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Omega Gym Fighters Ended Bouts with First Round KOs

author21 March, 2017
After the much-hyped boxing bout last Saturday, March 18, 2017, Omega Pro Sports International (OPSI) gained yet another victorious roar against their contenders.Omega Gym’s Jack Tepora effortlessly retained his title as WBO Oriental Junior Featherweight Champion with just a first round KO of Yon Armed. While Christian Araneta easily seized the vacant WBO Oriental Junior Flyweight title with also just a first round KO of Demsi Manufoe (11-7, 8 KOs).It was the first among the “Who’s Next?” Pro Boxing series ever to be held in Waterfront hotel and everyone was excited. Not to mention, the challenge voiced by Tepora’s opponent,…

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Rider Omega Tri Team Highlights New Faces, Omega Endurance Camp

author14 March, 2017
Cebu-based triathlon team Rider Omega Tri Team launched a press conference on March 12, 2017, Sunday, at Robinsons Galleria Atrium.This newly-established triathlon team grew rapidly from its humble beginnings, and within a matter of years, bolstered its power enough to claim credence and establish stability.  With the birth of the team, many talents were discovered and the number of triathlon events rocketed, causing triathlon brands to see a great advantage in their marketing platforms. Not to mention, IPI brands such as Omega Pro and Casino Active eyed the huge potential of this team to wave their banner to victory.It is…

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IPI Sinulog Float 2017

author31 January, 2017
Presenting a captivating masterpiece of Efficascent Oil float by IPI, a thanksgiving tribute to Sr. Sto. Niño for His perpetual and abundant blessings.The float shows that despite the wild animals’ distinct and competitive nature, humility prevails over them in order to unite in the worship of the Holy Child Jesus who is the “source of communion and the protector of all creation.” Even how huge and aggressive, these creatures bow to the child king in order to acknowledge that His dominion encompasses everything. This also portrays the church’s message of “unity in diversity”, which means that amidst the differences of…

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Signed, Sealed, Treasured --- I'm Yours: Paul Jake & Kaye

author27 December, 2016
December 9, 2016, 3:00 p.m., at the beautiful chapel of San Pedro Calungsod in Cebu South Road Properties (SRP), IPI’s very own Paul Jake Castillo, former PBB housemate, married the love of his life --- Katherine Grace “Kaye” Abad, star of the late 1990s to early 2000 Pinoy TV drama Tabing Ilog.The weather was wonderful. The sun gave its usual sparkling light, and everything about the most grandiose moment fell perfectly in place. Such was the beauty of the day, brightly livened by the smile in everyone’s faces as they waited for the hour.Looking around, you can make out a…

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Jhack’s Victory Surfaces Proud Trainers

author13 December, 2016
Last December 2, 2016, Friday, 6:00 p.m. at the Mandaue City Sports Complex, Omega Pro Sports International hosted the third boxing series of “Who’s Next? ”.The long wait is now over. Fans and supporters gathered and finally witnessed their long-awaited brawl; that is --- a clash between  two esteemed fighters delivering art in its truest sense of the word. And true it was! Everyone saw clearly how Omega gym boxer, “Jhack Tepora” gained victory during his fight with Indon foe Galih Susanto, keeping his spotless slate bright with another glorious triumph.Confident as Omega Pro Sports International (OPSI) was, they were…

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IPI Takes Precaution for Fire Accidents

author13 December, 2016
Last Friday, Nov. 25, 2016, at 4:50 p.m., International Pharmaceuticals, Inc. conducted a fire drill in observance of the precautionary and safety measures set by the Department of Labor and Employment and the Bureau of Fire Protection. Considering the company’s line of work, the drill was intended to make employees aware of precaution during fire accidents.  The drill was handled by Mr. Roel Roque Osorio from IPI’s Engineering department together with IPI’s team of safety officers headed by Mr. Jun Lino Jadraque. It was a well-prepared one given the four-day orientation and pre-practice sessions and briefings done by two safety…

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Boxers Weigh-in for "Who's Next? 3" Boxing Series

author1 December, 2016
Boxers Weigh-in for "Who's Next? 3" Boxing Series Omega boxers together with their counterparts enthusiastically submitted themselves for weigh-in this morning, December 1, 2016, 11:00 a.m. at Parkmall, Mandaue City. After the weigh-in, a press conference for the stars of “Who’s Next? 3 Boxing Series was held. It was a hot pre-fight meeting for both counterparts. For Omega gym boxers however, it was nothing short from expectation since everyone hit their marks in their respective class limits.Jhack Tepora hit the bull’s eye with the weight of 122 lbs. The same went for Kenny Demecillo who weighed 118 lbs. While Christian…

