DTI Chief tours Republic Cement plant in Bulacan



Norzagaray, Bulacan. Trade and Industry Secretary Ramon M. Lopez toured Republic Cement & Building Materials, Inc. plant premises in Norzagaray, Bulacan. The Norzagaray plant is engaged in the manufacture, development and, sale of special and blended cement.

Republic Cement Services, Inc. President Mr. Nabil Francis explains state-of-the-art cement manufacturing technology using alternative materials to Trade and Industry Secretary Ramon M. Lopez, together with Aboitiz Equity Ventures Inc. COO and EVP Mr. Sabin Aboitiz.



The plant tour gave an overview of the cement manufacturing process from the preparation of the raw mix, burning, milling, to packaging. Republic Cement representatives further shared about the company’s plans to expand its cement and clinker capacity in support of the government’s ‘Build, Build, Build’ campaign.

Trade and Industry Secretary Ramon M. Lopez (rightmost) discusses how Republic Cement can support the ‘Build, Build, Build’ program with Republic Cement Services, Inc. President Mr. Nabil Francis (leftmost), and Republic Cement Project and Engineering Director Ferdinando Milesi (center).



We are keen on being the country’s partner for the stable supply of construction materials. For us, this is not just about building the business—it’s about building the nation, building a stronger Republic,” said Republic Cement Services, Inc. President Nabil Francis.

Republic Cement Services, Inc. President Mr. Nabil Francis (center) and Republic Cement Project and Engineering Director Ferdinando Milesi (rightmost) share about capacity expansion activities in Bulacan with Trade and Industry Secretary Ramon M. Lopez (second to the left).