C. W. Mackie PLC, a renowned conglomerate dedicated to manufacturing, exporting, and importing an extensive array of products has demonstrated a strong commitment to Corporate Social Responsibility over the years. Its most recent endeavour has been a remarkable contribution to the Anuradhapura Teaching Hospital. As part of its commitment to enhancing healthcare facilities in line with its CSR policy, the Company has taken on the task of renovating the Accident and Emergency Ward, aiming to improve the quality of emergency medical care for patients in critical conditions. Additionally, the organization is making significant strides by constructing a new mini-operating theatre, which will be thoughtfully attached to the accident ward.
Mr. Mangala Perera, Executive Director of C. W. Mackie PLC and Project Chair for CSR hospital projects drives this phase of the long-standing engagement of C.W. Mackie with Sri Lanka’s healthcare sector, dating back to the 1990s. The company’s initial involvement began with the renovation of the surgical ward at the National Hospital of Sri Lanka (NHSL) in Colombo. This early contribution demonstrated their dedication to enhancing medical facilities. In 2016, C.W. Mackie PLC continued its commitment to improving healthcare by undertaking the renovation of the 32nd ward at NHSL, further augmenting the hospital’s capacity to deliver top-notch medical care. The company’s philanthropic endeavours extend beyond Colombo, reaching out to communities in need. A remarkable example of this commitment is the generous support provided to Ward No. 10 of Horana Base Hospital. Through these substantial contributions, C.W. Mackie PLC has played a vital role in supporting healthcare services and facilities in Sri Lanka. Their efforts have not only benefitted the local communities but have also strengthened the overall healthcare system in the country.
Speaking about C.W. Mackie PLC’s CSR program, the Acting Director of Anuradhapura Teaching Hospital, Dr. Dulan Samaraweera hailed it as a momentous occasion in the hospital’s history. With heartfelt gratitude, Dr. Dulan Samaraweera extended thanks to the management and staff of C.W. Mackie PLC for their exceptional contribution to renovating the Accident and Emergency ward and establishing a mini operation theatre.
Mr. Hemaka Amarasuriya, Chairman of C.W. Mackie PLC, emphasized the company’s rich heritage spanning over a century while reaffirming its unwavering commitment to creating a positive impact on society. He expressed the company’s resolute decision to extend unwavering support in every possible manner to elevate healthcare facilities in Sri Lanka through their dedicated social responsibility program, a testament to the collective determination of our entire management team. Highlighting the company’s core values, he stressed their deep reverence for the human values, culture, and ethics of the nation. As a responsible corporate citizen, C. W. Mackie PLC wholeheartedly embraces its social responsibilities towards the people of Sri Lanka.
With business experience of over a century, C.W. Mackie PLC stands as a pioneer in many industries. The industrial products cluster of C.W. Mackie PLC focuses on three key areas: industrial products/refrigeration, and marine products. Through these specialized divisions, the Company provides cutting-edge solutions to various industries, ensuring optimal performance and efficiency.
Complementing its industrial endeavours, the commodity trading division engages in diverse activities, encompassing manufacturing and trading in rubber, sugar, spices, and coconut-based products. This broad range of offerings allows the Company to cater to different markets and demands. Moreover, the fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) division stands as one of the largest growing clusters within C.W. Mackie PLC’s diversified business conglomerate. This division spans across many local and global brands in food and beverages, personal and household care, and manufacturing. Leveraging hybrid vertical marketing and distribution channels, the company successfully penetrates different consumer markets in Sri Lanka, establishing a strong presence and meeting diverse consumer needs.