Mr. Samantha Ranatunga Managing Director/CEO of CIC, exchanges the signed agreement with the Mr. Harin de Silva Wijeyeratne, Chief Executive Officer of SLINTEC in September, 2015.
CIC Holdings is one of the country’s leading conglomerates with a diversified industry portfolio that includes businesses in areas such as healthcare and consumer products. The company was recently ranked by Superbrands, as the 4th strongest conglomerate brand in Sri Lanka. CIC’s Crop Solutions Division is the leading supplier of crop protection solutions in Sri Lanka and works closely with farmers and plantation growers to help them cultivate healthy crop yields that meet the needs of Sri Lankan consumers.
Commenting on the agreement Mr. Samantha Ranatunga, Managing Director/CEO CIC Holdings PLC stated, “We are immensely pleased to embark on this new research initiative with SLINTEC, one of the foremost scientific research entities in the country. CIC’s Crop Solutions Division plays a pivotal role in spearheading the country’s agriculture industry and aids yield maximization and also reduces the loss of harvest due to weeds, pests and diseases. By embarking on this research project to develop a state-of-the-art herbicide formulation, CIC is once again stepping forward as a pioneer in the agriculture industry, and is taking the necessary measures to help the local industry develop and align itself with the highest global standards and latest trends.”
CIC Crop Solutions boasts an impressive range of solutions that cater to the management of weeds, insects, and diseases (ranging from organic and bio pesticides to synthetic chemicals), and also includes plant stimulants and liquid fertilizers. CIC Crop Solutions also supplies products to cater to specific pests and pathogens. With an uncompromising dedication to quality, CIC Crop Solutions only procures products and raw materials from the most reputed international organizations.