Welcome to idea Group
We are one of the fast growing and most diversified business conglomerate in Sri Lanka consisting 14 subsidiary companies operating in different business fields of the economy providing quality products and professional services through innovative and environmentally responsible manner backed by a highly motivated team equipped with professional competence and expertise.
No: 1 Brands in Sri Lanka
Subsidiaries of idea Group Ltd.Idea Industries Limited
Manufacture PVC ceiling, roofing and flooring solutions to the market. idea Imports & Exports (Pvt) Ltd.
Geared to handle all import and logistical needs of sister companies within the group. idea Tools (Pvt) Ltd.
Provides building materials for the commercial industry in the Sri Lankan market. idea Metals (Pvt) Ltd.
Established in 1989, the firm is the prominent manufacturer of high quality building materials. idea Holdings (Pvt) Ltd.
A subsidiary company which is specialized in software developments / solutions which handle and stores large databases of information of its client organizations. The Waterfall Resort (Pvt) Ltd.
A unique resort concept with star class facilities situated in the hill country blending nature with the scenic view of St. Clair’s waterfall. idea Press (Pvt) Ltd.
The company offers total offset printing solutions from concept to delivery.
The name idea known to everyone.
To touch the hearts and minds of Sri Lankans by delivering innovative products and services.
Today, idea Group limited is a leading company in Sri Lanka which provides unique, creative solutions and products that meet the clients’ expectations. We search for opportunities beyond the potential goods and services continuously while ensuring professional quality of services provided by a highly motivated team through a strong technological background.
In addition to that, we have a wide range of business units such as Data entry, Digital document management, Printing, Packing & packaging, Leisure industry, Travel & Tourism, Advertising, Imports & Exports, Trading, Construction & Hotel Management.
We are committed to execute all the business operations in an environmentally responsible manner and its strong compliance framework ensures the objective of achieving the best practice environmental management.
Idea Industries Limited
Idea group owns the largest PVC roofing manufacturing factory in South Asia. I-Roof brings a novel experience for those who love and still need the traditional look of Spanish style roofing tiles.
This is a state-of-the-art Polymer roofing sheet made of a special layer of ASA material and PVC through a production process with the latest cutting age technology, which gives many more benefits to the customer.
The latest investment of Idea Industries is the 2x2 ceiling manufacturing plant which gains the competitive advantage over the market to the group ensuring more value to our customers.
Idea Metals Limited
Idea Metals Limited is a key milestone of Idea Group history. Idea Group acquired the largest steel builders manufacturing plant in Sri Lanka, which was established in 1989.
It consists of leading brands of ceiling, Industrial-Household builders hardware items and accessories.
The starting point of the Idea Group Limited, was as a software development company which provided dealer networking solutions to Tigo. Later the company established as “idea”, while extending the services towards digital document management. SIM card solutions was provided since 2010 and succeeded in diversifying the service chain. The growth of the organization was well established in a very short period of time & broadened the horizons from its core business to move into new business opportunities in the market & became a group of companies.
Presently, Idea Group Limited is more concentrated in the business of Import & export. Product range of the company is creating value addition to Sri Lankan domestic and commercial market, by distributing products Island-wide through the island-wide showroom network.
Today, Idea Group Limited consists of 20 subsidiary companies which paved a diversified way to grow and enlarge the group’s strength, while promoting eco-friendly concepts as a Corporate Social Responsibility.
Growth Of the Group
News / Events
The grand opening of Of Ceilao Idea Timor Trading. 19-August-2020
The grand opening of Of Ceilao Idea Timor Trading, Unipessoal, I.D.A held on 19th August,2020 in the presence of our honorable guests, Ladies and Gentlemen. Read MoreThe grand opening of Of Ceilao Idea Timor Trading, Unipessoal, I.D.A held on 19th Wednesday,2020 in the presence of our honorable guests, Ladies and Gentlemen.
We warmly welcome all the citizens of Timor to visit our showroom located in Estrada balide,tahu Laran ,caicoli,vera-cruz,Dili, Timor Leste to buy our quality products and get our friendly service.
Our opening hours are as follows:
- * Weekdays- from 8.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m.
- * Saturday-from 8.00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m.
- * Sunday- we are closed.
