Richardson and Company (Ceylon) Limited was incorporated in 1962, as a representative for local manufacturers and exporters. In 1980, the company launched themselves as a solution provider for Medium and High Voltage electrical segments with clients ranging from reputed manufacturers in the UK to Europe. The Mahaweli Development Scheme was one of the largest infrastructure projects that they were involved in. Richardson Projects was initiated in 1995 and assigned to Turn Key Development Projects, where they handled several major national power transmission and distribution projects. By 2000, they introduced the Low Voltage Business as well as Industrial and Building Automation Divisions for the purpose of promoting their range of Electrical Switchgears.