Rhino Celebrates 60 Years


Rhino, a leading provider of roofing solutions to the nation, celebrates 60 years in business this June with the added endorsement as a Great Place to Work® as voted by its employees. The company that has stood out as a good corporate citizen, was further endorsed as a value driven organisation with a great work culture with the latest recognition, Company sources said.

Most recently lauded as the ‘Best Exporter’, in the Value-Added Minerals Sector at the Presidential Export Awards 2020/21, Rhino has cemented its standing as a key contributor to the economy in the six decades it has been in business. Celebrating their 60th Anniversary this May, Rhino is a 100% Sri Lankan company that has for decades focused on providing the best quality products to the market, Rhino has strategically positioned itself to compete against global players, by creating demand for the quality roofing products they manufacture.

E. J. Gnanam, MD Rhino Roofing Products Limited, commented on the milestone and recognition, “We are proud to achieve the Great Place to Work award at a juncture where we celebrate 60 years as an upstanding corporate citizen. We celebrated the 100th birthday of our late Chairman Deshamanya A. Y. S. Gnanam this May, and I am delighted to have our own employees’ vote of confidence in our company coincide with this key milestone which reflects on the positive influence of culture and the right values inculcated in our human capital, as an equal opportunities employer,” he said.

Rhino was presented with the Great Place to Work award in June 2022, coinciding with the 60th year celebrations. Great Place to Work® recognises the best employers in the market they operate in, following a robust review system examining all aspects of the workplace experience for the employees. Rhino met the required global assessment standards required to be Great Place to Work-Certified™ in Sri Lanka, scoring for having a people first culture, great synergy between employer and employee, and most importantly the belief in employees that they work at a great place.