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.
On 20 September 2019, PT Chandra Asri Petrochemical Tbk was named the Top Community Care Company in Asia in the 2019 Asia Corporate Excellence & Sustainability (ACES) Awards in Bangkok, Thailand. The award, which was initiated by the Mors Group, appreciated individuals and corporations in the Asian region in two broad categories; Leadership and Sustainability. Entering the Sustainability category, Chandra Asri championed the Cisiram Village Renovation (Bedah Kampung) and Plastic Road program and was successfully selected along with seven other companies in the Top Community Care sub-category. Through this award, Chandra Asri greatly emphasized its role and commitment to grow together with the community by becoming a reliable partner for all its stakeholders.
On 6 September 2019, Chandra Asri and PT Styrindo Mono Indonesia (SMI), a subsidiary of PT Chandra Asri Petrochemical Tbk, won the Gold Award at Awarding Night of Indonesian Sustainable Development Goals Awards (ISDA) organized by Corporate Forum for Community Development (CFCD). ISDA is an appreciation event for companies that are considered in empowering the community through CSR programs that are in line with Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
This award is a proof of company commitment in developing CSR programs that are sustainable and in line with SDGs values in order to achieve global development goals.
On 29 August 2019, PT Chandra Asri Petrochemical Tbk signs a Momerandum of Understanding (MoU) with Banten Regional Police (Polda) on building construction Banten Police Headquarter (Mapolda). The signing was represented by Mr. Suryandi, as the Director of CAP. Previously in 2015, CAP also supported Polda Banten with donation of 10 motorcycle units to support police operations in keeping public safety and comfort.
This support is to help Banten Police enhance its public service, as part of CAP’s commitment to be Banten Province’s growth partner.