Global Chemical Achieves Prestigious SNI Certification for InnoPlus Polyethylene Resin

By : Abraham Sihombing | Thursday, June 27 2024 - 15:30 IWST

The Board of Directors of PTT Global Chemical (GC) pose for a group photo after receiving the prestigious SNI (Indonesian National Standard) certification for its InnoPlus Polyethylene resin. (Photo: GC Public Relations)
The Board of Directors of PTT Global Chemical (GC) pose for a group photo after receiving the prestigious SNI (Indonesian National Standard) certification for its InnoPlus Polyethylene resin. (Photo: GC Public Relations)

INDUSTRY.co.id - Jakarta - PTT Global Chemical (GC) is proud to announce its successful attainment of the prestigious SNI (Indonesian National Standard) certification for its InnoPlus Polyethylene resin.

 

This significant milestone underscores GC’s dedication to delivering the highest quality and most sustainable polymer products to the Indonesian market. The certification was obtained through PT GCM Marketing Solutions Indonesia (GCMI), a subsidiary of PTT GC, highlighting the collaborative efforts and commitment to excellence within the PTT GC Group.

 

 

Commitment to Quality and Innovation

"Since GC aims to be the global leading chemical company in Indonesia, offering innovative and sustainable total solutions, achieving the SNI certification was a strategic move for us," said Mr. Saroj Phuttammawong, Chief Operating Officer – Value Added Products. "This certification is widely recognized as a benchmark for product quality assurance. Being the first foreign company to receive SNI certification for our Polyethylene resin, branded as 'InnoPlus by GC', in both domestic and international markets, is a testament to our unwavering commitment to quality and safety."

 

 

Importance of the Indonesian Market

The Indonesian market holds significant importance for GC’s plastic resin segment, given its large and growing demand, strategic location, and favorable economic policies. "The potential implementation of mandatory SNI certification offers substantial benefits, including enhanced market access, regulatory compliance, customer trust, operational efficiencies, and increased competitiveness," Mr. Saroj added. "These factors are crucial for GC’s sustained success in Indonesia."

 

 

Environmental Sustainability

SNI certification ensures that InnoPlus Polyethylene resin meets the highest standards, including those related to environmental sustainability. "Our certification supports the provision of recyclable and environmentally friendly materials. We are optimistic that this certification will help customers in Indonesia and beyond who are seeking innovative and sustainable solutions," Mr. Art Thitipol, SVP of Marketing and Sales – General Applications, emphasized.

 

 

Role of Consumers and Manufacturers

Consumers play a vital role in supporting SNI compliance by choosing products with the SNI mark. "InnoPlus by GC is the first imported brand to receive this mark, signifying adherence to the highest national standards. Consumer demand for such certified products drives manufacturers to maintain rigorous quality standards and prioritize sustainable practices," said Mr. Thaiyapat Jittiborripat, President Director GCM Indonesia.

 

 

Ensuring Compliance with SNI Standards

Manufacturers can ensure compliance with SNI standards by regularly testing their products in accredited laboratories, following production best practices, and undergoing certification processes by recognized certification bodies. "Continuous monitoring and quality control are essential to maintaining compliance," said Drs. Kukuh S. Achmad, M.Sc. as the Head of National Standardization Agency of Indonesia.

 

 

Benefits of Adhering to SNI Standards

Adhering to SNI standards offers numerous benefits for manufacturers, including improved product quality, increased consumer trust, reduced risk of product recalls, and enhanced competitiveness in both local and international markets. "Compliance also facilitates smoother regulatory approvals, contributing to a more robust industry landscape," added Drs. Kukuh S. Achmad, M.Sc.

 

 

Future of SNI Certification

With the potential for mandatory SNI certification on the horizon, the benefits for Indonesian industries are significant. "Although initial adjustments and investments may be required for compliance, the long-term advantages of enhanced market access, consumer trust, and operational efficiencies are well worth the effort," explained Drs. Kukuh S. Achmad, M.Sc..

 

 

Working with GC

The journey to achieving SNI certification has been a collaborative and enriching experience. "Working with GC is a rewarding experience, marked by professional growth, a collaborative culture, and involvement in innovative and sustainable projects," said Ir. Gatot Dwigustono; a member of the auditing team. "GC’s focus on high corporate governance, ethics, safety, and community responsibility has been exemplary, and we look forward to continuing our partnership for future audits."

 

 

About PTT Global Chemical (GC)

PTT Global Chemical Public Company Limited, or GC, is dedicated to being a leading global chemical company that enhances people’s lives with innovative plastics and chemicals following our vision of Chemistry for Better Living. We operate a business that prioritizes the balance of environmental, social, and corporate governance alongside economic (ESG) efficiency, aiming to maximize resources use under the Circular Economy concept. GC focuses on innovating products and solutions that address megatrends while meeting the expectations of all stakeholders.

 

GC is the only company in the world to have been ranked number 1 in the Chemicals Sector by the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) for five consecutive years (2019-2023) by S&P Global. Also, we have been rated at Leadership Level (A List) in water management and environmental management in climate change by CDP.

 

GC is driving toward becoming a low-carbon organization while ensuring sustainable business growth by setting clear strategies and plans, with aims to reduce greenhouse gas emissions for 20 percent by 2030 on our journey towards achieving Net Zero by 2050.***

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