In 1989, PHILSTEEL GROUP drew the blueprint of a new company. A company, which could produce economical and durable building materials comparable to the world’s best. A company that was to become the largest and most modern metal building products manufacturer in the country today.
In March 1990, PHILMETAL became fully operational.
The company is engaged in roll-forming, slitting, shearing and fabrication of metal building products and systems such as roofing (Spandek, Spandek Curve, Durawide, Spanlok, Flexi-crimp, Econocorr, Econocurve, Kliplok, Crimplok, Megadek, SuperV-Dek, Super V Crimp, Tiara Wavetile, Siena Ribtile, Rusko, Steeltile and Milano); cladding (EZ Clad, Versaclad and Panel Rib); floor decking (Steeldek I, II, III, IV); steel framing system and a host of steel sections and bended accessories that are integral part of these items.
PHILMETAL’S 25th Year Celebrations
PHILMETAL Products, Inc., the country’s market leader and innovator in the manufacture of metal building products, celebrates its 25th year of operations on March 20. These year with a thanksgiving dinner with key industry partners in the Philippine real estate, mass housing, construction and professional associations as guest speakers.
The company has established a strong niche as the favored supplier of metal building materials to the country’s leading contractors, construction companies and housing developers of its high quality products- a result of the technology transfer and patents it acquired from some of the world’s leading building materials producers.
“This anniversary is an affirmation of our strong commitment to provide quality and economical building products to a wide array of construction and building activities, including government infrastructures and mass housing projects,” according to PHILMETAL President and CEO Benito M. Yap.
“We look forward to continue our role as one of the most trusted manufacturers and suppliers of metal building products in the Philippines for another 25 years. In partnership with our most esteemed clients, housing developers, contractors, architects and nation-builders,” he added.
The thanksgiving dinner will be held at the blue leaf Filipinas Event Pavilion along Macapagal Boulevard at the ASENA Business Park in Parañaque City. Aside from the short thanksgiving program which will be hosted by television personality Angel Jacob, guests will be treated to an entertainment show by the New Minstrels.
Among the invited speakers during PHILMETAL’s anniversary are the heads of the industry groups like the Philippines Constructors Association, Inc. (PCA), Association of Structural Engineers of the Philippines (ASEP), Subdivisions and Housing Developers Association (SHDA), United Architects of the Philippines (UAP), and the organization of Social Housing Developers of the Philippines (OSHDP)
PHILMETAL is the subsidiary of Philsteel Holdings Corporation. The Philsteel Group also includes the Steel Corporation of the Philippines, Premier Shelter Products, Inc. and Steel Frame Philippines, Inc.
It was Philsteel Holdings which entered into a joint venture with leading Australian Companies BHP, John Lysaght and Rio Tinto in the early 1980s to manufacture world class products in the Philippines that include Colorbond, Galvabond, Galvacolor and Galvalume 55 and their many industrial and commercial applicants.
Today, PHILMETAL supplies building materials such as roofing, cladding, sidings and decking materials that are made from its signature products like Colorbond, Galvabond and Galvacolor to the country’s top contractors, real estate developers and construction companies.
This means PHILMETAL Products are essential components of high impact infrastructure commercial and industrial developments like power plants, elevated highways like the Metro Manila Skyway system, mass housing projects, malls, school buildings and commercial buildings among others.
PHILMETAL Products, Inc: Twenty Five years of Product and Service Excellence
PHILMETAL Products, Inc. has consistently enjoyed a high reputation for product and service excellence throughout its 25 years of operations making it the top choice among the Philippines leading developers, contractors and building professionals that in turn ensures its enduring success.
PHILMETAL traces its culture of excellence from its parent company, PhilSteel Holdings Inc., whose proud legacy of manufacturing high quality steel products came from its beginnings as a joint venture between the Philippines ‘Uy Family and Prestigious Australian Companies such as BHP, John Lysaght, and Rio Tinto.
The culture of quality at Philsteel remains very evident today as a result of the technology transfer that was made possible when it acquired all the rights and patents for its flagship products from the Australian partners.
