2019 AALI Palm Oil Factory in South Kalimantan Ready to Operate

By : Hariyanto And Aldo Bella Putra | Saturday, March 31 2018 - 18:00 IWST

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INDUSTRY.co.id - Jakarta - PT Astra Agro Lestari Tbk (AALI) plans to build a new palm oil plant this year, in an effort to increase production capacity.

"The new plant to be built is located in South Kalimantan, so the plant can be completed and start operating in 2019," said President Director of PT Astra Agro Lestari, Santosa told reporters in Jakarta recently.

The palm oil mill to be built by AALI will be able to produce as many as 45 tons per hour.

"In the future, could be increased to 60 tons per hour," said Santosa.

The construction of the palm oil mill is aimed at processing new core crops that will enter the plant age by 2019. In addition, the new plant will also increase the supply of fresh fruit bunches (TBS) from plasma plantations and other independent plantations.

To realize the project, AALI has prepared a fund of Rp 250 billion this year.

As of the end of 2017, AALI already has 45 palm oil factories consisting of 31 crude palm oil (CPO) factories with a capacity of 1,500 tons per hour and 14 palm kernels oil (PKO) plants with a capacity of 1,625 tons per day. The factories are spread in various operational areas of the company such as, Aceh, Riau, Jambi, Kalteng, East Kalimantan, South Kalimantan, West Sulawesi and Central Sulawesi.

Overall, AALI currently has a plantation area of ​​291.9 hectares (ha). Of these, 228.3 ha of them are core land, while the remaining 63.6 ha is plasma land.

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