Author: Jaymar Y. Sorza, Project Assistant II, PSTC-Nueva Ecija

Five micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) in Nueva Ecija have qualified for the Manufacturing Productivity Extension or MPEX program of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST).

The firms include Lightburst Food Company located in Cuyapo, Potter’s Hand Agriculture Cooperative based in Lupao, and Bongabon Dairy Cooperative in Bongabon, which are all engaged in food; Rolly’s Furniture Shop in Guimba which is into woodworking and A.L. Esguerra Concrete Products and Construction Supply in Cabanatuan City.

As program beneficiaries, they will undergo a six-month consultancy service starting May to October 2022. Experts from different fields such as engineering, food science, and management will assess and provide solutions to technical issues faced by the firms in the course of conducting their business.

DOST Regional Office III, through its Technical Consultancy and Training (TCT) Unit have engaged GoAll Business Management Services to address the productivity and management concerns of the firms.

All five firms signed an agreement signifying their commitment to finish the six-month consultancy period.


(From left to right) Mrs. Arlene Supan and Engr. Henry Supan from GoAll Business Management Service with Mr. Walley John Darang, Production Manager of Lightburst Food Company in Cuyapo, Nueva Ecija.


(From left to right) Mr. Rolando Supan, owner of Rolly’s Furniture Shop in Gumba, Nueva Ecija, having a discussion to Engr. Henry Supan


Mr. Alexis Barnachea (in white), chairman of Potter’s Hand Agriculture Cooperative in Lupao, Nueva Ecija, with his staff having a consultation with Engr. Henry Supan.


Engr. Henry Supan and Mrs. Arlene Supan having a conversation with Bongabon Dairy Cooperative production staff in Bongabon, Nueva Ecija.


Mr. Amantel L. Esguerra (wearing cap) of A.L. Esguerra Concrete Products and Supply in Cabanatuan City, Nueva Ecija signing the commitment agreement contract to signify their commitment for the six-month consultancy of Manufacturing Productivity Extension Program (MPEX).