Tjiwi Kimia at a Glance

Tjiwi Kimia at a Glance

Tjiwi Kimia at a Glance

PT Pabrik Kertas Tjiwi Kimia Tbk. part of Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) Sinar Mas, At the time of its inception, the Company produced only soda and other chemicals, but, since 1978, the Company has had the capacity to produce 12,000 tons of paper products per year.

The main business activity of the Company presently is the production of writing and printing papers, both coated and uncoated. The Company also produces a wide range of converted stationery and office products such as exercise books, writing pad, notepad, loose leaf, spirals, envelopes, computer form, gift wrapping paper, shopping bags and fancy products which have gained good responses from international markets and also produces packaging products including boxboard used for industrial packaging. Sustainability has always been at the core of our business. 

Despite 2021 being a year full of challenges, our commitment to sustainability never waned. The COVID-19 pandemic strengthened our ability to adapt and survive. Collaboration with various stakeholders brings us confidence in the realisation of our vision. This year we continue our journey to achieve the Sustainability Roadmap: Vision (SRV) 2030.



1972 Built as caustic soda factory
1978 Started producing paper with capacity of 12 KTA.
1990 Registered on Jakarta and Surabaya Stock Exchange as TKIM
1995 Getting ISO 9002 Certificate (Quality Management System)
1998 Getting ISO 14001 Certificate (Environmental Management System)
2008 Succeed in producing 1,048,000 ton of paper
2018 Own 13 paper machines in total


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Tjiwi Culture

Creating legacy by becoming the best paper manufacturer in the world.

To utilize our limited resources to practice green, safe, and efficient process to provide best quality products for every customer needs and maximize shareholder value.



ISO 9001 : 2015 - Valid from 21 November 2022 until 08 November 2025

ISO 9001 is defined as the international standard that specifies requirements for a quality management system (QMS). Organizations use the standard to demonstrate the ability to consistently provide products and services that meet customer and regulatory requirements.



ISO 14001 : 2015 - Valid from 21 November 2022 until 14 November 2025

ISO 14001 is an internationally agreed standard that sets out the requirements for an environmental management system. It helps organizations improve their environmental performance through more efficient use of resources and reduction of waste, gaining a competitive advantage and the trust of stakeholders.


SIH (Standar Industri Hijau) - Valid from 16 December 2022 until 15 December 2026


PROPER Blue Rating - 2021 2022



ISO 50001 : 2018 - Valid from 28 March 2023 until 10 March 2026

ISO 50001 is a voluntary international standard. It applies to organizations of any size, and provides requirements for establishing, managing and improving their energy consumption and efficiency.


Occupational Health & Safety

ISO 45001 : 2018 - Valid from 21 November 2022 until 20 November 2025

ISO 45001 health and safety management standard. ISO 45001 is an international standard for health and safety at work developed by national and international standards committees independent of government. Implementing ISO 45001 may help your organisation demonstrate compliance with health and safety law.


SMK3 - Valid from 17 September 2020 until 16 September 2023



BSCI - Valid from 23 December 2022 until 23 December 2024

A BSCI certification monitors the supply chain to ensure that textiles are made in an ethical and socially responsible manner. It is a comprehensive framework that has checks and balances to ensure that: Businesses abide by applicable laws, policies and regulations.




SMETA (Sedex Members Ethical Trade Audit) is the most widely used format for social audits in the world, enabling businesses to assess their sites and suppliers to understand working conditions in their supply chain. 

Sedex stands for Supplier Ethical Data Exchange, which is an online system that allows suppliers to maintain data on ethical & responsible practices and allows them to share this information with their customers.



GSV (Global Security Verification) - Valid from 29 December 2022 until 28 December 2023
GSV Standard is a program developed by Intertek to help international merchants as well as distributors establish and improve their global security-verification process. 


Chain of Custody

PEFC (Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification) - Valid from 18 January 2023 until 17 January 2028

PEFC is an international, non-profit, non-governmental organization which promotes sustainable forest management through independent third party certification. It is considered the certification system of choice for small forest owners.


