Asia-Pacific Conference 2018
The Government of Indonesia is committed to further boost local content in strategic government projects and to strengthen the nation’s industrial capacity. As a preferred technology partner for Indonesia in the areas of electrification, automation and digitalization, Siemens is committed to support localization and boost the strategic role of Indonesia in the global supply chain. To help the country meet its goals of infrastructure development, we are working on further extending our competencies – and our footprint – in the country. Today, Siemens signs a cooperation agreement between Siemens and Doosan for Jawa 9 & 10 Coal-Fired Power Plant Projects. Another successful milestone was reached today between Siemens and the state-owned company Barata for the development and upgrade of Sugar Mills in East Java. The third project showcase is in Digitalization where Siemens and Sewatama have entered into strategic partnership in Digital Energy Services using the Siemens cloud-based open IOT operating system, MindSphere.
Recently, Siemens also announced the joint-venture for power transformers to serve the Indonesian market with Trafoindo. The joint venture will create jobs for around 200 people in the initial phase with an annual capacity of approximately 200 units. The company will be manufacturing and selling mainly medium power transformers, for public utilities, independent power producers, renewable and industrial applications in Indonesia and has potential to serve regional demand in the future.
Siemens is also strongly supporting Indonesia's goal of upskilling and reskilling the local workforce in order to prepare the country for future challenges and needsCedrik Neike, Member of the Managing Board, Siemens AG
"Siemens is also strongly supporting Indonesia's goal of upskilling and reskilling the local workforce in order to prepare the country for future challenges and needs. As a key collaboration partner, Siemens is implementing TVET (Technical Vocational Education and Training) programs at selected public and private institutions in the country. We regard these TVET programs for human resources as a key ingredient for the future competitiveness and innovational power of Indonesia," stated Cedrik Neike, Member of the Managing Board of Siemens AG, Germany at the Siemens Press Talk during this visit to Jakarta.
"We expect that per year a total of up to 130 students will take part during the pilot phase, which would then further be scaled up. Plan also include setting up of digitization labs at universities," stated Prakash Chandran, President Director and CEO, PT Siemens Indonesia.
With the recent earthquake and tsunami disasters that struck Central Sulawesi, Siemens donated 150,000 euros to alleviate the immense suffering of the people. Siemens will continue to support the Indonesian government in the restoration phase of electrical and healthcare infrastructure of the affected areas in Central Sulawesi.
Contact for journalists
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