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ACL Cables continues ascent amongst Top 50 Most Valuable Brands and ranks No. 1 amongst Cables

2017-04-02

The ranking recognises ACL Cables’s improved brand value and ratings when compared to previous years. A significant achievement for the brand has been the scaling up of 19 places in the last two years.

This is the second successive year ACL Cables has been ranked amongst the Top 50 Valuable Brands and impressively is the only cable manufacturer to do so demonstrating its market leadership within the category. Additionally, ACL is ranked third amongst the building material category, and placed as the No. 1 most valuable brand in the category of cables.

The annual brand rankings is compiled by Brand Finance, and presented by Media Services. Ratings are calculated on brand strength, which is the part of the analysis that is most directly influenced by those responsible for marketing and brand management. To determine the strength of a brand they develop a Brand Strength Index (BSI) which analyses marketing investment, brand equity (goodwill accumulated with customers, staff and other stakeholders) and their impact on business performance. Following this analysis each brand is assigned a BSI score out of 100, which is fed into the brands value calculation. Based on that score, each brand in the league table is assigned a rating. The total approach is a seven step process including a phase of consumer research as well. ACL Cables long-term commitments in marketing and brand management have contributed towards this improvement.

Speaking on the Group’s continued ascent up the ranks of the Top 50 Valuable Brands, Suren Madanayake, Managing Director, ACL Cables PLC said, “We are extremely pleased to note our progress in brand rankings. ACL as a brand has witnessed extensive progress during the past years; especially the last two years, scaling up 19 notches and being amongst the Top 50 Most Valuable Brands is a remarkable achievement.”

“We believe this is a result of our considerable investments in brand building and brand awareness activities. We built a strong brand campaign with our core cable product ‘Fireguard’. This has paved the way to reach our target audience, especially our consumers. We also made considerable brand investment activities to encourage dealer engagement and point of purchase awareness resulting in rich dividends,” he added.

ACL has been the market innovator and leader in manufacturing high quality cables. ACL has introduced many key features in the cable category such as fire rated cables, including fireguard, fire zero and fire survivor, for which ACL solely holds the expertise and knowledge in manufacturing these cables with proven excellence, standards and requisite test certification.

“The ACL Team thank all business partners including dealers, distributors, electricians, consumers, consultants and large scale business affiliates. We have served our customers for more than half a century and it is their trust that has contributed towards our success and our current rankings,” noted Madanayake.

ACL Cables wins Master Brand Status proving its market dominance yet again

2017-07-13

Sri Lanka’s No. 1 cable manufacturer in Sri Lanka, ACL Cables PLC achieved the prestigious Master Brand status for 2017, conferred by Chief Marketing Officers (CMO) Asia in partnership with the World Marketing Congress.

 

During a glittering ceremony held recently, at Taj Samudra Hotel Colombo, presided by Education Minister Akila Viraj Kariyawasam as Chief Guest, ACL Cables was recognized for its superior brand value including its ascendency as the country’s ...

ACL Cables sponsors Best Performer Award for Electric and Electronic Engineering at SLIIT Convocation 2017

2017-03-02

Sri Lanka’s no. 1 cable manufacturer, ACL Cables sponsored the Best Performer Award for the BSc. Engineering Honours Degree for Electric and Electronic Engineering at the recent SLIIT Convocation.

Winning this prestigious award was Dilini Buddhima Rathnayake. She received her award from the Chief Guest, Hon. Prime minister Ranil Wickramasinghe in the presence of Chancellor Prof. Lakshman Rathnayake, Prof. Lalith Gamage, Vice Chancellor SLIIT and Sumudu Thanthirigoda, General Man...