Now available with several new offerings that feature a similar high-quality standard to the more upmarket Dankotuwa Porcelain brand, Laklain is marketed at a more affordable price point with easy customer accessibility. Laklain products are manufactured at the same ISO-certified facility as Dankotuwa Porcelain under the same factory conditions. Therefore, these products are manufactured using the traditional raw materials which are Lead (Pb) and Cadmium (Cd) free. Also, just like most Dankotuwa Porcelain products, Laklain products do not contain bone ash so it is completely animal cruelty free. Depending on the design, Laklain products can also be microwave and dishwasher friendly.
Featuring intricate and colorful floral designs on pristine white ivory porcelain plates, teapots and cups, Laklain's re-vitalized product portfolio includes “Fade Pink”, “Lotata”, “Nausi”, “Pink Rose” and “Tulip Pink”, each of which comes in a Dinner range, consisting of six-piece, 15-piece and 24-piece sets. Additionally, a range of Tea Sets is also offered in 12 pieces, 17 pieces and 18 pieces for these five variants.
Laklain porcelain products have been re-introduced at a price starting from Rs. 2800/- upwards, with products already available at all Dankotuwa Porcelain showrooms located at Union Place, Kirulapone, Negombo and Dankotuwa. Further, Laklain can also be purchased from an extensive dealer network that encompasses retail outlets island-wide.
"Laklain was the very first brand introduced by Dankotuwa Porcelain in the early 2000s, one which was considered by all as the heritage brand reputed for its elegant designs” stated Dr. Sajeeva Narangoda, Chief Executive Officer – Dankotuwa Porcelain PLC. “Laklain is a very familiar and trusted brand name to many households in Sri Lanka. Therefore, customers will be happy to note that we have re-vitalized Laklain with its most important features, to provide a more accessible, value-for-money offering to suit the modern, Sri Lankan market" Dr. Narangoda concluded.
Dankotuwa Porcelain PLC, a subsidiary of Ambeon Holdings PLC commenced its commercial operations in 1984. From superior glazing technologies, personalized designs and endless options, the company continues to create timeless and modern collection of porcelain-ware that expresses exclusive dining experience for every occasion.
"Since Dankotuwa Porcelain is an international brand that is exported to dozens of markets worldwide and is widely considered as an upmarket brand, with commensurate pricing, we wanted to provide a more affordable option for local consumers. A trusted brand that has been a part of our portfolio for many years, and with significant brand value, Laklain was the perfect choice for re-introduction to the local market. It is also being widely welcomed by our mass-market dealer network. This is also in line with our strategy to continue focusing on innovations and introduce products that are more local market friendly," stated Mr. Murali Prakash, Group Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Ambeon Capital PLC and Ambeon Holdings PLC.
Globally recognized for its luxurious and elegant porcelain tableware – one with remarkable whiteness that radiates a sense of pristine beauty, Dankotuwa Porcelain manufactures superior quality porcelain tableware for reputed international brands such as Portmeirion, Oneida, Macy’s, Country Road, Lenox, John Lewis, Crate & Barrel, Migros, Jashanmal, Ralph Lauren, the Walt Disney Company and Dilmah. As a result, the company has been instrumental in significantly expanding the profile of Sri Lankan porcelain tableware, taking it to new heights worldwide.
Voted as one of Sri Lanka’s Super Brands, recipient of the Presidential Export Awards and nominated as Most Outstanding Exporter (NCE) on several occasions, the elegance, sophistication and superiority of Dankotuwa Porcelain has earned for the company a reputation for being the best in Asia, Europe and the US. Within the milieu of growth, the Group continues to progress in the areas of Social Compliance Initiative and Monitoring Systems, which demonstrates its commitment towards maintaining overall social standards while conducting its business.