As an effort to consolidate the function of the state-owned enterprises in the plantation sector into the national and economic development framework and as a preparation in facing the global economic movement, the government, along with the Agricultural Ministry, has decided to apply the consolidation program to all of the state-owned plantations.
PT Perkebunan Nusantara (PTPN) VIII is one of the state-owned plantations established based on Peraturan Pemerintah (government regulation) No 13 tahun 1996 dated 14 February 1996 as stated on the act of Notary Harun Kamil SH No 41 dated 11 March 1996, validated by The Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Indonesia on the Decree No C28336.NT.01.01.TH.96 dated 8 August 1996. The act of notary was reestablished by Nanda Fauz Iwan, SH., M.Kn No. 14 dated 12 August 2008, validated by The Ministry of Justice and Human Rights of the Republic of Indonesia on the Decree No. AHU-5420.AH.01.02.2008
This company was established to operate in the field of Agribusiness and Agroindustry, by optimizing the resources available to produce high quality and competitiveness products and service, and to generate profit by applying the principles of limited company.
The business scope including cultivating plants, processing, and selling plantation commodity such as tea, rubber, and palm as the main commodity, and also quinine and cocoa. The head office is on Jl. Sindangsirna No. 4 Bandung, West Java, managing 41 plantations and 1 hospital.
The plantations are spread in 11 districts/cities all around West Java (Sukabumi, Bogor, Cianjur, Bandung District, West Bandung District, Bandung City, Garut, Tasikmalaya, Purwakarta, Subang, and Ciamis) and 2 districts in Banten Province (Lebak and Pandeglang).