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Milestones of business development

1850–1950

1855
Siemens & Halske (S&H) receives its first order from the Dutch Colonial Ministry in‘s-Gravenhage (The Hague) for the construction of a telegraph line in the Dutch East Indies

 

1879
The first S&H agency for the Dutch East Indies begins operating under the name Commanditaire Vennootschap Wisse, Piccaluga & Co., s’-Gravenhage (The Hague)

 

1883
S&H installs a lighting system in the Sultan of Djokjakarta’s palace on the island of Java

 

1891
The Dutch East Indies are served by the S&H Technical Bureau in 's-Gravenhage (The Hague)

 

1909
The first own agency in Surabaya as branch office of Siemens-Schuckertwerke (SSW) is established

 

1913
SSW receives an order from Billiton Maatschappij to construct a power station

 

1913
The company builds a hydroelectric power station for the Salida gold mine

 

1921
A new branch office is opened in Bandoeng

 

1935
S&H and SSW transfer their agency for the Dutch Indies to Nederlandsche Siemens Maatschappij N.V., based in The Hague.

 

1950
S&H and SSW authorize the Danish Indonesian Trading Association Ltd. – based in Copenhagen – to represent their interests

 

1950
S&H receives orders to supply private branch exchanges and teleprinters

1955
The Siemens Indonesia Office (SIO) is set up in Jakarta

 

1961
The state-run Tri Bhakti trade company becomes S&H’s official agent for business with the government and public authorities

 

1968
The Siemens Indonesia Office is converted to a Regional Company

 

1975
The Indonesian Postal Administration awards Siemens the largest single order for teleprinter technology the company has ever received

 

1976
Siemens builds a 400-MW power station in Kota Baja

 

1989
A machine factory is opened in Cilegon

 

1997
Siemens is awarded a contract to construct a combined cycle power plant in Surbaya, East Indonesia

 

2002
The country’s biggest fixed-line network operator, P.T. Indosat Tbk, of Jakarta, contracts Siemens to build a new national fixed-line telephone network

 

2007
Siemens wins major contracts for natural gas liquefaction plants in Indonesia

 

2010
P.T. Nusantara Turbin dan Propulsi (NTP) and Siemens set up joint venture for manufacturing industrial steam turbines in Bandung, West Java

 

2012
The Ammonium nitrate plant of PT Kaltim Nitrate in Bontang, Indonesia, for which Siemens supplied the distributed control system, goes into operation

 

2013
Siemens receives an order for two industrial steam turbine units from PT Cikarang Listrindo, the biggest independent power producer (IPP) in Indonesia. The turbines are to be installed at Babelan in the greater Jarkarta area