Pilipinas Ecofiber Corporation (PEC or Pilipinas Ecofiber) is a social enterprise pursuing triple bottom lines of economic and financial viability, environmental sustainability and social equity. In addition to profits, it cares for the planet and people, particularly, coconut farming communities.
Pilipinas Ecofiber is a leading manufacturer of processed coco fiber and cocopeat. It has over 47 years of experience and track record as a manufacturer of processed coco fiber and cocopeat. It used to be called Soriano Multi-Purpose Fiber Corporation, but in September 2011 its corporate name was changed with the approval of the Securities and Exchange Commission. Pilipinas Ecofiber is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Foundation for a Sustainable Society, Inc. (FSSI), which acquired it in June 2006.
Pilipinas Ecofiber has operations in the provinces of Laguna, Quezon and Albay (all in the southern parts of Luzon island), processing fiber from coconut husks. It has new and emerging partnerships with coconut farming communities in Camarines Norte, Camarines Sur and Quezon provinces. PEC’s main office is located at Km. 79, Brgy. San Mateo, San Pablo City, 4000 Laguna, Philippines.
Pilipinas Ecofiber supplies coco mats made of stitched fiber to local furniture and bed manufacturers, and has both a domestic and export market for various products such as stitched coir pads and mats, plant liners, coco nets, coco sacks, coco trays and pots, and cocopeat. The company has exported its products to the United States, Canada, Japan, Korea, China, France and Australia. It has a growing domestic market for cocopeat among horticulture businesses, hog- and poultry raisers, and vegetable farmers. It has a solid domestic market for geotextiles, biologs and the like for soil erosion control.
As a social enterprise, Pilipinas Ecofiber is developing partnerships with coconut farming communities in the Bicol region and Quezon provinces. The company actively pursues opportunities that would enable marginalized communities to uplift themselves through the coco coir business.
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