We trace our beginning dating back to 1963 when our founder established Asahan Perabot in Medan, North Sumatera as a traditional woodworking workshop producing custom-made home furniture using simple carpentry tools. The company was relocated to Jakarta in 1975 and was registered as CV Asahan.
In 1983, we began manufacturing knocked-down office furniture which was branded Grand Furniture®, the first office furniture brand we produced. The development led us to incorporate better machines and method to produce better quality products to achieve higher production rate.
We reached nation-wide market and the company’s name was changed to PT Grand Graha Utama in 1984. Two years later, in 1986 we moved our production line and office to our newly developed factory in Tangerang, Banten and began to incorporate industrial management, modernized machines and equipment and the company’s name changed again to PT Grand Furnitama Internasional.
In early 1990s we began exporting our products and by late 1990s we have reached global market. Subsequently in 2000, the company’s name becomes PT Formcase Industries.
Mobel Companies Group are appointed to be the sole distributor of Grand Furniture®, Ofino® and Apik® nation-wide.
In 1996 we acquired quality management system ISO 9001 certification.
In 2005 we acquired CTPAT as a trusted custom-trade partner from the Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and Department of Homeland Security of the United States.
In 2006 we acquired GSA contract and certification from the General Service Administration of the United States as the official supplier of office furniture for the US Government globally.
Achievement and Awards
In 1996 we were the first office furniture manufacturer in ASIA to acquire ISO 9001 certification.
In 2005, we received Primaniyarta Award from Ministry of Trade awarded by the president of Republic of Indonesia as high-achieving exporter in Global Brand developer category. We are the first office furniture manufacturer recipient.
In 2006, we are awarded as Top Enterprise and The Best in Branding from Accenture Consultant International and business magazine SWA.
In 2009, we received Grand Award and Gold Award from IGDS (Indonesia Good Design Selection) and Ministry of Industry as the winner of best industrial product awarded by the presidtent of the Republic of Indonesia.
In 2011, we were selected as Top 250 Indonesia Local Companies by business magazine SWA.