PT Aneka Gas Industri is the first industrial gas company in Indonesia.
The core business of PT Aneka Gas Industri is to supply industrial gases
such as Oxygen, Nitrogen, and many other gases and related services to
almost any industry such as metal works, metallurgy, chemical processes
and petrochemical industry, electronic and electrical industry, medical
and pharmaceutical industry, food and beverage industry, drinking water
treatment, waste water treatment, agribusiness, etc.
Growing through time beyond the heritage.
NV WA Hoek Machine en Zuurstof, a
Dutch company, built Oxygen factory in Jakarta in 1916, and, later on,
in Surabaya in 1920, and in Bandung in 1939. Meanwhile, NV Javasche
Koelzoor Fabriek built Carbon Dioxide factory in Surabaya in 1924. Those
two companies formed the basis for the establishment of PT Aneka Gas
In 1958, Indonesian government
nationalized NV WA Hoek Machine en Zuurstof and NV Javasche Koelzoor
Fabriek. NV WA Hoek became PN Zatas and NV Javasche Koelzoor became PN
Asam Arang. PN Zatas underwent a rapid development and built factories
in Semarang, Makassar, and Medan. In 1971 PN Asam Arang and PN Zatas was
merged into a single company, PT Aneka Gas Industri, under the
Department of Industry.
As the status was changed into State Owned Enterprise in 1971, PT
Aneka Gas Industri had implemented operational policies such as
increasing production capacity and modernizing its factories and
In 1996, portion of government share
in PT Aneka Gas Industri (Persero) was sold to Messer Griesheim GmbH
(40%) and PT Tira Austenite (10%). In 1999, Messer Griesheim GmbH
increased its ownership by taking over all governmentís share in PT
Aneka Gas Industri (Persero). The status of PT Aneka Gas Industri turned
to a Multi National Company, and the share composition is 90% of Messer
Griesheim and 10% of Tira Austenite. In its further development, on
January 2003 Messer sold its share in PT Aneka Gas Industri to Arief
Harsono and Tira Austenite. It changed the share composition into 51% of
Tira Austenite and 49% of Arief Harsono.
In 2004, Harsono family bought 100%
of PT Tira Austenite share in PT Aneka Gas Industri. It automatically
transferred the ownership of the company to Harsono family.
Aneka Gas Industri upholds its vision to be a highly reputable
industrial gas company with a wide network. It carries out its service
to answer needs of industries. Having such a broad area of services and
products PT Aneka Gas Industriís product portfolio covers wide range
requirements of just about every branch of industry, engineering and
technology. Under its new ownership and management, the companyís
performance has been doubled ever since. Presently PT Aneka Gas Industri
is owned by PT Aneka Mega Energi and Rachmat Harsono.
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