Sofjan Wanandi established the Pakarti Yoga group
A joint venture with Yuasa Corp, Riken Corp, Aica Kogyo, NYK Line of Japan begin their manufacturing facilities in Indonesia.
The Wanandi brothers entered the automotive component industry through PT Anugerah Daya Laksana.
The Wanandi brothers commenced manufacturing chassis parts with the first 2,000 tons mechanical press in Indonesia.
The Wanandi family businesses were united through PT Sapta Panji Manggala.
Gemala Group marked its establishment as a global battery network with the opening of a US$25 million plant in Jakarta.
Joined with Yuasa Corp of Japan, Gemala Group acquired Century Batteries in Australia, the first acquisition of an overseas company.
Acquired Exide UK factory in Dagenham, a battery manufacturing and sales company.
SANTINI GROUP was formed.
Sofjan Wanandi was assigned as the head of DPUN.
Sofjan Wanandi passed his leadership to his sons.