History

PT Pioneer was founded in 1956, pioneered by Mr. Hans Mahendra and Mr. Paul Hamid Njotokusumo who had the ambition to help in any way they could to provide jobs and increase the nation's living standards. Located in Jalan Sawah Besar No. 79, PT Pioneer started with a staff of less than 15 people, but with all of them dedicated to make PT Pioneer into a successful company.

1961
PT Pioneer moved to Jl. Ir. H. Juanda with a total of 40 staff

1970
Founded PT Daya Pioneer International, a wholly owned subsidiary company with the core business in general trading that has been appointed as a distributor by Ourboard Marine Corporation.

1972
PT Yanmar Diesel Indonesia was founded, this is a joint venture company with Yanmar of Japan for the manufacture and assembling of small industrial diesel engines up to 30hp for the Indonesian market, it is loacted in Sukma Jaya prefecture in Depok, West Java.

1975
Founded PT Yanmar Agricultural Machinery Indonesia, this is a joint venture company with Yanmar of Japan for the manufacture and assembling of tractors, power tillers, and rice milling equipment. It has its manufacturing facility located in Desa Sumberejo, Pandaan, Pasuruan, East Java.

1976
Founded PT Dinamika Setya Mesin, this is a joint venture company for the manufacturing and distribution of gasoline engines.

1983
Began the construction on Villa Duta residential project in Baranangsiang, Bogor.

1986
PT Airfast Service Indonesia was founded, this is a joint venture company with the core business in small airplane and helicopter charter.

1991
Founded PT Omron Manufacturing of Indonesia, this is a joint venture company for the manufacturing of automation control electronics with applications ranging from sensors, temperature controllers, intelligent signal processors, measuring and monitoring relays, switching power supplies, liquid leakage detection sensors, auto identification systems and timers.

1995
Senior members of the management participated in the outward bound program in preparation to process regeneration to the 2nd generation.
Founded PT Pioneer Sejahtera Foundation with the purpose of community services in the education sector.
The 2nd generation took over the top management team.

1997
Founded PT Ichikoh Indonesia, this is a joint venture company for the manufacture of automotive lamps and mirrors that maintains a large domestic market share in cooperation with major Indonesian automotive industries.