Founded in 1979 as Tantri Marine Engineering Company by Mr. John Haputantri, ex Sri Lanka Navy, Boiler Inspector and surveyor - Tantri Marine Engineering Company was mainly engaged in ship repairs in both engines and hull. Tantri started carrying out repair work for containers as a part of the service provided to the ship operators.
Tantri manufactured the first trailer in 1982 and started commercial production in 1986. As the demand for trailers increased, Tantri opened Tantri Trailers (Pvt) Ltd as a trailer manufacturing arm of the group in 1991.
Since then, Tantri has designed and manufactured many types of trailers and logistics solutions. Today Tantri is capable of manufacturing over 50 trailers per month and has exported to over 20 countries worldwide.
Tantri is certified to design, manufacture, market, sell and provide after sales services by DNV ISO 9001-2008.
Continuous improvements of technology, designs, knowledge and the use of the latest manufacturing plant & equipment available has made Tantri, the optimal choice for trailers.