BUSCO is now on the threshold of sustaining a 5.0 Million
bags annual production.
The culture of continuing
improvement has been deeply incalculated and ingrained on the
executives, officers, staff, and employees of Busco Sugar Milling
Everyone in Busco
pushes for improvement in productivity, efficiency and the latest
proven technology every year, as evidenced by successive double
digit growth every year for 5 years now.
Perhaps the 5-year growth of the Bukidnon Sugar Industry
will illustrate this statement more clearly:
--Bukidnon milled 1,817,054 tons
cane in CY-98-99 and after five years, Bukidnon milled 3,817,986
tons cane or a fantastic increase of 110%, more than double
in 5 years, in terms of sugarcane milled.
On the other hand, Busco milled 1,337,060 tons cane
in CY 98-99 and after five years, Bukidnon milled 3,817,986
tons cane or a fantastic increase of 93.87%, slightly less than
double. But in terms of sugar produced, Busco increase was
115%, much more than doubling its sugar production in 5-years,110%
more than double in 5 years.
off-milling season, is a time to introduce planned changes.
The whole millsite is a beehive of activity of so many engineers,
contractors, suppliers, skilled tradesmen, specialists and workers
of all kinds “buildings, wrecking and rebuilding” foundations,
structures, buildings, machineries and entire stations.
many cases, what was installed say seven months ago will now
be demolished or dismantled, relocated and re-assembled in a
new place requiring re-piping, re-wiring, re-working, re-cabling,
for controls. And there are several of such activities done
is a sight to behold—how bits and pieces are done by so many
in so short a time—to make a modernize, effective, harmonious
it is akin to the Philharmonic Orchestra which consists of many
kinds of musical instruments: string, wind, percussion and so
forth, but played by experts, under the baton of renowned conductors,
performing compositions of masters, and which produce awe-inspiring
people enjoy such challenges. The vision of its leadership must
be brought to realization. It will be!
whole of Bukidnon and the neighboring towns of other provinces
have seen such consistent, reliable and unified effort of building
the solid foundation of a vibrant and re-invigorated sugar resources
and dreams to growing the sugar canes needed by the sugar mills.
mutually satisfying synergy among the sugarcane growers, the
Planter’s Associations, the community in general and Busco
Sugar Milling Co., Inc. have catapulted the Bukidnon Sugar
Industry into limelight.
dream continues. For now, Busco is looking at a second milling
tandem with a 6000 TCD capacity in the next two years. This
will bring up its milling capacity to 20,000TCD, the biggest
sugar mill in the country.
confluence of favorable events and the blessings of God have
given Busco the enviable opportunity of taking the sugar industry
into the cutting edge of productivity, efficiency and technology.
This makes Busco a powerhouse for the economic development of
this part of Mindanao, the creation and proper distribution
of wealth of opportunities to about 350,000 people who live-off
the industry or its ancillary businesses.
is a very big blessing bestowed upon Busco Sugar Milling Co.,
Inc. but it is also a very big responsibility on its stockholders,
officers, staff and employees.
Busco acknowledges the
inspiration, support, cooperation, patronage and encouragement
sugarcane planters of Bukidnon and the neighboring towns of
the provinces of Misamis Oriental, Lanao del Sur and North Cotabato.
Association and Planter’s Cooperatives.
government and all the local government units.
Regulatory Administration, all the National Agencies and the
Military PNP authorities.
financial institutions, support businesses and the ancillary services.
and hardworking officers, staff, consultants, supervisors and
350 thousand people who benefit directly or indirectly from
the Bukidnon Sugar Industry and who kept on praying for the
continued success of the industry.
you and everyone else, thank you very much. Together, let us
all take giant leap to the pinnacle of the Philippine Sugar