|Jethawanaramya before restoration|
|Project Steering Committee from left: W.A. Cyril, Gerry Suraweera, Chairman Hemantha Wattegedara, Dr. Aravinda Abeygunawardene, Dr. Sisira Ranatunga, Dr. Susantha Siriwardena and Vudya Sellahewa. Members who are absent are Dr. Dilhara Edirisinghe, Priyantha Siriwardene, Sujith Hewage and Damith Madusanka|
|Opening of the FEAS Centre|
|View of the Centre|
By Gerry Suraweera
The process of Finite Element Analysis and Simulation (FEAS) is still considered somewhat of a mystery to industrialists, academics, researchers and the public, although the National Finite Element Analysis and Simulation Centre (FEAS Centre) was opened through a public-private partnership by former Plantation Industries Minister Naveen Dissanayake more than a year ago.
SLAMERP Chairman and Managing Director of Global Rubber Industries (Pvt) Ltd. (GRI), Mr. Prabhash Subasinghe spoke at the International Rubber Study
Group, Industry Panel in Singapore on the 20 th March 2019.
By Nishel Fernando
A key project under the ‘Sri Lanka Rubber Industry Master Plan 2017-2026’, the Finite Element Analysis & Simulation (FEAS) Centre, is set to be launched by the end of March, Senior Advisor to the Ministry of Plantation Industries, Lakna Paranawithana told Ceylon FT.
By Charumini de Silva
State Finance Minister Eran Wickramaratne last week said the rubber industry had much greater potential in the long haul over other conventional exports that the country had often been focusing on.
Asserting that the country is facing a serious situation with the ongoing political crisis, the Sri Lanka Association of Manufacturers and Exporters of Rubber Products (SLAMERP) has issued a statement requesting President Maithripala Sirisena to bring about political stability in the country and ensure ministers portray their discipline and responsibilities.
Sri Lanka Association of Manufacturers and Exporters of Rubber Products (SLAMERP) Chairman Prabhash Subasinghe at its Annual General Meeting.
The Sri Lanka Association of Manufacturers and Exporters of Rubber Products (SLAMERP) represents the manufacturers and exporters of rubber products in Sri Lanka, an industry with a history of over 100 years in exporting sophisticated rubber products to international markets.
Colombo – The Sri Lanka Association of Manufacturers and Exporters of Rubber Products (SLAMERP) has welcomed what it said is the first ever revocation of a US countervailing duty imposed on a Sri Lankan export.
Although Sri Lanka is only at 1% of global rubber production, it is the world’s largest producer of high-quality solid industrial tyres, dominating about 60% of the global market, said Sri Lanka Association Of Manufacturers & Exporters of Rubber Products (SLAMERP) Chairman Prabhash Subasinghe.
SLAMERP celebrates 2017 AGM
The Sri Lanka Association of Manufacturers and Exporters of Rubber Products (SLAMERP) celebrated its 31st Annual General Meeting (AGM) at Cinnamon Grand Colombo on the 16 January 2018. The association was inaugurated in 1985 in order to offer “comprehensive representation, advocacy and to champion to all manufacturers and exporters of rubber products in Sri Lanka”.
The Sri Lanka Association of Manufacturers and Exporters of Rubber products (SLAMERP) has praised the USA’s decision to revoke the countervailing duty imposed upon off-the-road tyres imported from Sri Lanka. Commenting upon the ruling made by the US Court of International Trade on 11 July, SLAMERP notes that it “expresses confidence” in the growth of Sri Lankan exports to the USA.
- Right direction of public private partnership for industry growth
The Finite Element Analysis & Simulation (FEAS) Centre was ceremonially opened by Minister of Plantations Navin Dissanayake on 23 August at the Rubber Research Institute in Ratmalana, Sri Lanka. FEAS is one of the 25 projects included in the ‘Sri Lanka Rubber Industry Master Plan 2017-2026’, a national agenda for the development of the rubber industry.
- Three, two-day courses on finite element theory and applications starts on 8 January
Sri Lanka Association of Manufacturers and Exporters of Rubber Products (SLAMERP) has taken an initiative to increasetraining and development of the manufactured rubber sector as it plansto expand the global presence and export volumes out of Sri Lanka. The industry is a billion-dollar export industry which supports the plantations industry of Sri Lanka.