KARIYA, Japan DENSO Corp. announced that it will construct a new plant in the Bekasi District of West Java Province, Indonesia, in response to growing vehicle production in the country. The new plant, PT. DENSO INDONESIA Fajar Plant (tentative name), will start operations in February 2014 and produce engine control products including engine electronic control units (ECUs) and variable cam timing (VCT) control systems, as well as starters, alternators and other devices.
"DENSO considers Indonesia to be a growing market in Asia," said Akio Shikamura, senior executive director of DENSO’s Thermal Systems Business Group. "By expanding production capacity, DENSO will increase its production ratio in the country, better serve its customers and contribute to the Indonesian economy in terms of investment and employment.
DENSO has been doing business in Indonesia for nearly 40 years since establishing PT. DENSO INDONESIA in 1975. Currently, DENSO produces automotive air-conditioning systems, radiators, spark plugs, filters and other products at two plants: Sunter Plant and Bekasi Plant. The new plant will be DENSO’s third plant in the country.
Profile of new plant
1. Name: PT. DENSO INDONESIA Fajar Plant (Tentative name)
2. Location: Bekasi District, West Java Province, Indonesia
3. Investment: Approx. 1,040 billion rupiah (approx. U.S. $110 million*)
4. Employees: Approx. 1,300 (planned for March 2016)
5. Site area: 200,000 square meters
6. Total floor area: 24,000 square meters
7. Business description: Manufacturing ECUs, VCT systems, starters and alternators
Overview of PT. DENSO INDONESIA
1. Name: PT. DENSO INDONESIA
2. Location: Jakarta, Indonesia
3. President: Yutaka Yamanouchi
4. Establishment: May 1975
5. Capital: 2,345 million rupiah (approx. U.S. $0.2 million*)
6. Ownership: 68.3 percent owned by DENSO INTERNATIONAL ASIA PTE. LTD., 25.7 percent by P.T. ASTRA OTOPARTS, and 6 percent by Toyota Tsusho Corp.
7. Sales: Approx. 4,557 billion rupiah (approx. U.S. $481.2 million* in FY2011)
8. Employees: Approx. 2,600 (as of March 2012)
9. Business description: Manufacturing automotive air-conditioning systems, radiators, spark plugs and filters
*Exchange rate used is 9469.88 Indonesia rupiah to one U.S. dollar at the end of August 2012 for convenience only.
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