About Indah Kiat Tangerang

About Indah Kiat Tangerang

As part of a multi-national company of Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) Sinar Mas, PT. Indah Kiat Pulp & Paper was established in 1976 which located in Tangerang - Banten, Indonesia. We have been producing woodfree paper for more than 30 years.  Indah Kiat Tangerang is one of the world’s largest coloured paper grades producers and a global exporter. The mill promotes economic empowerment to improve the livelihoods of locals through initiatives such as training and mentoring in aquaculture techniques, with items being sold to local cooperatives, restaurants, and mill employees.

Vision & Mission Tangerang


To become the 21st century's number one Pulp & Paper company with the highest international standards in the world, and with the stongest commitment to providing superior value to customers, shareholders, employees and community.


  • Increase global market share
  • Use cutting edge technology in developing new products and achievement of mill efficiency
  • Improve the quality of human resources through training and culture building
  • Realize sustainability commitment in all operations


History Tangerang


PT. Indah Kiat Pulp and Paper (IKPP) is an FI (Foreign Investment) company which established by joint venture of an Indonesian company (PT. Berkat Indah Agung) and two Taiwan companies (Chung Hwa Pulp International Corporation dan Yuen Foung Yue Global Investment Corporation). In the practical world, the Taiwan companies act as the technology supplier for the paper making process, while the Indonesian company acts as the access supplier.

Eka Tjipta Widjaya established IKPP on December 7th 1976 in Tangerang. At the beginning, in 1977, this company only had two paper machines that had production capacity of 100 tons/day for each machine. On April 1979, IKPP began to produce commercial products. By June 1982, IKPP added one more paper machine to increase the production capacity to 150 tons/day. On March 1984, this company succeeded in producing commercial products; and later on April 1988 there has been several modification and reparation on its paper machines. These efforts increased the paper production until 250 tons/day.

On January 1986, Sinar Mas Group bought 67% of IKPP's shares, while Chung Hwa Pulp International Corporation and Yuen Foung Yue Global Investment Corporation held 23% and 10% each. On June 1990, IKPP began to go public by entering the share market in Jakarta Stock Exchange (JSE) and Surabaya with US$ 326 million that represented 13% of the total shares.

On December 1992, IKPP officially acquits PT. Sinar Dunia Makmur, a paper company that had been become a PT. Sinar Mas Group member that located at Kragilan Village, Serang - Banten. Later, on October 1996, PTIKPP add a dyer to one of its machine to increase the production capacity to 120.000 tons/year. On 2006, the ownership shares of IKPP was owned by 4 companies; PT. Puri Nusa Eka Persada (57.25%), Chung Hwa Pulp Int (BUI), Co (16.11%), Yuen Fuon Yue Invest Co (7.62%) dan public (19.02%).

Nowadays, IKPP has three factories that located in different locations; integrated pulp and paper factory that located in Perawang - Riau, industrial paper factories that located in Serang - Banten, and IKPP Tangerang that has the smallest capacity amongst others.

IKPP Tangerang has three Foudrinier paper machines with trimming width of 2.75 m and total production capacity of 135.000 tons/year. This factory produced color paper and board, photocopy paper, stationery products, etc. These all type of paper is fabricated from LBKP (short fiber pulp) and NBKP (long fiber pulp). IKPP Tangerang implements Chain of Custody of Forest Based Products (PEFC) that make the raw pulp material can be tracked until the forest it was taken from.

The Mills Tangerang

The Mills

There are several structural steps of paper making process. It starts from the preparation process of raw material in stock preparation. In this section, the raw material required for production are carefully managed and prepared. IKPP Tangerang has 3 paper machines to produce color paper with the capacity of 100,000 ton paper / year. By using high technology cutting machines, IKPP Tangerang cut the jumbo roll into the sheet and roll. By using the new machines and latest high technology, IKPP Tangerang convert its products into high value added product.

In any production process, company concern about quality. As a form of appreciation, IKPP Tangerang successfully obtain ISO certification 9001 (Quality Management System). Besides quality, company care about the health and safety of its employees. IKPP Tangerang successfully obtain ISO certification ISO 45001, SMK3  and awarded P2- HIV AIDS Category Platinum and Zero Accident Award form Ministry of Manpower of the  Republic of Indonesia, and the best P2K3 from Banten province.


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About APP Group

PT APP Purinusa Ekapersada or known as APP Indonesia ("APP") and its group companies manage several pulp and paper manufacturing and forestry operation that deliver quality products to meet the growing global demand for paper, packaging and tissue.

Following the growing industry and market dynamic, APP will continue growing further to be the global player and global brand, to acquire new customers across markets. APP's products are marketed in more than 150 countries across six continents.

As a sustainable and responsible business, we create products and operate with care for our employees, society and the environment. We do this by leveraging technology and innovation, partnering the community and adhering to international business and operating standards across our production and supply chain.

We subscribe to the Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) principles and our Sustainability Roadmap Vision 2030 guides us in fulfilling our commitment to protect environment, conserve biodiversity, as we work towards achieving carbon neutrality across our operations, care and support our employees,  communities, and also implement good governance.

This growth is guided by our vision of a better future. It is what keeps us moving forward, creating new ways of living and innovating. Over the years, we have expanded our operations through the acquisition and expansion of our pulp and paper mills. It is our commitment to customer satisfaction that enables us to grow our share in paper sales worldwide and broaden our presence through offices in many countries.

As part of our vision for a better future, the integrity of our supply chain and our commitments to our Sustainability Roadmap Vision 2030 are crucial to our operations. Every day, we do our best to achieve sustainable forest and peatland management, market-leading product environmental footprints, and people-first sustainable operations. This vision extends beyond the countries where we operate.

We believe that the growth of our business is dependent on the support of the people around us: partners, employees, communities, and you. Together, we are growing our tomorrow.

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PEFC Chain of Custody Certified

Certified Since

9 December 2016

Valid Until

November 2019

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Safety & Management Health System Duplicate 4

Certified Since

9 December 2016

Valid Until

November 2019

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