Wilcon builds second home in Batangas

Wilcon Depot

Posted at Aug 22 2018 11:37 AM

Wilcon Depot has successfully opened its 46th large-format home construction retail outlet in Lipa City, Batangas.

The home improvement icon's 2nd Batangas branch in Barangay Bugtong na Pulo, Lipa City, Batangas opened on July 23, 2018.

Wilcon's opening celebration opened with a motorcade in barangays near the new store. Wilcon's valued suppliers and industry partners also joined the motorcade.

The opening event continued at the store with a ribbon-cutting ceremony led by Wilcon Founder and Chairman Emeritus William T. Belo, Wilcon President and CEO Lorraine Belo-Cincochan, Wilcon SEVP-Chief Operating Officer and Philippine Retailers Association President Rosemarie Bosch-Ong, Wilcon EVP-Chief Financial Officer Mark Andrew Belo, and Wilcon EVP-Chief Product Officer Careen Belo.

Also present were Matimco President Charlie Liu, Hocheng Philippines Corporation President Sam Chen, Ariston Thermo Country Manager Reah Ronsaryo, PIID President IDr. Lilia De Jesus, LIXIL Water Technology Country Manager Alen Alban, Mariwasa Siam Ceramics VP for Sales and Marketing Jakkrit Suwansilp, and Pacific Paints (Boysen) Philippines VP for Sales and Operations Justin Ongsue.

(L-R) Matimco President Charlie Liu, Hocheng Philippines Corporation President Sam Chen, Ariston Thermo Country Manager Reah Ronsaryo, Wilcon Depot EVP-Chief Product Officer Careen Belo, Wilcon Depot SEVP-COO and PRA President Rosemarie Ong, Wilcon Depot President and CEO Lorraine Belo-Cincochan, PIID President IDr. Lilia De Jesus, Wilcon Depot Chairman Emeritus William Belo, Wilcon Depot EVP-Chief Financial Officer Mark Andrew Belo, LIXIL Water Technology Country Manager Alen Alban, Mariwasa Siam Ceramics VP for Sales and Marketing Jakkrit Suwansilp, and Pacific Paints (Boysen) Philippines VP for Sales and Operations Justin Ongsue

With the entry of Wilcon Depot in Lipa, which is one of Batangas’ centers of commerce, trade, tourism, religion and education, it can serve not only the city’s people but neighboring cities as well.

Wilcon houses numerous brands to choose from, as it carries exclusive top-tier brands like Grohe and Kohler Sanitarywares, Franke Kitchen Systems, Hamden Kitchen appliances, Pozzi Bathroom Solutions, Koller Whirlpool Bathtubs and Shower Enclosures, Ariston Water Heaters, Geberit Monolith Puro, Bull Outdoor Products and Rubi Tile cutter. Spanish tile brands Alcalagres, Grespania, Rocersa, Cifre, Emigres, Keros and Tesany alongside with Italian tile brands Novabell, Energie Ker, Gardenia, Leonardo and Naxos are made available in the Tile Studio inside the store together with Asian tile brands Arte, Sol, Lola, Huanqiu, Verona, Picasso Mosaic, Roman, Mulia, Kia and Basel.

Kasch bathroom accessories, Sefa specialty bathroom faucets, bathroom accessories, showerheads and kitchen organizers, Crown and Prussia Kitchen Sink, Electron Generators, Direct Hardware, Truper tools, Alphalux lighting solutions, PTech PVC mouldings, Forest wood products, and Solutherm PPR pipes are displayed in the DIY section of the store.

Being known for providing home improvement supplies and renowned international brands, Wilcon Depot has its full array of extensive and quality home building materials ranging from Tiles, Sanitarywares, Plumbing, Furniture, Home Interior, Building Materials, Hardware, Electrical, Appliances and other DIY items.

The 46th retail store has a total sales area of over 10,000 square meters accommodating thousands of strong and reliable local and international brands in the market, arranged in an organized and clutter-free manner inside an air-conditioned store. By maintaining its uniformity in the interior of its depot store, Wilcon makes its operations efficient to help the customers shop with ease.

Pacific Paints (Boysen) Philippines VP for Sale and Operations Justin Ongsue, Rosemarie Ong, Davies Paints Philippines VP for International Sales and Modern Retail Donald Magbayao, Davies Paints Sales Officer Elvic Aviles and HCG’s AVP CRM David Chang

GT Stonework General manager Gary Go and Main Hardware Sales Manager Edmund Lim

Wilcon Founder and Chairman Emeritus William Belo, Kent Floors President Jerry Tiu and Wilcon SEVP-COO and PRA President Rosemarie Ong

Franke Business Development Manager Jo Benedict De Leon, Wilcon AVP for Sales and Operations Ruel Godino. Boysen Modern Retail Manager Leah Camacan and Asian Coatings Philippines Inc. Business Development Edison Oribiana

Matimco President Charlie Liu, Wilcon President and CEO Lorraine Belo-Cincochan and Tessa Prieto-Valdes

Wilcon AVP for Sales and Operations Francisco Lazaro, LIXIL Water Technology Country Manager Alen Alban, Desiree Cuerdo, Wilcon Founder & Chairman Emeritus William Belo, Rubylyn Candelaria and Lixil Water Technology Retail Sales & Trade Marketing Director JORALYN ONG

Wilcon offers multitude of services that give customers convenient shopping experience like free parking spaces, reliable delivery service, and tile cutting service, among others. It also provides a service that allows customers to create their desired 3D layout through computer software, with cost estimate and product list made possible in the store’s Design Hub section. Valued customers can also avail their Wilcon Loyalty Card for free and enjoy promo exclusives and offerings.

With over 40 years of experience in the home improvement and construction supply industry, Wilcon remains one of the country's most preferred one-stop shops that provides great value and selection for every Filipino home building needs.

Wilcon stands fast to its commitment to have a total of 67 operating stores by 2020, earlier than planned, barring any unexpected external factors. Wilcon is set to open four more stores this year located in Tayabas, Quezon Province; Davao; GenSan and Puerto Princesa.

Fill up your homes with the right choices of home building and improvement products, and experience superior services from Wilcon. Visit their store branches in Batangas at Brgy. Bugtong na Pulo, Lipa City and Diversion Road, Brgy. Alangilan, Batangas City.

To learn more about Wilcon, log on to www.wilcon.com.ph. You can also follow them on their social media accounts at facebook.com/wilcondepot.ph and instagram.com/wilcondepot.ph.

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