Ministry of Industry Integrate Manufacturing Industry With Digital Infrastructure

By : Ridwan And Aldi Firhand. A | Friday, January 12 2018 - 19:08 IWST

Minister of Industry, Airlangga Hartarto while attending the 8th anniversary ceremony of Bukalapak (Photo: Doc. Industry.co.id)
Minister of Industry, Airlangga Hartarto while attending the 8th anniversary ceremony of Bukalapak (Photo: Doc. Industry.co.id)

INDUSTRY.co.id - Jakarta - the Ministry of Industry continues to encourage the national manufacturing sector, especially small and medium scale, to transform into an integrated industry with digital infrastructures.

"This is as confirmed by Mr. President Jokowi, that Industry 4.0 or Industry Zaman Now will be one of the factors driving the economy," said Minister of Industry, Airlangga Hartarto in Jakarta (11/1/2018).

To achieve this goal, Ministry of Industry has launched an integrated system through e-Smart IKM, as a database that is intertwined with the marketplace in Indonesia.

"This system can improve market access, access raw materials and provide guidance for policy makers," said Airlangga.

IKM e-Smart program until the year 2017 has been recorded more than 1730 actors IKM incorporated from 23 provinces. In the year 2018, IKM e-Smart workshop will be re-implemented with the target of 4000 participants of IKM actors scattered throughout the territory of Indonesia.

Furthermore, by 2019, the number involved is expected to reach 5000 SME actors. So that next year, there are already more than 10,000 IKM actors who are incorporated in the IKM e-Smart system.

"In this program also encourages the perpetrators of IKM to make breakthrough innovation, by improving products, design development, and follow the education and training," said Minister of Industry.

News Comment

Today's Industry

Oil Palm (agroindonesia)

Senin, 16 Juli 2018 - 21:41 WIB

Sign MoU, RI-India Palm Oil Industry Agreed on Sustainable Development

Monday (16/7/2018) has signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between Indonesian Palm Oil Board (DMSI), India Solvent Extractors Association (SEA), and Solidaridad Network Asia Limited (SNAL)…

Irfan Bachdim officially become Brand Ambassador Super Moto Car (Photo: Ridwan / Industry.co.id)

Senin, 16 Juli 2018 - 21:39 WIB

Mobil Lubricants Launches Latest Product For Two Wheel Vehicles

Mobil Lubricants launches the latest high-performance oil products for two-wheeled vehicles, Super Moto Cars formulated using the latest oil technology that uses a unique blend of high-quality…

Illustration of Export (ist)

Senin, 16 Juli 2018 - 21:38 WIB

Indef Estimates Trade Balance June 2018 Surplus Up to US $ 600 Million

Institute for Development of Economics and Finance (Indef) estimates the trade balance in June 2018 to surplus US $ 400 million - US $ 600 million Surplus is expected to occur due to long holiday…

Wika Beton

Senin, 16 Juli 2018 - 21:36 WIB

Until June 2018, Wika Beton Records Total Contracts Reach Rp8, 45 Trillion

PT Wika Beton Tbk recorded total contracts to be handled (carry over) in the first six months of this year has reached Rp8, 45 trillion.

Airbus A320-200 AirAsia Indonesia Berlogo Wonderful Indonesia and with Indonesia Tourism Destination Pattern (Photo: Chodijah Febriyani / Industry.co.id)

Senin, 16 Juli 2018 - 21:34 WIB

Air Asia Purchases Airbus Plane Rp 330.7 Trillion

Airbus SE is reportedly approaching an aircraft sales agreement worth US $ 23 billion or equivalent to Rp 330.74 trillion to AirAsia Group. The Malaysian airline has been the second largest…