Plastic sector manufactures and trades an array of products
The sector is represented by Arpitech (Pvt) Ltd, RPC Polymers (Pvt) Ltd, Plastishells Ltd and the Re-Distribution operation. Plastic sector manufactures and trades an array of products, ranging from furniture, household items, and water solutions to, day to day consumer durables.
Expanded rigid Polystyrene
RPC Polymers - manufactures rigid polystyrene products, commonly known as "Rigifoam". These products include containers, sheets and packaging for the local and export market.
The Polyurethane Operation
The Polyurethane Foam operation includes foam related household, institutional and sports goods supplied to the local market. It is an ISO 9001:2000 certified operation, which also posses SLS 893 standard.
Arpico water tanks are the pioneers in the local moulded water tanks business. They have been the undisputed market leader since its introduction 21 years ago in 1992. The Company has achieved a dominant position in the local moulded water tank market, with the Arpico branded water tanks commanding 44% market share. The Company also produces and markets a wide range of bins and containers. Products are manufactured at the factories in Horana, Pallakalle, Koggala and Dambulla which give easy access to island wide distribution. As a pioneering Company this plant has been the first to introduce several innovative products to the market, some of it being the rotational moulded water tank, compost bin, chemical tanks for storage of fuel, sump tanks as a solution for disposing waste water, etc. The compost bin introduced by Plastishells Ltd was a great success in terms of a positive perception of the Company's attitudes regarding the environment and was appreciated greatly by customers as being a breakthrough in environmentally friendly products.
Arpico Water Tanks
Having received the Sri Lanka Standards (SLS) certification for its range of pipes, Arpitech (Pvt) Ltd manufactures a range of pipes and fittings under the brand name "Arpico PVC".
Richard Pieris Rubber Products Ltd.
Richard Pieris Rubber Products represented by 3 divisions which are in the manufacture of Moulded Rubber items, Industrial Rollers and Re-rubberizing Printing rollers.
The Re-Distribution division distributes products island-wide through a network of distributors and dealers. The Group is proud that the distribution channel is one of the largest in the Country, catering to over five thousand hardware & furniture outlets island-wide. Product innovation and enhanced customer service enabled this achievement of becoming a market leader in a short period of time. The division is projecting a growth through continued diversification into new areas of businesses, with the goal of being a dominant in the market especially in the furniture sector.