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Odiris, proud Sri Lankan heritage of manufacturing quality kitchen gadgets

Sri Lankan entrepreneurship has always had a vibrant history of innovation – the story of Odiris Engineering is one such story. In 1952, when Odiris Perera set out to start a unique venture, his aspirations were both ground breaking and noble. He was a devout Buddhist and a man committed to giving his customers the …

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Odiris – End of an era

Today we pay tribute to one of Sri Lanka’s greatest entrepreneurs who revolutionised the kitchen with a product that is still unmatchable – the ubiquitous semi-mechanised coconut scraper. Who could do without it, nowadays? Even coconut powder from Nestle’s and other companies, though convenient, haven’t still matched the competitive power of the coconut scraper. Odiris …

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Life saving new invention

By Shezna Shums Odiris Engineering Co. (Pvt.) Ltd. owner, N.W.Odiris Perera has invented ” a self dousing wick closing lamp” with the idea of reducing the number of accidental lamp burn injuries. In 1998 Perera had seen on TV images of burnt victims where the accidents were due to kerosene lamps toppling over, setting fire, …

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