Wisynco

Wisynco to launch biodegradable styrofoam

In the past few years the organization has launched successful company-wide initiatives to reduce their carbon footprint and be a local manufacturer aligned to global manufacturing standards.

With this objective in mind, the company says it will continue to reduce the production of polystyrene-only products to focus on more sustainable alternatives.

WISYNCO continuously seeks out new ways to reduce its carbon footprint, which is evident in the company’s internal operations - the company has achieved 25% less day-time consumption since installing its solar plant in 2015.

Andrew Mahfood honoured by Spanish Town Rotary

The service club celebrates Vocational Services Month to encourage its members and the community to hold high ethical standards in business affairs and professional practices.

Awardees are selected based on their adherence to the highest ethical standards in all occupations, including fair treatment of employers, employees, associates, competitors and the public.

Mother’s renews partnership with Wisynco

An official signing of the renewed partnership was held on January 25th, 2016, at the Mother’s Head Office and signed by William Mahfood, Chairman, Wisynco Group Ltd, Richard Foreman, General Manager and Carlysle Hudson, Managing Director of Mother’s Entreprises Ltd.

Yoplait and Wisynco give to Jamaica Cancer Society

During a pre- Christmas handover at the JCS’s Lady Musgrave office on Tuesday, December 20, 2016, Chantellee McDonald, Brand Manager of Yoplait, presented Yoplait’s contribution, in the form of an $818,040.00 cheque, to Yulit Gordon, Executive Director at the Jamaica Cancer Society.

Wisynco and Petcom partner to collect plastic bottles

The initiative sought to collect bottles to be recycled.

Customers and employees were encouraged to drop off their PET bottles to Twickenham Park Petcom &  Portmore based, Phoenix Fuels gas stations between December 16th and 17th. WISYNCO provided recycling bins and employees from both companies were on site to encourage the public to participate.

William Mahfood to receive AmCham’s President's Award

Mahfood has been recognised in part for spearheading the WISYNCO Limited Group of Companies. He is a business icon and philanthropist whose national service has spanned the private and public sectors.

Good Deeds Foundation impacts over 500 inner-city children for back-to-school

The event was held at Emmanuel Apostolic Church on Slipe Road in Kingston.

Over 500 youth between the ages 3 and 16 years were treated to free books, school supplies, health checks, personal hygiene products and empowerment sessions to get them ready for the new school year.

The event was conceptualized after a group of 20 volunteers recognized that parents within the targeted communities needed special assistance in preparing their children appropriately to return to school.

WISYNCO family remains resilient as Angels Warehouse opens for operation

In addition to acquiring 120,000 square feet in warehousing space, the company has been able to maintain the jobs of all its warehousing and distribution staff and is almost back at full tilt.

Mahfood stepping down from PSOJ presidency to rebuild Wisynco

The tenure was scheduled to end in December at the organisation's annual general meeting.

However, a decision has been taken to bring the meeting forward to August, when a new president will be elected to replace Mahfood, who is also head of the Wisynco Group of Companies, which suffered severely from a massive fire at its Lakes Pen warehouse complex in St Catherine recently.

Wisynco vows to bounce back stronger

“The management and staff… would like to express their gratitude and deep appreciation for the overwhelming outpouring of love and support in the wake of the fire at our distribution centre on Thursday, May 26,” the company said in newspaper advertisements on Sunday.

“You have given us the strength we will need to rebuild in the weeks and months ahead,” it said.