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A Game of Thrones Among Rising Boxing Champions

author7 November, 2016
OPSI held a press conference for the much anticipated event "Who's Next? 3" Pro-Boxing Series yesterday, November 7, 2016, 11:00 AM at IPI Conference Room. It featured the three rising Omega Gym boxing stars namely Jhack Tepora, Christian Araneta, and Kenny Demecillo. In this fight, OPSI wants to give the audience a new sight to behold. With the three young boxers having WBO and IBF certifications, there would surely be nothing but a great bout in the boxing ring. This very exciting double championship event is set on December 2, 2016, 6:00 PM at the Mandaue Sports Complex with the…

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Omega Pro Tri Team Aces Tri United Series 2016

author26 October, 2016
Cheers to our very own Omega Pro Tri Team for a blowing breakthrough in the Tri Series competition last October 23, 2016! Hooray! We knew you could do it!Last Sunday’s competition results really gave everyone a stunning surprise! As the saying goes, “A shrewd hawk hides its talons.” We never know how things progress, but there are circumstances that push people to become better and they go without revealing their depth to anyone especially to those in concern until the time is ripe. This is how Omega Pro Tri Team slashed through the tight rivalry of the race as they…

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IPI Basketball and Badminton Tournament 2016

author20 October, 2016
IPI Basketball and Badminton Tournament 2016Playing to this year’s theme: Fun, Fitness and Friendship, IPI employees rendered a heated game during the basketball championship last October 12 and 14, 2016. The gym was packed with anticipation from every participant who played to win the championship title by nothing halves and sure enough, there was a very thrilling and worthy fight.The basketball tournament was divided into two categories: the 40 years old above and the 40 years old below. This is a division by age to ensure fair play.The championship for the 40 above category happened on October 12, Wednesday, and…

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Canoy Dumps Purisima’s Boxing Glory in Rumble sa Balamban

author4 October, 2016
Last Sept. 30, 2016, Friday, in Balamban Sports Complex, people gathered to witness an esteemed rematch between Canoy and Purisima. In this fight, Canoy went to collect his win with a straight thud of punches landing to Purisima, ultimately knocking him down in just five rounds. The fight ended with a TKO declaration and Canoy gaining the Philippine Boxing Generation’s Bantamweight Championship title which lightened up all his supporters inside the Balamban Sports Complex. Fighting in the comfort of his hometown, the Omega Gym boxer held no inhibitions since his hometown folks were also very reassuring. Thus, after only one…

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IPI Garners Two Awards During World DanceSport 2016

author27 September, 2016
Cebu never ends its spectacles as it again hosted another flabbergasting international competition after the hot Asia-Pacific Sports Championship “Ironman” last August 11, because just last September 10, it was again the “World Open DanceSport Championship 2016 and the 9th DanceSport sa Sugbu”. Dancing to the tune of the adrenaline-rushing melodies and beatings, four IPI employees starred the dance floor on the special category: corporate event “Latin” in the Open DanceSport as they flaunted their graceful moves in the air, without conceding an inch to their competitors. They have been as passionate as all the other participants were which gave…

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IPI Float Wins 1st Place in Bicol's Peñafrancia Festival

author19 September, 2016
This year was proclaimed by the Catholic Church as an Extraordinary “Year of Mercy”. And so as the Bicolanos celebrate the feast of their patroness, “Our Lady of Peñafrancia,” whom they fondly call as “Ina”, they highlight this very crucial theme expressed by the Pope as the Lord’s most powerful message especially in this generation where people have become hardened by sin and skepticism for compassion. With this, IPI joined the pilgrim city in their reflection and their expression of tender devotion for the Blessed Mother, who have since embraced them with the same message through her motherly care for…

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IPI Bags 3rd Place in Kadayawan Float Contest

author26 August, 2016
Kadayawan is globally known and is one of the most celebrated festivals in the Philippines alongside Dinagyang, Ati-atihan, Sinulog, and Panagbenga. This is an annual week-long celebration done by Dabawenyos to thank Bathala, the supreme being for the bountiful gift of nature, treasure of culture, and tranquility of living. This year, IPI joined this wholesome celebration with a bang as it showcased its magnificent float in the serene streets filled with lively, excited, happy Dabawenyos cheering every passerby. The float’s design was inspired by all things Dabawenyo featuring the pride of the region from Mt. Apo, all the way to…

