Thousands of SMEs Ready to Contribute to Production of Rural Vehicle Components

By : Ridwan And Aldi Firhand. A | Saturday, September 02 2017 - 13:44 IWST

Director General of IKM Kemenperin Gati Wibawaningsih (Photo Humas)
Director General of IKM Kemenperin Gati Wibawaningsih (Photo Humas)

INDUSTRY.co.id -Jakarta- The Ministry of Industry has finalized the concept of rural vehicles. Furthermore, Ministry of Industry (Kemenperin) will continue to spur the industry to produce rural vehicles.

In addition, Kemenperin also took the small and medium industry (IKM) automotive component sector to spur the level of domestic content (TKDN).

Director General of Small and Medium Industry (IKM) of the Ministry of Industry, Gati Wibawaningsih said, thousands of domestic IKM ready to contribute in producing rural vehicle components.

"We do prioritize local SMEs to be involved in the program being developed by this Ministry of Industry," said Gati in Jakarta (1/9/2017).

She added that for the implementation, Kemenperin will hold SME centers of automotive components in Tegal (50 IKM), Klaten (10 IKM), Purbalingga (138 IKM), Sidoarjo (134 IKM), Juwana (30 IKM), Pasuruan 49 IKM), Sukabumi (20 IKM) and Bandung (15 KM).

In addition, Kemenperin took 123 SME incorporated in the Association of Small and Medium Industries Automotive Components (Pikko).

Furthermore, there are 250 caroseries in Jakarta, West Java, Banten, Central Java, DI Yogyakarta, East Java, Lampung and North Sumatra and 600 IKM agricultural equipment and machinery in Sumatra, Java, Kalimantan, Sulawesi, NTB and NTT.

Gati also said that in order to maintain the stability of component production by IKM, the Ministry of Industry has involved a state-owned steel company, PT Krakatau Steel for the supply of raw materials.

"In fact, we are making integrated SME in Halmahera to ensure the availability of raw materials can be maintained properly," she explained.

Kemenperin also continues to provide guidance to the domestic SMEs in order to maintain the quality of production of its components, considering the products they produce will be used to make rural vehicles throughout Indonesia.

"We collect retirees from the industry to train and build the perpetrators of SME, so that the product still meets the desired standards," she concluded

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