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History

A PIONEER

Once a pioneer in this industry. Now, a benchmark.

Established in 1980 as the first flexible packaging manufacturer in Indonesia, within 30 years we have been fostering local and international market with the highest standard products and services.

Argha Historical Timeline, 1980-2010.

1980
> Established in Jakarta

1982
> First commercial production of BOPP with a capacity of 3,500 tons/year

1983
> Increased capacity of BOPP lines to 7,000 tons/year

1987
> Increased capacity of BOPP lines to 13,000 tons/year

1990
> Expanded production by addition Line-IV of BOPP to 23,000 tons/year

1991
> Expanded the business to Malaysia (Stenta) and established International Branch Offices

1992
> First registered the shares in the Jakarta Stock Exchange (now Indonesia Stock Exchange)

1995-1996
> Expanded production by addition Line-V of BOPP to 35,000 tons/year 
> Stenta capacity reached 17,000 tons/year, so total BOPP capacity:  52,000 tons/year.
> Commercial production of PET&CPP films with capacities of 10,000 & 4,000tons/year respectively.

1998-1999
> Argha & STENTA obtained ISO 9002 certification from Lloyd’s Register Quality Assurance

2001
> ISO Certification upgraded to ISO 9001:2000
> Upgrading of machine to increase output to 55,000 t/yr

2003
> Installed power plant genset

2005
> Added new slitting machine

2006
> Installed coal boiler facility

2007
> Added new metallising machine

2009
> Upgraded ISO Certification from ISO 9001 : 2000 to ISO 9001 : 2008

2010
> Added Visual Detector, BOPP 6th Line, Coating 2nd Line
> Rebranding Corporate Identity

2011 
> Expanded production by addition Line-VI of BOPP to 67,000 tons/year

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