The ever-increasing demand foisted the tyranny of limited capacity on Piramal Glass. Providentially, land 26 acres in extent; some 50 km south of Colombo was available where the Piramal’s new manufacturing facility capable of producing 250 tonnes of glass has now been established.
This new plant is equipped with
End-fired regenerative furnace capable of producing Flint and Amber glass
Five manufacturing lines
Infrastructure to produce bottles in the range of 50ml to 205 Ltr
Hot end and Cold end coating
Latest inspection machines on all manufacturing lines
Self-sufficient glass laboratory
This chemical laboratory is responsible for incoming RM inspection as well as constant improvement in the quality of the end product.
Separate shrink wrap packing machines for each line
In-house design centre
Silica mining and processing for captive consumption
In-house Polythene manufacturing for captive consumption
Dedicated in-house printing facility
Ceramic printing in one or multiple colours
Organic colour printing in one or multiple colours
Fully automatic and semi-automatic machines
Inks sourced from Europe
Both leaded and unleaded inks available
Glass plant at Wagawatte
The company has invested in a new state-of-the-art Glass plant at Wagawatte, Horana in 2007. This investment brought flexibilities in the manufacturing capabilities & whilst more than doubling capacity. The new infrastructure has enabled the company with unique flexibility to offer glass bottles & Jars in different shapes and colours for multiple industries. The company is accredited with FSSC 22000 (Food safety) certification, ISO 9001:2008 and PAS 223:2011.
Number of the furnace :
01 (German designed furnace) with a size of 250 tons (TPD)
We have 1 Amber colour rum annually for 45 days. The rest of the year is in flint. Other colours can be produced using feeder tank colouring facility installed in 2 of our production lines with a capacity of 100MT per day
If you choose us as your glass bottle manufacturer and source for purchases, our strengths and advantages for you are as follows;
Manufacturing bottles in more than 10 different colours (Green, Blue, Black…etc)
Flexibility to produce moderate volumes
Ample warehouse space
Expertise and relationship with large customers like Bacardi. Diageo, Amcor (Orora Glass), USL, Pernod Ricard & Coca Cola.
Customs duty is free for glass bottles imported from Sri Lanka due to the Pakistan Sri Lanka Free trade Agreement (PSFTA)
To produce new colours based on customer requirements, Piramal Glass has a colouring feeder operation for the perfume segment in technical collaboration with a world leader in colouring systems. It is the first company in India to offer such a system to customers. The colouring system helps our customers reduce development lead time. PGL Currently produces 6 basic colours (blue, green, purple, light grey-green, dark grey, and black) in 15 different shades.
Piramal Glass Ceylon PLC (PGC) formally Ceylon Glass Company is a company with a rich history of over 60 years in the industry in Sri Lanka. It is a company with its original roots at Nattandiya and presently situated in Horana BOI Zone.