A leading Korean maker of audio devices has opened a manufacturing facility in the Clark Freeport Zone.
Sambon P&E Phils., Corp. (Sambon) inaugurated factory, saying this development would help generate employment opportunities in Pampanga and neighboring provinces in Central Luzon.
During the ribbon cutting ceremony, Clark Development Corporation (CDC) President Arthur P. Tugade said the company would create more jobs and investments.
Sambon is infusing P132 million and has an employment commitment of 600 jobs on its 5th year, according to a report by the CDC Marketing Department.
“Today we celebrate with 35 (employees at the start of Sambon operations). I hope next year, I will come again and then we will celebrate with 500 employees,” Tugade said.
“If Sambon grows, Clark benefits, Pampanga benefits and the country benefits. On behalf of my staff, I congratulate you and wish you the best of everything in your business in Clark,” Tugade added.
Also present were Chairman Joon Taek Jang of Sambon Precision and Electronics Co. Ltd. CEO DongYun Kim of Sambon, and Pampanga First District Rep. Joseller “Yeng” M. Guiao.
Sambon is an original equipment manufacturer of sound and keypad devices established in 1988 with factories in China, a research and development facility in Korea and a sales office in Japan.
Sambon P&E is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sambon Precision. The factory in Clark will produce ear-phones, head-phone units, and cord wires.
Sambon Precision is listed on the Korean Securities Dealers Automated Quotations. Its business partners include JVC, Panasonic and LG Electronics.