Category Archives: Manufacturing

Chandra Asri and Michelin’s JV rubber plant to start construction in November

CEO of PT Chandra Asri Petrochemical Tbk. (IDX:TPIA), Prayogo Pangestu, stated that the company plans to start the construction of its joint venture with tire maker Michelin & Cie (ML) in November. The new plant, which will manufacture synthetic rubber, … Continue reading

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TKIM invests $3.1 billion in new pulp and tissue mill

PT Pabrik Kertas Tjiwi Kimia Tbk. (TKIM), an affiliate of the Sinar Mas Group, has started construction of a new pulp and tissue mill in South Sumatra to be operated by its subsidiary PT Oki Pulp & Paper Mills, which … Continue reading

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Golden Agri Plans Biofuel Plant

CEO of palm oil firm Golden Agri Resources, Franky Oesman Widjaja, indicated that the company plans to invest in a biofuel plant to take advantage of the government’s planned import substitution policy. Aiming to reduce Indonesia’s growing trade deficit, the … Continue reading

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Cement sales, capacity on the rise

Cement sales are set to continue to increase this year, matching the expectations of manufacturers who tried to keep up with demands by opening new plants last year. Among the new facilities opened in 2012 were a new PT Semen … Continue reading

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