Our History

From humble beginnings, Incorporated in 2005, Colonial Engineering (Pvt) Ltd. (CEPL) situated in the hub of the steel / hardware industry has grown to its present position as one of the leading companies in Sri Lanka. CEPL has been on a steep upward trajectory to market leadership and its growth continues strongly, fuelled by investments in people and technology.

Our principle activities are Import, Supply, Retailers & Wholesalers of Pipes, Steel, Engineering, Construction & Plumbing materials to Companies, Engineering Industries and Government organizations guided by a shrewd business sense and a strong commitment to customer service and reliability CEPL has moved quickly to secure a firm foothold in the Sri Lankan market.

From its inception Colonial Engineering has stood by its Oriental code of business ethics, thereby ensuring a strong customer following and outstanding recommendations. We are fully committed to supplying high quality products and services that meet client requirements and it is by these business values that we are motivated to push our pursuit of quality products & services to even greater heights.

Each member of our team is a professional dedicated to provide our customers with the best of services. We all know and believe that our future depends on sustained customer satisfaction.

our vision

To be the largest contributor towards the growth of Sri Lankan Infrastructure.

our mission

  • Achieve sustainable, profitable growth in the Steel Industry

  • Create value for our customers though innovative offerings

  • Continuous improvement of business processes and technologies

  • Develop strong relationships with our stakeholders

  • Improvement of employees’ competencies to create a high performing and leading organization

our core values

To consistently meet the needs of the customer

To provide an exceptional standard of high quality & prompt customer care

To create and maintain excellent customer relationships

To enhance employee skills to deliver high quality customer services

To turn customers into lifelong partners through meaningful bonds

To build a ‘Customer Focused’ corporate culture