Company and Case Study Visit

Company Visit

Date Thursday, 6th October 2016
Time 07.00 AM - 9.30 AM


Company visit is one of our programs to visit some manufacturing companies based in Yogyakarta. Those companies are CV. Karya Hidup Sentosa and PT. New Armada, both of companies are in Magelang Street.

CV. Karya Hidup Sentosa

CV. Karya Hidup Sentosa originates from a workshop that was established by Mr. and Mrs. Suseno Hadi Kirdjo in 1953. With the tremendous morale of founders, it was passed on to the second generation who is visionary supported by employees who fought with the persistent, then the current CV Karya Hidup Sentosa managed to become a the largest private company in the national hands tractor industry in Indonesia, using the brand "QUICK".

In line with the rapid development of technology, as well as the era of globalization, it is not possible to avoid the challenge all at once. It is a must for CV Karya Hidup Sentosa to develop technology, improve productivity, product quality, service, management and human resources of the company.

Being aware of the importance of the fact, since ten years ago CV Karya Hidup Sentosa has done a considerable investment in the form of Advance Technology Machinery Production which has more incredible ability compared to the machines that were used before.

As the proverb which says "The Man behind the Gun", in addition to the high-tech machines, the company also recruited qualified human resources as well as performed selective training for employees in earnest and sustainable way, both domestically and abroad. In addition, CV Karya Hidup Sentosa also brings experts from abroad, with the ultimate goal to push employees to be able to develop rapidly.

To date CV Karya Hidup Sentosa has ± 1000 employees from different areas, disciplines and educational level as well as the varied expertise.

With abundant human resources supported with machines that are high-tech, CV Karya Hidup Sentosa challenges progress era as well as the globalization of the world economy. CV Karya Hidup Sentosa with full of confidence and good faith will attempt to provide the best service quality towards its customers and companies partner.

PT. Mekar Armada Jaya

PT Mekar Armada Jaya currently has grown to be the leading vehicle Manufacturer Company or carrosserie in Indonesia. Its various progress and achievements have been achieved with hard work. This company proves that it is able to withstand the storms of economic crisis and the challenges of the changing times. Key to its success is the vision to go ahead where hard work and innovation become guidelines for overcoming challenges in the future. Its success today does not make it quickly complacent. Instead, it always performs an evaluation to continue to develop itself and gives the best. It will continue to improve the performance of the company with the philosophy of “Consumer, character, Teamwork, Partnerships and Develop yourself” to achieve the corporate goals, which is TO BE NUMBER ONE.

PT Mekar Armada Jaya was founded in 1974 by Mr. David Herman Jaya, which was started with a home-based workshop on Prawiro Kusuman Street No. 3. New Armada brand was established in 1976 occupying an area of 9,000 m2 at Mertoyudan Street Magelang employing 200 people.

In 1977, the land Area was expanded to 2 Ha with a production capacity of 200 units/ month making New Armada brand became more famous outside of Java.

In 1980, PT Mekar Armada Jaya started to prove itself as the manufacturer company system with "Press Body" in Indonesia.


n 1982, PT Mekar Armada Jaya was trusted by the Government to resolve election cars used throughout Indonesia, so that it can develop its production capacity into 400-500 units/month including Minibuses and Small buses. The number of employees increased to 1,000 people and ancillary facilities were added with sophisticated machines such as paint oven (Spray booth), press machine, spot welding, and others.

In 1986, PT Mekar Armada Jaya gained trust one more time to produce cars of clinics for the whole of Indonesia as many as 1,000 units by working together with ATPM ( The Sole Agents). New Armada managed to raise its capacity, but surely to culminate with a capacity of 1,000 Units/month in 1996 with 20 Ha of land with employees totaling approximately 3,500 people. In addition to the mini bus and small bus, the production was also generated to develop large buses, buses, medium boxes, dump trucks, load bag, car carrier and others of various brands, such as Mitsubishi, Hino, Daihatsu, Suzuki, Toyota, Nisan and a variety of other brands.

In 1992, the export markets of New Armada covered Brunei Darusalam until Diajamah, Cyprus, Sri Lanka and Saudi Arabia.

In 1994, PT Mekar Armada Jaya New gained trust from PT. Kerama Yudha three diamonds Motors (KTB) as The Sole Agent of Mitsubishi in Indonesia to assemble vehicles Colt T 120 SS which until now is known as MOC (Mitsubishi Original Component). It also obtained recognition from the PT. KTB in 1995.

In 1996, the Engineering Division was changed to Division of Stamping Plant workshop supported with more advanced technology, such as CAD, CAM, CNC Milling installed at the beginning of 1997.

In 2002, the [what] Division was changed to Division of stamping tool due to its function in manufacture "dies". In its development, PT Mekar Armada Jaya received order of manufacture from a variety of companies such as:

  • PT. Astra Daihatsu Motor (ADM),
  • PT. Indomobil Suzuki International (ISI),
  • PT. Mitsubishi Krama Yudha. Manufacturing (MSM),
  • PT. Toyota Motor Manufacturing Indonesia (TMMI),
  • PT. Gema Continuous Power (GKD),
  • PT. Panca Press Core Isuzu Indonesia (IIPPI).

In addition to the automotive field, the New Armada is also developing other areas of business such as banking, property and others. All of these business units are merged, consolidated and monitored by a Management holding company of PT Mekar Armada Investama.

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