Fero Samoa Limited celebrated its one year anniversary since its establishment at the company’s compound in Vaitele yesterday.
Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sa’ilele Malielegaoi, who was in attendance, congratulated the company for reaching their first year. He also assured Government’s support in the company’s future endeavours.
“I wish to thank Fero for taking the initiative and the risk to invest in our country, also my congratulations to the Fulton family, Fero Samoa management and staff for your hard work,” Tuilaepa said.
“I extend my best wishes to continue the success and assure you the Government of Samoa’s support and commitment to the system anyway possible.”
Fero Samoa General Manager, Sam Fulton told Samoa Observer that Fero Samoa could not have gotten this far without the staff.
Mr. Fulton said because of the team effort, Fero Samoa has achieved its mission of effectively manufacturing and supplying to overseas customers.
Going forward, the company looks to increase the number of employees to 200 and build business relations with overseas businesses as well. Fero Samoa is also looking to diversify their products, which would allow the staff to learn new skills.
“There has been a lot of growth and development with what we have done here. The skills we have in the team here are world class. We have progressed a lot and we are able to handle all the requirements that these different customers have,” said Mr. Fulton.