> Case History Jollibee Commissary, Canlubang Laguna, The Philippines
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Where: Jollibee Commissary, Canlubang Laguna, The Philippines What: Two 1750DQKB generator sets, powered by QSK60 engines, one 2 MW DQKC generator set, powered by a QSK60 engine and PowerCommand® Digital Master Control MC200 from Cummins Power Generation Purpose: To provide backup for the grid power supply to the food-processing plant in the event of power outages, especially during the rainy season and also during maintenance operations Primary choice factors: Product quality and reliability, air quality in compliance with emission standards, with good after-sale service
Philippines’ largest fast-food chain picks Cummins Power Generation for standby at its food processing plants CANLUBANG LAGUNA, THE PHILIPPINES — Jollibee Foods Corporation started operations in 1978 with one outlet located in Quezon City. Today, the company has become the largest fast-food chain in the Philippines, with 440 outlets within the country and 30 stores overseas, employing about 40,000 people. Serving the requirements of the fast-food outlets are three commissaries (food processing plants). These are located in Pasig City, Cebu City and, the latest, in Canlubang Laguna. The 60,000 square meter plant in Canlubang Laguna currently operates 10 hours a day and employs about 200 staff. With expansion of the fast-food outlets proceeding at around 50 a year, the output of the commissary will also increase. When fully operational, in about one to two years’ time, it will have about 500 people working 16 to 24 hours a day, serving about 750 outlets. Power to the Jollibee Commissary at Canlubang Laguna is supplied by the Manila Electric Company, the local utility, through mostly overhead cables. Outages occur during the rainy season when there are typhoons, and sometimes due to disruptions from maintenance works.
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