Krah Pipes Manila, Inc. (KPMI) Holds Groundbreaking Ceremonies for new manufacturing plant in Dasmariñas, Cavite
The newly established HDPE pipe manufacturer in the Philippines officially broke ground on its new 2022 square meter production plant at a ceremony on Tuesday,July 5, 8:00 AM. This event was held at First Cavite Industrial Estate in Dasmarinas, Cavite graced by the presence of the shareholders and representatives. The FCIE State Manager, Mr. Rufino Manlayaon has expressed his full cooperation and support to the establishment of KPMI plant by this year. The President of KPMI, Mr. Nobukazu Kotake, German Partner, Mr. Alexander Krah, and one of the respected directors, Mr. Sajid Anonuevo took part in the ceremony. Friends from the political and industrial sector were present as well to support the new endeavor.
Pastor Jerry Andres of Victory Nuvali blessed the event with his prayer of prosperity and guidance for this new venture and it was followed by the welcoming remarks that were given by Mr. Alexander Krah who came all the way from Germany to deliver his speech.
“Out of all the countries that I have had business with, my most favorite is the Philippines. For this is the very first joint venture that I ever had in Asia.” said Mr. Alexander Krah at the ceremony. “And I will do my best to make the plant and the business successful in the coming months.”
As the country continues to improve its anti-flooding programs and irrigation systems, Krah Pipes Manila, Inc. has a very good standing in providing solutions for the said problems of our society.
Another brief words from the President of Krah Pipes Manila, Inc., Mr. Nobukazu Kotake were expressed: “With the technology from Germany, manpower from Philippines, and quality of Japan, we will make a very fruitful soil for a sustainable business in the country.”
The burial of the time capsule which holds a newspaper of the current day, Filipino, Japanese and German coins and business cards of the shareholders were put into the ground by Mr. Rufino Manlayaon, Mr. Alexander Krah, Mr. Nobukazu Kotake and Mr. Sajid Anonuevo as a tradition. This symbolized the first ground movement which shall mark the beginning of the construction of the new building.
“God is helping the people, who help theirselves. So, today is the start of a long and extensive work. “ said Mr. Alexander Krah, as he closed the ceremony with his words of encouragement while he challenged the whole KPMI team to push to the extent of their limits towards success. And this beginning of extensive work was accompanied by a very nice and generous meal.
Background of the project:
The plant will stand on an area of 8,000 square meter and will hold up to 100 employees. The plant promises to over-exceed the local requirements for environmental, health and safety standard practices as it produces a complete system of large diameter pipes (including manholes, fittings, jointing systems, etc.) ranging from 400mm to 4000mm out of Polyethylene and Polypropylene material with a lifetime of 100 years.
KPMI aims to bring in the most advanced technology for HDPE large pipe production from Germany to Philippines through intensive and hands-on trainings in order to be the number one choice for “green“ solution to the country’s existing and emerging problems on drinking water distribution and containment, wastewater, sewage, flooding and irrigation towards an environmentally friendly and sustainable future.