News and Events

USA Tour

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The more you live with DSL more you will experience great opportunities. It is with great achievement we would glad to announce about the USA tour hosted by DSL for more than 20 dealers and their families who has marked outstanding performance of the year. The tour was scheduled from 11th September to 20th September 2016. The group spent their 1st day at Los Angeles. On 12th they got to visit Chinese Theater, Hollywood Blvd, The Kodak Theater and in the evening the group arrived at Las Vegas. On 13th all enjoyed the day by walking tour through authentic Native American dwellings and amphitheater with live performances from multiple tribes continuously throughout the day. The rest of the journey was spent by visiting Shark Reef Aquarium and a flight to major cities of Washington DC and New York City as well. This amazing journey came to the end by having a visit to Statue of Liberty, Intrepid Air and Space Museum, Empire state building and by adding an  unforgettable moments to their lives.

NTN Bearing Technical Meeting

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NTN Bearing Technical Meeting was held on 4th August 2016 at DSL auditorium. This meeting was the first official event held in the newly constructed DSL Auditorium at their Head Office in Colombo 10.

At this Technical meeting, we gave technical training to many selected dealers and mechanics about entire range of NTN bearings, including hub bearings.

The event was very successful, with 62 participants. Mr. Greg Tan (Manager, Sales dept.) & Mr. Takayoshi Tatsuka (Senior Manager, Engineering Division) of NTN Bearing Co. conducted the training session and it was followed by dinner. T- Shirts were distributed among all participants as a give-away present.

 

The annual cricket tournament of spare parts department

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The annual cricket tournament of spare parts department of DSL was held on 31st July 2016 at the ground of Gampaha Botanical garden. Five 11 a side teams competed each other for Champions trophy in this tournament and at last, team “Warriors” won the Champions trophy defeating team “11 Gangsters”. Best Batsman and best bowler were also selected. Everybody enjoyed a lot while playing cricket and it was a fantastic cricket fiesta.

 

LuK Product promotion campaign

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“We launched a successful product promotion campaign in several areas with the participation of Mr. Murugesan of LuK India Private Limited, last week. Campaign consisted of Garage visits and a seminar which was aimed at educating garage mechanics and dealers about profound features of LuK clutches. Also, LuK posters and stickers were pasted at garages and dealer shops in order to increase the visibility of  brand name”

 

Pirith Ceremony

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In commemoration of 30th Anniversary of DSL, a Pirith Ceremony was held on 02nd July 2016 (Overnight Pirith Ceremony) followed by an Alms giving for 30 priests at Sri Vishuddharama Temple, Dematagoda, on 03rd July 2016. Chairman/Managing Director of Douglas & Sons Pvt. Ltd – Mr. Saroj Perera and Directors of DSL together with their families and a large number of DSL staff members and well wishers participated at this ceremony.

 

A news paper article about the eagle sculpture

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A news paper article about the eagle sculpture at panchikawatte, which was erected & maintained by DSL.

Refer the below link.

http://www.sundaralakdiwa.net/2015/10/panchikawatte-stylish-iron-eagle.html

DSL held two pocket meetings for Mechanics

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DSL held  two pocket meetings for Mechanics at Alawwa and in Matara on 14th June and on 15th June respectively, to create brand awareness for Dana Spicer Drive line components together with  few other brands of selected Indian products under Ekway Lanka pvt Ltd ., namely TVS Brake Liner. Lucas TVS and Mahle .  Mr.Tanmoy Chakraborthy from Spicer India also actively participated at these campaigns.

 

NGK seminar

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With the purpose of educating our dealers and garage mechanics regarding NGK Spark Plugs and its features, quality,new developments, DSL held two successful seminars on 16th and 17th of this month at Ranmal Holiday Resort,Moratuwa and Cannon Ball Banquet Hall, Gampaha respectively. Representing NGK Middle East, Mr. Yoji Kawanishi and Mr. Christian Albiento participated for this event.  Top 10 garages in these regions were appreciated under Garage Points scheme in parallel to these seminars.

NGK sticker campaign is continued

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DSL carried-out two NGK Sticker campaigns on 16th and 17th June 2016; one around Moratuwa and one in Gampaha area. The objective was to increase the brand visibility and the product awareness among the motoring crowd.
New NGK stickers were pasted on Three Wheeler’s and Motor Cycles. Also, T- Shirts were presented as tokens of appreciation, to three wheel drivers who had still kept on the NGK sticker which was pasted on their vehicle during last sticker campaign held in that area.

Management Development Program for Young Managers

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DSL proudly presented the Management Development Program for Young Managers of DSL on 11th June 2016, which was conducted by Post Graduate Institute of Management (PIM). With much enthusiasm, DSL will be continuing the Management Development Program on 1 09th July 2016 respectively.