BANDUNG-PT Pindad (Persero) undertook a strategic cooperation in the manufacturing of electrical products with Alfanar Company, Saudi Arabia's leading company in component, distribution, networking and manufacturing of electrical products.
This cooperation is marked by the signing of the MoU by the President Director of Pindad, Abraham Mose and Vice Chairman Alfanar Company, Sabah Mohammed Almutlaq who was witnessed by Deputy Minister of SOEs in the field of Strategic and Media Business Mine (PISM), Harry Sampurno.
Pindad's President Director, Abraham Mose, said that the scope of the Pindad and Alfanar Joint Venture includes Product Business Cooperation, Research & Development, Marketing, After-Sales Service, Maintenance, Repair and Supply of Components and raising the Domestic Content Level (TKDN).
Later, the production of electrical products will be conducted in Pindad with the support of production facilities of the engine from Alfanar.
"It is expected that the content of TKDN can increase up to 35%," said Abraham Mose told reporters in Bandung, Friday (10/11/2017
The products in this cooperation include MV Metal enclosed switchgear, MV Metal clad switchgear, Ring Main Unit, Protection Systems, Substation Automation and Distribution Automation Systems, Low Voltage Switchgears, GIS Gas Insulated switchgear.
"Pindad will also get Transfer of Technology from this experienced multinational company to develop the company," he concluded (MAT)