Our Story

We are since 1905

The Journey Unfolds

The year 1905 signifies the start of an extraordinary journey for Jinasena Limited. It marks the beginning that was inspired by a vision and a voyage of discovery that has challenged business ethics. This is a story of a business that started small but has now transformed itself into one of Sri Lanka’s leading industrial and trading conglomerates with an unprecedented passion for success.

The organisation was founded and established by the young visionary. Jinasena with an ambition to startup an engineering establishment which was to service and repair machinery. This was the first Sri Lankan owned business of that time and marked the beginning of change in the engineering landscape in Sri Lanka.

Today, over hundred years on and three generations later, the business continues to hold pride of place in the community. Maintaining its position as a stalwart in the local business domain, the organization keenly demonstrates its avant-garde practice that helps it sustain its progressive outlook. Guided by a focused philosophy which combines vision, integrity and expertise, the business dynamics is well in tune to optimize its organisations strengthens, while also sharing the passion and determination of its founder.

Jinasena Limited has been a household name for many decades and a quintessential facet of our legacy is delivering customised engineering solutions that enrich lives. The Jinasena Centric Water Pump popularized over five decades ago continues to be an integral part of our business heritage. It is a name that has passed through every household and still stands firm at the core of our business. Today, we have further fine-tuned the product portfolio to include innovative, cutting edge agricultural and industrial solutions that complement the needs of contemporary customers and most importantly presents an un¬¬matched consumer experience.


Bridging Partnerships of Value

Our commitment to build strong and lasting partnerships that add value to our business has been our integral part of our success for over 100 years. Therefore, we place special emphasis on relationships we make with our customers and community.

The partnership we share with our customers is the essence of our success.We strive to exceed their expectations with innovative and competitive solutions. For us, this means being a reliable partner, providing a high level of service, and been more competitive. We are also well versed in listening to what our customers want, which helps us provide them with the highest level of satisfaction.

Our partnerships with the community are of equal importance. We engage society in a responsible and sustainable manner to make a positive impact for generations to come. We use our resources to provide for long term success in the community that are in line with our company values.


A Power for Good, solutions that matter

For almost five decades, the Jinasena brand has had a significant presence in the agriculture and industrial sector in Sri Lanka. As the pioneer manufacturer of water pumps, we have warranted our position as a preeminent market leader in the industry. Working across multiple sectors to leverage its expertise to benefit numerous customer segments, our focus is to continue to be a power for good to help build a better tomorrow.

But we are much more than that today. Our product portfolio spans the entire spectrum of household and business demands. As the world evolves, so have we, having invested in new solutions with greater ergonomic designs for greater versatility. This is because we truly understand our customers and we remain committed to providing them with the best at all times.


Our recipe for success

Our success is built on a foundation of shared values which are quality, integrity and service. These determine the way we work, the quality we offer, and the unsurpassed treatment you get as a customer. This is what drives our business, making us the best in our field.

We have kept no stone unturned when it comes to providing quality products and services. Our portfolio encompasses products of superior quality, precisely manufactured using innovative and advanced processes. Our products comply with relevant industrial standards and our industry certifications bear testament to this.

We are an ISO 9000 Certified company and follow stringent quality standards across our production facilities located in Ja Ela.

We act with integrity in all we do. Our commitment to integrity extends through the services we offer, the customers we engage, the professional standards we uphold, our employees and our community. By practicing high ethical standards we are held in high esteem in both the local and international markets.

We value the relationships with our customers and aim to provide the highest quality products and services at all times. This is the foundation that helps us build long lasting partnerships. By working together, we can help to add value to our customers and deliver on our promise for a better future.