Indonesia’s Global Brands (Part 5: Electronics)

Posted on May 19th, 2010 at 8:42 am by Akhyari


I have been using POLYTRON electronic equipments since the 90’s, and to me, its quality is above Japanese, Korean brands. The power of POLYTRON is on its sound quality. I have been wondering, this brand is so good, who made it? Well, only few months ago, I got the confirmation from a very reliable source that POLYTRON is purely Indonesian brand, and is one of the biggest and leading electronic manufacturers in Indonesia.

Polytron has 2 plants, in Kudus with an area of 70,000m2 and in Sayung Semarang with an area of 130,000m2 (the biggest refrigerator plant in Central Java) with more than 3,500 employees, 11 representative offices, 5 authorized dealers, 38 service centres and 2,500 dealers in Indonesia

Established on May 16, 1975 in Kudus using company name of PT. Indonesia Electronic & Engineering before changed to PT Hartono Istana Electronic on September 18, 1976 and then merged to be PT. Hartono Istana Teknologi.

Polytron has long range of product, from home teather, amplifier, HIFI, compo, LCD TV, DVD player, aircon, fridge, freezer, washing machine, dispenser etc.

Polytron has been successfully penetrating 32 countries worldwide, and now eyeing more countries to enter. It has patented over 20 of its products.

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