Milestones
YEAR MILESTONES
1994 JG Summit Petrochemical Corporation (JGSPC) is established, initially as a JV between JG Summit Holdings, Inc. (JGSHI) and Marubeni Corporation of Japan.

BOI registration is approved for JGSPC’s Polyethylene (PE) and Polypropylene (PP) Projects.

1998 PE and PP Plants start commercial operations, with PE and PP resins marketed under the brand name EVALENE®.
PE: 175,000 kTA
PP: 180,000 kTA
1999
  • JGSPC commences sales of EVALENE® PE and PP resins to export markets.
  • JGSPC is issued the first certifications for suitability for food contact from the Philippine Bureau of Food and Drug (now Philippine Food and Drug Authority) for EVALENE® PE and PP.
2000
  • JGSPC is certified to ISO 9002 for Quality Assurance System.
  • Employee-led community outreach program “Abot Kamay” is launched.
2002 Coastal preservation program “Artificial Reef Project is launched.
2005 JGSPC is certified to ISO 14001 for Environmental Management System.
2007 JGSHI buys out Marubeni Corporation’s 17.72% stake in JGSPC.
2008 JG Summit Olefins Corporation (JGSOC) is established.
2011 BOI registration is approved for JGSOC Naphtha Cracker Project.
2012 BOI registration is approved for JGSPC Polymer Plants Expansion Project.
2013 Capacity Expansion for JGSPC Polymer Plants is completed.
PE: 320,000 kTA
PP: 190,000 kTA
2014
  • Naphtha Cracker Plant and expanded Polymers Plant start commercial operations; JGSOC and JGSPC commence integrated operations.
  • JGSOC starts to sell pygas and ethylene to export markets.
  • JGSPC is issued the first Halal certifications for EVALENE® PE and PP.
2015
  • JGSOC is certified to Integrated Management Systems for Quality (ISO 9001) and Environment (ISO 14001).
  • JGSOC starts to sell mixed C4 and propylene to export markets.
  • Environmental program “One Million Trees Project” is launched.
2016 BOI registrations are approved for JGSPC Butadiene and Aromatics Extraction Projects.
2017 BOI registrations are approved for JGSPC Bimodal PE Project, and expansion projects for the existing JGSOC Naphtha Cracker and JGSPC Polypropylene plants.
2018 JGSOC and JGSPC are certified to Occupational Health and Safety Management System under OHSAS 18001.
2019 JGSPC partners with the Department of Environment and Natural Resources for its Adopt-a-Wetland Program for the rehabilitation of Wetland No. 8 in Boracay Island.