About us * Ramya Holdings incorporated in 1987 and commenced operations in 1988 as Ramya Apparels (Pvt. ) ltd. The company emerged as a manufacture and exporter of apparels to USA and EU markets. * To diversify into the Horticulture sector, Ramya Horticulture (Pvt. ) Ltd was incorporated in 1998 operating Walpita Nursery and raised its arm to Ambewela and Wellawa Nurseries in 2000 and 2002 respectively. * As a result of re-structuring of operations, Trendywear (Pvt. ) Ltd. was formed in year 2003 and the first factory for outstations opened in the same year at Katupotha, in Kurunegala District.
In 2006, another factory was opened in Delgoda, Gampaha district. * In 2008, Ramya Horticulture (Pvt. ) Ltd obtained the Global GAP accreditation. * In 2009, Ramya Horticulture (Pvt. ) Ltd commenced operations with its Tissue Culture Production Facility in Walpita Nursery and received the Global Gap accreditation for the same in the year 2011. * To cater for the high demand in the apparel industry, Trendywear (Pvt. )Ltd opened a factory in Adhikarigama, Nuwara Eliya District in 2010 In 2011, the company diversified into the Hospitality sector by opening THE PLAINS, Luxury Boutique Bungalow in Ambewela for Eco and agro tourism. * In 2012, Trendywear diversified into its newest venture in Wellawa, Kurunegala district, another garment factory in view of uplifting the living standards in rural areas CHAIRMAN’ PROFILE – Mrs. Ramya Weerakoon Mrs. Ramya Weerakoon, Chairman of the company is in business since 1973. Her hobby of Batik making proved to be a good source of income at that time and she set up a small workshop at home with 4 employees initially.
In 1976, she ventured into the export market. Mrs. Weerakoon is recognized and awarded in many occasions locally and Internationally. Some of her major achievements are as follows. * Awarded for Best Export Performance in Handicrafts from Export Development Board in 1980. * National Productivity Merit Award in 1993 from National Institute of Business Management, Sri Lanka. * Women Entrepreneur of the year 1997 Gold Award Women’s Chamber of Industry & Commerce. * Priyadharshani Award 1997 for Outstanding Women Entrepreneurs of South Asia & Pacific Countries in New Delhi. Large Category Industry Gold Award from Women’s Chamber of Industry & Commerce in 1997. * Best Woman Exporter Silver Award in 1997 from National Chamber of Exporters of Sri Lanka * Entrepreneur of the year 1997 Medium Category Industry Merit Award. * Best Women Exporter in 1998 Gold Award – National Chamber of Exporters of Sri Lanka. * Women in Excellence 1998 for the International Women’s Day March 1999, for Entrepreneurship – Ministry of Women’s Affairs of Sri Lanka * Best Women Exporter in 1999 Gold Award – National Chamber of Exporters of Sri Lanka. Woman Entrepreneurship Award for the Asian Region – La Caixa 3rd IWEC Awards – New Delhi 2009 * Woman Entrepreneur of the year – Asia Pacific Entrepreneurship Awards 2012 Membership of Professional Societies * President of the Apparel Exports Association 200gfp – Sri Lanka * President Floriculture Produce Exporters Association * Immediate Past Chairperson of Women’s Chamber of Industry & Commerce – Sri Lanka * Immediate Vice Chairperson – SAARC Chamber of Women Entrepreneur Council (SCWEC) * Council Member of the National Chamber of Exporters – Sri Lanka * Executive Committee Member – National Agribusiness Council
CHAIRMAN / MANAGING DIRECTORMRS. KANTHI RAMYA MANEL WEERAKOON DIRECTORSMRS. L. V. M. WEERAKOON MRS. T. C. T. WEERAKOON MR. V. K. T. ALAKESHWARA HEAD OFFICE459/1, KANDY ROAD, RAMMUTHUGALA, KADAWATA, SRI LANKA. Telephone:+94-11-5626601/ 6 Fax. +94-11-2972081 [email protected]@ramyaholdings. com WORKFORCE 5500 MAJOR EXPORT MARKETS USA/ UK/Europe MAJOR BUYERS FOR APPERALUSA JC PennyGuess MauricesForever 21 Kohl’sLimited Too Charlotte RusseCosco Coldwater CreekDress Barn Catherine’sMacy’s UK/ EUROPE Daxon Ellos ASDA Edinburgh Woollen Mill Sainsbury’s Charles Voegele MAJOR BUYERS FOR HORTICULTURE CAMPO INTERNATIONAL B. V. HOLLAND JCONNECTA – HOLLAND PLANTAS DEL CARIBE – HOLLAND WORLD TOP FLOWERS EST. – K. S. A. DAEYANG FLOWERS SEEDS & SEEDLING CO. LTD – THE REPUBLIC OF KOREA. GLOBAL HORTICULTURAL MATERIAL CO. – THE REPUBLIC OF KOREA. DAESHIN HORTICULTURAL CO. , LTD – THE REPUBLIC OF KOREA. SHIMA TRADING CO. LTD – JAPAN. SUM GREEN CO. LTD –
JAPAN. DIAMOND NURSERY – PAKISTAN. OPTIMUS FLOWERS – UNITED KINGDOM. BOTANICA HORTICULTURE PTY LTD – AUSTRALIA. COSTA NURSERY FARMS, INC. – U. S. A. FOREMOSTCO®, INC – U. S. A. COMPLIANCE APPROVED ISO 9001:2000 (SGS) WRAP JC Penny (by JC Penny) WAL-MART TARGET (by TARGET) ASDA (by BUREAU VERITAS) LIMITED TOO (by STR) GUESS (by STR) REDCATS (by CSCC .