SVLK (Sistem Verifikasi dan Legalitas Kayu) - Valid from 18 May 2021 until 17 May 2027

SVLK or Timber Legality and Sustainability Assurance Program is a mandatory national certification system for timber legality & sustainability in Indonesia, to ensure timber products and raw materials obtained or derived from sources that its origins and management meet the legal aspects.


Product Certification

Ekolabel Indonesia - Valid from 07 June 2021 until 09 June 2024

Eco-label is a statement logo/label that shows environmental aspects and is one of the tools in the framework of environmental management. Eco-labeling is a means of finding information that is accurate, verifiable and non-bridge to consumers regarding the environmental aspects of a product (goods or services).



Singapore Green Label - Valid from 10 August 2022 until 09 August 2025



Green Seal PPC Paperline - Valid from 08 December 2009

Green Seal Excelpro - Valid from 10 February 2009


Halal Certificate  - Valid from 08 December 2022 until 08 December 2026

Halal is an Arabic word that means permissible. A Halal certified product means that the product is permissible or acceptable in accordance with Islamic law.


SNI 8218 : 2015 For Foopak Greaseproof Paper; Issued on 17 November 2022



AEO (Authorized Economic Operator) - Valid from  August 2022 until August 2027

AEO status is an internationally recognized quality mark that shows your business's role in the international supply chain is secure and has customs control procedures that meet Authorized Economic Operator standards and criteria.


OVNI (Obyek Vital Nasional Indonesia) - Valid from 02 September 2014 until 02 September 2023

uncoated, corrugated medium, downstream paper, and specialty


With the application of modern technology, Tjiwi Kimia produces high-quality products such as: coated paper, uncoated paper, specialty paper, Plano size, or specified sizes of paper based on the requirements of both export and domestic market. As its commitment to a sustainable environment, Tjiwi Kimia has invested in a de-inking plant to recycle waste paper and produce recycled paper. With 13 paper machines, the production capacity reaches more than 1,200,000 metric tons per year.

Writing products, printing, shopping bag, envelope, NCR, and packaging


We produce a wide range of converting products of school and office products, such as exercise book, spiral, pad, loose-leaf, hardcover book, envelope, register roll, plotter, and also computer paper. We offer various writing products and office products of excellent quality, stylish, and manufactured with the state of the art technology.


Tjiwi Kimia Chemical factory produce many kinds of industrial chemicals, such as caustic soda liquid (NaOH), Liquid chlorine (Cl2), Hydrochloride acid (HCl), Sodium hypochlorite (NaOCl), and Calcium hypochlorite (Ca (OCl)2). The Chemical plant has implemented modern technology through the Membrane System and has achieved ISO Certificate for 9001 and 14001

Carton Box

Tjiwi Kimia produces high-quality carton boxes customized to clientele’s needs and requirements. We also produce corrugated sheets and corrugated cartons U/ corrugated C which can be directed into several size variations and put together using either glue or stitching.

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Tjiwi Kimia won the Primaniyarta award for the Sustainable Exporter category for the 7th time since 2006. Primaniyarta Award is the highest award given by the government to exporters who are considered outstanding. The award, held since 1992, is expected to serve as a driving force for business actors to improve their achievements in the export sector continuously. The award was given at the 36th Trade Expo Indonesia opening in 2021, which was given directly by the Minister of Trade at the Pullman Hotel, Jakarta, on 21 October 2021.






The 50 Best of the Best Companies 2022 awards received on Thursday 10 November 2022 are based on the long-term fundamental performance of public companies in Indonesia, including performance from the previous year. One of them is the company's efforts to adapt to new economic challenges due to a prolonged pandemic.

The role and growth opportunities of Tjiwi Kimia are also inseparable from the attention to environmental and sustainability aspects in carrying out production process activities in Tjiwi Kimia's efforts to become a greener and more environmentally sound industry by using recycled raw materials, environmentally friendly technology , and energy efficiency to support emission reduction policies and achieve low carbon development.



The Vice President of the Republic of Indonesia gave awards to companies that had been orderly administratively and implemented social security on October 27, 2022. Paritrana Award is a government program initiated by the Coordinating Ministry for Human Development and Culture (Kemenko PMK), the Ministry of Home Affairs (Kemendagri), the Ministry of Manpower (Kemenaker), and BPJS Employment to increase the number of social security participants. 


