Industrial development in Indonesia continues to grow every year. This is supported by government policies to open many areas or regions intended for industrial estates. There are several industries that continue to grow, from the textile industry, food, and beverage industry, building materials industry to the automotive industry.
Today, many automotive factories from overseas started to open their own factories in Indonesia, especially in the Karawang area. Because the demand for automotive needs in Indonesia continues to increase every year. Several automotive factories are starting to open their factories in Indonesia, such as:
The automotive company that is expanding its factories in the Karawang area is Daihatsu. Daihatsu is an automotive company from Japan. It costs approximately Rp 2.1 trillion to build the factory in the Karawang area. The Daihatsu factory in Karawang can produce 120,000 Daihatsu cars per year.
This can happen because the factory was built on 7 hectares from a total of 94 hectares land. Furthermore, this Karawang factory has all the production processes of four-wheeled vehicles ranging from Stamping, Welding, Assembling and Painting by applying the SSC (Simple, Slim & Compact) concept to its production facilities. The plant is also equipped with a high-speed press machine. The factory in Karawang is able to absorb 1700 new workers.
The second automotive company that opens their factory in Karawang is Yamaha Motors. Yamaha Motor is an automotive company from Japan. The Yamaha factory in Karawang claimed to be the largest Yamaha factory in the world. This factory can produce up to 2 million units of motorcycles per year.
No wonder, because this factory is built on the area of 35.6 hectares and creating a job opportunity to 5,557 people. This factory has produced 5 Yamaha motorcycle models, such as New Jupiter Z1, Vega ZR, Mio J, Fino, and Mio Soul GT.
Another automotive company that opens its own factory in Karawang area is Toyota. Everyone knows this Japanese automotive company. Toyota companies produce various types of cars ranging from Minivan cars, Hatchbacks, SUV (Sport Utility Vehicle), MPV (Multi-Purpose Vehicle) to sedan cars.
The Toyota factory in Karawang has an investment value of up to Rp 2.3 trillion. In the first phase of construction, the Karawang factory already creates a new job opportunity for 600 people. This factory is equipped with several production processes such as the press process, welding, paint shop, machine manufacturing, and assembly shop.
In addition, Toyota claims to use a lot of national basic ingredients to make spare parts and components. Toyota claims it will use 80 percent of local components from Indonesia.
Well, those are 3 foreign automotive factories that are expanding into Indonesia. Opening an automotive factory requires sufficient facilities in order to run well. One of the industrial estates that offer world-class facilities is Karawang New Industry City.
Karawang New Industry City or KNIC has world class facilities ranging from premium electricity provided and guaranteed by PLN, fast internet access, clean water treatment, sewage treatment, training center for HR, integrated business services to integrated shipping services.
In addition, KNIC is located close to the capital city of Jakarta and has 6 infrastructure access starting from Jabodetabek LRT, Trans Java toll road, Jakarta-Cikampek toll road, Jakarta-Bandung express train, Kertajati international airport, and Patimban port making KNIC suitable location to build Industrial warehouses and manufacturing company.
Furthermore, Karawang New Industry City sells factory land that is suitable for automotive company. In addition, KNIC also offers warehouse renting.