Maruichi Sun Steel Hanoi: Integrating Environmental Protection into Production and Business Activities

9:27:44 AM | 9/8/2023

Maruichi Sun Steel Hanoi Co., Ltd (Binh Xuyen Industrial Zone, Vinh Phuc) has been in the market for 15 years and has established a solid position with its partners and customers by affirming the quality of its products and building trust. The company is committed to environmental protection, which is not only a responsibility to the community but also an important factor in sustainable business development.

Maruichi Sun Steel Hanoi Co., Ltd, located in Binh Xuyen Industrial Zone, Vinh Phuc province

Despite being strongly affected by the COVID-19 pandemic and the global economic recession, Maruichi Sun Steel Hanoi has achieved steady growth in revenue and profit. In 2022, the company produced more than 15,000 tons of steel of all kinds, generating VND490 billion in revenue and more than VND80 billion in pre-tax profit. It contributed more than VND85 billion to the State budget and provided stable jobs for 120 employees with an average income of more than VND8 million per person per month.

This success has motivated Maruichi Sun Steel Hanoi to continue expanding its operations, increasing output, revenue, and profit, contributing more to the local budget, and actively participating in environmental protection.

Maruichi Sun Steel Hanoi Co., Ltd recognizes that environmentally friendly development is a responsibility to the community and society, and a necessary condition in the signing of trade agreements. It is also the key to integration and sustainable development. Therefore, in production and business, Maruichi Sun Steel Hanoi is committed to environmental protection. Since its inception in 2008, the company has applied cleaner production processes, saving energy in production, and contributing to increased productivity and product quality. Along with that, Maruichi Sun Steel Hanoi has invested in the construction of industrial wastewater treatment works, domestic wastewater, and dust collection systems. In production, the company has minimized the use of substances harmful to the environment, ensuring strict compliance with environmental standards and regulations. In addition, Maruichi Sun Steel Hanoi regularly reviews, amends and supplements regulations on environmental protection to ensure that they are suitable for actual conditions. At the same time, it has promoted propaganda and education on knowledge of occupational safety and environmental protection for employees. The company’s Board of Directors monitors, evaluates, grades, and takes environmental protection into account as one of the criteria to rank task completion and reward emulation.

With the motto "Production and Business associated with environmental protection", the company invests in improving production lines with modern technology, applying scientific and technical advances, and managing production according to ISO 9001:2015 standard. It periodically measures and monitors the environment twice a year to ensure compliance with environmental standards and regulations.

To balance and keep the company’s environment green, clean, and beautiful, Maruichi Sun Steel Hanoi has organized many emulation activities to protect the environment and launched campaigns to plant trees on its premises and around the company. The area of trees, grass, and storage area accounts for 40% of the company’s allocated land area (about 1.8 ha). Thanks to a green, clean, and safe working environment, Maruichi Sun Steel Hanoi has attracted and retained many long-term employees.

Maruichi Sun Steel Hanoi is a wholly owned subsidiary of Maruichi Sun Steel Joint Stock Company (SUNSCO), specializing in manufacturing and supplying Japanese quality steel pipe products to customers in Vietnam and for export. In the period of 2022-2025, Maruichi Sun Steel Hanoi sets a sales volume target of 15,000 tons/year; maintaining a stable labor force of 120 people, while increasing income for employees by 8-10% per year. Besides ensuring labor safety, environmental protection is one of the indispensable tasks to ensure the sustainable development of the company.

In the coming time, Maruichi Sun Steel Hanoi plans to invest in new machines and technologies to improve productivity and product quality. It will actively seek and expand consumption markets, especially export markets; focus on improving the quality of human resources by encouraging workers to promote technical innovations to increase labor productivity, improve product quality, and create competitiveness.

By Tran Ngoc, Vietnam Business Forum