Tjiwi Kimia takes a role in providing benefits to the community around the company's environment, one of which is by providing protection to 15,000 vulnerable workers around the factory and East Java in general through the National Movement for Caring for Vulnerable Workers Protection (GN Circle) BPJS Employment.


Indonesia Best Public Company Awards 2022 by WartaEkonomi.Co.Id



Imported with Best Dwelling Time 2020 - Dwelling time is one of the concerns to continue to carry out maintenance and enter into one of the Import Clearance Cargo KPIs. The faster the Dwelling Time process, the faster the distribution of goods/raw materials. The average dwelling time of Tjiwi Kimia, is <20 hours or <0.8 days, so that it can help the Tanjung Perak Customs to achieve the National scale Dwelling Time target, which is 0.81 days.


Best AEO Company 2020 - This category is achieved by complying with all the completeness of Import documents, conformity of the determination of the Tariff Code with the Indonesian Customs Tariff Book (BTKI), Complete Import Permits for goods or materials subject to prohibitions and restrictions, carrying out training/socialization regarding customs knowledge, carrying out an Internal Audit of AEO Companies becoming concern for continuous maintenance and improvement.

Based on the results of the Monitoring and Evaluation assessment of AEO companies by the Directorate General of Customs and Excise, Tjiwi Kimia succeeded in fulfilling the 13 criteria for AEO companies


Best of the Best 2020 - Based on the level of compliance with customs and/or tax regulations, through Monitoring and Evaluation assessments, 13 companies with AEO criteria were awarded the BEST OF THE BEST in 2020 with the title of General Champion at this prestigious event.



Indonesia CSR Awards by WartaEkonomi.Co.Id


Indonesia Green Awards 2022 by La Tofi School of CSR

The award given on March 21, 2022 by The La Tofi School of CSR for companies that have high concern for the environment through a variety of creativity that contributed to thesurrounding environment.  Tjiwi Kimia success as a pioneer of pollution prevention by utilizing Ash Bottom waste from power plant waste to economic value including paving, cansteen and brick


TOP CSR AWARDS 5 STARS by Top Business Magazine

This award given to Tjiwi Kimia on March 30, 2022 at the Raffles Hotel Jakarta. It is the highest and most proud CSR field award in Indonesia for companies operating in Indonesia, which are considered successful in running the CSR/ TJSL/ Community Development program, which is effective and quality.

Assessment category :

  1. Comply to ISO 26000 standard and environmental aspects
  2. Referring to the CSV (Creating Shared Value) aspects, and CSR harmony
  3. CSR implementation must be in harmony with the company's business strategy and government programs and policies.


BISRA AWARDS GOLD CHAMPION by Bisnis Indonesia & Habitat for Humanity Indonesia

This award given on June 29, 2022; is an appreciation for the best company who has run the CSR program for 12 elements as follows :

  1. Impact to society
  2. Sustainability Program capability
  3. SDG suitability
  4. SROI measurement
  5. Long term work plan
  6. The uniqueness of the consistency program in data presentation
  7. Volunteer activities
  8. Multi stakeholder
  9. Disaster mitigation
  10. Involvement of the Board of Directors
  11. Program consistency
  12. Shows continuous improving.


Occupational Health & Safety

COVID-19 Prevention Program Awards by East Java Province and Sidoarjo Region

Award P2 Covid-19 Category Platinum is an appreciation from the Provincial Government of East Java and Sidoarjo Region to companies that have succeeded in implementing Occupational Health & Safety Norms (OHS) in the COVID-19 Work Planning Prevention Program.


The application of health protocols in Tjiwi Kimia environment is carried out strictly, the main activities carried out are:
1. Distribution of PPE and Vitamins for all employees
2. Acceleration of the vaccine for all employees
3. Distribution of Medical Masks & Vaccine Acceleration for Ring 1 Community
4. Distribution of food packages for residents affected by Covid-19


Mitra Bhakti Husada GP2SP (Gerakan Pekerja Perempuan Sehat Produktif ) by Indonesia Ministry of Health, East Java Province and Sidoarjo Region

The Indonesian Ministry of Health gave awards for Bhakti Husada's partners on November 17, 2022 to companies and institutions that implement the Productive Healthy Women's Workers Movement (GP2SP) and Occupational Health & Safety (OHS)

Through a variety of programs related to health and safety workers are expected to be able to spur and continue to improve the safety and health efforts of workers as a whole, so as to be able to support the realization of improving the quality of human resources.



