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    Chronological Milestones

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Milestones

We are proud of our three decades of sustainable evolutionary growth that had made our unique identity. It is the heritage of IMS that had played in shaping us to accrue the best talented assets of human resource, up to date process technology, strong partnerships and to be a responsible employer.

Since its humble founding in 1984, IMS continued to be a humble and responsible player in serving the industrial community and the nation.

From inception Management focused on research, new technologies, new market developments and trends that are exploitable and adoptable in local environments.

1982

IMS Founded – Partnership for Industrial Supplies with global relations.

1984

Incorporation as a private limited liability company on 22nd May 1984 and obtaining Custom House Agents license.

1985

Agency relationship with Fermenish S.A Switzerland.

1986

Development of export markets for coconut fiber, rubberized coir mattresses.

1987

Agency distributorship for Eastman Chemicals USA

1988

Acquired a brush factory to produce Thawashi brushes, Deck brushes Ekels and Brooms.

1989

Strategical expansion to market "Cryovac" specialty food packaging of W R Grace USA.

1990

Established agency relationship with Southern Edible Oil Industries Sdn. Bhd. Malaysia, for edible fats for food industry.

1991

Coir Brush production facility at Pannala industrial Estate to cater the Export Agreement with Yatsua Japan.

1992

Incorporated Islandwide Scientific Services Pvt Ltd to serve the needs of scientific Research Community.

1993

Collaborative Laboratory with Cornel Research Foundation USA, for Bio prospecting and research on Ethenobotany of Sri Lanka. Incorporated Pan Serendib Pvt Ltd for vacuum salt import for food industry.

1994

Pioneered the bio pesticides, and registered NeemAzal with the Registrar of Pesticide.

1995

Established two warehouses for raw material inventories and distribution.

1996

Registered Troy biocides & commenced sales of high performance additives of Troy Corporation USA. Establish Serendib Natural Products Ltd. (SNaPL) to research & commercialize biological controls.Founder Membership of European Chamber of Commerce of Sri Lanka.

1997

Acquired Puttalam Salt Ltd. at the privatization of the government owned saltern by the formation of a consortium with banks. Firmenich S A to establish own liaison office and termination of agency agreement.

1998

Managed & reengineered Puttalam Salt Ltd to make it a high profit generating business.

1999

Developed and commercialized a pheromone for Tea Tortrix. Launched two pheromones for Vegetable fly and Fruit fly.

2000

Introduced new packaging concept of Sealed Air Corporation USA to poultry and meat processing industry.

2001

Received Best Research Presentation Award for the research of pheromone for Tea Tortrix from, University of Zagazig Cairo & Ministry of Agriculture and Land Reclamation of Egypt. Signed MOU with Hubaei Coporation China to serve transport industry in Sri Lanka.

2002

Distributor agency agreement for personal care raw materials with Noveon Inc USA.

2003

Agency agreement to supply twine & yarn of Toray Industries Inc of Japan to cater Fishery, glove & textile industries.

2004

Supplied 15 numbers of Diesel Multiple Units from of Hubei Machinery & Equipment Import & Export Corp., China. Celebrated the 20 years anniversary of Islandwide Marketing Services.

2005

Formation of IMS Holdings Pvt. Ltd for strategically grouping of expanding business. Recognizes strategic importance of energy and IMS holdings PVT Ltd undertook the study on energy and sugar milling.

2006

Established distributor agency for Larand Chemical Corporation of USA.Expansion of market territory to Male', India, Bangladesh & Pakistan for Chemicals.Received the Best Sales Award from Troy Corporation USA for Biocide sales. Initiated collaborative research on pheromones with Dr. Alan Cork of University of Greenwich.

2007

Cabinet memorandum to establish a sugar & power project and signed a MOU with Booker Tate, UK for the feasibility & finance raising. Established distributor agent relationship with BYK GmbH Germany.

2008

Started building own office complex.

2009

Moved to Our Own IMS Corporate Building in September. Received the Best corporate Citizens Award from Ceylon Chamber of Commerce.

2010

Initiated & studied the supply chain capability for a Dendro power project for 10 Mega Watts. Mega Ten Joint venture investment of USD 15,23 M with Fudeco China.

2011

Firmenich – Re union of Flavour agency after 14 years. Mega Ten Power Plant foundation laying. Ceynergy Holdings & Ceynergy Global advisory affiliations.

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