Two Swiss companies, INCH Furniture and Stocklin Logistics, have received Buyer's Appreciation Award (Primaduta Award) from the Government of Indonesia for their loyalty in importing Indonesian products and contribution to increasing investment, as well as to the development of Indonesia`s Small Medium Enterprises. The awards was presented by President of Indonesia, Ir. Joko Widodo, at the opening of the 30th Trade Expo Indonesia 2015, in Jakarta on 21 October 2015. The handing over of the Awards to INCH Furniture and Stocklin Logistics took place during the dinner hosted by Indonesia in Bern on 24 October 2015, attended by Government Representatives of Switzerland and Indonesia, including Swiss Chamber of Commerce and business community.
INCH Furniture has been doing business in Indonesia for many years and making long standing collaboration with Indonesian companies to improve production capacity and quality. INCH has also successfully been working with local higher education institution and vocational school for industrial woodworking to make high-skilled carpenters, furniture draughtsman and furniture designers. The support from INCH includes lectures, workshops and projects in the fields of ecology, innovation and design, and transfer of knowhow.
Stocklin Logistics started its business in Indonesia after taking part in business mission organized by the Swiss Global Enterprises in 2011. They have been expanding their business in Indonesia to develop quality products for logistic/storage facilities, working closely with a number of local suppliers and Small and Medium Enterprises. In its operation Stocklin has also supported capacity building for the local companies to enable them to produce products that meet the European standard and quality, and to enhance their capacity as exporters.
Since 2012, the Government of Indonesia has been granting the Primaduta Awards to foreign companies as the highest level of appreciation and recognition for buyers or importers of Indonesian products. The presentation of Primaduta Awards to INCH Furniture and Stocklin Logistics is expected to become a stimulus for increasing trade and investment between Indonesia and Switzerland.
For more information, contact Mr. Hendra Halim, Minister Counsellor, Embassy of Indonesia at +41 31 351 3905 or at firstname.lastname@example.org