Mitsubishi Motors Philippines Corporation
Mitsubishi Motors Philippines Corporation

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MMPC Recognizes top vendors during its annual Supplier’s Conference

Supplier of the Year
From left to right: Mr. Jim De Jesus, MMPC AVP – Quality Control; Mr. Koji Kataoka, MMPC FVP – Purchasing; Mr. Yoshiaki Kato, MMPC President and CEO; Mr. Nobuo Eguchi, Mitsuba Philippines Corporation Director and Senior Advisor; Mr. Hirofumi Shibata, MMPC EVP – Treasury; Mr. Yasuki Maruyama, MMPC SVP – Corporate Management Division; and Mr. Arnaldo Janolo, MMPC FVP – Manufacturing

Manila, July 7, 2017 – Mitsubishi Motors Philippines Corporation (MMPC) recently held its annual Supplier’s Conference to inform its suppliers of MMPC’s current performance and provide its strategies and direction for the next fiscal year. This included an announcement of the overall procurement strategy under the Renault, Nissan and Mitsubishi alliance. Under the alliance, Procurement Organization need to be aligned for better regional coordination and also create an opportunity for suppliers to expand their scope of activities.

This occasion was also used as an opportunity to recognize suppliers with exemplary performance last year in the areas of Quality, Cost, Delivery and Management (QCDM).

Present during the ceremony were outgoing MMPC President and CEO, Mr. Yoshiaki Kato, MMC Procurement Communication Division General Manager Mr. Toshiyuki Aoike, MSA President Mr. Edwin Gallor, and other MMPC and supplier management.

Mr. Eugene Coronado, MMPC’s Senior Manager and Department Head for Purchasing, encouraged the suppliers to achieve global top level quality, improve on 4M (Manpower, Machine, Material and Method) management and implement continuous cost reduction for cost competitiveness.

In closing, Mr. Kato expressed his gratitude towards each suppliers for their support and enthusiasm while he was leading MMPC. Mr. Kato also hopes that they will continue to extend the same support to his successor, Mr. Mutsuhiro Oshikiri.


2017 Supplier’s Conference Awardees:

2016 Supplier of the YearMitsuba Philippines Corp






Ten Outstanding Parts Supplier

Form Asia Inc.
Mitsuba Philippines Corp.
ROH Auto Products Philippines Inc.
Yazaki-Torres MFG. Inc.
Imasen Philippines MFG. Corp.
KJ Springs & Plastics Technology Inc.
Sanoh-Fulton Phils. Inc.
AGC Automotive Philippines
Philippine Belt Manufacturing Corp.
SD Trading Corp.


Cost Reduction InitiativeAsian Transmission Corp.


Most Improved SupplierManly Plastics Inc.
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