Journal History

Perkumpulan Profesi Teknologi Agroindustri (APTA) or Indonesian Association of Agro-industry Technologist is an Indonesian society of those who have focal interest and field knowledge on agroindustrial systems engineering, technology and management. APTA was declared on December 16, 2010 by 7 (Seven) national universities in Indonesia namely Universitas Gadjah Mada, Universitas Brawijaya, Universitas Udayana, Politeknik Industri Tanah Laut, Universitas Lambung Mangkurat, Universitas Bengkulu and Universitas Lampung. Today, the membership of APTA has enhanced to more than 28 universities/institutions both national and private.

The mission of APTA is to conduct more qualified networking in the fields of agroindustrial systems engineering, technology, and management through education, research and social responsibility, and build cooperation with related national and international institutions.

Department of Agro-industrial Technology UGM (AIT-UGM) has received an official mandate as the management of APTA for two periods 2012-2016 and 2016-2020. During the first periods (2012-2016), AIT-UGM has initiated Agroindustrial Journal that managed by AIT-UGM in collaboration with APTA.