PT Gajah Tunggal inaugurates tyre testing facility

PT Gajah Tunggal Tbk opened its tyre testing track facility (proving ground) which is located in Karawang, West Java.

newsimage2016524223934822This inauguration ceremony is marked by the signing of an inscription by the Indonesian Minister of Industry,  Saleh Husin and witnessed by the company’s President Director  Christopher Chan along with other members of the company’s Board of Commissioners and Board of Directors, Karawang district officials and all other invitees.
“ This tyre testing facility (proving ground) of which construction started in 2013, is part of the company’s major strategy to improve the company’s capabilities in producing high quality tyre products to meet local and international customer’s needs, through its research and development center of international standard. With this proving ground, the Company is more able to develop and create innovative tire products for passenger cars, commercial vehicles and motorcycles,” said Budhi Santoso Tanasaleh,  Vice President Director of the company.

The construction of this 65 hectares proving ground facility is conducted in two phases. The first phase focused on the construction of the testing facilities namely ISO Noise, Vehicle Dynamic Area, Wet Braking & Handling and Longitudinal Hydroplanning. This facility also has an operations center which is equipped with the latest tire repair and maintenance equipment. The second phase will be conducted according to the future needs of the company’s research and development.

By having this proving ground facility, the product development cycle and the time to launch the company’s new products are expected to be shortened, hence the Company will more competitive in the domestic and global market. Apart from being used to test the company’s tire products, the proving ground can also be used to test the prototypes and products of the Company’s OEM partners.-

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