Tsuneishi Foundation repairs six classrooms through brigade eskwela
June 26, 2014
CEBU, Philippines, 20 June, 2014 - Tsuneishi Foundation (Cebu), Inc. (TFCI), the philanthropic arm of the Tsuneishi Group of companies, gathered around 300 employee-volunteers on May 31, 2014 for the group’s annual corporate social responsibility (CSR) activity, the Brigada Eskwela 2014 in preparation for the start of school year 2014-2015.
This yearly school repair and clean-up activity benefitted the LAMESA elementary school located in the mountain side of Balamban municipality. TFCI repaired and repainted six classrooms, one of which was rehabilitated. The classrooms were all repainted in yellow, the official color of the foundation, symbolizes happiness and optimism, and implying that the future is bright for our school children.
This year’s brigada eskwela has generated more volunteers than last year where parents and school officials took part in the activity.
TFCI President Mr. Hitoshi Kono thanked all employee-volunteers for the great number of participants who took their time to reach out to the school community. “The foundation exhausts all means to enrich people’s lives by supporting the communities where we operate. We contribute in providing quality education to students through better facilities and other forms of assistance,” said Mr. Kono.
TFCI is located in the West Cebu Industrial Park-SEZ, Buanoy, Balamban, Cebu. It was established in 2010 comprises of seven companies namely; the Cebu-based shipbuilder, Tsuneishi Heavy Industries (Cebu), Inc., repairs and builds ships of up to 180,000 deadweight metric ton type bulk carrier; Tsuneishi Technical Services (Phils.), Inc., engages in Computer Aided Engineering Design and Computer Aided Ship Design activities; Asian Craft (Cebu), Inc., manufactures and fabricates all kinds of metal products; K&A Metal Industries, Inc., engages in ship’s outfittings, hull blocks and T-beam; Tsunetetsu (Cebu), Inc., engages in all outfitting works for engine rooms of ship, machining of steel shape, steel pipe and other iron materials; Tsuneishi Accommodation (Cebu), Inc., manufactures and export ship's furniture and general furniture for domestic market; and Cebu Asiatic Shipping & Port Services, Inc., engages in Domestic Shipping Business/Operations and thereby comply with the requirement of Maritime Industry Authority.
■ About Tsuneishi Heavy Industries (CEBU), Inc.
A group company of Tsuneishi Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. (head office: Fukuyama, Hiroshima Prefecture), which in 2014 is celebrating its 20th year of business on Cebu Island in the Philippines. This company builds about 20 vessels per year, centered on the 30,000 ton to 180,000 ton class bulk carriers, and is one of the top shipyards in the Philippines, employing over10,000 people directly or through cooperative companies.
Business : Shipbuilding and repair
Established : September 1994
Employees : Approx. 13,000 ( including subcontractor workers and affiliate companies)
Location : Buanoy, Balamban, Cebu, Philippines 6041
Shipyard area : Approx. 1,470,000 square meters
Main facilities : Two berths, one building dock, one 3000-ton floating crane, etc.
Ship type of delivered : Bulk carriers, Pure car & truck carriers
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Tsuneishi Holdings Corporation
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Head Office (Fukuyama) TEL: +81-84-987-4915
Tokyo Office TEL: +81-3-3264-7733