JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) – Beverages producers, PT Coca-Cola Amatil Indonesia has signed an agreement with provider of packaging and plastics catering to the South East Asia & China Market Dynapack Asia to construct polyethylene terephthalate recycling resin facility in Indonesia. No further details on the investment values for the project.
According to Kadir Gunduz, President Director of Amatil Indonesia in a press statement released on Wednesday (05/27), the plant would reduce the usage of new plastic resin by the company by approximately 25,000 tones per year by 2022 and will help Indonesia’ ambitious plan to achieve 70 percent reduction in the nation’ marine plastic debris by 2025.
Last year, Amatil Indonesia inaugurated the second US$24 million affordable single serve package production (ASSP) line at the Pasuruan factory in East Java. The new line will support the manufacturer to supply high-quality lightweight plastic with a glass coating that will increase packaging durability by 260 million bottles annually throughout East Java and Eastern Indonesia, including Bali and the Eastern Islands, Sulawesi, East Kalimantan and South Kalimantan.
At present, East Java contributes 30 percent of the total national production of Amatil Indonesia through the factory which houses seven production lines. Total production at the Pasuruan factory will significantly increase production output by 130,000 preforms per hour, as well as product storage capacity of 40.3 million bottles and 7,100 preform pallets.
In the same year, Amatil Indonesia and restaurant operator, PT Fast Food Indonesia Tbk (IDX: FAST) announced a five-years cooperation for its products. Through this collaboration millions of Indonesian people can enjoy Coca-Cola, Fanta, and Sprite soft drink products at more than 700 KFC outlets across the archipelago.
At present, Amatil Indonesia serves more than 500,000 customers, in modern and traditional markets throughout Indonesia. The company also operates eight manufacturing facilities, two preform factories and four Mega Distribution Centers.
Since 2014, Unit of United States’ Coca-Cola Amatil has invested more than $379 million in Indonesia, including 22 production lines in South Sumatra, North Sumatra, and Cikedokan plant in West Java. The latest ASSP line was built to assist the company in serving the growing market in eastern Indonesia, along with facilities that were inaugurated in 2017, Mega Distribution Center and Preform factory with a total investment of $68 million.
Dynapack has been a long-term packaging partner of Coca-Cola Amatil Indonesia, in several initiatives involving collection and recycling of beverage containers.
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