Chairman of Noritake Co. Ltd Japan Hitoshi Tanemura recently visited Sri Lanka in the company of Director / Managing Executive Officer of Noritake Co. Ltd Japan Kozo Kato. During this brief visit to Colombo, Tanemura met the company’s Colombo-based officials, including Deputy Chairman and Managing Director Noritake Lanka Porcelain Pvt Ltd (NLPL) Yoshinari Shimaya and top management officials and reviewed the progress and performance made by Noritake in Sri Lanka.
Tanemura also took time off a busy schedule to visit Noritake’s flag ship store in South Asia at Dharmapala Mawatha in Colombo 07.
With this recently opened store, Colombo has joined Noritake’s up market and international chain of similar stores in Tokyo, Nagoya, and Shanghai.
It follows almost hot on the heels of the recent visit to Colombo by President of the Noritake Group, T. Ogura during which time he also met President Mahinda Rajapaksa.
Nearly 80% of Noritake’s local production is exported to key markets in over a hundred countries including USA, UK, Japan, the Middle East, Australia, Canada, Germany, Mexico and Korea. The balance 20% is marketed locally through its outlets at the flagship store.