Commenced operations in 1986, Douglas & Sons (Pvt) ltd has made themselves to be the pioneer in every field they represent. From auto parts to soft toys, for quarter of a century DSL has delivered on its promise on unmatched quality, service & excellence making a truly a force not only in Sri Lanka but in South Asia. DSL is a pioneer company of importing and distribution of Auto parts, Tyres, Batteries, Agriculture equipment and Industrial parts. DSL is the authorized distributor in Sri Lanka for products of many world renowned brands in all the above sectors.
In light of this, DSL added yet another feather to its already growing repertoire in the battery market unleashing its power packed entry with “TOPWILL” automotive batteries , which was launched on the 18th of January 2019 at the ShangriLa Hotel Colombo. The Chairman Mr. Saroj Perera and Directors of DSL officiated the ceremony which saw Sri Lankan bodybuilder Lucian Pushparaj, fondly known as “Asia’s Black Lion” ceremoniously launch the battery amidst the Company’s prominent and loyal battery dealers. DSL maintains that TOPWILL is not just another battery brand in the local market but a brand that can proudly boast that it is genuinely Sri Lankan. TOPWILL brand’s promise as follows;
• Made to International standards.
• Especially manufactured to suit Sri Lankan conditions.
• Battery that packs power above its weight.
• Comprehensive warranty ranging from 12 to 24 months for all motor vehicles including three wheelers.
All this is offered at an attractive price to Sri Lankan consumers that makes TOPWILL absolutely an asset to invest. DSL has not only won the trust and confidence of Sri Lankans with a reputation for high quality international and local brands in the local market but also ensures high level of customer satisfaction, providing excellent after-sales service. DSL also launched their “Bat Ambulance” breakdown service operation for TOPWILL automotive batteries in the Island.
DSL represents several other International automotive battery brands such as Global, Yuasa Hybrid, Panasonic, Incoe & Livguard over 30 years in Sri Lanka.
Douglas and Sons (Pvt) Ltd proudly re-launched FBL brand brake pads in Sri Lanka after being the official distributor for Sri Lanka market. Function was ceremoniously held at Shangri-La Hotel, Colombo on 9th of August with the participation of Chairman and Managing Director of DSL group of companies, Mr. Saroj Perera, the Director of Fuji Brake Industry Co., Ltd, Mr. Makoto Shimada and Sales Manager of Sanko Trading Corporation, Mr. Yutaka Adachi and best FBL dealers island-wide. Addressing the gathering Mr. Makoto Shimada told that they are extremely happy to be partnering with DSL and wish to expand the business into brake shoes too.
PT. GAJAH TUNGGAL Tbk OF INDONESIA & GITI TIRE (CHINA) INVESTMENT COMPANY LIMITED, CHINA, JOINED HANDS WITH DSL TO HOST THE GT AWARDS NIGHT 2018 ON THE 18TH OF JULY 2018 AT THE GRAND MERCURE JAKARTA HARMONI IN JAKARTA, INDONESIA.
THE GALA EVENT WAS GRACED BY THE CHIEF GUEST, Mr. BUDDY S. TANASALEH, CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER, PT. GAJAH TUNGGAL Tbk,Indonesia, Mr. SAROJ PERERA,CHAIRMAN / MANAGING DIRECTOR DSL GROUP OF COMPANIES,
Mr. SIMON HUI , SALES DIRECTOR ,PT. GAJAH TUNGGAL Tbk,Indonesia, MR. CHRIS BLOOR, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, INTERNATIONAL SALES & MARKETING, GITI TIRE (CHINA) INVESTMENT COMPANY LTD , MR EKO SUPRIYATIN, HEAD NEW PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT, PT. GAJAH TUNGGAL Tbk,Indonesia, Mr. ANDY CHIU, SALES MANAGER, INTERNATIONAL SALES & MARKETING ,GITI TIRE (CHINA) INVESTMENT COMPANY LTD , MR RAHMADI HIDAYAT, ASSISTANT MANAGER, SALES EXPORT, PT. GAJAH TUNGGAL Tbk,Indonesia, AND OTHER DISTINGUISHED GUESTS.
200 TYRE DEALERS WITH THEIR FAMILIES ATTENDED THIS COLORFUL NIGHT FILLED WITH GLAMOROUS ENTERTAINMENT SKITS ALONG WITH MUSIC & DANCE.
THE DEALERS WERE GIVEN WITH THE GREAT OPPORTUNITY OF VISTING THE VOLCANO TAN GKUIDAN PARAHU WITH AN OVERNIGHT STAY IN BANDUNG CITY INCLUDING A SHOPPING SPREE.
DSL RED CARPET – 2018 was a glamorous event which was held at Beijing, China, to recognize and appreciate the Dealers and Distributors of the Spare Parts Division of Douglas and Sons (Pvt) Ltd, with the participation of over 200 top Auto Parts Dealers and Distributors with their families. The Chief Guest of the event was His Excellency Dr. Karunasena Kodithuwakku, Ambassador for the Democratic Republic of Sri Lanka in People’s Republic of China. Mr. Hideaki Nakashima, Managing Director of NGK Spark Plug Middle East FZE – Japan & Mr. Toshihiro Abe of Exedy Middle East FZCO – Japan was welcomed as the Guest of Honour. Over 35 foreign suppliers participated in this event from Taiwan, Malaysia, China, and India including 15 Japanese suppliers. It was an unforgettable experience to most of the participants as they were able to feel the highest standard of comfort and services in The Great Wall Sheraton Hotel. At the event, Best dealers and Distributors for 2016/17 were appreciated with awards and fully paid tours like USA, China, Bangkok according to their achievements and all of them enjoyed the event Singing and dancing amidst Chinese traditional entertaining events and the Sri Lankan music.
The Participants of “DSL RED CARPET 2018” in this 5 day tour were able to experience world famous ancient and traditional places, namely China Great Wall, Olympic Bird Nest, Water Cube, and Temple of Heaven. The Chinese Acrobatic Show brought our participants an amazing time. They also had an opportunity to shop at the most developed Chinese shopping complexes.
DSL Douglas and Sons Pvt Ltd successfully completed another Dealer Convention in the Battery Trade. 110 top Battery Dealers with their families were privileged to experience this magnificent event in china which was held at Beijing.
His Excellency Dr. Karunasena Kodituwakku, the Ambassador for the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, officials from the Embassy was present to grace this occasion.
Presence of Mr. Tsujimoto Kazuya of Panasonic Energy Co. Ltd, and Mr. Kenichi Katsumi, GS Yuasa International Ltd. Japan added coloure to the event.
The dealers with their families enjoyed a 05 day stay in Beijing packed with exciting tours to Great Wall, Birds Nest Stadium, Acrobatic Show, Forbidden City, and shopping tours.DSL is proud having given this opportunity to their dealers which will carry an orchestrated and memorable experience in their life.
A Mercantile Inter firm Badminton Championship Tournament was organized by Mercantile Badminton Association during the month of October at the Mercantile Badminton Complex, Longdon Place, Colombo 07.
There were 15 organizations participating under Division H, and the Championship was won by the team representing Douglas and sons Pvt. Ltd.