Royal Fernwood Porcelain seals Silver at NCE Export Awards
Royal Fernwood Porcelain Limited, a manufacturer of coloured porcelain that enjoys a global reputation in the porcelain tableware industry as a reliable supplier to many premium brands, was the recipient of the Silver award in the largescale industrial sector for ceramics and porcelain products, at NCE Export Awards 2017.
Incorporated in 1994 and commercial production commenced in 1997, exactly 20 years post the company’s first successful export to the United Kingdom, Royal Fernwood Porcelain continues to manufacture products for most of the prestigious ceramic dinnerware manufacturers in Europe, Japan, Australia, Scandinavia and the USA.
The company’s prestigious international customer base includes brand names such as Debenhams, Portmerion, Oneida, House of Fraser, John Lewis, Jashanmal, Jumbo Retail, Joules, Crate & Barrel, Country Road, Laduree, Tchibo, Notneutral, XXX Lutz, Lenox, Porsgrund, Fischer, Ritzenhoff, Migross, Ripley, Thun, Narumi, El Corte Ingles, Berghoff, Yalco, Weissesstal and Galeriakaufhof.
In addition, several upmarket department stores in many countries in the world are customers of Royal Fernwood, resulting in the company covering over 40 countries around the globe, conforming to the international quality standard of the Royal Fernwood Porcelain products.
Celebrating 25 years in recognising and rewarding the excellence of Sri Lankan Exporters, the National Chamber of Exporters of Sri Lanka (NCE) has achieved national significance over the years due to the high standards and professionalism it maintains across all its projects. This year’s awards saw the most number of applicants vying for these prestigious awards. In addition to ascertaining the winners based on general export criteria, areas such as contemporary requirements to compete in the global arena, government economic and export policies, innovation, differentiation, branding, value addition and long-term sustainability were also considered.
From left: Dankotuwa Porcelain PLC and Royal Fernwood Porcelain International Marketing Consultant Shahnooz Ozeer, Royal Fernwood Porcelain Limited Chief Operating Officer Yoshan Fernando, NCE Immediate Past President Sarada De Silva, Maliban Biscuit Manufactories (Pvt.) Ltd Deputy Manager Exports Chathurangani Perera, Maliban Biscuit Manufactories (Pvt.) Ltd General Manager Exports Ashoka Perera and Primary Industries Minister Daya Gamage