Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas' (BSP) Mr. Jason Lago and Ms. Anna Clarissa Laureaga (2nd and 3rd from right) visited DOST-FPRDI on 19 January 2017 to discuss possible collaboration on currency base paper production using abaca pulp.
Project Leader Ms. Adela S. Torres, together with the project staff, presented the findings of the study “Development of tea bags and security/currency base paper using abaca pulp”. The meeting was also attended by DOST-FPRDI Director Romulo T. Aggangan, Deputy Director Felix B. Tamolang and Division Chief Robert A. Natividad. (Maybell Mariella A. Amador, 20 January 2017)#
|Mr. Cesar O. Austria explains the papermaking process using abaca pulp.|
|Ms. Aimee Beatrix R. Habon introduces the different paper tests performed at the PPTL.|