Mariwasa Siam Ceramics, Inc. (MSCI) is a joint venture between the Siam Cement Group (SCG), Thailand and the Co Seteng family of the Philippines. MSCI is a manufacturer, importer and distributor of ceramics, sanitary ware, and building material products for sale in the Philippines and in foreign markets. The company operates 24/7 in a sprawling 24-hectare plant in Bgy. San Antonio, Sto. Tomas Batangas. MSCI complies not only with the Philippine Product Standards but also with the International Standard for quality. It bears the merit of being the 1st local ceramic tile manufacturer given a seal of quality from the Department of Trade & Industry - Bureau of Product Standards in early 1980s. MSCI utilizes the most advanced technology in terms of manufacturing processes of ceramic floor and wall tiles. It employs highly qualified staffs who undergo training to gain technological capabilities and utilizes experts from other countries like Thailand and Italy in order to assist in the operation. MSCI holds the distinction of being the first to manufacture both wall and floor tiles fully supported by extensive research and development, innovative design and the most modern facilities and processes under the ISO 9001:2000 Quality Management Standards. MSCI accounts for almost 1/3 of the country?s market supply with its daily volume of 30,000sqm of ceramic tiles. And with over 80 major dealers or about 500 stores strategically located around the archipelago, MSCI has the largest distribution network in the country. Serving the needs of the ever growing market, MSCI believes that the company?s sustainable growth must be in congruent with its concern and care for the community and the environment. Since last year, MSCI actively participated in Gawad Kalinga?s Build-A-Home Program in San Isidro and Lipa Batangas. Every year, MSCI provides medical and dental services to the indigents around the community and gives out medicines to those who cannot afford the services of professional health care providers. A mass blood donation among MSCI employees is also being carried out every year in time for the company?s Foundation Day. As such, a Merit Certificate from Red Cross, Batangas Chapter has been awarded to MSCI. Other corporate social programs include MSC Livelihood Program, donations to Child Hope Asia Philippines and active involvement to SCG?s Sharing the Dream Program. MSC Plant is located in Brgy. San Antonio, Sto. Tomas, Batangas and its Makati Office is at 101-103 Thailand cor. Dela Rosa St., Legaspi Village, Makati City 1229, Website :