km northwest of Surabaya.
Known as an industrial area, the cement plant dominates the Gresik skyline. It is also a place of pilgrimage as Gresik houses the tomb of Sunan Giri, one of the Javanese Moslem saints, and of Maulana Malik Ibrahim, the first Moslem priest to settle in Java. He died in 1419.
The regional government of Gresik regency is geographically located between 112 degrees and 113 degrees east longitude and between 7 degrees and 8 degrees south latitude, and it is bordered on:
- the north: by Java Sea
- the east : by the straits of Madura and Surabaya municipality
- the south: by Sidoarjo regency
- the west : by Lamongan regency
The whole area of Gresik regency consists of:
HISTORY OF GRESIK
Names of Regents of Gresik :
The groups of Basic Chemical Industries
- PT. Surya Kertas
- PT. Intan Kertas
- PT. SHCP Indomesic
The groups of Basic Metal
Machines Industries and Electronics Industries
- PT. Tambang Batu Bara Bukit Asam
- PT. Jatim Bromo Steel
- PT. Panca Jasa which produces building constructions
- PT. Leewon which produces machines for playwood
- PT. Agrindo which produces agricultural tools and machines, and its local marketing among exporting areas.
The groups of Multifarious
Wood working industry of playwood which produces furniture, and its marketing for exported products. Rattan industry which produces rattan furniture and its other marketing exports.
The Relationship between Industrial
Motivators and Small Scale Industries
PT. SEMEN GRESIK (cement factory) togather with its affiliated companies has succeeded in giving guidance to industrial centre of imitation accecories in the village of Klangonan, sub-district of Kebomas.
PERUM PELABUHAN INDUSTRI III (Harbour Enterprise) in Surabaya gives guidance to the rattan small industries in the village of Beton, sub-district of Menganti.
PLN (State Owned Electricity Company) Surabaya will give guidance to a small industry which produces children's shoes in the village of Ngabetan, sub-district of Cerme. The permit is still in progress.
PT. PERKEBUNAN XXI-XXII (Plantation Ltd) KRIAN gives guidance to the centre of small industries in the village of Katimoho and Slempit, sub-district of Kedamean.