Minister of Industry Encourages Ceramic Industry to Improve Product Design Quality

By : Ridwan And Aldi Firhand. A | Thursday, March 15 2018 - 20:36 IWST

Minister of Industry Airlangga Hartarto at Keramika 2018 (Photo: By Courtesy)
Minister of Industry Airlangga Hartarto at Keramika 2018 (Photo: By Courtesy)

INDUSTRY.co.id - Jakarta, Minister of Industry Airlangga Hartarto encourages the national ceramics industry to improve the quality of product design to better compete with imported products in the face of global trade.

Therefore, it is necessary to apply best practice and use the latest technology to produce production efficiency.

"The way, among others, modernize the factory with the use of digital printing technology and production equipment that can create ceramics with a large size according to current market trends abroad and domestic," said Airlangga at the 2018 Ceramics Exhibition in Jakarta, Thursday (15/3/2018 ).

Minister of Industry convey, domestic ceramics industry needs to do the transformation in stages in accordance with the development of Industry 4.0 technology that is running.

"We continue to encourage this sector to be able to combine digital technologies such as production, design and quality control," he said.

According to Airlangga, currently industry players around the world are being transformed to welcome the era of the fourth industrial revolution, which will emphasize the Internet platform of Things with integrated production processes.

"The goal is to find the steps of efficiency and optimization of production processes in order to achieve maximum results," said Minister of Industry.

The minister also asked the national ceramics industry to participate in supporting the vocational link and matchage program between industries with Vocational High School.

This is to make it easier to get the human resources in accordance with the needs of the world of work today so that it can spur productivity and industrial competitiveness.

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