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Awardees & Recipients
Recognition for Proficiency in Quality Management
First Sumiden Circuits, Inc.
First Sumiden Circuits, Inc. (FSCI) is a joint venture among Sumitomo Electric Industries, Inc. (SEI, with 51%), First Philippine Holdings Corporation (FPHC, with 40%), and Sumitomo Corporation (SC, with 9%). Incorporated in March 1996, FSCI was registered with the Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA) as a pioneer economic zone enterprise in April 1996. Its plant at the Special Ecozone of the Light Industry and Science Park (LISP) in Cabuyao, Laguna, was inaugurated in July 1997.
FSCI manufactures flexible printed circuits (FPCs) which are small, lightweight wiring components with electronic circuits printed on a flexible film. In order to meet customer needs for complex parts mounting indispensable for high density information transmission, FSCI have recently established flip-chip mounting technology for FPC application (FCOF). FPCs are widely used in electronic devices such as hard disk drives (HDDs), cell phones, car audio equipment, DVD and CD players, cameras, and printers. Consistent with its PEZA registration, FSCI sells 100% of its FPCs to the export market. These are either transported by air to its overseas customers, or by truck to its local multinational customers as constructive exports. FSCI uses freight forwarders to handle its export shipments, but delivers directly to its local customers.
FSCI strives to become a center for global manufacturing competence in FPC manufacturing. Part of the strategy of SEI in locating its plant in the Philippines is to locate near its customers, such as Fujitsu, Hitachi, and SHARP, all of which have factories in the Philippines. FSCI's strategic plan is guided by its vision of becoming the "world's leading manufacturer of flexible printed circuits" and its mission to "capture the flexible printed circuits market by providing the highest quality, lowest cost and fastest delivery time, in order to increase the value for our stakeholders".
FSCI is shaping a culture of innovation, empowerment, and agility that values employee learning and continuous improvement. Employees are guided by a set of core values, which have been published and disseminated to all employees through communication channels, training programs and company-wide activities following the deployment process of the performance management system. These values, manifested in employees' behavior at all levels of the organization, are: Customer satisfaction, Ownership and commitment, Discipline, Teamwork, Integrity, Continuous improvement, and Respect for each other.
United Laboratories, Inc.
United Laboratories, Inc. (UNILAB), the company trusted by consumers when it comes to taking care of their health.
UNILAB is a 100% Filipino owned private organization with a strong presence in the Asean region developing, manufacturing and marketing a wide range of Consumer and Prescription products. UNILAB was built on the concept of "Bayanihan", or working together for the common good.
To provide the best quality and affordable healthcare to Asia, the company recognizes the value of having the finest talents in its 3,000 strong workforce, making them the foundation of UNILAB business.
The unique principles that sets it apart – QUALITY, AFFORDABILITY, SERVICE TO COMMUNITY and THE BAYANIHAN SPIRIT.
All these, through the years, helping to ensure the products are of such quality that they remain synonymous in the Philippines to Trusted Quality Healthcare.
Recognition for Commitment to Quality Management
MOOG Controls Corporation
Founded in 1951, MOOG Inc. is a Multinational Corporation based in Buffalo, New York, USA and has grown to become a world leader in high-reliability motion control systems, with over 5,000 employees world-wide. MOOG Inc. has operating units in 26 countries and is continuing to re-engineer the business on a global model. Moog Inc. has been recognized in the two publications of the book "100 best Companies to work for in America" and was 13th in Fortune Magazine's list of The 100 Best Companies to Work for in America.
Moog Controls Corporation - Philippine Branch was incorporated on December 14, 1984. On April 15, 1985, the Export Processing Zone Authority (now Philippine Economic Zone Authority) approved the company's application as a locator at the Baguio City Economic Zone. Moog-Baguio, which started with 25 pioneer employees, is now 610 in manpower strength. The machine shop includes 293 employees. Assembly and Test is staffed with 104 employees. The remaining 213 are included in support and administrative departments.
The company's principal product lines are servovalves and servoactuators that take the information generated by computers and converts it into hydraulic power and mechanical motion. The inputs to their products are the tiny electrical signals emanating from the control computers. Advancements in computer technology enhance the capabilities of products and their relevance in today's industrial society. Applications includes: Commercial Aircraft - Flight Controls and Engine Controls, Industrial Hydraulics and Industrial Electronics and Electric Drives.
National Economic Development Authority Region I (NEDA-I)
The National Economic and Development Authority is the country’s premier socioeconomic planning body, highly regarded as the authority in macroeconomic forecasting and policy analysis and research. It provides high-level advice to policymakers in Congress and the Executive Branch. Its key responsibilities include:
- Coordination of such activities as the formulation of policies, plans and programs to efficiently set the broad parameters for national and sub-national (area-wide, regional and local development);
- Review, evaluation, and monitoring of infrastructure projects identified under the Comprehensive and Integrated Infrastructure Program (CIIP) consistent with the government’s thrust of increasing investment spending for the growing demand on quality infrastructure facilities; and
- Undertaking of short-term policy reviews to provide critical analyses of development issues and policy alternatives to decision-makers.