To support the company’s increased production capacity, PT Barata Indonesia (Persero) inaugurated a new Heavy Machining Center (HMC) Workshop located in the company’s head office area, Gresik, East Java (11/9). The inauguration of the HMC was immediately attended by the Minister of State Owned Enterprises OF Republic Indonesia, Rini M. Soemarno .

In the inauguration, SOE Minister Rini said that the Barata Indonesia’s Heavy Machine Center workshop was a form of synergy between SOEs to support the progress of the national industry.

For information, in the construction of the HMC workshop, Barata Indonesia synergy with three state-owned companies namely PT Boma Bisma Indra (Persero) as a contractor, PT Krakatau Steel (Persero) Tbk as a steel supplier and PT Len Industri (Persero) to work on a rooftop PLTS with a capacity of 500 kWp .

“I hope that the inauguration of Barata’s new Workshop will be a form of the role of state-owned enterprises in enhancing the progress of the homeland industry,” said Rini on the sidelines of the inauguration. ”


On the other hand, President Director of Barata Indonesia, Oksarlidady Arifin said that the Heavy Machining Center workshop was needed to support the increasing needs along with the company’s development.

The HMC workshop will be used to increase the production capacity of Barata Indonesia, including increasing the production of balance of plants for power generation products.

The workshop, which was built with the State Capital Inclusion (PMN) fund, is also equipped with CNC bending machine facilities for steel material with a thickness of 120 millimeters with the largest capacity in Indonesia which is expected to be used together with PT PAL Indonesia (Persero) for submarine fabrication work.

In addition, the HMC workshop will also be used for the fabrication and assembly areas of high-volume construction products, such as Pressure Vessels, Renewable Energy Components (Wind Power), Bullet Tanks, Submarine Components / Body, Port Cranes, Kilns, and others.

“Our new production line, which is the Train Wheel will also be produced in this HMC workshop in stages, which we will start at the end of 2019,” said Dady, Oksarlidady Arifin’s close nickname.

Dady also hopes that with the HMC, Barata Indonesia will become a global scale manufacturing company and will continue to actively participate in domestic infrastructure development.

At the same event a cooperation agreement was also signed involving the synergy of 10 SOEs, namely PT Pindad and PT BBI for multipurpose excavators and tractors, PT KAI and PT INKA for Railway Wheel, PT Krakatau Steel for the supply of steel products, PT LEN Industri for Solar Panels, PT INUKI for the Nuclear Industry, PT Dahana for Research and Development of Energetic Product Applications Material, PT BGR for logistics and management of non-productive assets, PT Pesonna Indonesia Jaya (PT Pegadaian Subsidiaries) for management of non-productive assets.

“Synergy must be further enhanced and SOEs must be able to encourage the formation of all the required infrastructure. In addition to the community this is also to increase the value of investment in the country, “Rini added.

The inauguration of the HMC Workshop will also add to Barata Indonesia’s export performance. With this new facility, the export value of Barata Indonesia is targeted to increase 100 percent from the total export value in 2018 which reached Rp.280 billion.

In the future the HMC Workshop is also predicted to increase the company’s production capacity. Namely, an increase of 20 thousand tons per year.

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