Improvement Project SMI Division – Chandra Asri Petrochemical Tbk.

Cross Functional Improvement Projects


SMI Division at Chandra Asri Petrochemical Tbk.found the fact that the steam from 4 boilers they operate, is not really runs as they have planned. On 2013, the difference of steam supply actual from 2013 plan, cost higher than planned. Improvements need to be done to maximize coal boiler load capacity and it will impact to reduction of steam cost.


To return the Coal Boiler Capacitiy Load from 18 T/h to it’s original capacity 20 T/h starting March 2014.


PQM facilitates the SMI members, to do the Problem Solving which include areas of Quality Control Cycle and Focused Improvement method to find the root of the problems, and make an improvement plan for this situation. The method consists, the Root Cause Analysis, that analyze all aspects of the process includes, man, machine, material and method. By using these techniques the team can improve all the process that lead to cost saving up to $ 200,000 / year