Press Production Cost, Ricky Putra Globalindo Factory Relocation To Tegal

By : Hariyanto And Aldi Firhand. A | Tuesday, August 22 2017 - 13:20 IWST

PT Ricky Putra Globalindo Tbk (Hariyanto / INDUSTRY.co.id)
PT Ricky Putra Globalindo Tbk (Hariyanto / INDUSTRY.co.id)

INDUSTRY.co.id - Jakarta - PT Ricky Putra Globalindo Tbk (RICY) continues to reduce production costs after having laid off as many as 200 employees due to the decline in production. One of the steps taken by a company engaged in the manufacture of underwear and fashion clothing is to relocate their factory to Tegal, Central Java.

A total of 300 units of machinery from the factory located in Bogor will be moved to the production of pants and underwear in Tegal.
RICY Director, Tirta Heru Citta, said that production is still at the stage of road tests or trials because the number of human resources is still lacking.

"We hope October can work, but the trial may take three to six months," he said in Jakarta on Monday (21/08/2017).

Tirta added, the relocation of this factory aims to reduce production costs, especially the cost of salaries of employees. As is known, regional minimum wage standard (UMR) in Central Java is lower than UMR in Bogor, West Java.

According to Tirta, the high UMR in West Java is very influential on corporate spending. Investment costs for the transfer of production is worth Rp 2 billion to Rp 3 billion. However, he still can not predict the production capacity that can be generated from this new plant.

Currently, yarn production capacity has been reduced by 25% since July 3 this year. "Initially the production could reach 4,800-5,000 bales (1 bale = 181.44 kg) yarn per month, now only 3,000 bales yarn per month," he said.

The plant in Cicalengka, Bandung has a production capacity of 60,000 bales per year, while the factory in Citerup, Bogor produces 30,000 pieces of men's underwear.

News Comment

Today's Industry

Ilustrasi Tambang Batu Bara PT Bukit Asam Tbk

Senin, 22 Januari 2018 - 22:00 WIB

Half Day Break, JCI Closes Stronger to 6,511 Positions

Jakarta - The Jakarta Composite Index (IDX) closed up 0.32% or 20 points at the end of the first trading session Monday (22/01/2018) compared to last week's position at the level of 6,490.

Ilustrasi Bitcoin (Foto Dok Industry.co.id)

Senin, 22 Januari 2018 - 21:00 WIB

Do not Have Legality BI, OJK Banned Financial Services Market Bitcoin

Denpasar - The Financial Services Authority prohibits financial services institutions in Bali from utilizing and marketing digital currency or "bitcoin" because they do not have the legality…

Illustration Shelter Integrated with public transportation modes such as Transit Oriented Development (TOD)

Senin, 22 Januari 2018 - 20:31 WIB

This Year Kampung Rambutan TOD Development Begins

DKI Jakarta Provincial Government continues to boost residential development with the concept of transit oriented development (TOD) at Kampung Rambutan Terminal can begin this year.

Presiden Jokowi (Foto Biro Setpres)

Senin, 22 Januari 2018 - 20:00 WIB

President Jokowi Suggests Farmers Selling Harvest in Rice

Palembang - President Joko Widodo suggests rice farmers sell crops in the form of rice because the benefits of planting rice occur after harvest.

CCS Senior Manager PT Wahana Duta Jaya Rucika Putra Wijaya (left) and National Sales Manager PT Wahana Duta Jaya Rucika Sunyoto Bambang Kusumo talked after launching a new brand Rucika Wavin

Senin, 22 Januari 2018 - 19:30 WIB

Strengthen Position in Pipe Business, Rucika and Wavin Cooperate become Rucika Wavin

Although still a market leader in the piping sector, PT Wavin Duta Jaya still considers it necessary to strengthen it. One of them is by launching a new brand which is a merger of two products…