Australian Minister Visits Amatil's Biggest Plant

Australian Minister of Trade, Tourism and Investment Visits CCAI's Biggest Plant for The First Time

Coca-Cola Amatil Indonesia (CCAI) hosts a visit of The Minister of Trade, Tourism and Investment of Australia, Steven Ciobo, and Australian Ambassador to Indonesia, Paul Grigson to its biggest plant in Cibitung, Bekasi. Hosting the visit are President Director of Coca-Cola Amatil Indonesia, Kadir Gunduz; Supply Chain Director of Coca-Cola Amatil Indonesia, Gigy Philip; and Plant Operation Manager of Coca-Cola Amatil Indonesia Cibitung National Plant, Vasilii Gusko.

Last year, CCAI together with The Coca-Cola Company (TCCC) announced a commitment of USD500 million to be allocated in Indonesia for the next 3-4 years. "We’ve been operating in Indonesia for almost 25 years and continue to be the leading sales, manufacturer, and distributor of non-alcoholic ready to drink beverage, despite the increasing competition," says Kadir Gunduz, CCAI President Director. "We are very proud to welcome the Australian delegation in our biggest plant in Indonesia. The strong relationship between both governments has always been an important part of our efforts in establishing a sustainable business, which we hope will continue bringing prosperity for all of our stakeholders."

Coca-Cola Amatil, currently one of the largest NARTD producer in Asia Pacific, entered Indonesia in 1992. As of end 2016, CCAI runs 8 manufacturing plants across Indonesia, 37 production lines, employs 11,000 Indonesians to serve more than 700,000 customers, and sell wide-ranging portfolio of TCCC products, including Coca-Cola, Fanta, Sprite, Frestea, Minute Maid, Schweppes, A&W, Aquarius, and Ades. In 2017, CCAI will launch its 4th mega distribution centre that will be located in Alba, East Java. The other three mega distribution centres are located in Medan, Jakarta and Semarang.