West Java industrial estate or integrated industrial area of West Java is an area that focuses on the industrial sector. Some of the sectors in the West Java industrial are food and beverage, automotive, furniture and construction industries.
There are so many companies and manufacturing companies in the West Java Industrial Estate. One of the suitable area to build or to run manufacturing companies in West Java area is in Karawang New Industry City.
So far, the existence of Karawang New Industry City in the industrial estate business arena could not be ignored. Strategically located approximately 47 kilometers from East Jakarta, KNIC supports Indonesian government’s commitment in term of economic growth. Connected to major national transport infrastructure and designed as an industrial ecosystem that is built for innovation and growth, KNIC is poised to contribute to the growth and prosperity of the residents of Karawang and beyond.
Occupying approximately 200 hectares of land in the first phase of development, in the heart of Indonesia’s manufacturing capital, KNIC features first-rate infrastructure, digital connectivity, and exceptional facilities and amenities – all supported by the world’s best practices in township management. It was built to maximize operational efficiency and synergy for partners and tenants in industry sectors such as automotive, construction materials, consumer electronics, and logistics services.
Karawang New Industry City is also a newly developed industrial area in Karawang by which its groundbreaking ceremony was held in December 2018. The ceremony was attended by more than 180 guests and graced by I Gusti Putu Suryawirawan, Director General of International Industrial Access Defense and Development at the Industry Ministry; Tamba Parulian Hutapea, Deputy of Investment Planning at the Indonesian Investment Coordinating Board (BKPM); Ahmad Zamakhsyari, Vice Regent of the Karawang Regional Government; and Hari Santosa Sungkari, Deputy of Infrastructure at the Creative Economy Agency.
According to I Gusti Putu Suryawirawan, the government looks forward to the role of KNIC in revitalizing industrial estate businesses and elevating Karawang’s status as a new economic center.
Several supporting facilities to support Karawang New Industry City as the new economic center in the West Java industrial estate such as customized industrial estate products, residential and commercial oasis, one-stop human capital services, 100% reliable uptime utilities, business advisory centers, and logistic services.
Furthermore, Karawang New Industry City also provides world class infrastructure such as toll road access, water treatment plant, clean water supply, telecommunication and digital connectivity, electricity supply (guaranteed by PLN premium service, street lighting, fire hydrant, fire station, natural gas and 24-hours estate security.
Public facilities are required to improve the quality of industrial areas and to attract more investors. Besides of facilities mentioned above, another facility such as apartments are also considered in developing an industrial area. Generally, expatriates who work in Indonesia prefer to live in an apartment because the facilities are more numerous and certainly safer.