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HISTORY Established in 1890, La Fabrica de Cerveza de San Miguel, Southeast Asia’s first brewery produced and bottled what would eventually become one of the bestselling beers in the region. Within the span of a generation, San Miguel Beer would become an icon among beer drinkers.

By 1914, San Miguel Beer was being exported from its headquarters in Manila to Shanghai, Hong Kong and Guam. A pioneer in Asia, San Miguel established a brewery in Hong Kong in 1948, the first local brewer in the crown colony. | | Today, San Miguel Beer–the Company’s flagship product–is one of the largest selling beers and among the top 10 beer brands in the world. While brewing beer is the company’s heritage, San Miguel subsequently branched out into the food and packaging businesses.

From the original cerveza that first rolled off the bottling line, San Miguel Corporation has since expanded its portfolio to produce a wide range of popular beverage, food and packaging products which have–for over a century–catered to generations of consumers’ ever changing tastes. It has also diversified into heavy industries including power and other utilities, mining, energy, tollways and airports.

The Company’s manufacturing operations extend beyond the Philippines to Hong Kong, China, Indonesia, Vietnam, Thailand and Malaysia. Its products are exported to major markets around the world. Continuing a tradition of product quality, San Miguel is capitalizing on its unique strengths in brands and distribution to weave its products more deeply into the fabric of everyday life. Not just in the Philippines but in the Asia-Pacific region.World Class PartnersSan Miguel’s partnerships with major international companies have given the Company access to the latest technologies and skills. Our marketplace experience, technical expertise, and innovation capabilities, while largely homegrown, also reflect our long term partnerships with world class players.

San Miguel’s joint venture partners include Hormel Foods Corporation, Yamamura Glass and Fuso Machine and Mold Manufacturing of Japan. A strategic equity investment in San Miguel by Japan’s leading brewer and global player, Kirin Brewery Company, Ltd. has further enhanced San Miguel’s competitive position in Asia, a region in which it is already well placed. |
San Miguel Corporation is one of the Philippines’ most diversified conglomerates, generating about 6.6% of the country’s gross domestic product through its highly integrated operations in beverages, food, packaging, fuel and oil, power, mining and infrastructure.

San Miguel is one of the nation’s largest employers, with a direct workforce of about 18,000 employees. For each job created within the San Miguel system, many additional jobs are created through suppliers, distributors, retailers and other business partners.

Established in 1890, La Fabrica de Cerveza de San Miguel, Southeast Asia's first brewery produced and bottled what would eventually become one of the best-selling beers in the region.

Today, San Miguel Beer—the company's flagship product—is one of the largest selling beers and among the top beer brands in the world.

San Miguel Corporation has since diversified to produce a wide range of popular beverage, food and packaging products, which have—for over a century—catered to generations of consumers' ever changing tastes.

San Miguel is now a majority owner of Petron Corporation, which is the market leader in the Philippines in terms of sales volume in the retail, industrial and LPG market segments, which runs the largest integrated oil refinery in the Philippines with a vast network of depots, and retail service stations.

San Miguel has also built a power company with a full spectrum of three Independent Power Producer Agreement contracts with a total capacity of 2,545 MW, accounting for 16% of the national grid.

San Miguel recently concluded acquisition of Exxon Mobil downstream business in Malaysia and a minority stakes in Philippine Airlines, Asia’s first airline and Air Philippines, now known as PAL Express.

The company's manufacturing and trading operations extend beyond the Philippines to Hong Kong, China, Indonesia, Vietnam, Thailand, Malaysia and Australia.

Through strategic partnerships it has forged with major international companies, San Miguel has gained access to managerial expertise, international practices and advanced technology, thereby enhancing its performance and establishing itself as a world-class company.

San Miguel’s partners are world leaders in their respective businesses. Kirin Brewery Co., Ltd. is a major shareholder of San Miguel Brewery. The Company also has successful joint venture relationships with US-based Hormel Foods Corporation, Nihon Yamamura Glass and QTel, a telecommunications company in Qatar.
San Miguel follows five key corporate strategies aimed at creating value for its shareholders: * Enhance the value of core businesses * Diversify into industries that underpin the growth of the Philippine economy * Identify and pursue synergies within and among businesses
To invest in and develop businesses in which the company can be a significant player

Making everyday life a celebration. We will carry into new markets our over a century-old tradition of quality and integrity. Consumers will take pleasure in reaching for our products and services because they are the best value for money.
Our food and beverage brands will be in every household and every retail outlet. We will meet our consumers’ everyday needs, delighting their every taste. Through our products and services, every occasion to drink and eat will bring enjoyment - a celebration.

