One of subsidiaries of Astra Otoparts (AOP), Akebono Brake Astra Indonesia (AAIJ) makes its first components export to England that is caliper assy, which will be delivered for Nissan Motor Manufacturing (UK) Ltd.(Nissan UK).The ceremony of export delivery is attended by Vice President Director of AOP, Hamdhani Dzulkarnaen Salim, Commissioner of AAIJ, Gustav Afdhol Husein, President Director of AAIJ, Seiki Takahashi, Vice President Director of AAIJ, Bambang Rustamadji, and Director of AAIJ, Cosmas D. Singgih and Heru Harsana.
Through Akebono Europe S.A.S (Gonesse), AAIJ supplies Caliper Assy to Nissan UK and Renault French. For the first export, AAIJ delivers 1,800 units of Caliper Assy CMF1 for Nissan UK, and then 20,000 units/month for Nissan UK. Totally, AAIJ will export three types of Caliper Assy for Nissan UK and Renault French in amount of 720,000 units/year. The export delivery indicates that both Astra Otoparts and its subsidiaries have been accepted by global market, not only domestic one.
Profile of PT Astra Otoparts Tbk
Astra Otoparts is Indonesia’s foremost automotive component company producing and distributing spare parts for Original Equipment for Manufacturer (OEM) as well as Replacement Market (REM). In addition, Astra Otoparts supplies its products to wellknown cars and motorcycles manufacturers, and has become the synonym with high quality spare part products. Astra Otoparts not only fulfills growing domestic consumption or market demand, but also exports its component toward more than 30 countries in Middle East, Asia Oceania, Africa, Europe, and America. Further, Astra Otoparts employs 38,601 employees and has been listed on Indonesian Stock Exchange as public company since 1998. The 2012 consolidated revenue was Rp 8.28 trillion, while the 2013 semester I was Rp 4.16 trillion.
Profile of Akebono Brake Industry Co.Ltd.
Established in 1929 named Akebono Sekimen Kogyosho producing woven linings and clutch facings, Akebono Brake Industry Co. Ltd. has grown to be well-known automotive component company in the world operating in brake system and sensory area for not only motor or car but also shinkansen and other industrial machines. Headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, Akebono has currently had seven operations in North America, five in Europe, and five in Asia, including Indonesia.
Profile of Akebono Brake Astra Indonesia
Akebono Brake Astra Indonesia (AAIJ) is a joint venture between Akebono Brake Industry Co.Ltd. (50%) and Astra Otoparts (50%) which was established in 1981. AAIJ operates in brake system area, which produces disc brake, drum brake, body caliper, and master cylinder for the market of Original Equipment for Manufacturer (OEM) of two and four wheelers vehicle in Indonesia, and for after market, AAIJ has also superior product of TDW branded brake lining. In addition, AAIJ will also export for ASEAN market and has exported five pieces of engines for Body Caliper Assembling Line delivered to Akebono Brake Astra Vietnam in October last year.
(Left - Right) President Director of Akebono Brake Astra Indonesia, Seiki Takahashi with Vice President Director of Astra Otoparts, Hamdhani Dzulkarnaen Salim, and Vice President Director of Akebono Brake Astra Indonesia, Bambang Rustamadji, in caliper assy CMF1 export ceremonial toEngland for Nissan Motor Manufacturing (UK) Ltd. on Friday, September 6 2013