Luminex drives innovation in engineering


Leader in the development of telecommunications infrastructure, low voltage (LT) and high voltage (HV), Luminex Ltd. propelled the country with technological innovations

Director / CEO of Luminex

Upul Lekamge

Managing Director of Luminex Ruwan Fernando

since 1986.

Sri Lanka’s engineering prowess and the spearhead of telecommunications technology in the region have been remarkable over the past three decades and Luminex has been a major player in the industry. Building on her success in Sri Lanka, she is exploring opportunities abroad and plans to expand into the Middle East in the near future.

Luminex Managing Director Ruwan Fernando comments: “Luminex has been at the forefront of telecommunications and electrical engineering projects in the country, which have been recognized with awards and honors. The success of the organization over the years has been its ability to deliver high quality products and services in a personalized and trustworthy manner. This brings us one step closer to realizing our vision of being among the Top 10 Most Valued Suppliers for Reliable Total Construction Solutions in Sri Lanka while maintaining a leading position in telecommunications and power.

The company’s portfolio of projects and services includes telecommunications, electrical engineering, civil and hydraulic projects. Luminex is one of the specialists in the construction of outdoor telecommunications installations. The company is designed to handle any type of technology used in industry. Sri Lanka Telecom is a key customer that Luminex has served continuously since 1997 to date. Over the past 10 years, the company has completed and delivered more than 850 telecom engineering projects. The range of services includes full surveying, feasibility studies, laying of both aerial and underground fiber optic cables using modern technology, fiber optic splicing and assembly and the development of all types of telecommunications outside facilities.

In addition, the company has also been working with leading telecommunications operator Dialog since 2008. Luminex specializes in laying fiber optic cables using trenchless technology, horizontal directional drilling (HDD) and advanced machinery, such as micro-slitting and high pressure cable blowing in order to keep up with new developments in this rapidly evolving industry.

Luminex works closely with international organizations and forums, which helps identify, innovate and launch pioneering products and services. The company has been classified EM1, the highest category, the Construction Industry Development Authority (CIDA). It has also obtained ISO 9001: 2015 quality management certification from Det Norske Veritas (DNV).

Luminex has its own spacious offices in the heart of Moratuwa city and has since expanded to eight regional offices in Colombo, Kalutara, Galle, Matara, Kurunegala, Chilaw, Negombo, Jaffna and the suburbs, which cover the contracts. offered by Sri Lanka Telecom, Dialog and other telecom operators. In order to support its activities, the company has a complete fleet of project vehicles, modern plant and machinery, tools and equipment, offices and storage facilities in warehouses and sub-stores. zoned.

Luminex Director and CEO Upul Lekamge said, “Luminex has completed electrical projects in iconic buildings including Sethsiripaya stage II, Suhurupaya and the Defense Headquarters complex. The outlook for future growth looks bright as the company plans to increase business volumes in all key industry segments, including water supply projects, as the government’s focus on Continued investment in infrastructure despite the pandemic and the low interest scenario should create an environment conducive to higher incomes. “

In addition, the company is on a path of income diversification and international expansion, while remaining in the technology. As a first step, the company hopes to have a fully operational presence in telecommunications and electrical engineering in the Middle East for the foreseeable future.

The growth of the company is ably supported by a qualified team made up of Chartered Engineers, Qualified BSc Engineers, Chartered Accountants, Graduates and other professionals. The culture of continuing education locally and abroad guarantees efficiency and a competent workforce. Luminex has established healthy relationships with subcontractors over the past 35 years and today has over 60 subcontractors who support all of its business segments.

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