Faculty building. The maintenance of these 05 elevators will also be carried out by DIMO.

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DIMO – the Premium Platinum Partner for AHK Sri Lanka

DIMO, which represents Germany's best-engineered brands in Sri Lanka, joined hands with the Delegation of German Industry and Commerce in Sri Lanka - AHK Sri Lanka, as a Premium Platinum Partner for the 4th consecutive year. 

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DIMO partners with the University of Ruhuna

Faculty of Agriculture at the University of Ruhuna and DIMO recently signed a MOU to develop an Agricultural Machinery Training and a Research Hub in Sri Lanka.

Senior Professor Sujeewa Amarasena (Vice Chancellor), Professor E. P. S Chandana (Deputy Vice Chancellor), Senior Professor S. D. Wanniarachchi (Dean, Faculty of Agriculture) from the University Ruhuna and Senior Professor G. Y. Jayasinghe (Head), Mrs. C. P. Rupasinghe (Coordinator of the program), Senior Professor P. L. A. G. Alwis, Senior Professor C. M. Navaratne, Professor S. Wijetunga, Dr. B. M. S. Jinendra, Dr. K. Anupa, Ms. K. Kumareswaran, Mr. B. K. A. Bellanthudawa and Mr. K. M. C. Tharupath from the Department of Agricultural Engineering, Faculty of Agriculture at  the University of Ruhuna and Mr. Gahanath Pandithage (Group CEO), Mr. Amila De Silva (Deputy General Manager- Agri Machinery), Mr. Sanjeewa Kumara (Deputy General Manager -Mobility Support Services) and Mr. Malith Perera (Executive- Agriculture Appliances) from DIMO participated at the event.

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DIMO shines at Maldives Marine Expo 2022 

DIMO, the only Authorized Service Dealer for MTU in Sri Lanka & Maldives, showcased all available solutions for Marine & General Engineering needs under the brands of MTU, Detroit Diesel, MGDUFF & ROCHEM at Maldives Marine Expo 2022, which was held throughout 11th, 12th & 13th August 2022 in Maldives. 

His Excellency Ibrahim Mohamed Solih (President of Maldives), His Excellency Faisal Naseem (Vice President of Maldives), Mr. Ibrahim Adnan (Head of Marine Police / Maldives Police Service) & Mr. Adam Maznavee Jaufer Sadiq (High Commissioner of Sri Lanka to Maldives) visited DIMO stall at the expo. This was an ideal opportunity for DIMO to introduce our capabilities in the Marine and General Engineering sphere, especially targeted for super luxury yachts and resorts. 

DIMO being the Only Authorized Service Dealer for MTU in Sri Lanka & Maldives, shined & showcased all the solutions for Marine & General Engineering needs under the brands of MTU, Detroit Diesel, MGDUFF & ROCHEM at Marine Expo 2022 which was held on 11th, 12th & 13th August at Maldives.
The key highlights of the expo were the visits of His Excellency Ibrahim Mohamed Solih (President of Maldives), His Excellency Faisal Naseem (Vice President of Maldives), Mr Ibrahim Adnan (Head of Marine Police / Maldives Police Service) & Mr. Adam Maznavee Jaufer Sadiq (High Commissioner of Sri Lanka to Maldives) which assisted DIMO to introduce the capabilities with regard to the marine & general engineering needs of super luxury yachts & resorts.
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TK Elevator solutions at the University of Colombo

DIMO’s Elevator & Escalator Solutions team successfully completed a project at the Faculty of Technology of the University of Colombo (UoC) in Pitipana, by supplying, installing, testing and commissioning 4 state-of-the-art TKE passenger elevators of Evolution 1 MRL model.
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New TATA Commercial Vehicle Service facility opens in Mahiyanganaya

DIMO’s TATA Commercial Vehicle Service Division further expanded its branch network by commencing operations in Mahiyanganaya on the 10th August 2022 for DIMO’s TATA customers. The operation was initiated and declared open by the Manager of the Kandy Branch, Mr. Jeevantha Ranathunga and the Service Manager, Mr. Nilantha Mapa.
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DIMO celebrates International Youth Day

DIMO organised a virtual event in line with the International Youth Day, on the 12th August, commemorating this year’s theme of ‘Intergenerational Solidarity: Creating a World for All Ages.’ The objective of the event was to further strengthen our young DIMO Tribe to drive change by bringing out their true selves and being a true Sri Lankan citizen.

