Sri Lanka's premier financial solutions provider HNB PLC, announced a partnership with Brown & Company PLC to offer exclusive leasing packages on agricultural vehicles especially for customers in the SME and MSME sectors.
The partnership which offers special facilities for TAFE & Massey Ferguson tractors, YANMAR WORLD & SUMO branded combine harvesters and crop dusters was signed at a special ceremony by HNB Head of Personal Financial Services, Kanchana Karunagama and Browns & Company, General Manager, Browns Agriculture, Sanjaya Nissanka.
Browns agriculture is the pioneer in the agriculture machinery industry who was the first to introduce the four wheel tractor in 1952. Browns TAFE is crowned as the bestselling tractor for nearly two decades & leading the market with most advanced features, product durability, efficiency and profit generation to the owner.
At present Browns Agriculture holds the sole distributorship of world’s leading brands such as Massey Ferguson, TAFE Yanmar, World, Fieldking, Shaktiman and Bull. Browns Agriculture is well-known for introducing high quality products with advance features and providing unmatched aftersales services while ensuring the progress of the customer.
"Sri Lanka's agricultural sector has immense potential to grow. We have fertile soil capable of producing an extensive variety of crops but in order to unleash this potential, we need to ensure that our farmers are provided access to quality machinery and equipment. HNB’s partnership with Browns provides our customers with the most affordable prices combined with attractive interest rates and other benefits that ensures they get the most value on their investment,” HNB Senior Manager Leasing, Niluka Amarasinghe said.
The partnership grants HNB Leasing customers numerous benefits including quick doorstep services with no charge for labour and a Rs. 4 million cover from HNB General Insurance complete with attractive premiums and interest rates.
"The partnership with HNB enhances our ability to offer customers intending to purchase agricultural machines from Brown & Company with affordable leasing solutions and a host of attractive benefits including free repair services and discounts on spare parts through the warranty period. We believe that partnering with HNB will allow us to better serve our customers in the sector," General Manager, Browns Agriculture, Sanjaya Nissanka said.
Customers looking to purchase TAFE tractors will be eligible for free registration and insurance, four services with no charge for labour at 50 hours, 250 hours or 750 hours in addition to a 24 month/ 2000 hour warranty. Brown & Company will also offer special discounts for customers purchasing a second TAFE tractor.
YANMAR vehicles purchased through the HNB promotion will be entitled to one free service in addition to three free doorstep services and a six month/ 600 working hour warranty. Customers purchasing Combine harvesters and crop masters will be eligible for three free doorstep services and a six month/ 300 working hour warranty. Customers making use of the promotion will also be eligible to receive additional doorstep services in addition to machine tracking and monitoring GPS systems.