Odiris, proud Sri Lankan heritage of manufacturing...

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

Sundaytimes.lk Main events for the year 2007

sundaytimes.lk main business and economic events for 2007 Odiris Perera widely regarded as one of Sri Lanka’s best known entrepreneurs in the post independence era passed away this week at the age of 94. Odiris (as he was popularly known

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

Odiris – Sri Lanka’s pioneer entrepreneur ...

By Natasha Gunaratne Odiris Perera widely regarded as one of Sri Lanka’s best known entrepreneurs in the post independence era passed away this week at the age of 94. Odiris (as he was popularly known and to many as Odiris

Odiris – the man, the industry and the visio...

He revolutionized the Lankan kitchen in the fifties with semi- mechanised coconut scraper. “Around 1959 he owned a small Fiat Car and while participating in a motor car parade, he fitted a table into his car and got two beautiful

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

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