In 1989 Philsteel formally drew up the blueprint for a new company envisioned to produce economical and durable building materials that are comparable to the world’s best, and PHILMETAL Products Inc was born.
PHILMETAL started full operations on its way to become what is today – 25 years later – one of the largest and most modern manufacturers of metal building products in the Philippines
The company is engaged in roll forming, slitting, shearing, and fabrication, of metal building products and systems primarily for roofing but also includes manufacturing products and system for cladding, floor decking and steel framing along with a host of steel sections and bended accessories that are integral part of such metal building system.
PHILMETAL’s manufacturing plants operate state of the art equipment sourced from some of the world’s finest tooling companies. It also provide professional installation services for its products for a total package that makes PHILMETAL an industry leader and one stop shop for metal building products and services.
PHILMETAL revolutionized the long span roofing industry with its introduction of the 4 foot wide long span roofing lines. It was the first to manufacture the concealed fastening roofing system, the first to introduce the steel life effect roofing and the first to introduce the high economical and fire rated steel decking in the Philippines.
With its introduction of onsite roll forming in 1992, it provided the construction industry with continuous long span roofing products unequalled by any local steel company in length and quality.
These capabilities find credence in the company’s record feat of roll forming. The world’s longest roofing sheet is 345 feet in a single span for the SM Central depot in Paranaque when it was built.
PHILMETAL continuous to benefit from its synergy with PHILSTEEL was named as of the gold winners in the 2014 International Quality Summit Awards, a prestigious event that recognizes products all over the world during ceremonies in New York City.
PHILSTEEL Holdings was conferred the award for its outstanding products specifically Galvacolor, Galvabond, Colorbond and Galvalume 55.
The holding company earlier won two International Asia Awards for Galvacolor, Galvabond and Colorbond in 1988 and 1989.
Galvacolor, Galvabond, Colorbond and Galvalume 55 are manufactured by Phiippines Steel Coating Corporation and Steel Corporation of the Philippines, both Philsteel subsidiaries.
Philmetal, on the other hand, uses Colorbond and Galvacolor as raw materials for building products for residential and commercial industial and infrastructure project applications from its plants in Cavite and Cebu City.
Its product lines include roofing system under the brands Spandek, Spandek Curve, Durawide, Spanlok, Flexi-crimp, Econocorr, Econocurve, Kliplok, Crimplok, Megadek, , Super-v-dek, Super-v-crimp, tiara wavelite, Siena Ribtile, Rusko, Steeltile and Milano
PHILSTEEL’s cladding systems includes market leaders EZ Clad, Versa Clad, and Panel Crib while for floor decking, it has steeldek I, II, III, IV product line.
To sustain growth and maintain market leadership, we commit ourselves to product excellence and customer satisfaction.
To achieve this:
We will serve the needs of our customers with maximum reliability and consistency.
We will produce quality steel products in the right product mix
We will create an internal environment that will foster teamwork and synergy
We are a Filipino conglomerate producing world-class steel products and solutions. We shall maintain leadership in the Philippines and be recognized in the international market. To achieve this, we will pursue strategic alliances, implement forward and backward integration, use the latest technology in steel manufacturing, and commit to total customer satisfaction. We shall employ highly-motivated and competent professionals and sustain a strong spirit of teamwork through mutual commitment and dedication. We shall provide opportunities for the total development and well-being of our employees and maximize returns for our shareholders to ensure the continuous growth of our organization and the progress of our Nation.
Our Corporate Values
Competence. We value the need for all employees to possess all the required necessary knowledge, skills, abilities and commitment in the performance of their job.
Performance. We value the achievement of performance targets set for individuals and group, always showing continuous improvement.
Quality. We value the need to provide products that comply with established standards and services that satisfy the varied needs of our internal and external customers.
Integrity. We strive to do what is good, right, correct, honest and fair in our dealings and actions.
Teamwork. We value the need to work harmoniously together, with our team leaders with full trust and cooperation to achieve one goal.
