16Sep, 2013

With Cilegon Second Line Opening, Boral Has Established Its Commitment To Indonesia

Cilegon, 6 September 2013 – PT Petrojaya Boral Plasterboard, a leading gypsum board manufacturer in Indonesia showed its commitment to serve property industry in the country by inaugurating its second line production facility at their Cilegon plant, on Friday, September 6, 2013. The second line was officially opened by the Mrs. Ratu Atut Chosiyah, Governor of Banten province, accompanied by Mr. Rick Ogden, Boral Gypsum Division CFO. Boral also has 2 other production facilities, 1 in Gresik (East Java) and another in Sunter (Jakarta).

The second line has strengthened Boral strategic commitment to develop Indonesia’s plasterboard market that grows around 15% per year. The second line facility is built in new land with total size of 56,000 m2, a significant improvement from the first line.

“We hoped with these new investment, we could provide better service to a highly prospective Indonesia market”, said Mr. Rick Ogden, Boral Gypsum Division CFO.

Most of the production volume in Cilegon plant will be allocated to supply domestic market. The second line production capacity will provide additional 30 million m2 plasterboard per year. In total Boral’s production capacity (Cilegon’s first and second line + Gresik plant) is 65 million m2 per year.

Generally, the implementation of safe work in the new facility has followed with Boral Safety Management System and Standard. The security fences with access door to machine area are connected/interlocked to the safety system to maintain the safe working environment for the workers.

“Essentially, with the development of this second line, Boral prioritizes quality, productivity, and sustainable cooperation among all stakeholders for Indonesian market,” said Xu Yan, President Director of PT Petrojaya Boral Plasterboard.

It is expected with the presence of the new production line in Cilegon, Boral will further maintain its presence as a leading gypsum board manufacturer in Indonesia.

PT. Petrojaya Boral Plasterboard is the first and no. 1 plasterboard manufacturer in Indonesia. Its plasterboard brand, jayaboard, has established its top ranking position in the industry with numerous awards: TOP BRAND 2011 to 2013, ARCHITECTH’S CHOICE AWARDS 2012 from BCI Asia, IDEA RUMAH AWARD 2009 to 2013, ReBi (Rekor Bisnis) and SUPERBRAND 2009. Jayaboard’s high brand awareness was driven by market recognition over high quality product and services to their customers.

PT. Petrojaya Boral Plasterboard pursues continuous innovation to develop higher performance solution for architects, better aesthetic and comfort for home owners, faster and easier systems for applicators and new services to distributors


About PT Petrojaya Boral Plasterboard

PT. Petrojaya Boral Plasterboard as part of Boral Gypsum Asia provides various solutions for interior solution needs on various construction, starting from housing, offices, to high-rise building with the guarantee of easy installation, quality and product warranty. Jayaboard is the first gypsum manufacturer since 1994 in Gresik. Currently, 95% of Jayaboard product series are produced in its three plants, located in Cilegon, Gresik and Sunter. This will ensure the quality of the overall system.

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