May News 2021
PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT TRAINING FOR PRODUCERS
On 31 May 2021 Apikri held training product development for producers that took a place at Apikri office. It was attended by 15 producers . As the speaker of the training was Harmoko ( Apikri designer).
The training opened by Yanti as director , she asked the producers to learn seriousely about all would be presented by designer. She also suggested the producers to make the sample based on the trend so that there would be opportunity for them to get the order. After open the training then continoued the presentetation of summer trend product for 2022 and spring trend product for 2022. He presented the design trend products for summer 2022 and spring 2022 that got from buyer Solidar Monde France, SERRV USA.
The topic presented for the summer 2022 : Bohemia and Ethnic, Modern and Graphic, Natural and Ecological for the accesories products. Life style products, zero waste products, leaf print, dark wood, print idea. Based on the presentation, the producers have inspiration to create their own products that can be promoted to buyer.
In the questions and response session in fact there is no great problem for producers to make the idea to produce the product ajusted with the trend , they have strong motivation to send their sample in twoo weeks. Because they were aware that by making new samples based on the trend they could get the order to recovey their life in the pandemi .
As the closed meeting Moko added that In the pandemic time It was good opportunity for producers to have strong motivation to get better income. Through this training was expected that they would g be get up to make their business growing.
APIKRI PASSED IN THE RE AUDIT FOR CERTIFICATION VERIFICATION OF WOOD LEGALITY
At the beginning of May Apikri formally received the Certification Verification of Wood Legality from TRIC Yogyakarta as the auditor . This is was the re audit since Apikri do this audit every twice a year. The first SVLK Cerfitication got in 2017 from PT Mutu Agung Lestari Bogor.
Because of the pandemic situation, The audit was held with the remote audit through zoom meeting and also document sending through email . As the usual the audit needed the formally document of organization such us ; the business legality, organization structure, the rule of organization as cooperative, setting up document of Cooperative while others document needed about the prove of producers who use the wood for production, how to get the wood formally and detail. So it means that the wood used by producers are really legal wood .