SLINTEC Collaborates with Hemas Consumer Brands to Add Variety to Emerging Local Personal Care Product Market

Sri Lanka Institute of Nanotechnology (SLINTEC) and Hemas Manufacturing (Pvt.) Ltd. have entered into a research agreement to expand the Hemas’ personal care product portfolio by adding a revitalizing skin care solution with scientifically proven efficacy.

Photo caption: Mr. Roy Joseph Managing Director Hemas Manufacturing, exchanges the signed agreement with Mr. Harin de Silva Wijeyeratne, Chief Executive Officer of SLINTEC on 15th of October, 2015.

SLINTEC is a public-private partnership between the Government of Sri Lanka and major players in the private sector; namely MAS Holdings, Brandix, Dialog, Hayleys, Loadstar and Lankem. SLINTEC is committed to assist the local industries in improving and developing products and processes to meet the demands of the local and international markets using nanotechnology and other advanced technology solutions.

Hemas Manufacturing (Pvt.) Ltd. is one of the key subsidiaries of Hemas Group and is driven by innovative brands such as Velvet, Kumarika, Baby Cheramy, and Clogard that have evolved to become household names. The Group has accelerated its growth strategies within its core business areas whilst developing an innovative culture for future growth. The Hemas Group is one of the leading conglomerates in Sri Lanka with a focus on four key sectors, namely Fast Moving Consumer Goods, Healthcare, Transportation, and Leisure.

Present at the signing of the agreement from left to right were; Director Innovation and New Business of Hemas Dr. Himesh Fernando, Manager Legal Ms. Maheshi Pieries, Head of Corporate Finance Ms. Vathsala Wijekoon, Director R&D Mr. Dimuthu Jayasinghe, Managing Director of Hemas Manufacturing Mr. Roy Joseph, CEO of SLINTEC Mr. Harin de Silva Wijeyeratne, Science Team Leader Prof. Nalin de Silva and representing the Business Development Team, Ms. Rashmi Wijekoon.