San Miguel’s goal is to help people enjoy and make progress in their lives through the many products and services that our company offers. We want to give every customer and consumer we touch access to the best we can offer—whether in terms of quality, or affordability or choice.

Our strategy for achieving these goals has five major elements which are common to both our traditional and new businesses:

Enhance value of our established businesses.
We aim to enhance the value of our established businesses, ever striving to achieve even greater efficiencies and operational excellence. We will strengthen our brands by improving product visibility and targeting areas where there is room for growth in market share.

Continue to diversify into industries that underpin the development and growth of the Philippine economy.
In addition to organic growth, we continue to seek strategic acquisition and greenfield opportunities, positioning our businesses in a way to best contribute to our country’s economic growth and industrial development.

Identify and pursue synergies across businesses through vertical integration, platform matching and channel management.
We will create an even broader distribution network for our products and expand our customer base by identifying synergies across our various businesses. In addition, we are pursuing plans to integrate our production and distribution facilities for its both our established and newly acquired businesses to generate additional cost savings and efficiencies.

Invest in and develop businesses with market leading positions.
San Miguel intends to further enhance our market position in the Philippines by leveraging the company’s financial resources and experience to allow it to continue to introduce new products and services. Potential investments to develop existing businesses include building additional service and micro-filling stations, constructing new power plants, expanding our power generation portfolio and expanding food distribution networks. We believe our strong domestic market position provides an effective platform to develop markets for an expanding product portfolio. And we will continue to invest in and develop businesses that have the potential to gain leading positions in their respective markets and industries.

Adopt world-leading practices and joint development of businesses.
We will develop strategic partnerships with global industry leaders, including Kirin in the beverages business and Nihon Yamamura Glass in our packaging business. These partnerships provide marketing and expansion opportunities, and potentially provide liquidity and opportunities for SMC to divest minority stakes in its businesses as other opportunities arise.

Passion for Success
We will constantly strive for excellence. We will be the best we can be and create value in everything we do. We will be proactive and entrepreneurial, propelled by a sense of urgency, competitiveness and total dedication to results.

With trust and respect for each other and with unity in purpose, we will work toward our shared aspirations, transcending boundaries along functional and organizational lines.

Respect for Our People
We recognize our employees as individuals and are committed to nurturing their individual capabilities. We will uplift the dignity of labor by encouraging our people to be the best in their fields. We believe their growth and the growth of the organization go hand in hand. We are committed to creating a work environment that encourages open communication, camaraderie and professional growth.

Customer Focus
We will be our customers’ preferred choice. They will choose our products and services above others because we provide them with products and services that exceed their expectations.

We will encourage creativity and ingenuity in our processes and systems, products and services. We will be forever looking for ways to outdo ourselves, always striving to be the first to anticipate consumer needs and deliver something better.

In the conduct of our business, we will be guided by what is ethical, fair and right. We believe in profit with honor and are committed to good governance and the highest moral standards.

Social Responsibility
We believe social responsibility and corporate citizenship are integral parts of our business. We are committed to improving lives of people in the communities in which we live and work.


* San Miguel Brewery Inc.

San Miguel Brewery Inc. (SMB) is the largest producer of beer in the Philippines, with nine out of ten beer drinkers preferring its brands. San Miguel Beer was first produced by La Fabrica de Cerveza de San Miguel, an upstart brewery in the heart of Manila that began its operations in 1890. It received the Royal Grant from the Spanish king to brew beer in the Philippines, then a colony of Spain. In 1963, the brewery was renamed San Miguel Corp. (SMC) to reflect its growing ventures into food and packaging. As the beer business grew at a steady pace, it provided the foundation from which SMC expanded its interests from food, beverage and packaging, to power, oil, airline and infrastructure. Today, SMC is the country's biggest diversified conglomerate.

