Who We Are

Dipped Products PLC is a global manufacturer of protective hand-wear. Our portfolio includes natural and synthetic-latex based supported and unsupported gloves with numerous applications in household, industrial and medical use. 

Our Milestones

With industry insights spanning four decades, we have continued to sharpen our understanding of our clientele’s ever-evolving needs. This insight allows us to cater to the diverse requisites of customers in 70+ countries with a portfolio of 350+ products. 

Since inception in 1976, we have expanded our capacity to four manufacturing locations in Sri Lanka and one in Thailand, with an extended marketing arm in Italy. 

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  • 2020

    2020

    2020

    February 7, 2020
    2020
    Revenue – Rs. 46.39 Bn | EBIT – Rs. 7.32 Bn | PBT – Rs. 7.19 Bn
  • 2018

    2018

    2018

    February 9, 2018
    2018
    Amalgamation of Grossart (Pvt) Ltd and Neoprex (Pvt) Ltd with Dipped Products PLC | Installation of SAP ERP system to local companies of the hand protection sector
  • 2016

    2016

    2016

    February 12, 2016
    2016
    Acquired 100% ownership of ICOGUANTI S.P.A Italy
  • 2015

    2015

    2015

    February 26, 2015
    2015
    Incorporation of DPL Universal Gloves Ltd and Commencement of Production
  • 2014

    2014

    2014

    February 14, 2014
    2014
    Incorporation of DPL Premier gloves Ltd and commencement of Production
  • 2011

    2011

    2011

    February 18, 2011
    2011
    Acquired 66.7% ownership of Hayleys Plantation services (Pvt) Ltd which is the holding company of TTE
  • 2006

    2006

    2006

    February 17, 2006
    2006
    Acquisition of Hanwella Rubber Products Ltd
  • 2005

    2005

    2005

    February 10, 2005
    2005
    Commencement of production at Dipped Products (Thailand) Ltd
  • 2003

    2003

    2003

    February 8, 2003
    2003
    Incorporation of Texnil (Pvt) Ltd and Dipped Products (Thailand) Ltd
  • 2002

    2002

    2002

    February 1, 2002
    2002
    Acquisition of ICOGUANTI S.p.A, Italy
  • 1999

    1999

    1999

    February 25, 1999
    1999
    Commencement of production at Neoprex (Pvt) Ltd
  • 1998

    1998

    1998

    February 9, 1998
    1998
    Incorporation of Neoprex (Pvt) Ltd
  • 1995

    1995

    1995

    February 15, 1995
    1995
    Commencement of production at Venigros (Pvt) Ltd | Acquisition of KVPL
  • 1994

    1994

    1994

    February 11, 1994
    1994
    Incorporation of Venigros (Pvt) Ltd and installation of production lines
  • 1992

    1992

    1992

    February 6, 1992
    1992
    Incorporation of Grossart (Pvt) Ltd | Awarded management contract of KVPL by the Government and Incorporation of DPL Plantations (Pvt) Ltd
  • 1990

    1990

    1990

    February 1, 1990
    1990
    Acquisition of rubber thread operation
  • 1986

    1986

    1986

    February 5, 1986
    1986
    Third capacity expansion
  • 1983

    1983

    1983

    February 16, 1983
    1983
    Listed as a public listed entity on the Colombo Stock Exchange
  • 1982

    1982

    1982

    February 10, 1982
    1982
    Three-fold capacity expansion, plant automation and redevelopment of factory complex
  • 1977

    1977

    1977

    February 21, 1977
    1977
    Incorporation of Dipped Products Ltd
  • 1976

    1976

    1976

    February 23, 1976
    1976
    Commencement of trial production

Manufacturing

Our state of the art manufacturing factories and innovative methods in both Sri Lanka and Thailand equip us to meet our current output. Our production capacity combined with our strategic focus on social and environmental sustainability have placed us ahead of the curve, edging us closer to our vision of become the most sought after supplier of quality protective hand-wear. 

Manufacturing

Our state of the art manufacturing factories and innovative methods in both Sri Lanka and Thailand equip us to meet our current output. Our production capacity combined with our strategic focus on social and environmental sustainability have placed us ahead of the curve, edging us closer to our vision of become the most sought after supplier of quality protective hand-wear. 

Quality Assurance

We are one of the very few manufacturing facilities in the region capable of customising the glove according to the unique requirements and specifications of the customer. Operated by a skilled team of 30 people, both our raw material testing and finished goods testing laboratories are accredited facilities that ensure efficient and high-quality production. 

Quality Assurance

We are one of the very few manufacturing facilities in the region capable of customising the glove according to the unique requirements and specifications of the customer. Operated by a skilled team of 30 people, both our raw material testing and finished goods testing laboratories are accredited facilities that ensure efficient and high-quality production. 

Global Reach

With footholds in 70+ countries across 6 continents, DPL is a force to be reckoned with in the sphere of protective hand-wear. A total of five manufacturing facilities in Sri Lanka and Thailand enable us to meet our clients’ requirement for both synthetic and natural latex industrial, medical and household gloves.

Globel Reach

With footholds in 70+ countries across 6 continents, DPL is a force to be reckoned with in the sphere of protective hand-wear. A total of five manufacturing facilities in Sri Lanka and Thailand enable us to meet our clients’ requirement for both synthetic and natural latex industrial, medical and household gloves.