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      The Metals Industry Research and  Development Center (MIRDC), an agency of the Department of Science and Technology, is the sole government entity directly supporting the metals and engineering industry with services designed to enhance its competitive advantage.

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TO OUR VALUED CUSTOMERS : Please be informed that effective 15 January 2016, we are temporarily suspending Calibration and Dimensional Measurement Services of the Metrology Laboratory except In-plant calibration services.

The suspension is due to the renovation of the Metrology Laboratory. We will resume our regular services on April 2016.


MIRDC Launches Food Processing Technologies

      The Metals Industry Research and Development Center launched two (2) research and development outputs specifically for brown rice last December 9, 2015 at the MIRDC Platinum Auditorium. The technoenthusiasts, press people together with the metals and engineering industry players and key personnel of government institutions joined MIRDC in these launching of new technologies. The food processing equipment for brown rice are the microwave vacuum dryer and the superheated steam treatment system (SSTS). The microwave vacuum dryer which will produce a rice-bran of finer-grade is an effective device to make the brown rice more edible and pleasing to eat. Samples of rice bran are free tasted on this occasion through the bread and hotdogs that were served. Brown rice is one of the hottest, healthy staple food in the Philippines today. Read more.

Metalcasting Industry Roadmap Validated at MIRDC

       The MIRDC and the Philippine Metalcasting Association, Inc. (PMAI) held the validation of the metalcasting industry roadmap on Oct. 6, 2015 at the MIRDC platinum auditorium. The key officials of PMAI including selected industry players joined MIRDC to discuss the roadmap requirements of the Board of Investments. Dr. Adolfo Jesus R. Gopez, the president of the Society of Metallurgical Engineers of the Philippines and of Feati University actively facilitated the "battle of the brains" deliberation. Read more.

FGD on Competitiveness Roadmap of the Philippine Tool and Die Industry cum "PARTNERSHAPE Conference"

       The Metals Industry Research and Development Center (MIRDC) have aligned special events today, December 15, 2015 that will highlight the public-private partnership of the metals and allied engineering industries and the Department of Science and Technology especially MIRDC. The events are the "FGD on the Competitiveness Roadmap of the Tool and Die Industry of the Philippines" and the "PARTNERSHAPE Conference 2015." Read more.

AIAP Encourages Organizations to Invest in the Aerospace

     The Aerospace Industries Association of the Philippines (AIAP) together with the Metals Industry Research and Development Center (MIRDC) of the Department of Science and Technology, hosted the "Aerospace Forum" on July 31, 2015 at the MIRDC Silver Auditorium from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. The purpose of which is to inspire and challenge the various companies to go into and partner with the aerospace industry. Mr. John T. Lee, President of the AIAP, assures prospective investors of a successful venture if they entrust resources in this endeavor. "Investing in this business is essentially going into a high-risk, high returns playing field. By highly specialized, we mean that the aerospace business is not just for anybody. You need to have the required accreditations, the skills, the capacity. You have to be one of the best," according to Dr. Amelia P. Guevara, DOST Undersecretary for Research and Development. Read more.


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