Komatsu Developing Nation through API/IWS National Webinar

      As a form of Komatsu Indonesia's contribution in terms of developing Indonesian human resources, especially the welder, in facing the challenges of the industrial revolution 4.0 and the Entry of Foreign Workers in Indonesia, the Indonesian Welding Association (API / IWS) collaborated with several Indonesian Ministries and related industries held National Webinar on 12 September 2020 through the Video Conference "Zoom Meeting". The focus of the discussion are various issues and the latest technology in the welding field which are currently emerging nationally and internationally by trying to provide solutions for the Welding Industry in Indonesia. The enthusiasm of the participants was so great for the Webinar event with participants reaching 500 people from all over Indonesia, both from academics and industry practitioners. 

      Mr. Pratjojo Dewo, Komatsu Indonesia (KI) President Director is the Keynote speaker whom introduced the KI activities to face this challenge. It consists of Komatsu Global concept of IoT, KI Fabrication Dantotsu IT Line that is to maintain and improve productivity and quality in the flexibility demand and also human resource development activities such as Welding Engineer Program, Casting-Metal Working program and Link & Match for Vocational school collaborated with Ministry of Industry.

      In this seminar, some keynote speaker also discussed about virtual welding technology that helps us to improve efficiency in the welding training program. This technology adopts “Virtual Reality Technology” for newcomer welder to practice welding with easier and interesting method and increase the value point in Welding process. Now KI is also considering to adopt this technology in KI Takumi Training Center.