History

50 Years in Business

PT. Gapura Raya's Head Office Staff celebrating 50 years of business in 2015

Our Office in 1965

PT. Gapura Raya's 20 m2 rental office located at Jl. Veteran III No.7, Jakarta


Our Sales Team

Sales Team, 1972

Our Service Cars

Today PT. Gapura Raya has more than 50 Service Vehicles throughout Indonesia

Company Cars in 1969

Company Founder Peter Isman (Left) with Gapura Raya's Service Car in 1970

Gapura Raya's Service Car in 1978

Gapura Raya's Service Vehicle with Our Fire Safety Team at Grand Prix D'Indonesia VIII at Jakarta in 1979

One of Five Gapura Raya's Servcie Vehicle Making a Delivery to Sarinah Jaya Pasarya Mall in 1984

Gapura Raya's Service Car in 1986

Gapura Raya's Service Car in 1988



PT. Gapura Raya was established on 27 February 1965 by its founder Mr. Peter Isman and Mr. I Gde Djantang. Operating from a small rental garage in central Jakarta, the company began its successful journey as a supplier of technical equipment. Today the company own and occupy its 2,800 m2 head office building on 3,200 m2 of land located in a most strategic location in Jakarta.

Product Timeline
2010

Sole Distributor
Carboweld Welding Electrodes (Germany)

Established
GarraLube lubricants
GarraSeal Gaskets and Packings

2003

Established
GarraFire Fire Extinguisher

1998

Sole Distributor
Wynn's Auto Care Products (USA)

1993

Established
GarraWeld Welding Machines

1991

Distributor
Electra Beckum Welding Machines (Germany)
Magna Welding Electrodes (Hong Kong)

1983

Importer
Furex Dry Chemical (Germany)

1982

Importer
Master Builders Products (Australia) Seaguard Chemical Products

1975

Distributor
Omega Lubricants (Australia)

1969

Sole Distributor
Graviner Swordsman Fire Extinguishers (Australia)

1966

Exporter
Seaweed (Japan)

1965

Supplier
Yanmar diesel engines
Marine propellers
Mitsubishi spare parts
Second hand generators


Registered Trademarks
No.
Brand Year  
1.
GarraFire 2002  
2.
GarraWeld 2002  
3.
GarraLube 2010  
4.
GarraSeal 2010  
5.
Swordsman 2014  
Commissioners
2011 - Current : Utomo Umarjadi
2006 - 2011 : Peter Isman
2006 - 2008 : Paula Isman (Pres Com)
2006 - 2008 : Anthony Gunadi
2001 - 2006 : Peter Isman (Pres Com)
2001 - 2006 : Paula Isman
2001 - 2006 : Mirjam Isman
2001 - 2006 : Dhanni Darmawata
1996 - 2001 : Paula Isman (Pres Com)
1996 - 2001 : Mirjam Isman
1984 - 1996 : Paula Isman
1965 - 1984 : Liem Kiok Lan

Directors
2008 - Current : Uraini Umarjadi (Pres Dir)
2008 - Current : Robert Darmago
2006 - 2008 : Dhanni Darmawata
1996 - 2006 : Paul Toar (Pres Dir)
1996 - 2006 : Eddy Sidharta
1996 - 2006 : RM. Johannes
1984 - 1996 : Paul Toar
1969 - 1984 : Peter Isman (Pres Dir)
1969 - 1984 : Paula Isman
1965 - 1969 : I Gde Djantang (Pres Dir)
1965 - 1969 : Peter Isman
Shareholders
2012 - Current : Suryani (98.0 %)
2012 - Current : Uraini Umarjadi (2.0 %)
2010 - 2012 : Suryani (61.0 %)
2010 - 2012 : Peter Isman (39.0 %)
2008 - 2010 : Suryani (55.0 %)
2008 - 2010 : Peter Isman (35.0 %)
2008 - 2010 : Paul Toar (7.0 %)
2008 - 2010 : Eddy Sidharta (3.0 %)
2006 - 2008 : Peter Isman (41.0 %)
2006 - 2008 : Paula Isman (41.0 %)
2006 - 2008 : Paul Toar (7.0 %)
2006 - 2008 : Eddy Sidharta (3.0 %)
2006 - 2008 : RM Johannes (3.0 %)
2006 - 2008 : Dhani Darmawata (5.0 %)
2001 - 2006 : Peter Isman (38.7 %)
2001 - 2006 : Paula Isman (38.7 %)
2001 - 2006 : Mirjam Isman (7.5 %)
2001 - 2006 : Paul Toar (7.0 %)
2001 - 2006 : Eddy Sidharta (5.0 %)
2001 - 2006 : RM Johannes (2.5 %)
1996 - 2001 : Peter Isman (45.0 %)
1996 - 2001 : Paula Isman (45.0 %)
1996 - 2001 : Mirjam Isman (5.0 %)
1996 - 2001 : Paul Toar (5.0 %)
1984 - 1996 : Peter Isman (50.0 %)
1984 - 1996 : Paula Isman (50.0 %)
1969 - 1984 : Peter Isman (50.0 %)
1969 - 1984 : Mrs. Liem Kiok Lan (50.0 %)
1965 - 1969 : Peter Isman (50.0 %)
1965 - 1969 : Mr. I Gde Djantang (50.0 %)



 

Our Brands








Garra
The word "Garra" in Portuguese literally translate to "claw" or "talon". The word Garra is used to describe the "drive" that enables you to go further or do better than what you thought was your best.

Gapura Raya Anthem
MARS GAPURA RAYA
Layani pelanggan cintai rekan sekerja
Jaga semangat disetiap keluarga
Gapura Nomor Satu
Gapura Raya Terus Maju
Bersatu kita padu
Saling bahu membahu
Gapura Raya terus maju
Gapura Raya nomor satu

Earliest Customers

One of our earliest customer - Garuda Indonesia Airways 1969

Another of our earliest customer - Indonesian Police Department, early 1970's

Anniversaries


30th Anniversary in 1995


40th Anniversary in 2005


45th Anniversary in 2010