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“Life to Our Beaches” project commences

‘Life to Our Beaches’, a project launched in collaboration with Biodiversity Sri Lanka (BSL) and Marine Environment Protection Authority (MEPA), commenced its Dikkowita Beach cleaning from 01st August 2022. The two beach stretches sponsored by DIMO are looked after by the responsible community members, through this project.

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Training & Development Programs held for the DIMO Tribe

DIMO, an organization with a learning culture, encourages and empowers constant skill development. The Learning & Development Team at DIMO conducted a series of Training & Development Programs with the objective of enhancing and sharpening the soft skills of our staff, for better performance and optimal engagement at work. 

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DIMO supports Kumana Cleaning Project

DIMO supported the Kumana Cleaning Project organised by the Department of Wildlife Conservation (DWC), which was held on 10th August. The pilgrims of annual ‘Pada Yatra’ who cross through Kumana and Yala National Parks, unfortunately, dispose a lot of polythene, plastic and other waste to the environment, impacting the wildlife in the national parks. DWC and Sri Lanka Navy collaborated to clean and collect the plastic and polythene waste. DIMO supported this initiative by providing gloves, masks and garbage bags for the participants.

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Sunday Times features DI-SOLAR

Sunday Times recently featured DI-SOLAR, Sri Lanka’s first battery-less solution to utilize power generated through Solar PV systems during daytime power outages. This feature was a great avenue to create awareness on the solution as well as DIMO’s immense contribution to the renewable energy sector in Sri Lanka. 

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DIMO honoured with ISO 45001:2018 certification
DIMO, a leading diversified conglomerate in Sri Lanka, was recently honoured with the coveted ISO 45001:2018 certification by Det Norske Veritas (DNV), the international accredited registrar and classification society. DNV is an independent expert in assurance and risk management, and this certification further assures and recognizes DIMO’s capability of providing a high standard in occupational health and safety.
DIMO ranked in LMD’s Most Respected Entities 2022   
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DIMO supplies TK Elevator Solutions for Cargills

DIMO provided TK Elevator Solutions for the Cargills building located in Kandy.The supply, installation, testing and commissioning scope was carried out for two state-of-the-art TKE passenger elevators of Evolution 1 where one is equipped with glass doors to enhance the esthetics of the building and the shopping experience. The maintenance work of the elevators will also be carried out by DIMO. In addition to this project, TK Elevator Solutions were also provided for Cargills Square Dematagoda while the projects at Cargills Square Bandarawela and Katubedda are currently in progress.

TK Elevator from Germany is a perfect fit for any type of project, from residential and office buildings to shopping centers, hotels, hospitals, train stations and airports. Solutions of TK Elevator are well accepted by the industry experts for their superior quality and key features such as increased transport capacity, reduced space requirements, enhanced safety, improved energy efficiency, and greater durability and recyclability.

DIMO is proud to be the authorized distributor of TK Elevator since 2018

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SL Army Cricket powered by DIMO emerges runners-up

People Centricity - Being a catalyst to empower people, to deliver results

The final match of the 2022 SLC Major Clubs Limited Over Tournament, between SL Army CC & Tamil Union C&AC, was played on 2nd of August at the SSC Grounds. SL Army Cricket team became the runners-up of the tournament. 

DIMO is the proud sponsor of the Sri Lanka Army Men's and Women's Cricket teams for year 2022. 

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DIMO marks another milestone by establishing a marine workshop at the Dikkowita Ceylon Fisheries Harbour

DIMO Marine Solutions inaugurated its first Marine Workshop at the Dikkowita Ceylon Fisheries Harbour on the 28th of July 2022. The workshop is fully equipped with all necessary tools to undertake engine related repairs and services of day & multiday fishing boats.