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How OPK Turns You into a PRO!

author23 August, 2016
Life will not have any color unless you do something. That is because when you fight, you will go up and down the hill and will consistently be on fire. Just like these passionate Omega Tri athletes whose singular goal is to eliminate their competitors: there is no amount of hardwork (practice) that would tire them, no amount of obstacle (current) that would stop them, no amount of difficulty (height) that would scare them, and no amount of failure that would drag them down. This is how one becomes a PRO. To an athlete, physical strength is very important, and…

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Rider Omega Pro Tri Team Seize Ranks in Ironman

author12 August, 2016
The most anticipated event of the year is the culmination of “Ironman” last August 7, 2016, Sunday. This action-filled event brought sports enthusiasts to the spotlight as they flaunted their skills in the arena.   Our very own Omega Pro Tri Team, lead by Paul Jake gained the audience’s attention as always, living up to their reputation as the crowd’s favorite.   To bring home the bacon is the fuel of their hard work; but what amplified their confidence is the formation of an indispensable team of talents by combining both squad veterans and newbies sponsored by several private entities…

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Congratulations to IPI Foundation

author5 August, 2016
Congratulations to IPI Foundation for being awarded the 5 year PCNC Accreditation as a Donee Institution. Year 2016 to 2021. To God be the glory. Thank you very much to all wonderful people who contributed for this beautiful blessing to the Foundation.

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Midwife kit beneficiary

Share A Midwife Kit Benefeciary

author5 August, 2016
Congratulations Ms Aida Delantar of Leyte Leyte for one of the beneficiaries of the Share a Midwife Kit Project of IPI Foundation and Direct Relief. Turnover last April 6 2015. To God be the glory. She was so happy because it was an answered prayer for her. Aida is a nice and wonderful person. God bless you in your passion in taking care of the mothers and babies of Leyte.

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Tepora on the Way to Philppine Boxing Starhood

author20 July, 2016
  Omega Gym is proud to present another pride of its nurturing which bore fruit in the person of Jhack Tepora. This young boxing personality sure is up to making history as he takes flight to starhood. Omega Gym’s Jhack ‘The Golden Boy’ Tepora has always had the spirit ever since he took the boxing floor with a series of undefeated streaks. It is seen even in his performances early on since the title WBO Asia-Pacific Youth “SuperBantamweight” is not a walk in the park, yet he managed to take a step further than that into becoming the next-generation star…

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The Rider Omega Pro Tri Team won first place during the first leg of Tri United 2016  which was held last February 28, 2016 in Subic Bay, Olongapo City.

Omega Pro Tri Team tops Tri United 2016

author9 March, 2016
The Rider Omega Pro Tri Team won first place during the first leg of Tri United 2016 which was held last February 28, 2016 in Subic Bay, Olongapo City. This event was the team's first major race since they were launched commercially last month. Despite facing tough and competitive squads from Manila, Omega Pro Tri Team owned the first place of Tri Unted's team challenge result followed by Herbalife and with Sante Barley coming in third place. Paul Jumamil and Banjo Norte topped age group 18­24 while Cianyl Gonzalez did the same with the female category. Kristiane Lim finished first under the age group of…

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Omego Pro Tri-Team

Omega Pro Tri-team launching

author25 January, 2016
On January 21, 2016 Omega Pro Tri-team officially launched its new set of elite athletes into the ever competitive scene of sports and triathlon with the help of numerous sponsors namely; Omega Pro, Casino Active, Rider Sandals, Isuzu Philippiunes, Garmin Center, Unison Bike Shop, Beach Hut sunblock, Golds Gym, Sky Cable, Robinsons, Yobob Lechon and Tri-Life Magazine.  Supporters and the media attended the launch which was held at Robinsons Galeria They were also given the chance to ask questions on behalf of the team president, its sponsors and to the athletes themselves. The Omega Pro Tri-team has always been active…

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Efficascent Oil Float 2016

author19 January, 2016
Ladies and gentlemen, right before your eyes is a masterpiece, Efficascent Oil from International Pharmaceuticals Incorporated in honor of Sr. Sto Nino, the child Jesus. The marine environment has long been one of the most attractive settings for tourism and Cebu is a perfect maritime city gifted with a truly unique marine ecosystem.Cebuanos are ever blessed and thankful with great pride to the Child Jesus, not to mention the protection from whatever challenge that has come our ways. Through the years, with its strong devotion and tight commitment, International Pharmaceuticals Incorporated gives back all the glory and praise to Sr.…

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Sinulog sa Kabataan Winner Dish Washing Soap

Sinulog sa Kabataan 2016

author19 January, 2016
IPI's presence and acknowledgement at the Sinulog sa Kabataan 2016 which was held at the Abellana Sports Complex last weekend January 9 and 10.      

