Science Park of the Philippines, Inc. (SPPI) was established in 1989 and, through the years, has gained the reputation of being a cutting edge developer of industrial estates through its Light Industry & Science Park projects. Today, SPPI is highly regarded as one of the pioneers and leaders in private industrial estate development in the country and has the largest hectarage of industrial estates developed and being developed with almost 600 hectares of aggregate area.
SPPI started the development of its first industrial estate, the 178-hectare Light Industry & Science Park I (LISP I), in Cabuyao, Laguna in 1991, which was sold out by 1995. LISP I was the first privately-owned industrial estate to operate as a Special Export Processing Zone (Ecozone), under the Philippine Economic Zone Authority. SPPI’s second industrial estate, the 65-hectare LISP II located in Calamba, Laguna, started development in 1996 and was sold out in just two years.
SPPI’s LISP I and LISP II are home to Fortune 500 companies and major multinational companies including Procter & Gamble, Unilever, Pepsi, NEC, NXP and ST Microelectronics ( both formerly Philips Electronics), First Sumiden, H.B. Fuller, Nippon Paint and Continental Temic, to name a few. Top Filipino export and manufacturing corporations therein include Concepcion Industries, Ionics Inc. and Fastech.
Presently, SPPI is developing and selling three industrial estates namely: (1) LISP III, a 109-hectare industrial estate in Sto. Tomas, Batangas, which is accessible from Manila via the South Luzon Expressway and via Southern Tagalog Arterial Road(STAR) from Batangas City; (2) Cebu Light Industrial Park, a 62-hectare industrial estate in Mactan Island, Cebu, which boasts of the country’s largest desalination plant; and, (3) Hermosa Ecozone Industrial Park, a 162-hectare industrial park in Hermosa, Bataan, which is located between the Subic Freeport Zone and Clark Economic Zone and is accessible through the Subic- Clark-Tarlac expressway (SCTEx).
Strategic location – SPPI was the first to build an interchange linking a national expressway with a privately- owned industrial estate (LISP I). LISP II, on the other hand is just 300 meters from the Calamba interchange of the South Luzon Expressway (SLEX). LISP III is directly in front of the Sto. Tomas interchange of the SLEX, which is the last exit of the SLEX right before the Southern Tagalog Arterial road leading to the international seaport of Batangas City. CLIP, on the other hand, from the Mactan International Airport, while HEIP is accessible through the spur road of the SCTEx.
Complete infrastructure – All SPPI industrial estates have world class infrastructure like highway-grade road network, ample water supply, waste water treatment plant, stable and reliable power and advance telecommunication.
Other services and amenities include transportation within the industrial estate, bank, healthcare, freight forwarding and round-the-clock security. All these services and amenities are aimed at having locators to concentrate fully on their business operations; and,
Managed environment – SPPI is acknowledged to have a strong onsite management team to give locators personalized assistance on a wide range of business concerns.