Indonesia Polyurethane Industry, PT or to be called IPI, is an Indonesian company with more than 25 years of experience in polyurethane processing. The company has been expanded to rubber, engineered-plastic, specialty foam, silicone and composite and is one of the largest polymer-based component manufacturing company in Indonesia.

Easy Engineering: What are the main areas of activity of the company?

Indonesia Polyurethane Industry: IPI provides end-to-end service from:

  • Product Design
  • Reverse Engineering
  • Mold Design
  • FEA Simulation
  • Chemical Formulation
  • Prototyping
  • Manufacturing (various manufacturing methods are available)

We can always find polymer-based products in our daily life, at the moment IPI owns 10 (ten) business segment serving Customers; leading by:

  • Energy (Oil & Gas, Mining, Marine), 
  • Pulp & Paper, 
  • Piping & Metal, 
  • Automotive, 
  • Aerospace, 
  • Building & Construction, 
  • Food & Pharmaceuticals, 
  • System Integrator, 
  • Warehousing, and 
  • General Industries. 

E.E: What’s the news for 2021 about new products?

Indonesia Polyurethane Industry: IPI always focusing on 3 (three) key points : high-quality, low-volume, high-mix products/solutions for Customers.

Since Covid-19 pandemic in 2020, IPI also broaden the scope to medium-volume. Thus, majority of the investment being made also aiming to that direction. 

E.E: What are the ranges of products?

Indonesia Polyurethane Industry: IPI is focusing in highly-customized component. Products categories divided from several weightage:

Heavy-products: commonly find in Energy, Pulp & Paper, Piping & Metal, Building & Construction sectors.

Medium-products: commonly find in Automotive, Aerospace, Warehousing, System Integrator, General Industries 

Light-products: commonly find in Automotive, Aerospace, Food & Pharmaceuticals

Micro-products: this new range is under-development mainly to serve Medical Equipment sector.

E.E:At what stage is the market where you are currently active?

Indonesia Polyurethane Industry: IPI is highly active nationwide in Indonesia. Start from few years back, IPI covers worldwide and delivered in four continents. And we are expecting to see some growth in exporting destination.

Since IPI serves quite large of industries coverage, this has helped us to overcome Covid-19 crisis. We see a very positive growth in Pulp & Paper, Food & Pharmaceuticals, Building & Construction; these industries have taken into our attention to help the other industry segment that have had a negative growth during the pandemic.

E.E: What can you tell us about market trends?

Indonesia Polyurethane Industry: In terms of industries, anything related to food industry, medical industry, personal hygiene industry (and all respective supply chain) will have steady or exponential growth. 

In terms of manufacturing and its supply chain, we expect to see the OEM broaden and managing their supply chain, rather than making in-house for all components. Thus, OEM and Contract Manufacturing might have a positive growth comparing to years back.

And since IPI is ISO 9001:2015 and AS 9100D certified, we will ensure our capabilities to serve within utmost qualities.

E.E: What are the most innovative products marketed?

Indonesia Polyurethane Industry: Our unique selling point is to produce almost any product that been made in custom design, from prototyping which can be done within hours up to serial production that may take few months.

Our manufacturing capabilities ranging from:

  • thermoplastic injection;
  • polyurethane thermosetting casting; 
  • rubber compression;
  • vacuum casting;
  • silicone compression;
  • rigid and flexible foaming casting;
  • 3D printing

All of these manufacturing methods provide us capabilities to produce large variations of product and industries in order to serve our Customers.