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Alvirg Busa

Omega Pro Triathlete owns the 2nd Place at CCM

author6 September, 2015
Congratulations to one of our triathletes from Team Omega Pro who participated in the Cebu Marathon on January 11, 2015. Alvirg Busa bagged the second place for the 42K men's local title. It was a close call forWilbert Laurecio who had clocked 3:04:52. A little more than five minutes ahead of Alvirg Busa. Bruce Belotindos landed at the third place and submitted a time of 3:17:41.

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Bisdak Caravan

author12 August, 2015
On July 30-­31 and August 6-­7 SunStar news / Bisdak magazine along with IPI, SunPride Foods Incorporated, Beautiful Horizons Incorporated and Isuzu motors traveled all around the different municipalities of Cebu. From Lilo­an, Danao, Bogo, San Remegio, Tuburam to Balamban in the north and Naga, Car­car, Dalaguete, Moalboal, Barili to Pinamungajan in the south the caravan took the locals by surprise. There were games with great giveaways ranging from various IPI products like Efficascent Oil, Dr. S. Wong's Sulfur Soap, Lecit­E up to sacks of rice plus an opportunity to start your own business with Beautiful Horizons Incorporated. The crowd was also entertained by the Bisdak caravan…

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hunat sugbo

IPI's Touch of Kindness

author6 July, 2015
International Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (IPI) has always been active when it comes to sports related events and all sorts of service programs. Last June 21, 2015 IPI took part in the Hunat Sugbo Run giving out gift packs and a free massage service for participants who may have any sort of muscle pains after a good run. Same with the Grand Halad Sa Kapamilya which took place at the Cebu Technological University last June 27, 2015. I guess it’s safe to say that Omega Pain killer, Lecit- E and Efficascent Oil were able to touch so many lives.      …

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Panagbenga 2015

Panagbenga 2015

author9 March, 2015
Last Febuary 2015, the Efficascent Oil float roamed the streets of Baguio City in participation of the Panagbenga festival. The float was brought up by the International Pharmaceuticals Incorporated which is the maker of Bioderm, Lecit-E, Omega Pain Killer and Casino Ethyl Alcohol quickly became the crowd's favorite due to its hi-tech display and how it was creatively executed specially with the float bearing 22 different kinds of flowers such as; Orchids, Anastasia, Million Dollar Flowers, Statis, Carnation, Viking Button, Egg Yolk, Fiji, Wonderwhite, Taiwan Yellow Mums, Gensan Yellow Mums, Holland Roses, Baguio Roses, Button Green, Colored Calla Lily, Cabbage…

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LOV Soap Speed Dating

author2 February, 2015
SPEED DATING   Finding it hard to meet new people with fresh perspectives? Or are you looking for someone to spend the season of Love with? Now is the perfect time to be part of this extra ordinary event of the year.   If you are single and ready to mingle, now is your chance to find a date on Valentine’s Day. Join the SPEED DATING brought to by IPI’s LOV BEAUTY SOAP this February 7, 2015 at Simply J’s Café/Restaurant located in 10 Apitong Street, Cebu City, Cebu.   Mechanics: 1.      LOV SOAP’s Speed Dating event will be on February 7, 2015 at 3pm in Simply J’s Café/Restaurant located in 10 Apitong Street, Cebu City, Cebu near…

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EFFICASCENT OIL - IPI Float Sinulog 2015

author13 January, 2015
EFFICASCENT OIL - IPI's (International Pharmaceutical Incorporated) float this year mirrors the beauty, serenity and vibrancy of Mother Nature with Sñr. Sto. Niño at its heart. IPI’s vision to be the leader in the pharmaceutical industry is not only limited to making consistent and positive contribution in the enhancement of the quality of human life but also promoting environmental awareness and protection towards the people as well as carrying out the virtues and teachings of the child Jesus. Apparently, Sñr. Sto. Niño is placed at the summit of the float of IPI to convey the message of putting God above all. He is crowded with…

