PT Indonesia Chemical Alumina (ICA) is the Chemical Grade Alumina (CGA) pioneer industry in Indonesia and the fifth country in the Asia Pacific region besides Japan, China, Australia, and Korea to process bauxite to become chemical grade alumina. PT ICA is also the pioneer to meet the requirement of Indonesia Mining Law in order to process raw material in domestic. it can be a trigger for alumina-based industries in Indonesia in the future.
Chemical Grade Alumina (CGA) in general refers to the chemical product in the form of aluminium hydroxide and alumina are used for aluminium industry. Alumunium hydroxide is an intermediate product that can be used in water purification. While the alumina can be used to manufacture electronic component supporting materials. Some product that use the CGA included refractoriness, abrasives, building product, Integrated Circuit (IC) as well as materials for the LCD screen.
PT ICA is one of subsidiaries of PT Aneka Tambang Tbk. Established at 2007, as a result of a joint-venture partnership agreement between PT Antam (Persero) Tbk 80% and Showa Denko K.K. (Japan Company) 20% shares as the share holders.