From a single product produced in a single brewery in 1890, SMB has developed an array of popular beer products over the past century, catering to the distinct tastes and preferences of beer drinkers across all segments and markets in the Philippines. Today, it carries a portfolio of ten strong and popular beer brands: San Mig Light, Red Horse Beer, Cerveza Negra, Gold Eagle Beer, San Miguel Strong Ice, San Miguel Super Dry, San Miguel Premium All-Malt Beer, San Miguel Flavored Beer, San Mig Zero, and its flagship brand, San Miguel Pale Pilsen. These products carry distinct attributes that cater to all segments of the Philippine beer market and have earned international recognition for quality, winning in the prestigious Monde International Selection almost on an annual basis, among other awards and citations.

The Company has six production facilities strategically located across the Philippines to ensure product availability and freshness,and a highly developed distribution system serving approximately 471,000 retail outlets.

* Ginebra San Miguel Inc.

Ginebra San Miguel, Inc. is the world’s largest gin producer by volume as well as the market leader in the domestic hard liquor market, with core products such as Ginebra San Miguel Gin, GSM Blue Gin and Gran Matador Brandy. It also produces and sells distilled spirits in Thailand under a joint venture agreement with Thai Life Group of Companies. In addition, it has a non-alcoholic beverage business, which produces and sells non-carbonated ready-to-drink tea and fruit juices primarily under the Magnolia brand in the Philippines.

Ginebra owns one distillery, three liquor bottling plants, one cassava starch milk plant and five toll bottlers strategically located throughout Philippines and one bottling plant and one distillery in Thailand.

* Food * San Miguel Pure Foods Company, Inc.
San Miguel Pure Foods Company, Inc. offers a diverse array of food products spanning across the entire value chain ranging from B-Meg feeds and San Miguel Mills flour to Purefoods hotdogs, Magnolia chicken or Monterey ready-to-eat meat dishes. Pure Foods offers an unrivalled breadth of food products that can be consumed during any time of the day, providing a comprehensive food solution to its customers, thereby building greater brand loyalty and prestige.
Pure Foods’ portfolio of brands includes some of the most well-known food brands in the Philippines both across and within product categories. Many of Pure Foods’ brands enjoy first or second market positions in their respective categories. By catering to a wide set of customer segments with different needs and preferences, it has been able to consistently maintain its leadership position in the market.

The Food Group’s operations range from breeding, contract growing, processing and marketing of basic meats, to the manufacture of refrigerated, canned and ready-to-cook meat products, butter, cheese, margarine, ice cream, flour and flour-based products as well as animal and aquatic feeds.

Foremost among the Food Group’s partners is Hormel Foods Corporation.

* Packagaing

* San Miguel Yamamura Packaging Corporation

The San Miguel Yamamura Packaging Corporation provides a wide range of packaging solutions to various industries including food, pharmaceutical, chemical, beverages, and personal care across Asia-Pacific, Middle East, Africa and the United States. It is a major player in the domestic packaging industry with market leadership in most of its product formats.

The Packaging Group has state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities including the only food grade polyethylene terephthalate (PET) recycling facility in Asia; a technologically advanced glass manufacturing facility and the only aluminum beverage can plant in the Philippines which pioneered the production of two-piece cans for the beverage market. It has also established technical partnerships with global packaging players such as Nihon Yamamura Group, Fuso, Kaito and United Resource Recovery Corporation.

The Packaging Group’s businesses are categorized into glass, metal, composites or flexible, plastics, PET and paper. Its product offerings include glass containers, PET bottles and preforms, plastic closures, corrugated paper cartons, flexible packaging, plastic crates, metal closures and two-piece aluminium cans, plastic pallets, glass and PET moulds, plastic tubes, plastic pails, plastic bottles, plastic films, woven products, radiant barriers. Service offerings include graphics designing, packaging researching and testing, packaging development and consultation, contract packaging and trading.

* Petron Corporation
Petron Corporation is the largest oil refining and marketing company in the Philippines. Supplying nearly 40% of the country’s oil requirements, the company’s world-class products and quality services fuel the lives of millions of Filipinos. Petron’s vision is to be the leading provider of total customer solutions in the energy sector and its derivative businesses.

The Company operates a refinery in Limay, Bataan, with a rated capacity of 180,000 barrels a day. The plant’s ISO-14001-certified refinery processes crude oil into full range of petroleum products including LPG, gasoline, diesel, jet fuel, kerosene, industrial fuel oil, solvents, asphalts, and the petrochemical feedstocks-mixed xylene and propylene.
From the refinery, Petron products are transported mainly by sea to the company’s 32 depots and terminal throughout the country.

