PH Seafarers First to be ‘whitelisted’ under ILO Convention
December 9, 2020
The Philippines is now the first country to be officially ‘whitelisted’ under the International Labour
Organization’s (ILO) revised Seafarers’ Identity Documents (SID) Convention, 2003 (ILO Convention No. 185) which permits the movement of seafarers all over the world.
FMC spearheads COVID Mustard Seed Project
In response to the emerging COVID cases in the country and the implementation of country wide Enhance Community Quarantine (ECQ), FMC was among the first private enterprise that initiated efforts to form a company-wide response unit to quickly source facemasks, PPEs and medical equipment to help address the eminent supply shortage. This was possible thanks to the “Bayanihan Spirit” of our friends and business partners. To date, over Php 9.3M worth of donation were distributed to 77 hospitals covering 7 regions nationwide
COVID Mustard Seed donates 3 High-end Anesthesia Machines
Lung Center of the Philippines, San Juan Medical Center and Mandaluyong City Medical Center were the beneficiaries of the 3 brand new high-end anesthesia machines. This was made possible through the generous initiative of FMC Research Solutions Inc. and Sinoworld Inc., in partnership with PCEC-Philrads and the Philippine National Police. The anesthesia machines will surely boost the capacity of the hospitals to treat critical COVID-related cases.
The supply, installation, support and maintenance of Automated Biometric ldentification Systems (ABIS) for the Philippine Identification System (PhilSys) was awarded to the Joint Venture FMC Research Solutions Inc. & Idemia Identity and Security France.
PhilSys aims to provide a strong proof of identity for all Filipino citizens and resident aliens as a means of simplifying public and private transactions, enhance administrative governance, strengthen financial inclusion, and promote ease of doing business.
PSA awards JV FMC-Idemia for PhilSys ABIS
FMC holds Relief Operation for Taal Volcano Victims
In partnership with PHILRADS and friends, FMC has donated and turned over food packs, sacks of rice, training aids and medical assistance to over 122 displaced families by the eruption of Taal Volcano in the town of Laurel, Batangas. Medical, dental, psychiatric, wellness and spiritual services were also extended.
FMC achieves the first Anti-Bribery Management System Certification in PH
In the Philippines, FMC Research Solutions is the first organization to be certified ISO 37001:2016. While most companies strive for success, FMC pursues significance. The company aims to promote the culture of integrity, trust, and corruption-free business stewardship.
MARINA launches SID & SRB System
The Maritime Industry Authority (Marina) launched the new Seafarer’s ID (SID) and Seafarer’s Record Book (SRB) System project last 25 June marking the International Day of the Seafarers 2019.
MARINA SID bags Best Regional ID in Asia
MARINA bags the ‘Best Regional Identification Document’ award for the new Seafarer’s ID (SID) project at the prestigious High Security Printing (HSP) Asia Conference held in Hanoi, Vietnam last 4 December 2018. Other distinguished nominees were Hong Kong ID, the new Taiwan e-Passport, the new Thailand e-Passport, and the new Afghanistan ID, among others. The SID features the state-of-the-art PhotometrixTM from Surys. This is the only 2D barcode with photo that works ONLINE and OFFLINE
FMC receives Series of Global Recognitions
The Royal Canadian Mint awarded FMC a plaque of appreciation for the “Sale and delivery of 3-Billion 1-Piso Coin Blanks in the year 2009-2016.” A few months after, FMC received similar recognition from Surys for the Sale and Delivery of “5 Billion Banknotes in 2017.” Indeed, FMC is committed to better serve its’ customers, partners and especially the country.
FMC signs its First Scholarship Program
FMC sets its first scholarship program to support deserving university students in the college of Engineering, Law and Medicine. The memorandum of agreement for the scholarship was signed by the company’s president and UP President Atty. Danilo Concepcion last August 2, 2017 at Quezon Hall, UP Diliman.