The INFARMCO Group spearheaded by Schippers Philippines, Inc. joined in the celebration of the 50th anniversary of MS Schippers in the Netherlands from October 11-16. The INFARMCO contingent was composed of Mr. Jimmy N. Chua, President; Ms. Natalie Teng, GM Schippers Philippines, Inc. and Mr. Danny Chua, National Sales Manager.
On hand to welcome the INFARMCO Group were its founder Martien Shcippers, his wife Maria, his sons Mark, Harrie and Guus. They were given a tour of the MS Schippers headquarters in Bladel, the Netherlands and their 20,000 sq. meter warehouse in Lommel, Belguim.
On October 14. MS Schippers held an appreciation night for their suppliers and country managers. In that event, Martien Schippers was awarded the Order of Orange Nassau, a chivalric order given for special merits for society, by Netherlands King Willem-Alexander. The celebration also coincides with the 50th wedding anniversary of Martin and Maria Schippers.
Then on October 15th they joined the Schippers Family Day 2016 at the Beekse Bergen Safari park together with all employees and their families.
As a gesture of appreciation for the fruitful partnership and in commemoration of their 50th anniversary celebration Mr. Jimmy N. Chua presented a juniper wood sculpture of a smiling pig to Mark Schippers.