About Monark

​It was in 1962, when a pioneering man, the late Mr. Onofre Banson, bought Caterpillar Machines and formed Monark International Inc. (MII) which catered to the forest industry. ​

Monark International Inc. (MII) moved into equipment rentals and the earth-moving contracting field areas where it developed unmatched capability and track record. MII became instrumental in many progressive changes in our country since 1960’s

  • Angat Dam
  • US Bases (Sangley, Subic, Clark)
  • Cement Plants (Island, Continental, Northern, Floro, Hi-Cement)
  • Mines (Pan-Asia, Marinduque/Nonoc, Nickel, Acojo)
  • Building Excavations (Metrobank, Sharaton, Makati Medical Center, Makati Stock Exchange, San Miguel, DBP, PLDT)

And as a joint venture partner and lead group in Hydro Resources in the ‘70s until 1985, MII played a vital role in the successful completion of:​

  • Dams (Pantabangan, Magat, Wandaslintang)
  • Power Plants (Bataan Nuclear, Makban Geothermal, Masiway)
  • Roads (Ilo-ilo, Gamu Roxas, NLEX)
  • Refineries (Shell LPG, Exxon Bataan)
  • Site Preparation (Corinthians, Philippine Shipyard, Chico Irrigation Canal, Kalayaan Pump Storage, Aurora Transbasin, Jamjoon-Hydro)

In May 18, 1987, Onofre's sons - Jan-B and Louie--applied for a CATERPILLAR dealership this eventually led to them being named as the official dealer of Cat equipment here in the Philippines.

The Monark-Caterpillar Sales and Service Agreement was a definitive milestone for the company as it signals the birth of the Monark Equipment we know today.

​For over 30 years,  Monark Equipment Corporation has been contributing in nation-building by catering to the equipment needs and as a world-class solutions and service provider for various industry, among  its roster of milestones are on the field of manufacturing, power, construction,  mining and agriculture.

​Monark is renowned for their continuous innovations in order to provide equipment and services that can make work easier, smarter, and safer. They put their customers first and ensure they deliver good quality service.

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