Commit to Support Sustainable Development in Central Java, PT Cipta Mortar Utama Inaugurates the 5th Factory in Semarang

Semarang, July 12, 2019, - PT Cipta Mortar Utama, part of Saint Gobain Group, a world leader in construction materials from France inaugurated its fifth factory in the Wijayakusuma Industrial Estate, Semarang, Central Java. The fifth mortar factory owned by PT Cipta Mortar Utama was inaugurated by the Regional Secretary of Central Java, Sri Puryono Karto Soedarmo accompanied by Javier Gimeno, Senior Vice President and CEO of Asia Pacific. The construction of the fifth factory in Semarang is intended to deliver faster services to bring MU-Weber closer to consumers. This step is also MU-Weber's commitment to support sustainable development in Central Java. The plant which will stand on an area of ​​more than two hectares with a production capacity of 180,000 tons / year is a proof of Saint Gobain commitment to give continuous support to the innovative building materials industry in Indonesia.

As a subsidiary of Saint Gobain Weber, a French company that has been established for more than 350 years, PT. Cipta Mortar Utama is ready to support infrastructure development by providing the best quality mortar for the people of Semarang and  consumers in Central Java in general. According to Javier Gimeno, CEO of Asia Pacific, currently development in Indonesia is taking place rapidly in various corners of the country. MU-Weber is optimistic that development of mortar is in line with the growth of development in Central Java Province.

Javier Gimeno, said that his party very serious and committed to contribute to presenting building material products and services that could support development in Central Java. This is inline with their mission to Providing the best solution for consumers by marketing a practical and quality product that is MU-Weber Instant Mortar."We continue to increase production capacity in Indonesia and have plans for the construction of the next factory in several locations until 2021 along with the large demand of consumers to use instant mortar products. "The inauguration of the fifth factory in Semarang is a manifestation of our commitment to sustainable development in Central Java," explained Javier.

Different with conventional cement in general, MU-Weber is an instant mortar made from sand, cement, fillers (additives) and additives (additives that are mixed homogeneously with the right composition and processed using modern technology). This mortar works for more specific work solutions, ranging from wall solutions, ceramic adhesive solutions, floor solutions, and special solutions and repairs. Other advantages, besides being practical, efficient, and leading-edge technology in their fields, the use of MU-Weber can also increase work productivity, controlled budgets, and create better quality buildings.

Jose Martos, Presiden Director of MU-Weber said, the factory in Semarang is a form of expansion of PT Cipta Mortar Utama to reach more consumers with the best services. "The inauguration of the fifth factory is not only pursuing quantity or production targets, but also expanding our coverage area so that our services are faster and closer to the community," explained Jose.

The Central Java Regional Secretary, Sri Puryono, welcomed the investment Saint Gobain in Central Java and hoped the plant could support development programs being initiated by the Central Java government. "I thank Saint Gobaint for choosing Central Java to become the location of business expansion, because Central Java has the potential of natural resources that support the growth of various industries," explained Sri.

About PT Cipta Mortar Utama

PT Cipta Mortar Utama is the largest mortar company established in 1996 and produces instant mortar named Mortar Utama Weber (MU-Weber) using modern technology. MU-Weber Instant Mortar is known to have various advantages such as practical, efficient and produce quality building work. In June 2011, PT Cipta Mortar Utama was part of the global Saint-Gobain Group community through its subsidiary, Saint-Gobain Weber.

About Saint Gobain

Saint-Gobain Group is an international corporation from France that has been established for more than 350 years and is a world leader in the field of construction products that puts forward innovative solutions to provide products that are caring and environmentally friendly. Saint Gobain is committed to presenting a variety of innovative products to the best service for its customers. In this way, Saint Gobain, which has been present in 68 countries with more than 180,000 employees, is the best choice to create a building that is comfortable, technologically advanced and makes the quality of life better.