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L’Oréal opens its largest factory in Cikarang

  • Mariel Grazella

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Thu, November 8 2012   /  09:57 am
Bottling beauty: Workers in a section of L’Oréal’s new cosmetic factory prepare skin and hair care products, of which 70 percent will be exported. The new factory was officially opened in Cikarang, West Java, on Wednesday. (JP/Mariel Grazella)(JP/Mariel Grazella)

Bottling beauty: Workers in a section of L’Oréal’s new cosmetic factory prepare skin and hair care products, of which 70 percent will be exported. The new factory was officially opened in Cikarang, West Java, on Wednesday. (JP/Mariel Grazella)After roughly two years of construction, French cosmetic giant, L’Oréal officially opened the company’s largest factory in the world in Cikarang, West Java, on Wednesday, heating up the machines to achieve an ambitious goal of gaining one billion new customers in the next decade.

David Quetin, factory director of L’Oréal Indonesia, said that the Cikarang operation would manufacture 200 million units of skin and hair care products in 2013, 70 percent of which would be exported.

He added that this year, the company wanted to manufacture around 140 million units, some of which were produced in their old factory in Ciracas.