January 25, 2014 – For four years in a row, Super Trade Enterprises (STE) joined the University of the Philippines Society of Agricultural Engineering Students (UP SAGES), together with the Institute of Agricultural Engineering – UPLB (IAE-UPLB), Agricultural Machinery Testing and Evaluation Center (AMTEC) and Philippine Society of Agricultural Engineer – Region IV (PSAE – IV), in spearheading PAEStigan IV: The State Colleges and Universities National PAES Quiz Contest.

PAEStigan aimed to promote and uphold the Philippine Agricultural Engineering Standards (PAES) by increasing the awareness of Agricultural Engineering student about PAES through a quiz contest. It is a two-day event participated by senior students from different state colleges and universities in the Philippines competing to be the PAEStigan champion. The activities for the event include tractor rodeo contest, seminar, symposium and field trip highlighted by the quiz contest on the second day.

Super Trade Enterprises has been the major sponsor of the event since its conception on 2011. STE provided an exhibit showcasing their product line from small engines to reapers for the students to gain actual knowledge on agricultural machinery used in the Philippines. Engr. Mark Twain Limbo, Service and Training Manager of STE, talked about the company profile during the symposium and served as one of the judges for the quiz contest. Meanwhile, Engr. Gebriel Remolacio, Area Sales Manager of STE, lectured on the importance of agricultural mechanization in the country.

By the end of the day, Central Bicol State University emerged victorious bagging 50,000 pesos plus a trophy followed by Cavite State University with 30,000 pesos and Cagayan State University with 20,000 pesos, respectively.