In 1966, Eka Sentosa (+) and Darmawan Putra Totong opened a small paint shop sized 40 sqm at Gajah Mada 56 Street, Jakarta. This paint shop called “Toko Tjat Sentosa” which sold paint products. Not only selling paints, business kept developing with selling also other building materials with more variety products.
In line with the growth of the shop, in 1970, Budyanto Totong and Totong Kurniawan joined the business with their brothers and launched their greater plans. They saw an opportunity from merely selling but into marketing and distributing. This is the beginning of the business as a distribution of building materials.
In December 1983 PT Catur Sentosa Adiprana (“The Company”) was established due to rapid grew in distribution segment where the need for a modern management approach became inevitable.
In 1997, Budyanto Totong saw another opportunity in modern retail segment by introducing “One Stop Shopping” concept for building materials in Indonesia with brand Mitra10. This segment is developed with aim to catch the opportunity of the changing shopping trend from traditional to modern way, strengthen synergy with principals, cash transaction based, and gain higher profit margin.
With continuing to grow and develop its businesses, the Company is strengthening the equity structure through “Initial Public Offering”. The Company listed its shares on the Indonesia Stock Exchange on December 12, 2007 under the ticker symbol CSAP. According to article 3 of the Company’s Articles of Association, the scope of its activities is to engage in trading of industrial goods.