The 26-hectare complex located at Assumption Heights Buru-un Iligan City - nine kilometers from the city proper and a kilometer from the jetty houses the two Chlor-Alkali plants of Mabuhay Vinyl Corporation
The Plant employs the Ion Exchange Membrane Technology of Chlorine Engineers Corporation (Japan) for the brine electrolysis. A triple-effect Evaporation Plant from Escher Wyss (France) and a double-effect Evaporator Plant from Kimura Chemical Plants (Japan) are used to produce IEM grade liquid caustic soda with a concentration of 50%. Hydrochloric acid is produced using the technologies from Shin-Etsu Ltd (Japan) and SGL ACOTEC GmbH (Germany) while liquid chlorine is produced using the technology from Tsurumi Soda (Japan). The Plant also has the capability to produce sodium hypochlorite using a locally designed packed tower system.
The Iligan Plant employs highly proficient engineers, technicians and operators from different fields of discipline for its manufacturing and maintenance concerns.
Being an active member of the Chemical Industries Association of the Philippines
(Samahan sa Pilipinas ng mga Industriyang Kimikal or SPIK), the company is one
of the first signatories of the Responsible Care program. The Responsible Care
program is the chemical industry's voluntary initiative to continuously improve
the health, safety and environmental performance, and to communicate with stakeholders
about the industry's products and processes.
The company has a certified Quality Management System accredited by Societe Generale de Surveillance Philippines (SGS). MVC's quality management system is outlined against the ISO 9001 standard and has been certified at all locations since 2004. The company is currently certified under the latest ISO 9001:2008 standard.
The company's manufacturing operations in Iligan also has a certified Environment Management System accredited by TÜV SÜD Philippines. MVC's Enviromental Management System is accredited under ISO 14001 since 2007 and is now certified under the latest version of the standard, ISO 14001: 2009.
Recently, the company was also awarded certification of its Health and Safety Management System as required by OHSAS 18001:2007 standards.
MVC engages the services of a logistics company to provide comprehensive management over the transport and delivery of MVC's products. This was after running a series of simultaneous and a trial run to evaluate the business process and fine-tune operations.
In 2003, MVC consolidated Luzon's logistics operations at its depot in Bauan, Batangas.
MVC maintains a logistics model that is most appropriate and cost efficient given
the length and breadth of its operation. This model, which includes company-owned
vessels (Snoopy 1, Snoopy 2 and Snoopy 3) in moving products, will be modified as the need
arises and tailored to fit the logistics requirements and the demands of the
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