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DIMO-MTU Division relocates

The DIMO-MTU Division was relocated and commenced its operations on the 26th of July 2022. New office is located in front of the DIMO Head Office. Operations related with Industrial, Marine, Refrigeration & Railway will be carried out through the new location, delivering a consistent service for the customers.
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DIMO presents the revolutionary renewable energy solutions at the UNGC Network Sri Lanka Climate Emergency Task Force meeting

DIMO presented the Microgrid concept and its latest and Sri Lanka's first cutting-edge industrial solution, DI-SOLAR at the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC) Network Sri Lanka Climate Emergency Task Force meeting held recently.
The UNGC Network Sri Lanka facilitates corporates in the country who are working towards achieving the global sustainability goals.

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DIMO together with Kalmar uplifts Sri Lanka’s port and inland container terminal operations

DIMO, a leading diversified conglomerate in Sri Lanka, and Kalmar, a global industry forerunner in port and inland container terminal automation and in energy-efficient container handling solutions, are geared to enhance and uplift local container terminal operations to the next level.  This partnership reflects DIMO’s commitment to continuously fuelling the dreams and aspirations of the communities it serves in, as well as its dedication to making significant contributions to the local economy.

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DIMO commissions Kalmar Essential Reachstacker DRU45  at SAGT

DIMO recently completed the commissioning and handing over of kalmar Reachstacker DRU45 to South Asia Gateway Terminals (PVT) LTD (SAGT).

This Kalmar reachstacker is equipped with a Kalmar adjustable 20’ - 40’ spreader and a side shift of =/- 800mm. The machine is capable of stacking up to five ISO9, 6ft 20’ - 40’ loading containers.This machine is also fitted with an exceptional fire suppression system, to protect the operator and the machine during a fire. 

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කර්මාන්තකරුවන්ගේ විදුලි අර්බුදයට හොඳම විසඳුම DIMO ගෙන එන

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The Mahindra Champions League (MCL
The Agri Machinery Service Division conducted a country level evaluation of its Technicians and Service Advisors, to select individuals to take part in The Mahindra Champions League.The MCL is an initiative to elevate the technical knowledge and skills of the Mahindra after sales service staff in the represented countries. The competition will be held under Technicians and Service Advisors categories.

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The DIMO Tribe facilitates communities in need

DIMO sustainability team recently embarked on an initiative to collect used items which are in good condition, including children’s and adult’s clothes, and shoes, toys, stationery, and books from the DIMO Tribe at the Head Office & DIMO 800, to be distributed among communities in need during these difficult times.
DIMO’s Vocational Education arm DATS ventures into manufacturing training equipment
In line with its objective of developing Vocational Education in Sri Lanka, DIMO, a leading diversified conglomerate, has ventured into manufacturing training equipment via its vocational education arm, the DIMO Academy for Technical Skills (DATS).
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DIMO unveils Pela Batta, the first and only paddy transplanting machine in Sri Lanka to maintain an 8-inch gap between seedling rows
DIMO, a leading conglomerate in Sri Lanka, through its agricultural arm DIMO Agribusinesses, recently introduced the first and only paddy transplanting machine in the country capable of maintaining an 8-inch gap between seedling rows, aptly named ‘Pela Batta’. DIMO has always been in the forefront of introducing innovative and affordable agri machinery to the local farming community with the aim of driving mechanization in the agriculture sector of the nation.
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DIMO’s colossal victory as a Great Place To Work for the 10th year in a row
A journey of continuous learning, conscious efforts to excel and an ever-growing urge to enhance the experience of our tribe members, along with the Tribe’s everlasting trust, have earned DIMO recognition as a Great Place To Work for the 10th consecutive year. Signifying a decade’s achievement, the Great Place To Work organization has awarded DIMO the laureate title of ‘Legends 10’.
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DI-SOLAR now at DIMO 800 

The first DI-SOLAR industrial installation has been successfully made at DIMO 800.Now the premises is able to fully utilize the power generated by solar PV even during daytime power cuts which will result in a saving of 50% - 70% on the diesel consumption.
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‘Life to Our Beaches’ technical session held

DIMO recently embarked the ‘Life to Our Beaches’ project with the collaboration of Biodiversity Sri Lanka (BSL) and Marine Environment Protection Authority (MEPA). Under this project, DIMO funds two beach cleaning sites in Dikovita area. 

