APHI was established on November 21, 1983, based on Pancasila and based on the 1945 Constitution. In conducting and conducting its activities is not profitable, independent, professional, imbued with Timbery organizational ethics and as a partner of the government.
The purpose of
APHI aims to develop, improve and protect the efforts of its members in accordance with the rules of legislation in order to increase the value of sustainable forests to encourage the creation of forest industry competitiveness.
APHI as an association, is a partner of the Government and institutions concerned as a forum for communication, information, consultation, facilitation and advocacy on matters related to forest exploitation, in the framework of responsible, accountable, transparent and accountable business activities professional.
APHI members consist of companies holding Timber Forest Product Utilization License in Natural Forest (IUPHHK-HA) and Timber Forest Product Utilization Permit in Plantation Forest (IUPHHK-HT) domiciled and / or operating in the territory of the Republic of Indonesia. Membership of APHI is voluntary.