Founded in 1986 as PT Hamplas Barutama with Technological Assistance from NORTON COMPANY, USA to manufacture and distribute abrasive products under the NORTON brand. Inaugurated by then, the President of The Republic of Indonesia Mr. HM Soeharto.

Today, we are the only vertically integrated coated abrasive company utilizing state of the art German technology with annual production capacity of over 2.6 million square meter for coated abrasive products and 1.6 million square meter for finished cloth and textile related products


  • 1991

    The establishment of PT SAINT-GOBAIN NORTON HAMPLAS, initially as a joint venture company between local partner and Saint Gobain Abrasifs.

  • 1993

    The Company starts to export to Australia and Southeast Asian regions.

  • 1997

    The company’s export ratio reached 60% of total production volume with major destination to Australia, China and Southeast Asian countries (Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand & Vietnam).

  • 2011

    The company is restructured and renamed as PT DAYA SATYA ABRASIVES, a wholly owned subsidiary of PT Daya Satya and launched the Fortis brand to strengthen its foray into becoming a regional leader in South East Asia.