Semen Indonesia (Persero) Tbk PT : optimistic of cement market growing 6% in 2014, Semen Indonesia targeting the sale of 31 million tons


Updated 2014-01-10

Throughout the year 2013 PT Semen Indonesia (Persero) Tbk, which is the holding company of Semen Padang, Semen Gresik, Semen Tonasa and Thang Long Cement Vietnam, showed an encouraging performance. Proven that companies with SMGR code mastering the domestic market with a market share of 43.8 %.readmore...

Semen Indonesia sales in the domestic market and export to November 2013 reached 23.41 million tons, up 14.6 % over the previous year amounted to 20.43 million tons. To export amounted to 317.56 thousand tons there is an increase of 335.3 % over the previous year amounted to 72.95 thousand tons.

While sales until December 2013 is estimated at 27.95 million tonnes. With details of the sale of Semen Gresik 13.64 million tons, 7.27 million tons of cement Padang, Semen Tonasa 6.33 million tons and 2.29 million tons TLCC.

Preseident Director of Semen Indonesia Dwi Soetjipto said , " The achievement of Semen Indonesia has acquired the market leader is result of the advantages of the product are owned by and the implementation of an integrated marketing strategy. The existence of a special port and packing plant spread throughout Indonesia are also very helpful in efficiency, especially in terms of transportation and distribution costs".

Until now, Indonesia has had 4 Cement cement plant that is 3 locations in Indonesian factories are located geographically very strategic Semen Padang in Sumatra, Semen Gresik in Java, and Semen Tonasa in Sulawesi and has 1 location overseas factories that Thang Long Cement in Vietnam, cement Mill Company has 22 units, 21 units packing plant range expansion means that the market is supported by the existence of a special port (special sea ports) owned cement company. The port is to ensure the speed of loading and unloading of cement. Currently, there are 11 special ports owned by the company, namely in Padang, Tuban, Gresik, Biringkasi, Dumai, Ciwandan, Banyuwangi, Sorong and two ports in Vietnam.

The prospects for industrial development and economic growth are quite bright, Semen Indonesia optimistic national cement market growth reached 6 % in 2014. Semen Indonesia also optimistic that sales could reach 31 million tons.

" In 2014 we will continue to focus on maintaining market share at around 44 %. To support the plan several strategies have been prepared by the company. As a first step, the company will produce cement with a specific type as variations in market demand, bringing together production, marketing synergy, whereas in terms of the distribution and transport of Semen Indonesia will optimize the whole packing plant that belongs. Includes engine optimize packingnya ". added Dwi Soetjipto.

Company projects

The Company continues to expand its market reach. Business group in Indonesia 's largest cement will inaugurate the factory packaging or packing plant in Banjarmasin, South Kalimantan on January 9, 2014.

" With the unit Packing plant in Banjarmasin, South Kalimantan, this further strengthens the company's existence and business expansion. It is part of the company strategy in order to get closer to consumers, moving closer to the customer, "said President Director of Semen Indonesia, Dwi Soetjipto.

Packing Plant Banjarmasin has 1 piece silo with a capacity of 600 thousand tons of cement per year, equipped with 2 line rotary cement packer bag with a capacity of 2200 bags/hour and 1 line output with a capacity of 120 tons/hour and features that can disandari boat dock with a capacity of 5,000 DWT. The Silo serves to accommodate the cement before entering into the packaging unit with internal investment disbursed for this project reach Rp 120 billion .

In 2014 the Company's collaboration with Krakatau Steel Slag Powder build a factory under the name of PT Krakatau Semen Indonesia (KSI) is located in Cilegon Banten with investment of Rp 440 billion, KSI Factory was designed capable of processing granulated Blast Furnace Slag (GBFS) amounted to 750,000 tons per year , plant construction planned to commence early 2014 and is targeted to be operational early 2016.

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