Starlinger & Co. GmbH Opens Office In Indonesia

VIENNA, Austria — February 2013 — As of December 2012, Starlinger has opened an independent
regional office in Surabaya to enhance sales and service support for customers in South East Asia.

“PT Starlinger SEA” has been founded in response to the growing woven packaging market in
South East Asia and is operating as an independent company. It handles sales and service activities
of both business areas of Starlinger, textile packaging machinery and plastics recycling lines, and
is headed by Mr. Hengky Senjaya. Four regional technicians are available for technical service and
support, with more technicians being hired and trained in the course of the year. “The aim is to
provide full technical service coverage and to establish Indonesia as the base for Starlinger’s
technical service activities in Asia. The new office will also facilitate the market development in
the region and help us to further strengthen our position in Asia”, says Starlinger Sales Director
Hermann Adrigan.

South East Asia: An Important Growth Market

The strong economic growth in the South East Asian countries during the past years have made
this region an important market on national as well as international level. This also means strong
potential in the packaging sector: For example, 95 % of all agricultural products destined for the
local markets are transported in woven plastic bags; Starlinger customers thus produce packaging
mainly for the agricultural sector. But also the cement and chemical industries are steadily
growing and, together with fast growing export rates, provide further markets for flexible woven

Posted on February 19, 2013

Source: Starlinger & Co. GmbH