Company Profile


The company was established on January 19, 1972 as PT Kabelmetal Indonesia by Kabel-und Metalwerke Guetehoffnungshuette AG, a German company that later on was known as Kabelmetal Electro Gmbh. Its first commercial products were launched in 1974 bearing the well-known KABELMETAL brand.

In 1986, PT Gajah Tunggal Mulia acquired the majority stake of the company and remains majority ever since. The company was publicly listed on both the Jakarta Stock Exchange and the Surabaya Stock Exchange in 1992. To reveal the Holding’s identity, by the end of 1996 the company changed its name to PT GT Kabel Indonesia Tbk, while maintaining the KABELMETAL brand for domestic market.

Since mid 2007, while maintaining the Kabelmetal brand for domestic market, the Company introduced “KMI Wire and Cable” to gradually replace GT Kabel brand in overseas market. Later on, effective from September 1st 2008, the new overseas brand became the company name PT KMI Wire and Cable Tbk.

The company is one of the qualified suppliers of power cables to PT Perusahaan Listrik Negara (Persero), the state owned electricity company, as well as being qualified supplier of telephone cables to PT Telekomunikasi Indonesia Tbk, the privatized state owned telecommunication company. The company is also a major cable supplier to private and industrial sectors, namely oil and gas, mining, various industrial and many others, either directly or through its nation-wide chains of distributors and resellers.

The Company was awarded ISO 9002 for its cable production in 1995 and for its newly established Aluminium and Copper Casting in 1996. It was followed by ISO 14001 in 1997 for its environmental management system and ISO 9001 for design control of cable production in 1998. The Company has adopted the new ISO 9000:2000 as well and regularly being assessed ever since. In early 2007 the Company acquired OHSAS 18001 and simultaneously SMK3 (the Indonesian version) for occupational health and safety system.

Strategic cooperation with various international manufacturers have been developed to extend the product range and to optimize the company’s machines utilization.