DTI holds a technology mission for handmade paper makers

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DTI holds a technology mission for handmade paper makers

MAMBAJAO, CAMIGUIN June 29 (PIA) -The Baylao Handmade Paper Products Association in Mambajao Camiguin has recently undergone a Technology Mission in Salay Handmade Paper Industries, Inc., Salay, Misamis Oriental.

The technology mission is aimed at acquiring technology particularly in the waste water management involved in the process in the making of handmade paper from natural fibers.

Salay Handmade Paper Industries, is a successful exporter and an active world class player in handmade paper products and pressed flower designing.

While on the mission, members of the Baylao Handmade Paper Products Association have also benefitted of actual hands-on technology training in the making of handmade paper from Abaca fibers conducted by the skilled workers of the Salay Handmade Paper Industries.

The acquisition of the handmade paper technology is one of DTI-Camiguin’s product development initiatives for the handicraft sector of Camiguin as a strong support to the province’s tourism industry.

The Technology Mission and techno training was made possible through the Local Government Unit of Mambajao and the DTI-Camiguin under its Small and Medium Enterprises Roving Academy (SMERA) Program. (Zita M. Abellare, DTI-Camiguin, PIA-Cam Inet)

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