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The Best of IPI floats 2014

The Best of IPI's 2014 floats

author12 January, 2015
IPI has always been active in terms of celebrating festivities as sign of oneness for Filipino culture thus, embracing our heritage specially when it comes to floats and parades amidts the celebration. For years we have participated in float competions nation wide, here are some honorable mentions: IPI's float won the grand prize at the Panagbenga Festival in Baguio City last year February 23 ,2014 despite the competitive entries that showcased a lot of creativity. This float was also used in during the Aliwan Festival last April 26, 2014 which earned Second place. Our float also ended up as champion…

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Team Omega Aces the Female Division in Tabuelan 111

Team Omega Aces the Female Division in Tabuelan 111

author18 August, 2014
Carrying the Omega Pro triathlete spirit in her throughout the race, Lorhiz Echavez emerged victorious in the Tabuelan 111 female division held at Maravilla, Tabuelan, Cebu last June 8.  Despite a slight delay with the head start plus the unbearable heat and an unforgiving bike course, Lorhiz Echavez of the Omega Pro Triathlon team managed to pull off being first in the female division leaving Cianyl Jamae Gonzales of Team Parklane at the second place in the competition.  Echavez, together with the rest of the Omega Pro Triathlon team, headed by Cebuano celebrity and Omega Pro Pain Killer endorser Paul…

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Casimero Fuentes

Casimero Feuntes ends in Round 1

author7 May, 2014
Casimero ends Fuentes in round 1 Despite losing his IBF Junior Flyweight Championship belt after failing to meet the 108 lbs requirement during the weigh in, John Reil “Quadro Alas” Casimero did a walk-in-the-park demolition job to Colombian challenger Mauricio Fuentes in the first round during the “Pinoy Knockout” at the Waterfront Cebu City Hotel and Casino, May 3. Even though Casimero is already stripped of his belt for weighing 5 lbs heavier, he was determined on giving his opponent a tough fight as he is mainly fueled by pride and honor and the determination to campaign for the flyweight…

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Triathlon Team

Omega Pro Triathlon Team

author11 March, 2014
Officially composed of 11 athletes from different professions—medicine, dentistry, business, among others, the Omega Pain Killer Pro Triathlon Team was recently launched on March 8, 2014 at the IPI Conference Room. “We would like to become good examples to the people by inspiring them to live healthy and active lifestyle,” Paul Jake Castillo, Omega Pain Killer Pro Liniment official endorser and Omega Pro Tri-Team member, expressed during the presscon. Lorhiz Echavez-Lopez, a civil engineer by profession and a member of the team, also expressed the importance of joining triathlon in staying fit despite her busy schedule as a mom and…

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Foundation

Asia America Initiative Extends Aid to Typhoon Yolanda Victims

author25 February, 2014
As an act of charity to the victims of typhoon Yolanda, Asia America Initiative (AAI) donated 28 boxes of Aquatabs last December 28, 2013, also in cooperation with some government agencies, namely the Bureau of Customs, Department of Health, Department of Social Welfare and Development, and Department of Finance. The said cooperation from a foreign organization was made possible through the initiative of IPI Foundation Incorporated (IPIFI) President Al Santoli and leadership of the foundation’s Project Officer Christian Colina. IPIFI, in its 16 years of existence, is International Pharmaceuticals Incorporated’s way of giving back to the community and society where…

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Omega Pro Logo

Omega Pro Basketball Team Joins Invitational Basketball Leagues

author25 February, 2014
Omega Pro (semi-commercial), International Pharmaceuticals Incorporated / IPI's very own basketball team, graced different Mindanao invitational basketball tournaments last December 3, 2013. Among these invitational cups were the 3rd Mayor Paulino Yap Emano's Cup and the first ever 2013 Congressman Manny D. Pacquaio and Mayor Ronnel C. Rivera Invitational Basketball League. The participation was IPI’s effort to help rebuild the damages caused by super typhoon Yolanda in the northern part of Cebu. As its battle cry “Bangon Sugbu” suggests, IPI aims to help in the recovery process of the displaced victims of the typhoon and at the same time uplift their…

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Beautiful Horizon

Towards a Beautiful Horizon

author20 December, 2013
Beautiful Horizon Inc. is a 100% Filipino-owned corporation which aims to uplift the lives of the Filipinos wherever they may be. Synonymous to our company name, we seek to create new opportunities for everyone to better their lives and fulfill their dreams. With hard work and perseverance, your future can be as beautiful as you want it to be. And Beautiful Horizon can be your partner in achieving your dreams. As a sister company of IPI (International Pharmaceuticals Inc.), the makers of famous brands like Efficascent Oil, Omega Pain Killer, Bioderm Germicidal Soap, Casino Rubbing Alcohol, and many more, we…

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