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PT Wijaya Karya Beton Tbk. held Groundbreaking Ceremony for 10th Concrete Products Factory in South Lampung.

PT Wijaya Karya Beton Tbk (WTON) or WIKA Beton Tbk held groundbreaking ceremony for construction project Concrete Product Factory in area of 26 hectares in Bakauheni, South Lampung which will equipped with jetty facility. The ceremony marked as starting project of factory contruction which will produce PC Cylinder Pile as the first producer in Indonesia, even in Southeast Asia. This production system has been patented by WIKA Beton Tbk earlier this year.

Through product design and manufacturing process with the latest technology, PC Cylinder Pile can be produced with diameter up to 2 meters and length up to 60 meters, making this product as a new flagship product WIKA Beton Tbk to support infrastructure development in Indonesia and ASEAN market needs. These products are used for infrastructure projects such as for the foundation of the harbor, bridge both on land and deep waters, including the Sunda Strait bridge project. South Lampung factory is targeted to begin production in the end of 2014 with installed capacity that can be develope up to 700,000 tons per year. Beside has a land for the new factory, WIKA Beton Tbk. also has a land area of 41 hectares quarry at the same location to support raw material needs of the plant and the surrounding area.

The groundbreaking ceremony for the construction of Concrete Products Factory is executed symbolically by the Director of WIKA Beton Tbk, Wilfred I.A Singkali with regent of South Lampung, H. Rycko Menoza SZP., SE, SH, MBA.

In addition of new factory, WIKA Beton Tbk will serve better to fulfil market need for precast concrete product. Until now WIKA Beton Tbk products is still a pledge for the quality of work and commitment, WIKA Beton Tbk very popular and trusted by customers and partners.