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DIMO supports communities near DIMO 800
Supporting nearby communities of DIMO 800 premises, the company distributed dry rations to low-income families at Nagalam Street on 29th of June 2022.
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DIMO and Tata Motors Limited launch the first locally assembled DIMO Batta HT2 vehicles  

DIMO, a leading diversified conglomerate in Sri Lanka, together with Tata Motors Limited, launched its first batch of locally assembled DIMO Batta HT2 trucks. Marking a significant milestone in Sri Lanka’s automotive industry, DIMO is proud to introduce the first ever small commercial vehicle assembled in Sri Lanka.

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DIMO successfully completes its first export to Germany

DIMO recently made its first  export  through its subsidiary Tropical Health Food (Pvt) Ltd (THF).
Through this first export, the company supplied organic pineapple chunks in own juice form to EGESUN GMBH in Germany. All THF products are produced and processed under organic production methods as per the EEC regulations at the THF’s factory located in Kurunegala. 

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DIMO Nature Club volunteers for Grandpass Community Kitchen    

DIMO Nature Club volunteered at the Community Kitchen which was held on 14th of June 2022 at St. Josephs’s Church, Grandpass. The Community Kitchen is an initiative by Sarvodaya and Singularity Sri Lanka. DIMO Nature Club volunteers were able to serve dinner for around 1600 – 1700 community in the area.
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DIMO celebrates World Environment Day promoting home gardening

Commemorating the World Environment Day this year company provided its Footprints home gardening kits to DIMO tribe members at a concessionary rate to promote home gardening among them.

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DIMO continues commitment to environmental sustainability and protecting marine life 

DIMO, a leading conglomerate in Sri Lanka, constantly engineers marine environment protection initiatives, aligned with the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) which focus on ‘Life Below Water’ and ‘Life on Land’. DIMO launched a PR campaign to educate the General public on company’s initiatives implemented under marine life to achieve a better and more sustainable future for all.
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DATS provides Training and Equipment to CGTTI and SLGTI
DATS recently undertook a tender to provide training and equipment to Ceylon German Technical Training Institute  (CGTTI -German Tech) and Sri Lanka German Training Institute (SLGTI -German Tech  Kilinochchi).  
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Empowering the Internal Trainer Pool
Many of us possess the ability to acquire knowledge. However, it takes a special skill to be able to impart this knowledge effectively. On the 27th of May 2022, 23 of our immensely talented Tribe members were certified as internal trainers. There is no doubt that the Tribe is moving forward from strength to strength and this occasion bears testament to this.
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DIMO strengthens Board of Directors with the appointment of Ms. Dilrukshi Kurukulasuriya and Mr. Rajeev Pandithage as Executive Directors
DIMO, a leading diversified conglomerate in Sri Lanka is proud to announce the addition of Ms. Dilrukshi Kurukulasuriya and Mr. Rajeev Pandithage as Executive Directors to its Board of Directors with effect from 30th May 2022. Ms. Dilrukshi Kurukulasuriya is the first female Director in history to be appointed to DIMO’s Board of Directors and Mr. Rajeev Pandithage is the youngest member to serve on the Board of Directors.
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DI-Solar from DIMO, Sri Lanka's first battery less solution to utilize solar PV generated power during outages
DIMO, a leading diversified conglomerate in Sri Lanka, with over 80 years of engineering excellence, recently introduced DI-Solar, a revolutionary solution, enabling the power generated through the existing solar PV systems to be utilized during the prevailing daytime power interruptions, thereby preventing the power wastage.
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Fully fledged DIMO Diesel Lab commences operations in Siyambalape 

The DIMO Diesel Lab in Siyambalape was ceremonially opened on the 18th of May 2022. It will be undertaking pump related repairs and services of BOSCH, DELPHI, MICO, ZEXEL, DENSO and YANMAR brands.

