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Total cleaning & laundry solutions for Indonesia - a growing market
Indonesia is showing a steady growth in the cleaning and laundry market, driven by the rising number of commercial and residential properties, healthcare facilities and hospitality facilities, and the development of more automation, more innovative products and solutions which are effective and efficient.
Data from the Statistics Bureau shows that in Jakarta alone, there are over 7.1 million sq.m areas of commercial and residential properties, while across the nation there are over one million hotel rooms available and over 2,800 hospitals are in operation.
Cleaning and laundry have certainly taken new priority for these sectors, encouraged by higher awareness for better living and working standards.
Addressing market needs, PT Media Artha Sentosa organises a dedicated trade show for modern cleaning and textile care titled Expo Clean & Expo Laundry. This year, the show is going into its 6th edition, to be held at the Jakarta International Expo from 11th to 13th July. The supporting trade associations are organising accompanying conferences, seminars and workshops which will become platforms of knowledge, experience and insights for all trade professionals.
"This edition is rather special in that we registered a great interest in laundry for healthcare services," says Teddy Halim, the event project director. "There are three associations focusing on this subject, namely the Indonesian Hospitals Association (PERSI), Indonesian Laundry Professionals Association (APLI) and Association of Hospital Laundry Units (PILARS).
"The Ministry of Health is investing in efforts to prevent and control the spread of infection in healthcare facilities through Ministerial Decree No. 7 Year 2019. In addition, Expo Laundry is welcoming delegation visits from Malaysia, Singapore and China this year, and the Best Practice Laundry Award is organised again this year to encourage better standards of laundry businesses in Indonesia.
"The cleaning sector is accelerating too, our collaboration with the Indonesian Toilet Association allows a special highlight on toilets and their functionality, especially for the disabled," adds Teddy. "Expo Clean & Expo Laundry is becoming a must-attend event in the country. Last year we had more than 6,000 visitors and we are expecting more to attend this year."
23rd May 2019