Tjiwi Kimia implements a variety of programs in supporting the GP2SP movement, including :

  1. Policies for female workers working non-shifts, 
  2. Supporting exclusive ASI programs for female workers by providing lactation room, 
  3. Work safe by using complete PPE, 
  4. Health services by collaborating with Citra Medika Hospital and several Public Health Center around Sidoarjo and Mojokerto, 
  5. Sport program to improve employee health and fitness, 
  6. Socialization and health counseling from professional health workers.


Indonesia Best Companies 2023 in HSE Implementation by SWA Magazine

Tjiwi Kimia has received an award from SWA Magazine for Indonesia Best Companies in HSE Implementation 2023. With the theme ‘’Mitigating Risks Improving Productivity & Creating #Sustainable Employability’’, the award gives recognition to the companies in Indonesia that have successfully implemented the Occupational Health & Safety Management System (OHSMS).  Receiving this award is one of the motivations driving us to stay committed to keeping all of our employees as safe as possible, and we hope to continue being an inspiration for other companies to implement the best practices for HSE.


Research and Development

Research and Development

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Tjiwi Kimia Research & Development (R&D) is the key on how innovation works. Innovations come about as the result of a planned with leading scientists, suppliers and specialist businesses, and managed by an essential role in our ambition to make a positive impact on the world around us.

Tjiwi Kimia has more than ten core scientists, supported by 22 staffs, and provided with the main laboratory since 1996. The team has more than 10 years experience in paper industry and spreads to many functions on processes & products. R&D grows and become bigger, starts in 2016 the team called with New Product Development (NPD) that is integrated with HQ NPD & BU/Sales and completely focus on quality, customer, and ecient cost to ensure continuous development of Tjiwi Kimia existing product portofolio.

The function of NPD with integrated systems, is responsible to :

Design and develop new technology-based products, services and processes.

Translate functional needs into specifications, with preventive & corrective analysis

Process optimization & cost reduction with customer

Fulfil legal requirements (certificate as ISEGA, FDA, BFR, Halal, Recyclable, etc.)

Tjiwi Kimia NPD innovates and creates products in compliance with environmental standards, seeks to optimise sites to balanced the production costs. With all those resources, we are committed to create the market growth to satisfy our customers by fulfilling their requirements to improving the quality of consumers’ lives.

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About Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) Sinar Mas

About Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) Sinar Mas

Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) Sinar Mas is a trade name of pulp and paper manufacturing companies that delivers quality products to meet the growing global demand for tissue, packaging and paper. APP Sinar Mas’s products are marketed in more than 150 countries across six continents.

As a sustainable and responsible business, we create products and operate with care for our employees, society and the environment. We do this by leveraging technology and innovation, partnering the community and adhering to international business and operating standards across our production and supply chain.

We subscribe to the Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) principles and our Sustainability Roadmap Vision 2030 guides us in fulfilling our commitment to protect forests, support communities, conserve biodiversity and as we work towards achieving carbon neutrality across our operations.

This growth is guided by our vision of a better future. It is what keeps us moving forward, creating new ways of living and innovating. Over the years, we have expanded our operations through the acquisition and expansion of our pulp and paper mills. It is our commitment to customer satisfaction that enables us to grow our share in paper sales worldwide and broaden our presence through offices in many countries.

As part of our vision for a better future, the integrity of our supply chain and our commitments to our Sustainability Roadmap Vision 2030 are crucial to our operations. Every day, we do our best to achieve sustainable forest and peatland management, market-leading product environmental footprints, and people-first sustainable operations. This vision extends beyond the countries where we operate.

We believe that the growth of our business is dependent on the support of the people around us: partners, employees, communities, and you. Together, we are growing our tomorrow.