Linde invests USD 2 million to expand production capacity in West Java to support economic and export growth

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From left to right, Marcus Tan, President Director of PT Linde Indonesia with Dicky Mursalie, Managing Director of PT. Elangperdana Tyre Industry at the recent signing agreement of supply of nitrogen. The agreement marks 15-year supply scheme for PT. Elangperdana Tyre Industry in manufacturing tires.

Bogor, 2 March 2021 – Linde (NYSE: LIN; FWB: LIN) the leading gases and engineering company, will invest USD 2 million to expand its plant in Bogor, West Java to supply high purity gaseous nitrogen to meet the growing customer demands. The plant is expected to be completed and commissioned in early 2022.

Built with state-of-the-art technology, the plant is a highly energy efficient, cost-effective, and a reliable plant that delivers continuous stream of gaseous nitrogen. The plant is designed with the capacity to increase production to support future growth. This investment also forms the cornerstone of a new 15-year supply scheme with PT. Elangperdana Tyre Industry, a leading tire manufacturer.

Marcus Tan, President Director of PT. Linde Indonesia, said, “Linde is a longstanding partner of PT. Elangperdana Tyre Industry for over a decade, and I am proud to see our partnership growing for many years to come. We take pride in the expertise of our local team for us to be the most reliable partner to support our customers. This investment is a testament of our commitment towards not only the manufacturing industry in Indonesia, but also the country’s overall economic growth.”

Dicky Mursalie, Managing Director, PT. Elangperdana Tyre Industry, said, “We are delighted with the collaboration with Linde for their safe and reliable supply of gases, dedication and commitment to grow with us as a long-term partner. We appreciate the innovative solutions provided by Linde with improved quality and higher productivity contributing towards overall cost management.”

The new plant will be integrated into Linde’s Remote Operating Centre (ROC). Through remote network access, employees at the ROC monitor, operate and control systems and equipment at 108 Linde plants across the ASEAN, South Asia and South Pacific regions, resulting in greater operational efficiency, optimization of resources and reduced downtime.

Linde’s factory in ASEAN region, producing high purity gaseous nitrogen. The similar Linde’s facility will be constructed in Bogor, West Java to produce gaseous nitrogen that support Indonesia’s manufacture industry.

About Linde

Linde is a leading global industrial gases and engineering company with 2020 sales of $27 billion (€24 billion). We live our mission of making our world more productive every day by providing high-quality solutions, technologies and services which are making our customers more successful and helping to sustain and protect our planet. The company serves a variety of end markets including chemicals & refining, food & beverage, electronics, healthcare, manufacturing and primary metals. Linde’s industrial gases are used in countless applications, from life-saving oxygen for hospitals to high-purity & specialty gases for electronics manufacturing, hydrogen for clean fuels and much more. Linde also delivers state-of-the-art gas processing solutions to support customer expansion, efficiency improvements and emissions reductions. For more information about the company and its products and services, please visit www.linde.com.

About Linde Indonesia

Established since 1971, PT. Linde Indonesia manufactures and distributes industrial (oxygen, nitrogen, argon, hydrogen, carbon dioxide), specialty and medical gases, and provides a range of related services including the installation of gas equipment, pipelines, on site plants and associated engineering services. PT. Linde Indonesia operates in eight locations across Java and is committed to delivering quality and reliable services that create value for our customers. For more information, visit www.linde.com.id

About PT. Elangperdana Tyre Industry

PT. Elangperdana Tyre Industry commenced producing its first tyres in 1996. Located in Citeureup, Bogor, the company’s factory that covered areas of 127,000m2 combines well-planned design with latest technology machines and equipment from Europe. The company implements safety, innovation, creativity, and customer orientation factors in its production process to meet customers expectation towards tyre product. The company produces Accelera and Forceum tyre brands with segmented usage that vary from Ultra High-Performance Tyre, to Light Truck Radial Tyre, Light Truck and Truck and Bus Tyre. Supported by adequate human resources and equipment, the company has sold its products not only to domestic market but also export them to more than 80 countries across the globe. The tyre products have obtained ECE, DOT, In Metro, SASO, GCC certificate, as well as SNI Standards, which has led the company to earn larger share in the domestic market. Elangperdana continues to innovate in producing up to date tyre products matching customers’ expectation. For more information about the company and its products and services, please visit www.eptyres.com

Contact:

Nico Desandi
Head of Marketing, Linde Indonesia
Phone: +62 811 942 0290
Email: nico.desandi@linde.com

Yasmine Raudya
Consultant, IMOGEN Public Relations
WA: +62 821 6090 0110
e-mail: yasmine@imogenpr.com