Care and Concern for People. We value the welfare and growth of our people by treating them with respect, courtesy and fairness.
Social Responsibility. We accept our role in promoting the welfare of our community and country.
1. Industrial Market
The Industrial Market is composed of industries engaged in transportation fishing, agriculture air-conditioning and others that need table-flat lead free galvanized iron in their line of business.
2. Building Products
The Building Products Market deals directly with architects, developers, contractors and end-users.
3. Dealers Market
Dealers Market caters to hardware stores nationwide with customers ranging from architects, developers, contractors, metal fabricator or “lateros” and end-users.
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We, as an integral part of the community are committed to provide an effective Environmental Management System and be an instrument in the achievement of sustainable development through:
- Commitment of officers and members in all levels of the organization towards continual improvement of environmental performance.
- Compliance to environmental regulations set by the government and other requirements to which the organization subscribe.
- Active participation in government projects, government units and non-government organization’s thrust towards environmental protection and preservation of natural resources.
- Implementation of environment-friendly production and waste management programs and strategies.
- Upholding the right of every citizen in the community to enjoy a clean and safe environment.
PHILMETAL is committed to Quality, Safety and Excellence in our products and services, as well as in our relationships in both domestic and international community. In support to this commitment, we shall:
- Make customer satisfaction as the primary objective by delivering products and services consistent with acceptable quality standards at optimum costs and within the agreed time.
- Create a working environment that recognizes personal commitment and provides skills development and safety so that quality becomes a way of life.
- Take advantage of developments in science and technology to further enhance quality of products and services as well as to comply with regulatory requirements.
- Management and employees hand in hand shall take the lead in assuring fulfillment of the company’s commitment on quality to customers. Key quality issues shall be included in strategic planning and in the implementation of critical programs and implement continuous improvement.
- Efforts will be maximized to maintain a competent, quality conscious and reliable workforce across the organization, wherein each employee shall treat the next process, system or person as his customer.
Corporate Social Responsibility
To Our Customers:
We commit to provide, consistently and reliably, best quality products and systems that are responsive to their needs at competitive prices and terms.
To Our Suppliers and Business Partners:
We commit to create alliances and nurture relationships that will promote mutual long-term growth, stability and profitability.
To Our People:
We commit to provide opportunities for accelerating their total development and enhancing their well-being, in both professional and personal aspects, and to create an organizational climate that encourages learning, productivity and teamwork for our most important assets.
To Our Stockholders / Owners:
We commit to uphold the vision of being a dominant force in the Philippine economy and the leader in the steel industry, thereby ensuring superior returns on their investments.
To Society and The Public In General:
We commit to be a vital instrument for the sustainable development of our country. In this regard, we will be a caring organization preserving the environment, promoting the welfare of the communities where we operate, and acting as a responsible corporate citizen in all our endeavors.
Awards & Recognitions
At PHILMETAL, manufacturing high quality steel products has always been our way of life – A proud legacy from our early years as a joint venture between the Philippines’ Uy family and prestigious Australian companies such as BHP, John Lysaght, and Rio Tinto.
Today, the culture of quality at PHILMETAL remains very evident as a result of the technology transfer that was made possible when we acquired all the rights and patents for our flagship products from our Australian partners.
The result is a wide range of steel product lines that adhere to the highest international quality standards not only in Australia and the Philippines but also in the US (as certified by the American Society for Testing and Materials or ASTM) and throughout the world.
PHILMETAL’S PRODUCTS MEET THESE STANDARDS
Japanese Industrial Standards
In fact, we are the only Filipino steel company that has been recognized by international award-giving bodies for product excellence during the past 34 years.
- 1988 – International Asia Award for Quality during annual awards rites held in Hong Kong.
- 1989 – International Asia Award for Quality during annual awards rites held in London.
- 2014 – Gold Award for Product Excellence during the Quality Summit Award held in New York City
With our global technology and continuing commitment to product quality for the Filipino consumer, it is no wonder that the Philippines’ top property developers and building contractors choose us for all their projects.