World’s wealthiest Black national business typhoon’s brother visits Idea Group Ltd. 08-July-2019
Mr. Wafailu Bello, a Nigerian national who is a brother of Mr. Aliko Dangote, world’s wealthiest Black national is in town for B2B meetings with Idea Group Ltd,a Sri Lankan conglomerate with diversified business ventures specializing in building materials... Read MoreMr. Wafailu Bello, a Nigerian national who is a brother of Mr. Aliko Dangote, world’s wealthiest Black national is in town for B2B meetings with Idea Group Ltd, a Sri Lankan conglomerate with diversified business ventures specializing in building materials catering both to the local and export markets under the brand names of I panel, I roof, Kalahari etc.
Mr. Wafailu Bello is the President/CEO, Bellmari Group and former Group General Manager, Dangote Industries Limited. Bellmari Group has business interests in Energy, Lubricants, Maritime support services, Commercial farming and Logistics sectors. Wafailu after obtaining his Bachelor Degree in Banking and Finance from the University of Port Harcourt has also obtained Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Ferris State University and counts business experience at the highest level over two decades.
Seen the possibilities of capturing Nigerian market for Idea products particularly to cater into the growing construction Industry in Nigeria and neighboring countries. Mr.Wafailu is planning out market entry strategies with Mr. Sampath Mayakaduwa, Chairman and CEO of Idea Group Limited.
Idea Group donates i-Panels to restore the Katuwapitiya church’s ceiling 10-May-2019
Idea Group of Companies that offer revolutionary roofing solutions and interior decorating solutions to Sri Lankans engaged in a worthy cause. The company by donating i-Panel ceiling sheets contributed towards restoration process of the devastated St Sebastian’s Church in Katuwapitiya, Negombo.
i-Factory Outlet Opening 16-May-2019
"I-Factory Outlet" has now opened its doors to all customers across the country, and are now delighted that they have opened in Colombo, Negombo, Biyagama, Kurunegala, Galle, Naula, Galigamuwa, Rathnapura, Monaragala, Galgamuwa, Manikhinna & Kalutara.
Idea Pirith Chanting Ceremony 2018 02-September-2018
Idea Pirith Chanting Ceremony 2018 was held on the 02nd September 2018 at Idea Group Limited.
Sivilima.lk has Won the Most Popular Advertising & Marketing Website Award for Best Web 2018 30-July-2018
We are very Pleased to Announce that www.Sivilima.lk has won the Most Popular Advertising & Marketing Website Award for Best Web 2018 Competition, Organized by the LK Domain Registry.
Corporate Sponsor of SLIM Nielsen Peoples Awards 2018 09-March-2018
Idea become a Corporate Sponsor of the SLIM Nielsen Peoples Awards 2018 which will be held on the 09th March 2018 at Grand Ballroom, Waters Edge 7.30pm Onwards.
Product Award for Roofing Category at Architect 2018. 22-Feb-2018
I-Roof Received the Product Award for Roofing Category at Architect 2018 Exhibition
i-Roof will participate in "Big 5" expo in Dubai, the biggest international exhibition for the building industry in Middle East. 27-Nov-2017
i-Roof will participate in #BIG5EXHIBITION in Dubai, the biggest international exhibition for the building industry in Middle East. The expo will be held between the 26th and 29th November 2017 in Dubai World Trade Center in United Arab Emirates. You can find us in SHEIKH SAEED HALLS at STALL #E57
'SIVILIMA' has won the Gold Medal for Innovative Brand of the Year @ Slim Brand Excellence. 22-Nov-2017
One of the most innovative brands of idea group limited out of 63 diversified brands, 'SIVILIMA' marked as the golden award winner @ Slim Brand Excellence for Most Innovative Brand of the Year 2017.
Best Stall Award - Construct Exhibition 2017 10-Oct-2017
Idea Group Limited has won the Best Stall Award @ Construct 2017
Idea Group Limited - Top 150 "Most Respected Entities" in Sri Lanka 11-Sep-2017
Idea Group has strongly placed its position among the Top 150 "Most Respected Entities" in SriLanka. Further IdeaGroup has been specialy recognized and ranked at the top 50 companies for its Financial Performances.
I-Roof - Best Product Award 2017 March 2017
idea Group Ltd had the privillege of winning the Best Product Award for its` innovative roofing solution, "I-Roof", at Kadella Exihibition which was held in March 2017.
Contact AddressIdea Group Head Office No. 06, Lucas Road,
Colombo 14, Sri Lanka.
Telephone: +94 112 527 777
Fax: +94 112 527 777
Sivilima factory & Office No. 100, Malwana Road,
Biyagama, Sri Lanka.
Telephone: +94 722 002 200
Idea Metals LTD Westerseaton Estate,
Telephone: +94 312 232 793
Telephone: +94 753 753 753