Cladtek’s 20th Anniversary: Foster Collaboration to Develop Resources for Sustained Relevance and Growth in Cladtek’s Future

Left: Iban Salda Safwan, Senior Vice President People & Culture Cladtek Group: Right, Taufik Aditiyawarman, Chairman of IAFMI
Left: Iban Salda Safwan, Senior Vice President People & Culture Cladtek Group: Right, Taufik Aditiyawarman, Chairman of IAFMI

BATAMCLICK.COM: In celebration of Cladtek’s 20th anniversary, the largest cladding pipe company in Indonesia unveiled its 20th-anniversary logo under the theme: “Building A Sustainability Future 20 Years of Additive Innovation.” It signifies Cladtek’s commitment to continually contribute its best by maintaining relevance and sustainable growth to benefit today and the future of the manufacturing industry in Indonesia and globally.

The 20th anniversary of Cladtek holds special significance as, for the first time, Cladtek has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Indonesian Association of Oil and Gas Production Facility Experts (IAFMI). This collaboration is pivotal and strategic as it allows professionals in oil and gas production facilities upstream, midstream, and downstream to share ideas, knowledge, learning, and best practices within their highly specific fields collectively.

“As a company committed to sustainable growth alongside society and the nation, Cladtek, with 20 years of presence in Indonesia, hopes to receive full support from IAFMI, especially in developing the organization, human resources, and technology,” stated Iban Salda Safwan, Senior Vice President People & Culture at Cladtek Group. Iban believes that with a strong and cohesive team collaboration, both parties can realize their aspirations and hopes.

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“Our collaboration with PT. Cladtek BI Metal Manufacturing is part of IAFMI’s responsibility in supporting the development of local technology and human resources expertise,” added Taufik Aditiyawarman, Chairman of IAFMI. Thus, IAFMI’s presence is expected to encourage Cladtek to enhance the use of domestic products and strengthen the role of local and domestic labor to remain at the forefront of sustainable growth in Cladtek’s future.

To strengthen the relationship between both parties, last Sunday, January 28, 2024, Cladtek and IAFMI jointly organized the “Cladtek 20th Anniversary Golf Day” at Modern Golf & Country Club, Tangerang, West Java. The golf tournament was part of the Cladtek anniversary celebrations, alongside a Futsal/Soccer Tournament involving employees and local communities scheduled throughout February 2024.

The 20th-anniversary celebration of Cladtek is planned to be held simultaneously in 3 countries: Batam, Indonesia; Dammam, Saudi Arabia; and Rio De Janeiro, Brazil. In Indonesia, the peak event will take place on Tuesday, February 6, 2024, at Swiss-Belhotel, Harbour Bay, Batam. The event will be attended by Cladtek founder Paul Montague, Group CEO Lee Wilson, energy experts, national technology representatives, business partners, local government representatives in Batam, and Cladtek employees.

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About Cladtek

Cladtek (https://cladtek.com/) is a multinational company operating in the metalworking industry. Operating in Batu Ampar, Batam, Indonesia, Cladtek holds the largest cladding pipe production quota in Indonesia. One of its MLP pipe products is among the world’s largest.

Founded by Paul Montague in December 2003, Cladtek started as a small factory with basic facilities. However, it has expanded globally, with manufacturing facilities not only in Batam, Indonesia, but also in Brazil and Saudi Arabia.

At its 20th anniversary, the Batam manufacturing facility has been expanded to accommodate significant product innovations and to support various national and international strategic projects. The Rio De Janeiro facility is dedicated to MLP production capacity embedded with various innovations, spanning 15,000 m2 with ample space for future expansions. The Dammam facility in Saudi Arabia is a new production location, with production commencing in 2019.

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Over 95% of Cladtek-Batam products are exported. Specializing in Corrosion Resistant Alloy (CRA), PT Cladtek produces CRA using MLP and Weld Overlay types specifically for oil & gas facilities such as gas or oil wells. Cladtek is among the world’s largest suppliers of Corrosion Resistant Alloy (CRA) weld overlays and CRA mechanically lined pipes (MLP).

With a portfolio covering Cladding and Weld Overlay techniques for ships, dish heads, and all related components, as well as bi-metal clad pipes, Cladtek is committed to increasing Domestic Component Level (TKDN) certifications in line with government policies. TKDN values achieved range from around a dozen percent to about 50%, depending on the product type, with the highest being 53%.***