PT Unilever Indonesia Tbk (IDX: UNVR) was established in Indonesia on December 5, 1933 as Lever Zeepfabrieken N.V., a subsidiary of Lever Brothers which initially operated a soap factory at Angke, Jakarta. The name was changed to Unilever Indonesia on July 22, 1980.
Unilever Indonesia has two subsidiaries, PT Anugrah Lever (in liquidation), and PT Technopia Lever , a joint venture company with Technopia Singapore Pte. Ltd. PT Knorr Indonesia, another Unilever company, was absorbed into Unilever Indonesia by merger on July 4, 2004.
May 2011: PT Unilever Indonesia Tbk will invest at least Euro300 million ($427.4 million) in 2 years to expand factories at Cikarang, West Java and at Rungkut, East Java. Currently the company has operated 8 company-owned factories and 3 central distribution centers.