Lankan co to make cylinder in Bangladesh

Published: July 17, 2017 14:54:24 | Updated: October 25, 2017 05:21:00

Laugfs Gas Bangladesh has taken a plan to set up a cylinder manufacturing plant in Bangladesh.

It is part of the diversified Sri Lankan multinational Laugfs Holdings.

Laugfs Gas Bangladesh currently operates a world-class LPG import, bottling and distribution facility in Mongla Port, the company said.

It serves domestic and industrial segments with its 12kg cylinders for households and 12kg and 45kg cylinders for commercial and industrial customers under the brand name Laugfs Gas.

The company is the pioneer in Auto gas in Bangladesh and supplies LPG to automobile service stations across the country.

Laugfs Holdings Chairman W.K.H. Wegapitiya speaking at an event said they are planning to strengthen their presence in Bangladesh further.

Laugfs Gas entered the Bangladesh market in 2015 with the acquisition of Petredec Elpiji Limited, and is one of the largest LPG downstream players in the country.

The company imports and distributes over 50,000 MT of LPG every year in Bangladesh and operates an expansive and a fast growing distribution network across the country, according to a report by

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