About Us

Since its incorporation in 1993, JAT Holdings has grown in financial strength, corporate reputation and brand recognition reaching many milestones in its journey of becoming the leader in wood coatings in Sri Lanka. In 2015, JAT Holdings was named as one of the Top Strongest Conglomerate Brands in the country through diversification. Furthermore, the company was recognised as a leading industrial trading company and was awarded the title of the Largest Distributor of Sayerlack in the world. Since 2016, the company made it to the Top 100 Most Respected Companies adjudged by LMD for four consecutive years. More recently, JAT Holdings was ranked amongst LMD’s Top 20 Conglomerate Brands in Sri Lanka as stated in Brands Annual 2020, an independent survey conducted by Brand Finance, the World’s largest brand valuation and strategy consultancy firm.  The Group’s strategic aspirations are driven by a spirited team of over 400 employees, under the visionary leadership, guidance and direction of  the Founder and Managing Director, Aelian Gunawardene.


Be the brand of choice to the finishing, living and furnishing industries in South Asia


We are committed to building long-term relationships based on integrity, performance, value and exceeding customer satisfaction. We will continue to meet the changing needs of our clients with our highest quality and innovative solutions delivered by the most qualified people. We are more than a conglomerate. We are a dedicated team striving to bring growth to our community, helping to maintain existing businesses and assisting our clients in making their dreams become a reality.



  • In depth knowledge of the entire business

  • Leadership at all levels

  • Complete customer satisfaction

  • Continuous improvement and innovation


Prgress chart of JAT from 1993-2019

Since our establishment in 1993, JAT Holdings has risen in corporate reputation, financial strength and brand recognition. Becoming one of the Top Strongest Conglomerate Brands in Sri Lanka in 2015, the company is now diversifying and expanding confidently, following best practices and earning credit for its green efforts. Holding proud, our portfolio of products and services, we endeavour to surpass expectations in customer service.