‘FMJ – Sri Lanka’s Pioneering Plastic Manufacturer Celebrated Its 50 Years of Excellence!’

In the realm of plastic manufacturing and packaging solutions, FMJ stands as a symbol of innovation and top-tier quality.

Founded by the Late Mr. M. Y. A. Dastakeer, FMJ Plastics (Pvt) Ltd. laid the foundation for its success. The legacy is now carried forward by its second generation. Today, FMJ claims a diverse portfolio, encompassing wholly owned subsidiaries, FMJ Plastics (Pvt) Ltd., A One Polymer (Pvt) Ltd., JD Polymer (Pvt) Ltd. and Wingro (Pvt) Ltd., alongside its luxury trade arm, Royal Lanka (Pvt) Ltd.

FMJ recently marked its 50th corporate anniversary milestone at the prestigious Hilton Hotel, Colombo, with over 500 distinguished guests in attendance. Themed “Our Journey,” this event was more than a mere celebration; it was a heartfelt tribute to all those who have supported FMJ throughout its remarkable 50-year journey. Ambassadors, esteemed brand principals, loyal customers, suppliers, bankers, and well-wishers came together to acknowledge their invaluable contributions.

FMJ’s reputation within the industry is truly remarkable. As a pioneer in plastic packaging technology, FMJ boasts extensive technological expertise, industrial experience, and cutting-edge machinery. From advanced plastic molding technologies to diverse value-added packaging solutions, FMJ caters to industries ranging from food and beverage to cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, and fertilizers.

Ensuring adherence to industry standards is a top priority for FMJ. Over time, the company has implemented effective measures to uphold legal and ethical responsibilities, including maintaining hygienic facilities and obtaining internationally recognized accreditations such as ISO 9001, FSSC 22000, and SMETA. Serving both B2B and B2C markets, FMJ is a leading packaging solution provider for numerous local and multinational companies in Sri Lanka. Leveraging state-of-the-art technologies and facilities, sourced from global markets, FMJ remains committed to exceeding customer expectations and addressing diverse market needs.

Diversification has been a key strategy for FMJ. Apart from its manufacturing endeavors, FMJ ventured into the luxury retail sector in 2009. This expansion has positioned FMJ as the exclusive distributor for globally renowned brands in Sri Lanka through Royal Lanka Agencies (Pvt) Ltd. RLA primarily showcases verticals such as Turret, GMT, UrbanTrendz, and UrbanGo, strategically located at prominent retail destinations in Sri Lanka including One Galle Face, Colombo City Center, Havelock City Mall, Kandy City Center and Bandaranaike International Airport – Arrival & Departure Terminal, while finebrandz.lk serves as a virtual showroom, as its official ecommerce platform.

As the luxury vertical at Royal Lanka Agencies, Turret, exudes its esteemed presence with five iconic global brands, including Montblanc, Baume & Mercier, Frederique Constant, Alpina and Raymond Weil with products ranging from wristwatches, writing instruments, leather goods and accessories. Turret also houses a state-of-the-art service center which is fully equipped to provide all repair and maintenance for Swiss Manufactured watches, with a pool of technicians/sales personnel professionally trained to fulfill your discerning requirements, thereby further cementing TURRET’s reputation in the luxury brand trade.

GMT has gained popularity among young consumers specially, with its, international fashion watch brands; Tommy Hilfiger, Lacoste, Timberland, Kenneth Cole New York, Police amongst many. Daring to stand as the authorized retailer in Sri Lanka for many renowned apparel & innerwear brands, and equally renowned luggage and travel gear brands; United Colors of Benetton, Jockey, Speedo, IT Luggage and Baggit, Royal Lanka Agency has grown exponentially with heightened retailer concepts and innovative visual dimensions, through UrbanTrendz and UrbanGo.

Alongside its business operations, FMJ places great emphasis on its role within society at its core. From ensuring fair treatment for employees to delivering exceptional value to customers and stakeholders, FMJ aims to make a positive impact on the broader community and environment. Continuously learning from past experiences, FMJ remains committed to evolving and seamlessly meeting the nation’s evolving needs.

During last five decades, despite facing challenges, FMJ viewed these obstacles as opportunities for innovation and adaptation. Thus, FMJ’s 50-year journey stands evidence to its resilience, innovation, and dedication to excellence.

Join us in celebrating 50 years of excellence!

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