Throwback ‘Napak Tilas’ to Petrokimia Gresik's Half Century

30 July 2022 19:00 / Corcom of PG / 3990x viewed

The story about Petrokimia Gresik will always be remembered in the memory of every Petrokimia Gresik Personnel. The graying hair and slow steps did not shake the spirit of the Petrokimia Gresik predecessors. In a series of lively events for 50 years, Petrokimia Gresik, with the entire Board of Directors, following the route that passed Factory I to Factory III, and the wives who passed through the residential area and the PIKA PG building on Saturday, July 30 2022

Bitter and Sweet, Joy and Sorrow at Petrokimia Gresik

A short journey through each factory area, starting from Factory I, which includes the old building and the first Ammonia Urea factory in Petrokimia Gresik, brought memories for the previous generation, who experienced ups and downs in each process. Endarto, the CEO of Petrokimia Gresik for the period 1990 - 1995, used to try to be as creative as possible to keep Petrokimia Gresik alive.

"Because when this factory was built, the materials were already there, it had come long before, already from the 60s, 1963, 1965, the goods arrived. While the production was in '72, Urea. That's why his birthday is July 10, which is when the first urea was produced. This is not the first project, but the first production," he said when recounting the beginning of the establishment of the Ammonia Urea I factory.

All of Endarto's hard work has paid off, seeing the development and progress of the entire Petrokimia Gresik factory at the moment, which is not only being expanded but is also progressing with various digital-based facilities.

Taking Pictures for New Memories

It feels incomplete. If you are at one special moment not captured in a series of photos together. In this 'Napak Tilas, all the full-time Directors and the current Petrokimia Gresik Board of Directors also took a group photo at several photo spots in the Petrokimia Gresik area, starting from Factory I, Factory II, and ending the entire Plant Tour series at Graha Petrokimia Gresik Building with the wives of the Directors.

Petrokimia Gresik saves a million memories for its people. The company, at the beginning of its establishment, was named 'Proyek Petrokimia Surabaya'. Petrokimia Gresik's half-century journey cannot be separated from the brilliant contributions of its predecessors. Even at the age of 50, with the spirit of Beyond Infinity, Petrokimia Gresik continues to grow and develop to continue its role as a solution for agro-industry and the main pillar of National Food Sustainability.