Fujifilm Entrusts Astragraphia to Extend Digital Offset Penetration (Jet Press) in Indonesia
Jakarta, 22 April 2019 - PT FUJIFILM Indonesia (Fujifilm) today announced the appointment of an official distributor for the Graphic System division business line. PT Astra Graphia Tbk (Astragraphia) is entrusted with handling the marketing and after-sales services of Fujifilm's product range of digital offset printing machines throughout Indonesia. The strategic steps taken by Fujifilm and Astragraphia are expected to be able to accelerate the growth of the print industry which has the potential to support the development of Indonesia's creative economy.
Based on projections of the Indonesian Graphic Companies Association (PPGI), the printing industry will continue to record positive growth every year, at least 10 percent of growth is predicted to occur at the end of 2019. The growth of the printing industry is supported by shifts and innovations in the creative industry.
Noriyuki Kawakubo - President Director of PT FUJIFILM Indonesia said, "Fujifilm is very aware that the print industry in Indonesia is very potential, so in 2015, FUJIFILM Indonesia established the Graphic System Division, which presents a diverse range of products from the CTP offset system to the most advanced digital offset machines as a solution. total for the print industry in Indonesia. We continue to strive to contribute to this industry by providing superior innovative products and comprehensive service solutions, one of which is by signing a distributorship agreement with Astragraphia today. We want to ensure that our product innovation is supported by qualified marketing and after-sales service personnel. "
FUJIFILM Holdings Corporation is the holding company of Fuji Xerox Co. Ltd. (Fuji Xerox), following in the footsteps of Fuji Xerox which this year celebrates 43 years of partnership with Astragraphia, Fujifilm does not hesitate to entrust Astragraphia to become the official distributor of Fujifilm's digital offset products. "With the strength of Astragraphia's reliable sales & services network, experience, and wide coverage of services in more than 514 cities in Indonesia, Fujifilm believes this collaboration will further strengthen Fujifilm's position in the printing industry in Indonesia," said Kawakubo.
Harry Halim - President Director of PT Astra Graphia Tbk said, "The appointment of Astragraphia as a distributor by Fujifilm is not only a matter of pride, but this is part of Astragraphia's manifestation of commitment to provide a more complete and comprehensive print solution for customers."
Harry Halim added, "A dynamic creative industry needs to be supported by technology that is able to provide short-run and on-demand printing solutions with a quality capable of achieving even higher offset quality. Fujifilm Jet Press is the answer to that need. With the addition of a digital offset product line with inkjet technology, Astragraphia and Fujifilm will be able to expand penetration in the print industry in Indonesia. "
About PT FUJIFILM Indonesia
PT FUJIFILM Indonesia is a direct subsidiary of Fujifilm Holdings Corporation and was established in September 2011. Apart from its head office in Jakarta, PT Fujifilm Indonesia also has branch offices in Surabaya, Bandung, Yogyakarta and Makassar. At present, PT Fujifilm Indonesia has eight business units consisting of the Electronic Imaging division (cameras and lenses), the Photo Imaging division (photo printing machines, photo paper and instax), Graphic Systems division (digital printing and offset machines), division Medical (medical devices), Industrial Products division (Prescale and NDT), Recording Media division, Optical Device division and Life Science division (ASTALIFT skin care).
About PT Astra Graphia Tbk
Astragraphia started a business trip in 1971 as the Xerox Division at PT Astra International which was then separated into its own legal entity in 1975. On 22 April 1976 Astragraphia was appointed directly as the exclusive distributor of Fuji Xerox Co. Ltd. Japan with a business scope as a provider of office equipment and after-sales services throughout Indonesia.
Astragraphia listed its shares on the Indonesia Stock Exchange in 1989. In 2016, Astragraphia strengthened its business scope to become "Printing & Digital Services". Astragraphia has a Document Solutions business portfolio with exclusive partner Fuji Xerox, presenting end-to-end solutions ranging from personal printing needs, offices, Graphic Art to Managed Print Services. Astragraphia has a subsidiary, namely PT Astra Graphia Information Technology (AGIT) which serves the needs of Information Technology Solutions, especially Digital Services through collaboration with world-class strategic partners as well as its own solutions that include hardware, software and services as well as PT Astragraphia Xprins Indonesia (AXI) which comes as One Click Office Solution by providing solutions for all office needs through AXIQoe.com, the leading B2B and B2G e-commerce service in Indonesia, PrintQoe.com, the first B2B and B2G online printing service in Indonesia, PrinterQoe as the largest online printing marketplace in Indonesia. Indonesia, CourierQoe, namely B2 B and B2G logistics and distribution services, SpotQoe is an online platform for meeting room and event booking services.
More information contact :
Head of Corporate Communication of PT Astra Graphia Tbk
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Phone: (021) 390 9190 ext 1060
Corporate Communication of PT FUJIFILM Indonesia
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