The leading beverage sales, manufacturing and distribution company Coca Cola Amatil Indonesia (CCAI) announced the 12 winners of the Partner for Growth Awards on 29 March at InterContinental Jakarta MidPlaza. The event was attended by President Director Coca Cola Amatil Indonesia, Kadir Gunduz, the Chairman of Indonesia Coordinating Investment Board (BKPM), Thomas Trikasih Lembong and Expert Staff to the Indonesian Minister of Industry, Dharma Budi.

Partner for Growth is a programme for which CCAI develops a long term strategic partnership with its suppliers as business partners, based on trust and shared values. CCAI and its suppliers have been working together in facing the challenges of the market and capturing growth opportunities on a win-win basis with a long term vision in mind.

CCAI that has been operating in Indonesia since 1992 and invested over USD 1.6 billion in these past 25 years. It is currently working with 2,350 suppliers, 163 of which are multinational, meaning that 93% of its suppliers are local.

There are four criteria to win the award for suppliers, namely limited alternatives, uniqueness, critically and competitive advantage. The 12 winners of Partner for Growth Awards are: CV Tirta Karya Mandiri (Best External Service Provider), PT Istana Bukitkencana Makmur (Best Transporter), PT Wijaya Promosindo Oetomo (Best Marketing Partner), PT Mitra Integrasi Informatika (Best IT Partner), PT Diversey Indonesia (Best CSR), PT Sentra Usahatama Jaya (Best Quality), PT Dynaplast (Best Supply Continuity), PT Sanden Intercool Indonesia (Best Innovation & Growth), PT Sanden Intercool Indonesia (Best Shared Values), PT Sugar Labinta (Best Competitive Advantage), Robin (PT Dynaplast) (Best Key Account Manager) and PT Sunden Intercool Indonesia (Best Partner).

Sari Widiati

Sari Widiati

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