PT INKA to Expand Production Capacity to Meet Growing Demand

TEMPO.CO, Jakarta – State-owned rolling batch association PT INKA is expanding a ability to accommodate flourishing direct for railway trains in Indonesia that until now still needs imports. Currently, PT Inka could furnish usually adult 200 units of electric sight set a year.

“For example, we need some-more than 1,000 units of electric sight set for a a Greater Jakarta area alone – Jakarta, Bogor, Bekasi Depok and Tangerang),” Production Director of PT Inka Bayu Waskito Sudadi pronounced on Friday.

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The company, therefore, is building a new bureau in Banyuwangi, East Java. The new bureau is approaching to be operational in a second half of 2020.

“We already bought land and a leader of proposal was already announced. The new bureau will have prolongation ability 3 times incomparable than a benefaction bureau in Madiun,” Bayu said.

He pronounced singular ability of Inka has forced PT Kereta Api Indonesia (KAI), a state railway company, to imports sight set from other countries.

“Imported set, are second palm though still good in condition with cheaper prices. Imports are indispensable to accommodate requirement in a country,” he said.

He pronounced in 2018, PT INKA has a turnover aim of Rp3.2 trillion with a net distinction of Rp8.7 billion. Realization is already impending a target.

“The good opening stirred a Ministry of State Companies to set a aloft turnover aim of Rp3.7 trillion for 2019,” Bayu said.

The turnover aim for 2018 is 21 percent aloft than fulfilment in 2017.



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