Achmad Hamami became a successful businessman in Indonesia. In 2011 Achamd Hamami was ranked 10th out of the 40 richest people in Indonesia with a total wealth of $ 2.2 billion, according to Forbes magazine.
Having no desire to become an entrepreneur, Achmad Hamami initially entered the military world but he decidedto leave because of several obstacles.
After leaving the military, Achmad Hamami decided to work teaching mathematics lessons and started abusiness selling small candles to support the family economy.
If it is already sustained, where will it not go, one day he met his brother, then he was invited to join in to work on an infrastructure project. This is the beginning of the success of the boss Trakindo starting a business in the field of heavy equipment.
Then in 1970 Achmad Hamami founded PT Trakindo Utama, which concentrated in the field of heavy equipment.
Achmad Hamami succeeded inbecoming an official distributor of tractors and heavy equipment from California, USA, namely Caterpillar on April 13, 1971. Caterpillar products offered by Trakindo are heavy equipment, diesel and gas production machines.Gradually, since then, Achmad Hamami’s finances have improved. He got a lot oforders so that the amount of his wealth continued to increase.
Achmad Hamami continued to develop by establishing several subsidiaries, namely PT Sanggar Sarana Baja in 1977, PT Natra Raya in 1982, and PT Chandra Sakti Utama Leasing in 1995. The three subsidiaries were established to support the smooth running of PT Trakindo Utama.
PT Sanggar Sarana Baja has afocus on design and fabrication services for the heavy equipment industry market. While PT Chandra Sakti Utama Leasing is engaged in financing thepurchase of Caterpillar equipment. While PT Natra Raya is a joint venture between Trakindo and Caterpillar Inc. The company focuses on manufacturing and assembling Caterpillar machines.
Achmad Hamami then formed the Trakindo mining division in order to support the Indonesian mining industry? with international class services and equipment in 1993. PT Trakindo Utama also introduced the CAT® Oil Program in 1996. In the same year, the company also officially became the agent of Sullair products.
One year after that, Trakindo established two more subsidiaries, namely PT Cipta Kridatama and PT Cipta KridaBahari. PT Cipta Kridatama is engaged in providing contract and rental services for the mining industry. While PT Cipta Krida Bahari focuses on logistics services. The following year, Trakindo became the agent of two products atonce, namely Baldwin and Olympian officially.
Trakindo also established PTMitra Telematika Solutions in 1999, which is specialized in information technology management facilities and services. Then, on August 16, 2000, theTrakindo Group holding company was formed under the name PT Tiara Marga. Notonly that, Trakindo also officially became an agent of Sykes Pumps products inthe same year, and became an agent for Bitelli products one year after. Trakindo also opened the CAT® Rental Store for the first time in 2002. In 2003, Trakindo became increasingly popular as a distributor of Caterpillar No. 1 inthe world and became the official LAKO Harvester product agent in 2005.