The Alpha Enterprise - Female Entrepreneur of the Year
Company: The Alpha Enterprise, Cabuyao, Laguna, Philippines
Company Description: THE ALPHA ENTERPRISE has a very unique business. We are the only direct importer of chemicals for water disinfection of drinking water and waste water concentrating on developing our own product since 2011.30 % of our employee is Person with Disability. 10% of our net income is funding our corporate and social responsibilities, ensuring quality products through continuous product research and development.
Nomination Category: Individual Awards Categories
Nomination Sub Category: Female Entrepreneur of the Year – Business Products –10 or Less Employees
Nomination Title: Michelle Visco Bauyon
Describe for the judges the activities and accomplishments of the nominated entrepreneur since the beginning of July last year (up to 525 words):
THE ALPHA ENTERPRISE has a very unique business. We are the only direct importer of chemicals for water disinfection of drinking water and waste water while focusing on developing our own product.We already won 80% of Gov't bidding on community H2O tx. Wealso have decided to change the color and drum design which is blue cover in order to protect our brand and we have our brandprinted on drum label to prevent counterfeiting.
Part of ourproduct innovation is by developing our own brand Printed on the pail of in order to stop adulteration by other company.The quality of no less than 70% chlorine content has been achieved last year through more than 5 years of product research and development which I personally visit every manufacturing firm overseas in order to ensure that our quality will passthe PHILIPPINESTANDARD FOR DRINKING WATER which should beno les than 70% chlorine content. Since that 80% of our revenue is on the Bidding for Philippine water districts we take and understand ourresponsibility of partnering with Phil Gov't in providing potable drinking water for the Filipino people.
We ensure that the product we deliver is of high quality, economically priced for bidding and our customer service is always excellent. Innovation is also our priority. Right now we'restarting themanufacturing ofSodium Hypochlorite our Electrolysis Machine is first in South East Asia to produce Chlorine using only SALT(NaCL) as raw materials, to produce the product Sodium Hypochlorite for water treatment, the conventional way is very dangerous using Chlorine Gas and Caustic soda which is can lead to explosion.Our Machine is ELECTRO CHLORINATOR. in order to protect our new technology discovery, wealready have applied for PATENT in Intellectual Property Office and now it is on going.10% of income for supporting the activities for our Corporate Social Responsibility. One of the example is that we support the churches in the community when calamityhits. 30% of our regular employee is PWD some cases are hard of hearing, walking with a limp, difficulty in speaking, and we even have employee with developmental delay. One step at a time, I am starting that big dream from the birth of ALP SPECIAL EDUCATION CENTER as part of giving back to the society. We have been nominated as Friends of asean and woman entrepreneur of the year by ASEAN BUSINESS AWARDS 2017,awarded by GOLDEN GLOBE BUSINESS AWARDS for best Industrial Chemical and has been chosen by the Philippine US EMBASSY as delegate to WEFTEC 2017 in Chicago.
Among the international nomination and national awards we value most is the chance of a company with a purpose of helping people with special needs thus providing them equal employment opportunities, providing above industry compensation package including free board and lodging to the employee and C=C means compensation = contribution company's policy.
Provide a brief biography of the nominated entrepreneur (up to 125 words):
Ms. Bauyon has proven track record in business development, focusing on the market analysis, product branding and product development strategy for an Community Drinking Water System in the entire Philippines and waste water technology. Ms. Bauyon will be foreseeing the Marketing Department as well as coordinating the business development and developing a long-term strategy for corporate growth at the new manufacturer of Sodium Hypochlorite. She is ultimately responsible for all day-to-day management decisions and for implementing the Company's long and short term plans. As CEO acts as a direct liaison between the Board and management, including investors of the Company and communicates to the Board on behalf of management.