Construction of a manufacturing facility that will produce branded shoes for export is now in progress in this freeport.
Datian Subic Shoes, Inc. will have its 42,800-square meter area shoe facility located at Phase II of the Subic Bay Gateway Park.
A statement from Datian Subic said the company was established in Taiwan in 1972 and in China in 1992 and is now expanding its scale of business to suffice the capacity of production and comply with international trends.
The statement said the company has chosen the Philippines "thru Subic Bay Freeport Zone, being a strategic location as it is near the (sea) port and airport."
"Its secured environment, accommodating, friendly and well-educated workforce are the key factors why Subic was the choice among the rest of location that was studied for," it added.
Datian Subic will produce branded vulcanized shoes for export and is expected to generate additional jobs for communities around the freeport zone.
Datian Subic President Vincent Chen said the company is looking forward for a strong and harmonious relationship with the Freeport and its community.
"The company’s philosophy is to meet customers need, seek excellent quality service and primary welfare to all employees," Chen said.
"This will be a good start for the year 2017 with the new Freeport Leaders and will be the year for Datian Subic Shoes full operation," Chen added.
A construction worker pushes his wheelbarrow in front of the building that will house the assembly line for Datian Subic Shoes, Inc. (AMD/MPD-SBMA)