History

We educate by evangelizing…
We evangelize by educating

In 1979, the Salesian Society of St. John Bosco salvaged the printing equipment of its technical high school in Makati and founded a company to serve the printing needs of its educational and evangelizing apostolates and named it Don Bosco Press, Inc. (DBPI).  Headquartered in Makati City, DBPI evolved through growth and acquisition frombeing a small backyard printing press into the respected printing press it is now.  DBPI attributes its phenomenal growth and continuous success to its culture of quality, its commitment to excellence, and its distinct family spirit. Today, DBPI sees itself as a Catholic educational publishing and printing organization with a training institutionthat provides quality products and services, as a means of evangelizing and contributing to the transformation ofsociety. The company is committed to live the following values:

• Salesian Spirituality

• Integrity

• Passion for Excellence

• Diligence and Perseverance

• Care for the Environment

 

 

DBPI Vision and Mission

VISION
To be a reputable and esteemed publishing, printing, and training organization.

MISSION
Don Bosco Press, Inc. is a Catholic educational publishing and printing organization with a training institution that provides quality products and services, as a means of evangelizing and contributing to the transformation of society.

DBPI Core Values

CORE VALUES AND FOUR BRAND PROMISES

Don Bosco Press, Inc (DBPI) as a company puts premium on the following values.

SALESIAN SPIRITUALITY
includes family spirit
INTEGRITY
includes trustworthiness, dependability
PASSION FOR EXCELLENCE
includes continuous learning & self-improvement
DILIGENCE & PERSEVERANCE
includes “malasakit”
CARE FOR THE ENVIRONMENT
 

SalesianaBooks, as the DBPI flagship product line that focuses mainly on publication of school textbooks and production of teaching and learning resources, integrates these values through its four promises:

PROMISE 1: THREE CONTENT PILLARS
All SalesianaBooks are meticulously and scholastically prepared, ensuring that the Three Content Pillars are present: Values Integration, Critical Thinking and Reasoning Power, and Compassion as Second Nature. All Three Content Pillars are present all throughout SalesianaBooks content to produce holistically developed Filipinos who have 21st Century Skills to prepare them for higher education, middle-level skills development, employment, and entrepreneurship.

PROMISE 2: EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING
SalesianaBooks offers a complete teaching and learning solution. SalesianaBooks empowers educators with tools that complement its textbooks to ensure that knowledge, learning, and positive experiences are transmitted to students to acquire 21st Century Skills as prescribed by the K to 12 program of the Department of Education.

PROMISE 3: STRICT AUTHOR SELECTION
SalesianaBooks authors, coordinators, and editors are carefully chosen to ensure that SalesianaBooks’ Three Content Pillars and Experiential Learning are constructed and incorporated into each and every textbook. Each author is evaluated based on core competence, organization skills, and upright moral values.

PROMISE 4: SUPERIOR WORKMANSHIP
SalesianaBooks uses quality materials that can withstand the wear and tear of daily activities. High quality paper, clear prints, colourful images, and strong binding are the hallmarks of SalesianaBooks.

Our Brand

Through the years, Don Bosco Press, Inc. (DBPI) boasts of the following superior products and services:

 

SALESIANABOOKS
DBPI publishes textbooksfor basic education needsthrough its SalesianaBooks brand. Believing in Quality Education through Quality Textbooks, SalesianaBooks ensures that all its textbooks are morally upright, up-to-date, andenhanced with teaching and learning tools.
PRINTING SERVICES
DBPI’s Printing Services, living its philosophy of Excellence within Reach! is committed to provide clients customized and personalized assistance to meet their printing requirements.
SCHOOL OF PRINTING
DBPI’s School of Printing is the company’s contribution to the Philippine printing and publishing industries. This is the only printing and publishing training institution that gives students hands-on experience enabling them to be among the most sought-after skilled workers after graduation.