Through this nationwide network, Petron supplies fuel oil, diesel, and LPG to various industrial customers. The power sector is the company’s largest customer, also supplying jet fuel at key airports to international and domestic carriers.

Through over 2,000 service stations, the Company retails gasoline, diesel, and kerosene to motorists and public transport operators, selling its LPG brand, Gasul, to household and other consumers through an extensive dealership network.

Petron operates a world-class lube oil blending plant at its Pandacan Terminal, where it manufactures lubes and greases.

In a relatively short period, San Miguel has built a vertically integrated power company with a full spectrum of power businesses comprising of IPPA contracts (through holding company SMC Global Power Holdings), mining assets, which supply raw materials to power plants, and a distribution (through Meralco) which distributes and sells electricity through a vast network in Luzon island. Being a vertically integrated power company gives SMC the opportunity to compete and maximize value in key segments of the value chain by driving and capitalizing on synergies among fuel sourcing, power generation and power distribution
In addition, ownership of mining assets provides a natural hedge to any increase in fuel prices, while interest of about 25% in Meralco provides SMC an information advantage over pure generation companies on supply-demand fundamentals.

* Sual Power Plant

The Sual Power Plant is a 2×500 MW coal-fired power plant located in Sual, Pangasinan on the Lingayen Gulf. This power plant is owned by TeaM Energy, which is a joint venture between Marubeni Corporation and Tokyo Electric Power Corporation.
The Sual Power Plant is the largest coal-fired power plant in the Philippines [in terms of installed capacity]. It was built pursuant to an ECA with NPC under a 25-year Build-Operate-Transfer (BOT) scheme that expires on October 24, 2024. On August 28, 2009, San Miguel Energy Corporation (SMEC) successfully bid for the appointment to be the IPPA for the Sual Power Plant and received a notice of award on September 1, 2009.
SMEC assumed administration of the Sual power plant on November 6, 2009 in accordance with an IPPA agreement entered into with PSALM.

* Ilijan Power Plant

The Ilijan Power Plant sits on a 60-acre site at Arenas Point, Barangay Ilijan, Batangas City and was constructed and is owned by KEPCO (through its local subsidiary, KEPCO Ilijan Corporation) pursuant to a 20-year ECA with NPC under a BOT scheme that expires on June 4, 2022.
NPC supplies gas to the Ilijan power plant from the Malampaya field in Palawan. The plant can also run on diesel oil stored on site. 

On April 2010, SMC successfully bid for the appointment to be the IPPA for the Ilijan Power Plant and received a notice of award from PSALM on May 5, 2010. On June 10, 2010, SMC and SPPC (Ilijan) entered into an Assignment Agreement with Assumption of Obligations whereby SMC assigned, with the consent and conformity of PSALM, all of its rights and obligations under the Ilijan IPPA Agreement to SPPC (Ilijan). On June 26, 2010, SPPC (Ilijan) assumed administration of the Ilijan Power Plant.

* San Roque Power Plant

The 345 MW San Roque Hydroelectric Multipurpose Power Project in San Manuel, Pangasinan is a peaking plant that was constructed by a consortium composed of Marubeni Corporation, Sithe Philippines Holdings, Inc., and Italian-Thai Development Public Issuer Limited pursuant to a PPA with NPC under a BOT scheme. 

The San Roque Power Plant utilizes the Agno River for power generation and irrigation and contributes to flood control and water quality improvement for the surrounding region and comprises three power generation units of 115 MW each. The San Roque Power Plant provides an annual energy generation of 1,065 GWh from the 345-MW hydroelectric power plant, the irrigation of approximately 34,450 hectares of agricultural land, storage of water that would otherwise flood the Pangasinan plains, and improvement of water quality of the Agno River which, otherwise, would pollute the downstream rivers.



The 88.5 kilometer two-lane Tarlac-Pangasinan-La Union Expressway, the company’s infrastructure investment in the north, was inaugurated in December 2013 by President Benigno S. Aquino III. An inaugural drive-through coincided with the opening of the Paniqui exit, which is the first in the 32.3-km section from Gerona to Carmen (Section 1B). This brings the total length of the operational segment to 23 kilometers; after a soft opening held in October 2013 for the 17-km long, section 1A, which stretches from Tarlac City to Gerona.
As administrator of the toll project, SMC through the Private Infra Development Corporation (PIDC), the TPLEX Concessionaire,will provide management services, toll collection, traffic safety and security management, toll road maintenance and other related services.

