History

‘Penguin’ branded umbrellas was established in the year 1977, with the Free Market Economy Policy in, manufacturing, assembling and marketing as a cottage Industry by its founder Late Mr. M.H.M.Thajudeen, with just 6 employees in the Hill country Kadugannawa, Kandy of Srilanka, with its name as ‘Kandurata Umbrella Industries (PVT) Ltd’. Presently the two sons are carrying on their Father’s dream and objective of Kandurata Umbrella Industries till date.

The company focused mainly on the quality of the umbrella to suite the climatic conditions like rain and sunshine, so that they could offer the end user a durable product for the price they paid.

With great determination and struggle the company that started off with a handful of just 6 employees gradually expanded in to a company consisting of 1000 employees to this day.

Therefore as time passed, the company with the assistance of the Research and Development and the Sales and Marketing divisions, built up on their range of umbrellas based on different age groups, targeting consumers from childhood to elderly aged people, by experimenting in the fields of size, colour and shape, thereby transforming the utility product into a fashion accessory, a product for all seasons.

The new and emerging markets demands on sophisticated designs and state of the art technology applications are now possible with the help of upgraded machinery available here. There is a separate division in operation which offers a personalized service to print umbrellas with the logo/artwork of any other organization to their specification for promotions of businesses/services, special events and complimentary products. With a team of creative designers, we are able to originate artwork in making computer aided designs (CAD, CORAL) before sampling. Our after Sales service fully ensures that all customer complaints and feedbacks are sensibly followed up and addressed on time, to reduce and avoid manufacturing defects which unsatisfies the end user, which assists in the product replacing process.

Along with the new range of mosquito nets which we manufacture and market, we have also diversified our portfolio to socks as well, with the help of the latest computerized sock’s machine we use. These modern machines help us in manufacturing cotton and nylon socks, which are categorized into socks for, school, gents, Ladies, Children, Casual and sports, which match the quality of International brand standards and at a competitive price as well.

While having some exports, managed by the chairman himself, he along with the help of a very high motivated work force of a dedicated and committed team make sure to uphold the high standards of the organization to maintain a major share in the market, by maximizing and ensuring that all the products purchased by the customer is totally committed to high quality, durability, safety, available in locality to buy and value for money. Due to accuracy, Kandurata umbrella industries Pvt Ltd have achieved many popular awards like Star awards 2008 & 2010, Mawbima Lanka 2009, Soorya Sinha 2012, Mass Lanka 2013, Shramabhimani 2013. The Company is certified with the ISO 9001-2008.

Our main objective is to offer our range of products to the consumer at the optimum peak of satisfaction.