SOURCE: General Motors - Global
General Motors Opens New Manufacturing Facility in Indonesia
Amidst the colorful textiles and inspirational music of a lively Indonesian celebration, General Motors (GM) today marked the opening of the Bekasi manufacturing facility. The first Chevrolet Spin was led off the production line by Dr. Budi Darmadi, Indonesia's director general for Leading Industry Based on High Technology, Ministry of Industry and Tim Lee, GM vice president, Global Manufacturing and president, International Operations. Also marking the occasion was Marcos Purty, president director, GM Indonesia and Martin Apfel, GM Southeast Asia Operations president and U.S. Ambassador to Indonesia Scot Marciel.
Located 16 km east of Jakarta, the 58,000 square meter Bekasi plant is fully-owned by General Motors Indonesia. Representing an investment of USD150 million, the facility employs 700 people.