* Skyway Stage 3
Another major infrastructure initiative, which broke ground in January 2014, is the Skyway Stage 3 project—a 14.8-kilometer, six-lane elevated expressway from Buendia to Balintawak that will link SLEX to NLEX. The project aims to provide additional capacity to the existing road network in Metro Manila to improve traffic flow on major thoroughfares, while at the same time creating new transport routes, giving more travel options to commuters and generally improving access to and from Metro Manila.

* NAIAEXIn April 2013, the company won the 30 years concession to finance, build and operate and maintain the Ninoy Aquino International Airport Expressway Phase II Project. An important component of the company’s infrastructure portfolio, NAIAEX will connect the Skyway system and improve access to all fourNAIA airport terminals and the Entertainment City of the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation. The project consists of approximately 6km four lane elevated expressway starting at Sales Avenue o the east and terminating at a formal concession agreement between SMC thru its wholly-owned subsidiary Vertex Tollways Devt. Inc. and the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) was signed in July 2013. This was followed by the signing of the Engineering Procurement Construction (EPC) contract with the construction arm of DMCI Holdings Inc. The detailed engineering of the project has been completed and construction is expected to be completed by October 2015. | | * MRT-7
In October 2010, SMC finalized a deal to acquire 51% interest in Universal LRT Corp. Ltd., the concession holder for developing and operating the Metro Rail Transit Line 7 (MRT7), a planned 22-kilometer-long rail line, starting from San Jose del Monte in Bulacan and ending in North Avenue in Quezon City.

Flag carrier Philippine Airlines is a major player in the global aviation industry and the one of Asia’s most dynamic carriers today, having unveiled a road map that seeks to transform “Asia’s first airline” into Asia’s airline of choice.
More than 70 years after PAL first took to the sky, the story of PAL continues to evolve. Under a new management that has a track record for successfully growing businesses and run a highly diversified conglomerate that includes some of the country’s strongest brands in virtually every growth sector of the Philippines, PAL is taking a tried-and-tested concept and applying the discipline of a three-pronged business strategy that’s simple yet bold: fleet modernization, network expansion and service innovation.
To jump start its transformation, PAL’s new management led by San Miguel Corporation president Ramon S. Ang, ordered 65 brand-new Airbus jets worth $9.5 billion, the largest aircraft purchase deal in Philippine aviation history.
Once the fleet modernization program is complete, PAL will operate the youngest and most modern fleet in the region. The new aircraft, which will augment PAL’s existing fleet over the next five years, will service existing and new routes, covering Asia, Australia, China, the Middle East, Europe and North America (US and Canada).
The carrier recently launched flights to several new destinations including Basco, Batanes for the domestic sector; Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; Darwin and Brisbane, Australia; and Guangzhou, China for the international sector. The Philippine flag carrier has also opened new routes to the Middle East - Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Riyadh and Dammam; as well as to Europe starting with London.
PAL’s transformation goes well beyond external appearance. It also entails further raising the standards of service and innovation on the ground and in the air – standards for which the PAL brand has always been celebrated and known for.
Inflight and ground services have been enhanced to address customer needs. Some of the changes include: a new customized passenger services system; exquisite inflight cuisine developed by international master chefs; inflight amenity innovations such as onboard iPads and inflight connectivity (PAL InAir) that enables phone calls and internet browsing initially on long-haul flights.
World-class aircraft maintenance also ensures the air-worthiness of each and every PAL flight.
Recognizing the evolving needs and preferences of customers, PAL has introduced a wide range of flight offerings aimed at providing convenience, quality service and affordability to its increasingly discerning but diverse customer base.
The new fare structures are designed to attract today’s savvy travellers who are cost-conscious yet continue to have high expectations in terms of both service quality.
Indeed, PAL is ready for the next journey, to become the global airline of choice – superior to its competitors at home and at par with the world’s best, but offering the best value for its customers. PAL will continue to carry the Philippine flag overseas and to be a source of national pride, guided by its principles of service excellence and social responsibility. As such, it aims to be responsive to the needs of its passengers and mindful of its role in serving the millions of Filipino migrant workers overseas. For indeed, PAL is not just an airline for Filipinos but also a partner in developing global travel and tourism.

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