From 1930 to the 1960s
Subramaniam Mahadevan and Sinnathamby Rajandram, employees of Dodge & Seymour, an American trading house.
The two friends used their life savings to acquire the shares of the Company when the owners left the Island as a result of the World War.
The setting up of the Parker Ink Factory.
‘S-lon’ had its origins in Japan by a company named Shikushi which was rejuvenated by TCMOL
In-house production of PVC pipes and fittings commenced
From 1960s & 1970s
The torch was passed down to the younger generation after the passing of Mr. Rajandram.
The Maharaja Organization Limited was formed
Prima Flour Mills: The first TCMOL foreign investment project
In The 1980s & 1990s
The establishment of the ICL factory
The resurrection and expansion begins after the large scale civil unrest left not only the group but the country in ashes.
Importing and distributing Anchor Milk in Sri Lanka.
S Lon ventured into independent operations
Tuffline LTD (a flexible-barrier packaging company) was founded.
Setting up of MTV Channel (Pvt) Ltd and MBC Networks (Pvt) Ltd
A joint venture Project with Singapore Telecom International.
Incorporation of Dialog.
A joint venture Project with between MTN Networks and Telekon Malaysia Berhad.
Gained sole control over MTV and MBC.
Introducing Sirasa for Sinhala TV and Shakthi for Tamil TV.
2006 & Beyond
The Capital Maharaja Organization Limited was born with Capital Holdings Limited being the holding company.
TCMOL has stepped in to a few new industries such as:
– The Digital industry with the launching of an E – Commerce website called Sambole.lk which is a local classifieds website, a service app known as Bell Boy and an entertainment app known as KIKI.
– The Hospitality industry with the Fox Resorts hotel chain.