On 27 November 2019, Chandra Asri received an award in CSR Citra Award 2019 at Cilegon City, held by the Regional Government of the Social Service City of Cilegon in collaboration with Cilegon Corporate Social Responsibility (CCSR). CSR Citra Award is an award to business company in Cilegon who have carried out their social responsibilities to the community. CSR programs carried out have an impact on improving the standard of living of the community, both in terms of economic, education, health, environmental, socio-cultural sustainability, and sports.
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Committed to implementing the circular economy concept, on 25 November 2019, PT Chandra Asri Petrochemical Tbk together with Cilegon City Government inaugurated plastic asphalt road along 19 kilometers spread across 34 points in Cilegon City.
Located at Al-Ishlah Foundation, this event was attended by Ratu Ati Marliati, as Deputy Mayor of Cilegon. Chandra Asri provided 16.5 tons of High-Density Polyethylene (HDPE) plastic bag waste for the asphalt mixture. Implementation of plastic asphalt is a form of CAP's business as a growth partner for the government to participate in the management of plastic waste.
On 21 November 2019, PT Chandra Asri Petrochemical Tbk received three awards in HR Excellence Awards 2019 held by HumanResources Online. Located at InterContinental Hotel, Pondok Indah, Jakarta, this award was dedicated to appreciating the Human Resources Industry and was attended by HR practitioners from various companies and industries in Indonesia.
From five categories participated, CAP won in three categories, namely silver award for the Excellence in Leadership Development category, gold award for the Excellence in Team Collaboration category, and HR Leader of the Year for the individual category on behalf of Lenny Woen, HR Strategy & Management General Manager.
On 20-23 November 2019, Chandra Asri participated again in the largest plastic exhibition in Indonesia, Plaspak Indonesia 2019. The opening ceremony and press conference were attended by Bapak Taufik Bawazier, Director of the Downstream Chemical and Pharmaceutical Industry Ministry of Industry of the Republic of Indonesia.
Not only displaying a booth with the theme ‘Your Growth Partner’, Chandra Asri also presents a mini-seminar, called Tech-Talk. In this Tech-Talk, it is explained about the use of LLDPE for low voltage cable applications to support infrastructure projects in Indonesia and the milestone and Chandra Asri's plans in the future in supporting the automotive industry.
On 18-22 November 2019, the 23rd National Quality & Productivity Gathering (TKMPN) event was held in Solo city. Themed ‘With Our Spirit of Innovation Improving Quality and Productivity in supporting Industry Era 4.0’, this time the topic of discussion included Manufacturing, Service Public Sector, Healthcare, Education and Other.
In this event, PT Chandra Asri Petrochemical Tbk received Platinum Award represented by Mahadhika waskito, Ahmad Andika and Poppy Indah Sari as SGA Engineer Cation from the PE Process Improvement Section and PT SMI received Gold Award represented by Sugeng Priyono, Seno Pamungkas, and Imanuel Febrianto as SGA Operator Velloz Rx from PS1. Meanwhile, the facilitator from the TPM Section was represented by Alfian Kello.
On 15 November 2019, PT Chandra Asri Petrochemical Tbk held an Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders (EGMS) followed by a Public Expose 2019. Located at Wisma Barito Pacific, Jakarta, the meeting was attended by the Board of Commissioners and Directors of Chandra Asri.
Throughout the meeting, a merger plan between Chandra Asri and its subsidiary, PBI, was approved. This merger will improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the daily business activities of Chandra Asri. There is no work termination of employment because all PT PBI employees will become Chandra Asri employees.
In addition, the shareholders have approved the appointment of Mr. Tanawong Areeratchakul as a new member of the Board of Commissioners, replacing Mr. Cholanat Yanaranop, for the period from the close of the meeting until closing of the next Annual General Meeting of Shareholders which will be held in 2021.
As a partner for mutual progress, PT Chandra Asri Petrochemical Tbk, through its subsidiary company, PT Styrindo Mono Indonesia, rebuilt a PAUD in the ring 1 area of the company, named PAUD Al-Hikmah. On 11 November 2019, ceremonial activities were carried out and continued with volunteers from SMI employees directly assisted the PAUD development process.
PAUD Al-Hikmah is the third PAUD that has been built by CAP and its subsidiary entities. Previously, the company also helped rebuild PAUD Barokah 1 and PAUD Widuri in Ciwandan District, Cilegon City.
On 7 November 2019, the Indonesia Operational Excellence Conference and Award was held again. This event is peak of a whole series of 2019 OPEXCON Project Competition, which is the biggest improvement competition initiated by SHIFT Indonesia and has been held since 2012.
With theme "OPEX 4.0: Process Excellence, People Transformation & Digital Innovation", the event was opened by the Minister of Communication and Information of the Republic of Indonesia (Menkominfo), Mr. Johnny G. Plate. Furthermore, an awarding session was given to appreciate companies for their successful efficiency gains through a process improvement program, ranging from the service industry, manufacturing, and energy sectors which consisted of 78 project topics. In this event, CAP received Silver Award for the two SGAs that were registered.
For the first time, CAP attended Asia Pacific Quality Organization (APQO) International Conference. The 25th APQO was held on 14-16 October 2019 in Legian (Bali) with the theme "Pursuing Excellence, Futureproofing Sustainability".
One of the agendas of the APQO event was the Award for Contributing to Excellence (ACE). ACE is a competition for teams from the public, non-profit and industry sectors. CAP sent two Small Group Activities (SGA) from the Polymer Plant namely SGA HD Alpha from the Polyethylene Production Department and SGA Block Copo from the Polypropylene Production Department.
The competition was attended by more than 100 teams from 8 Asia Pacific countries divided into five streams. SGA HD Alpha and SGA Block Copo received 3 Stars Award which is the highest award in this competition.
On 23-26 September 2019, the 44th International Convention in QC Circle (ICQCC) event was held again and this time it was held in Tokyo, Japan with the theme "Creating a Future Future through TQM and QC Circle Activities". The topic of discussion at ICQCC 2019 is about Manufacturing, Service Public Sector, Healthcare and Education.
PT Chandra Asri Petrochemical Tbk and Styrindo Mono Indonesia (SMI), a subsidiary of PT Chandra Asri Petrochemical Tbk, received the Gold Award which is the highest ranking in this event. This achievement motivated the CAP team, SMI and other SGA members to improve their problem solving abilities at work.