Since its inception, the David Pieris Group of Companies has successfully combined knowledge and innovation to create an outstanding contribution to Sri Lanka's commerce and industry.

  • 2015

    • Strengthening market development in Northern sector with the opening of new sales offices in Kilinochchi, Mullaitivu and Mannar.
  • 2013

    • Starting local manufacture of specific components for three-wheelers.
  • 2012

    • Starting of three-wheeler sales through Inquiry Centres.
  • 2010

    • Starting of Manufacturing and Assembling Complex, Ranna.
  • 2009

    • Opening of regional office in Batticaloa and Jaffna.
  • 2008

    • Seven sales offices established out of Colombo.
  • 2007

    • Fourth facilities complex added to the DPMC operation.
    • Acquisition of a 115-acre land at Ranna for expansion of the business.
  • 2005

    • Opening full-fledged city office complex at Battaramulla.
    • A second regional operations centre is commissioned in Matara.
    • Company receives many awards including "Best Company in Transport Business" award.
    • Advanced order system and one-day courier service was introduced for spare parts supply.
  • 2004

    • Custom built carriers introduced to transport 3-wheelers.
    • 100% financial assistance given to all dealers affected by the tsunami.
    • A vehicle tracking system was developed and installed for spare-parts carriers.
    • A state-of-the-art paint booth commissioned at Madapatha to enhance the assembly process.
    • ISO 14001 Environmental Management Systems certification was awarded to Madapatha.
    • Training centre relocated to a spacious building at Bandaragama.
  • 2003

    • Development and installation of dealer software at dealer points bringing them online with DPMC.
    • A warehouse complex is set up at Bandaragama to streamline the distribution of spare parts. Modernization of the Colombo workshop with state-of-the-art equipment.
    • A second conveyor belt is developed and commissioned within a period of four months.
    • Dealer branding launched.
  • 2002

    • Madaptha Facilities Complex was awarded ISO 9001:2000 certification for systems and procedures.
  • 2000

    • Initiated 5S/ safety practices for productivity improvement.
  • 1999

    • A dedicated field service department formed to manage fast growing service dealer network.
  • 1997

    • A network of 180 spare parts dealers and 130 service dealers.
    • A fully fledged training centre for dealers established in Madapatha.
  • 1996

    • Spare parts stores moves to spacious building at Madapatha.
    • 137 spare parts dealers and 108 service dealers appointed.
    • The first automated conveyorized vehicle set-up process is commissioned at Madapatha.
  • 1995

    • 6 sales offices established out of Colombo.
    • 85 spare parts dealers and 34 service dealers island-wide.
    • Spare parts store established in Colombo to cater to increasing demand.
  • 1994

    • David Pieris Motor Company Limited becomes an independent entity with 193 employees.
    • First dealer convention held.
  • 1993

    • DPMC establishes sales outlets at locations outside Colombo.
  • 1991

    • Appointment of dealers at identified locations.
  • 1990

    • Workshop and spare parts sales counter established in Colombo.
    • Mobile service and parts retailing operation to serve outstation customers
  • 1985

    • Incorporation of Richard Pieris Motor Company Limited.