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BLAUPUNKT Product Awareness Session & Dealer Get-together

August 5, 2015

Automotive Components Department organized a Product Awareness Session & a Get-together for Car Audio Dealers on 01st August 2015 at 8 Degrees, Cinnamon Lake Side – Colombo. Main Car Audio Dealers in Colombo, Gampaha, Kandy, Kurunegala, Galle and Matara participated at this program while enjoying the event venue experience in a floating boat.

Mr Ranjith Pandithage, Mr Channa Weerawardane, Mr Tharindu Atapattu and the Automotive Components Team participated from DIMO while Mr Ted Lim represented from BLAUPUNKT-Malaysia. The event was organized to further strengthen the relationship between Car Audio Dealers & DIMO while educating them about the new product arrivals.

The event concluded with a memorable experience for the Dealers, Automotive Components Team and Principal from BLAUPUNKT- Malaysia

“Fuelling Growth” – Dealer Conference 2014

July 21, 2014

Bosch Automotive Components Department hosted a Dealer Conference on 11th & 12th July 2014 at Eden Resort & Spa – Beruwala. The event witnessed the participation of 45 dealers from all parts of the country, representing ZEXEL Diesel Fuel Injection (DFI) & representatives from institutions such as Sri Lanka Navy, Sri Lanka Railway & Petroleum Corporation.

Mr Gahanath Pandithage, Mr Channa Weerawardane, Mr Suresh Gunarathna, Mr Sarath Algama and the Bosch Automotive Components Department represented DIMO while Mr Ramesh Kulkarni (Senior General Manager Exports of Bosch Ltd-India), Mr Aneesh Balakrishnan (Territory Manager Bosch Ltd-India for Sri Lanka) and Mr Atsushi Takada (Manager Zexel International Markets) represented Bosch and Zexel. The event was themed “Fuelling Growth” which signifies the growth of Zexel Fuel Injection business in Sri Lanka with DIMO partnership.

The event was organized to further strengthen the relationship between DIMO and their dealers & other institutions and also coincided with the visit of principals from India & Japan.

On Friday 11th July evening, guests checked into their respective rooms and the event commenced at 6.30pm with every participant lighting a candle. Dance acts were performed by Prashadi Dance Academy and a comedy act was performed by Giriraj & Priyantha at the event. Mr Gahanath Pandithage addressed the audience followed by a presentation by Mr Tharindu Atapattu (General Manager) on the Future of ZEXEL Diesel Fuel Injection Business. Presentations about the Zexel Business were done by Mr Atsushi Takada & Mr Ramesh Kulkarni and was  followed by dinner & fellowship. Sohan & the Experiments provided the music to which everyone enjoyed themselves late in to the night

The invitees and their spouses were hosted for breakfast on 12th morning, and a Live Cookery Demonstration (Mexican Style) was done by the in-house Chef. In addition, fun Games and activities were arranged for the crowd that gathered at the pool side. The event concluded in the afternoon after Lunch and was a memorable event for the Dealers, Bosch Automotive Components Team, Principals from Bosch and Zexel, and the DIMO Management.

DIMO Powers Jaffna Trade Fair 2014

January 27, 2014

The Jaffna International Trade Fair 2014 was held at the Durayappah Stadium Grounds, Jaffna from 17th to 19th January. This was held for the 5th consecutive year and DIMO partnered the event as the Main Sponsor, as we have done from the inception. The opening ceremony was held at the Jaffna Public Library on the 17th at 9.30am. Hon Douglas Devananda (Minister of Traditional Industries and Small Enterprises Development), Consul General of India in Jaffna – Mr. V. Mahalingam, Her Worship Yogeswaray Patgunarajah (Jaffna Mayor), Mr K Poornachandran (Chairman – Chamber of Commerce, Yarlpanam) and many other key government officials took part at the opening ceremony. DIMO was represented by Mr Gahanath Pandithage and Mr Anura Wijesinghe at the opening ceremony.

This exhibition is organized with the association of Chamber of Commerce and Industries of Yarlpanam, Consul General of India in Jaffna, and supported by Sri Lanka Convention Bureau, Jaffna Municipal Council and Ceylon Institute of Builders. The event sponsors were – Main Sponsor (DIMO), Education Sponsor (British Council), Official Banker (BOC), Official Insurance Partner (SLIC) and Print Media Sponsor (Lakehouse Group). There were more than 200 organizations displaying more than 300 stalls at the exhibition. These included companies from Colombo, SME businesses from North, Local and International Education Service Providers and Indian businesses.

DIMO had the largest outdoor stall and the largest indoor stall at the exhibition. The outdoor stall displayed the TATA Commercial Vehicles Range, TATA Passenger Vehicles Range, selected Mercedes-Benz Vehicles and Mahindra Tractors. The indoor stall had displays from Bosch and SKIL Power Tools, WD-40, fischer fixing solutions, Bosch Service, Adhisathkara, Bosch Automotive Components, Michelin Kumho MRF Tyres, Osram and DIMO GLS bulb, Original Equipment Components, KSB Pumps, Material Handling Equipment, and DATS together with HR. A special vehicle key handing over ceremony was organized at the DIMO TATA Commercial Vehicles Stall where several recipients received their keys from Hon. Douglas Devananda. At the outdoor stall, cutouts and displays were arranged by TATA Genuine Parts and TATA Commercial Service. The TATA Commercial and Passenger Vehicle range display included the latest models including the TATA Prima, TATA Ultra and the 2014 TATA Nano. Mercedes-Benz displayed a Pre-owned Car, a Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Van and the Mercedes-Benz MotorHome at the exhibition. A Press conference was arranged earlier with the regional (Jaffna) Media representatives on 15th January 2014, to promote the event. Mr Ravinesh Senaratne represented DIMO at the press conference. DIMO will be opening their fully fledged New Branch and Workshop at Jaffna within the next few months.