Mr. Vijitha Bandara, Mr Mahesh Karunaratne, Mr Dinuk Peiris, Mr. Chinthaka Jayakody and Mr. Chathura Gunasekara together with DIMO Diesel Lab team participated at the opening ceremony.

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Mr. Suresh Gooneratne addresses 7th Colloquium of the Good Governance Academy 

Mr. Suresh Gooneratne addressed the 7th Colloquium of the Good Governance Academy which was held recently. Experts from across the world discussed and evaluated various approaches taken by global standard setters to link financial reports with ‘non-financial’/sustainability reports. 
Mr. Gooneratne was the only invitee from Sri Lanka to represent this significant occasion and he educated the participants on the topic of “Integrated Reporting and the Anatomy of the Corporate”. 

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DIMO surpasses 30K followers on LinkedIn 

DIMO LinkedIn surpassed the 30,000 followers mark recently. LinkedIn is the fastest growing professional social network that focuses on professional networking and career development with millions of professionals representing various industries worldwide. DIMO LinkedIn serves as an agile and trustworthy news & information source to its followers and will continue to offer same in the future. We invite all our Tribe members to join us on LinkedIn and to keep engaging! 

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DIMO to provide LV solutions for Point Pedro Base Hospital

DIMO will be providing the total Low Voltage (LV) solution for Point Pedro Base Hospital, which is a project of Ministry of Health, Nutrition and Indigenous Medicine to enhance and
strengthen the standard of healthcare services in the Northern Province. Access International (Pvt) Ltd is the main contractor of the project and the expertise of VAMED Nederland BV will also be brought to the project.
DIMO Lumin low voltage power panels of which the capacitor bank and the ATS unit are seamlessly integrated with the main panel, will be installed throughout the project to ensure a reliable and safe power distribution methodology, customized especially for hospitals which usually carry critical load centers. DIMO has met the highest industry standards in all the solutions it provides, ensuring the maximum safety of the people inside the hospital.

What differentiates us from our competitors are that our LV solutions are designed to enhance reliability, high operational efficiency, reduce maintenance costs while offering an unmatched after-sales service. DIMO is proud to be involved in this project, which will help improve the healthcare infrastructure in the country and the standards of living of the people.

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DIMO partners with Allianz to provide an innovative insurance scheme to its TATA customers

DIMO, together with Allianz, recently introduced a state-of-the-art motor insurance & claim settlement scheme designed exclusively for DIMO’s TATA customers.
The partnership is focused on assisting the customers to reduce costs incurred while conducting accident repairs through exemption of the owner’s payable for TATA vehicles within 5 years of the date of manufacture. This innovative facility also offers customers special insurance premium rates at the time of renewal of insurance. DIMO’s TATA customers will enjoy the utmost convenience and zero hassle as both DIMO and Allianz will coordinate all tasks from towing the vehicle to the nearest DIMO-TATA workshop, quick and efficient estimation & approval, repairing of the vehicle according to exact manufacture specifications, settlement of repair billing to handing over of the vehicle to the customer in its original condition.

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DIMO to revitalize Sri Lanka’s green energy development with Microgrid systems Completes Sri Lanka’s first ever fully operational microgrid system at the University of Moratuwa
With the recent successful completion of the nation’s first comprehensive grid tied renewable energy microgrid project at the University of Moratuwa (UOM), DIMO, a leading diversified conglomerate in Sri Lanka, is now well equipped to implement microgrid systems for the local industries to ensure an uninterrupted power supply. DIMO will also provide microgrid services to the Maldives and rural regions in Africa where the company has already established its footprint through other engineering solutions.
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DIMO LIGHTING SOLUTIONS POWERS SRI LANKA’S MEGA INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECTS

 

DIMO, a leading diversified conglomerate in Sri Lanka, has established its position at the forefront of Engineering excellence in Sri Lanka by providing world-class end-to-end solutions across multiple domains including Building Management, Fluid Management and General Engineering solutions.

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අවුරුදු උළෙල 2022

The festive season was welcomed with ardour this year as smiles donned the faces of all those who gathered in their traditional attire at the Head Office on the 8th of April to celebrate the Sinhala and Tamil New year 2022.