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Global Technologies to Boost Indonesia's Furniture Industry


IFMAC & WODMAC 2017 Promotes Global Technologies to Boost Indonesia’s

01-02-2017
Indonesia’s leading international events for the furniture manufacturing components and woodworking machinery sectors, IFMAC & WOODMAC 2017 will bring global technologies to boost Indonesia’s expanding furniture industry. Returning with further expansion for its sixth edition, the exhibitions open more business opportunities to top industry players in the country’s fast-moving markets.  More than 300 exhibiting companies from 25 countries will come together over 4 days from the 27 to 30 September 2017 at the Jakarta International Expo, Kemayoran this year. 
 
Mrs Rini Sumardi, Director of PT Wahana Kemalaniaga Makmur (WAKENI), organizer of the exhibitions said that, “competitive industry players from Indonesia and around the globe are welcomed to bring in their latest innovations with cutting edge engineering, manufacturing and processing systems that would further spur the growth of Indonesia’s furniture Industries. She added that, “The exhibitions target industry players who are ready to support the development of national furniture and craft industry. As the local industry is progressively moving towards higher automation, machine and technology suppliers that can provide the right product to different business sizes and cater to varying production needs are highly sought after here.” 
 
Technology - the key to industry advancement 
 
World-class technologies from established companies will provide new competitive advantage to the country’s domestic furniture manufacturers and woodwork businesses industries to enhance their operations through high-tech machinery use. In addition, the presence of international expertise will support the local industry in identifying the technological gaps that have hindered businesses from reaching desired production efficiency. Through the exhibition, exhibiting companies can market their end-to-end sales services, trainings and logistics support to local partners. For those who seek local distributors and sales agents, the exhibitions encourage interactions with industry professionals to exchange information on collaborative opportunities market. Ultimately, exhibiting companies will experience a robust business networking, procurement and sourcing platform that highlights valuable business prospects that Indonesia offers.
 
Indonesia is set to be the furniture industry’s cornerstone of successful hybrid between technology and craftsmanship. The country’s furniture industry strengths lie in its unique craftsmanship, high design innovation and creativity value. Endowed with a wide raw material segments and expandable labour resources, the market empowers both upstream and downstream businesses with viable resources. As the Indonesian government provides vital support to push industry readiness to compete at international markets, industry players are also spurred with a large end consumer base with high quality demands from both local and export buyers. As the global furniture market is expected to grow about CAGR of 4% until the end of 2020, the APAC region be a prominent market leader that accounts for more than one-third of the total market share by end of 2015.Indonesia with its over 250 million population is a strong force and influential market within Southeast-Asia. 
 
Focus on in-demand products
 
A unique element of this year’s exhibition is the special showcase on Excellent Used Machinery. For this segment, pre-owned machineries in top working condition of various leading brands will be showcased for sales. This would cater to businesses who target high value investment on used machinery that can still perform with optimal efficiency. This newly added segment complement the larger product range featuring CNC, cutting machineries, woodworking tools and components, raw materials and solutions for interior works, adhesives, abrasive, paint, coatings and fitting needs. Equipped with these advanced technologies and solutions, furniture and woodwork producers can optimize escalating demands from sectors such as home applications, building and construction, interior design and architecture, as well as office and residential properties plus many more.
 
As an extension of the furniture industry also, IFMAC & WOODMAC 2017 will be held in conjunction with the inaugural Kitchen + Bathroom Indonesia. This new exhibition will further uplift Indonesia’s robust furniture manufacturing and home ware production industries with greater spotlight on technological developments for kitchen and bathroom specializations. IFMAC & WOODMAC has attracted over 1500 new brands, emerging industry players, large-scale global manufacturers and corporate retailers into the lucrative Indonesian market over the last 5 successful editions. Some of booth spaces in the 2017 edition have been reserved or pre-booked by returning exhibitors who are have been impressed with the quality of visitors and number of visitors at the exhibitions. As Indonesia remains an important and lucrative market for global industry players, IFMAC & WOODMAC 2017 are expected to grow with 40% increase in total exhibition space covering 12.000 sqm across 3 halls. 
 
For more information on the exhibition and to join as an exhibitor, contact our sales team at:
PT. Wahana Kemalaniaga Makmur
Renny Tanujaya (Ms.)
Senior Sales Manager
Phone : +62 21 5366 0804 
Fax : +62 21 5325887/890 
E-mail : ifmac@wakeni.com 
www.ifmac.net 
 
For media enquiries, please contact our Marketing & Communications team: 
Mrs. Silvia Angela at silvia@wakeni.com or Ms. Rea Alfina at rea@wakeni.com
 
About the Organizer
PT. Wahana Kemalaniaga Makmur (WAKENI) is an Indonesian exhibition organizer that committed to the primary cause of promoting trade in Indonesia. Incorporated in 1991 with a scope of business covering automotive aftermarket, plastics and rubber, packaging and printing, metallurgy technology, furniture component, accessories and hardware, WAKENI has grown from strength to strength with trade shows not only staged in Jakarta and other major trading places in Indonesia but also overseas. WAKENI offers more than 20 years' experience in delivering world-class events in Indonesia, providing local, regional and international exhibitors with unmatched expertise and in-depth market knowledge. Some of the track record of exhibition is INDOPLAS, INDOPACK, INDOPRINT, INDOMETAL and many more. Please visit www.wakeni.com for more information about the company and the event.