DIMO, a leading diversified conglomerate in the country, continues to make strides in empowering diverse industries with its holistic industrial solutions that meet future challenges today – with integrated solutions and innovative technologies that seamlessly merge industrial automation with digital transformation.

With the objective of enhancing infrastructure and fostering economic development, DIMO offers a comprehensive suite of solutions in marine, refrigeration, locomotives, industrial engineering, storage and material handling for different industries.

Chathura Gunasekara, General Manager of Marine & General Engineering at DIMO, sheds light on the company’s prowess in the industrial engineering segment: “DIMO offers a range of services encompassing mechanical engineering, advanced electrical and electronics solutions, and dedicated after sales support for engine brands including John Deere, Komatsu and MTU.”

“Our extensive suite of high precision measuring tests – which includes oil sampling, combustion analysis, non-destructive testing, vibration analysis and dimensional inspection – equips us to identify and address issues comprehensively, delivering effective solutions to industrial clients,” he adds.

DIMO embraces Industry 4.0 with cutting-edge practices such as remote monitoring, AI driven control systems, emission control and virtualisation in the industrial engineering segment.

Its Marine Solutions division specialises in performing comprehensive repairs and executing construction retrofits for engines and machinery on vessels in various conditions, including those afloat, on slipways and offshore facilities.

Additionally, it serves as the authorised dealer for renowned global brands such as MTU, Detroit Diesel and MGDUFF anodes, providing a wide range of high quality marine spare components.

A recent strategic move involved the establishment of a fully equipped workshop complex in Dikkowita Fisheries Harbour, aiming to enhance the efficiency and productivity of fisheries operations in the region.

DIMO’s Marine Solutions has also expanded into the Maldivian market, offering solutions ranging from shipyards and boat builders to servicing large vessels.

In the local refrigeration sector, DIMO has served as the exclusive Authorised Sales Facilitator for Johnson Controls for over four decades. This enduring partnership has introduced brands like Sabroe, YORK, Gram, Frick and Stal to facilitate the provision of high quality industrial refrigeration products and solutions in the country.

The company’s innovative services cover the design, supply, installation, commissioning and maintenance of cutting-edge ammonia and freon-based industrial refrigeration systems tailored for diverse applications in sectors such as dairy and ice cream, pharmaceuticals, food and beverage, seafood processing, fisheries and healthcare.

Additionally, DIMO’s refrigeration solutions sector is poised to explore exciting areas such as block ice plants, IQF machines and air handling units.

DIMO also represents Rolls-Royce Power Systems (MTU) in Sri Lanka and the Maldives. MTU engines facilitates Sri Lanka Railways with a fleet of 114 locomotives, from the robust Class S8 to the sophisticated S10, S12 and S14. Beyond engine supply, DIMO assists Sri Lanka Railways in maintaining its rolling stock.

Dananjaya Peter, Deputy General Manager of Storage & Material Handling Solutions at DIMO, says: “With over 50 years of expertise in the business, DIMO is a market leader in offering the most comprehensive integrated warehousing solutions, complete with design know-how and consultancy services for corporates, emphasising the company’s role in ensuring the effective and efficient handling and storage of cargo.”

“The largest warehouses in our country have solutions provided by DIMO – a testimony to the quality, reliability and trust placed in the longstanding partnerships the company has with its suppliers and customers alike,” he notes.

In the storage segment, DIMO offers state-of-the-art racking and shelving systems from SSI Schaefer, optimising floor space and roof height, to increase storage capacity with rapid picking speeds and good stock rotation, ensuring accessibility and protection for goods.

The product portfolio includes the Selective, Double Deep, Drive-in/Drive-through, Live Storage and Mobile Racking Systems, with automated solutions like the Schaefer Orbiter System (SOS) and Logimat for efficient operations.

DIMO’s material handling segment comprises a comprehensive range of solutions including engine powered forklift trucks and container handlers, as well as eco-friendly battery powered electric warehouse trucks from world renowned brands such as Komatsu, STILL and Kalmar.

DIMO’s integrated approach extends to dock solutions including sectional doors, fire doors, dock levellers, dock seals, vehicle restraints, in-container working lights and fans, designed to optimise container de-stuffing operations, in addition to interconnected traffic light systems, mezzanine floor systems, material hoists and cargo elevators, and cutting-edge warehouse management software for integration, making the company a trusted partner in seamless storage and material handling operations.

The company’s undertaking in after sales is strengthened by a team of over 60 manufacturer trained technicians and engineers along with a fleet of fully equipped field service vehicles. This ensures routine services and minor repairs can be performed anywhere at any time with an ample supply of spare parts.

The modern workshop in Siyambalape, armed with significant tooling and heavy work capabilities, ensures the smooth functioning of storage and material handling equipment through annual service agreements and complete maintenance contracts with DIMO.

Fuelling dreams and aspirations, DIMO says it continues to propel industries forward with its commitment to excellence and innovation, positioning it as an indispensable partner in the growth and development of various industries.

– Compiled by Yamini Sequeira


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