Sri Lankan cement manufacturer Tokyo Cement Group said it has struck a deal with Japan’s Ube Industries Ltd for technical support and import raw materials to make high-quality cement.
A statement said the deal was signed on August 1, 2016.
“Tokyo Cement Group has entered into a collaborative agreement with Ube Industries Ltd of Japan for technical support services and import part of their raw materials requirement from Japan to manufacture high-quality cement,” it said.
The Ube Group has five main business segments - chemicals, pharmaceuticals, cement and construction materials, machinery, energy and environment.
Its cement and construction materials business makes cement, ready-mix concrete, building materials and does resource recycling.