On May 31st, Samsung Electro-Mechanics Philippines Corp. (SEMPHIL) held an opening ceremony for the completion of its employee training and welfare facility (Complex Building). SEMPHIL has been a main production base for producing electronic components such as multi-layer ceramic capacitors (MLCCs), Samsung Electro-Mechanics’ flagship product, as well as inductors, and chip resistors.
More than 100 executives and employees attended the opening ceremony, including Kim Dooyoung, head of the Component Unit, Cho Hangkyu, head of the Philippine production branch, Alfredo Pascual, Secretary of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), and Tereso Panga, Director General of the Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA).
The completed Complex Building, which includes a manufacturing technology training center, indoor gymnasium, office space, and employee lounge, is designed to improve employee training and welfare. It consists of a total of 5 floors, 1 basement level and 4 above ground floors, with a total land area of 4,860m2.
DTI Secretary Alfredo Pascual gave his congratulatory message saying, “As SEMPHIL plays an important role in the Calamba Economic Zone, we expect the completion of this complex will contribute to the happiness of its employees and the creation of more jobs,” and adding that, “The Philippines is committed to creating an enabling environment for investors, and we will continue to work closely with SEMPHIL.
SEMPHIL was established in 1997. Since 2000, SEMPHIL has been a main production base for producing electronic components such as multi-layer ceramic capacitors (MLCCs), Samsung Electro-Mechanics’ flagship product, as well as inductors, and chip resistors. In addition, SEMPHIL has acquired the ISO14001 environment certification from the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and received excellent evaluation for systematic environment improvement. Last year SEMPHIL received the Golden Achievement Award from the Philippine government, the most prestigious and esteemed award given to foreign companies.