North Sumatra Governor Inaugurates the First Mortar Plant in Sumatra

PT Cipta Mortar Utama, part of the Saint-Gobain Group, the world leader in construction materials from France, has opened its third plant in Medan Industrial Estate 3 (KIM 3), Medan North Sumatra.

Gubernur Sumatera Utara Resmikan Pabrik Mortar Pertama di Sumatera yaitu Mortar Utama Weber (MU-Weber)

PT Cipta Mortar Utama, part of the Saint-Gobain Group, the world leader in construction materials from France, has opened its third plant in Medan Industrial Estate 3 (KIM 3), Medan North Sumatra.

These third instant mortar plant owned by PT Cipta Mortar Utama was inaugurated by the Governor of North Sumatra, Drs. Ir. H. Tengku Erry Nuradi, M.Si accompanied by Javier Gimeno as General Delegate & CEO of Construction Products Asia Pacific Saint-Gobain, Nicholas Godet as CEO of Construction Products South East Asia, Jose Martos as President Director of PT Cipta Mortar Utama, Special Staff of Minister of Industry Dr. Happy Bone Zulkarnain, MS and Expert Staff Minister of Public Works and Housing Ir. Mochammad Natsir, M.Sc.

The inauguration of the first and only mortar plant in Sumatra is intended to bring MU-Weber closer to consumers and supports development in Sumatra and surrounding areas. The plat which stands on an area of ​​more than 1 hectare with a production capacity of 170,000 tons / year will be operated this year.

In a speech read by a special staff of the Minister of Industry representing the Minister of Industry, Dr. Happy Bone Zulkarnain, MS, welcomed the establishment of PT Cipta Mortar Utama mortar plant in Medan. The Minister of Industry express appreciation to PT Cipta Mortar Utama which continues to increase its production capacity in Indonesia and has plans to build the next plat in several locations until 2020. This can be one indication that Indonesia is a promising country for investment, as well as a very potential market .

As a subsidiary of Saint-Gobain Weber, a French company that has stood for more than 350 years, PT. Cipta Mortar Utama is ready to support infrastructure development and improve the quality of people's lives by providing the best quality mortar. According to Javier Gimeno, the current development in Indonesia is happening everywhere and the company is optimistic that mortar is also growing in line with the growth of development. "Sumatra is one of the fastest growing regions in Indonesia. Saint-Gobain sees the opportunity and decides to build a production facility in Sumatra "Javier Gimeno explained.

In contrast to conventional cement in general, MU-Weber is an Instant Mortar based on sand, cement, filler and additives (additive are mixed homogeneously with the right composition and processed using modern technology) that serves for more specific work solutions , from the wall solutions, ceramic adhesive solutions, flooring solutions as well as customized and repair solutions. Other advantages besides being practical, efficient, and technologically advanced in its field, using MU-Weber products can also create better quality buildings, more controlled budget, and environment surrounding the construction more eco friendly.

"The use of instant mortar can be a contemporary construction material solution that will contribute to creating a better quality of residence or living place"said Javier Gimeno. According to him, quality of residence does not merely look beautiful in terms of architecture and comfortable for the user, but judging from how the efficiency of energy, land use efficiency, technology use, and efficiency of material use, and provide a good impact on the environment, this is in line with the mission of Saint-Gobain is to create a better living environment (habitat).

The Governor of North Sumatera Tengku Erry Nuradi welcomes the Saint-Gobain investment in North Sumatra and hopes that the plant can support the development programs being initiated by the government of Sumatra. "I am grateful that Saint-Gobain chose North Sumatra to be the location of business expansion, because North Sumatra has the potential of natural resources that support the growth of various industries" said Tengku Erry Nuradi .