From left : Lochana Ravinath – Business Development Manager, CIC Holdings PLC, Thushara Yatigammana – General Manager, CIC Holdings PLC, Ajit Pisal – Technical Service Executive, Rest of Asia, Ashland Inc,Chiranjib Banerjee – Sales Manager Coatings, Ashland Inc,Devasri Mutugala – Divisional Director, CIC Holdings PLC, Dr.Shirish Daptardar – Technical Director, Rest of Asia, Ashland Inc

CIC Holdings partnered with the principal supplier of the Industrial Solutions Division, Ashland Inc to host a seminar on ‘Specialty Additives’ at Taj Samudra hotel recently.

The main objective of this seminar was to create awareness on the subjects amongs senior executives of leading paint companies in Sri Lanka. The Specialty Ingredients team which comprises C. Benerjee, Dr. S. Daptardar and A. Pisal of Ashland spoke at the seminar providing valuable insight to all those present.

Some of the  topics that were discussed in–depth were market trends, new innovations, technical capabalities, success story leverage and Ashland’s innovative product offerings. Representatives from leading paint manufacturers such as AkzoNobel paints, Nippon paints, Lankem, Asian Paints, ColorBrite, Royal Paints, Thames Coatings and Jat Holdings were present.