NKC Conveyors Philippines Corporation entered into a memorandum of agreement (MOA) with CITE on June 29, 2023 as both geared towards skills advancement and industry exposure of CITE students and alumni.
Among the activities for collaboration is the in-plant training of CITE students, facilitating their smooth transition from school to work. Further, the partnership takes shape in July with 5 trainees under the Diploma in Mechanical Engineering Technology and 1 trainee under the Diploma in Computer Engineering Technology to start their training as design technicians and tech support, respectively.
Established in 2001 with 160 employees, NKC is an innovation-driven company engaged in industrial services and conveyors system. The partnership aims to bring forth tangible benefits to CITE students to undergo skills training and exposure attuned to international standards.
In photo are (seated) Dariel U. Lauron (CITE Industry Coordination Officer), Dr. Bonifacio N. Mercado, Jr. (CITE Industry Linkage Manager), Mr. Makoto Nakamura (General Manager, NKC), and Ms. Noleen Matula (HR/Admin Dept. Lead, NKC). Standing from left to right are Jorge Larobis (Computer Engineering Technology Department Head), Leonardo Arriesgado (Mechanical Engineering Technology Department Head), and Richard Bonghanoy (Computer Engineering Technology Workshop Head).