Home Based Industry Jeans, timeless Crisis

Jakarta – Juki (29) issued dozens of cardboard jeans. With deft, one by one pants tires put on the sleeve completed in the wind. Jeans also expands and hand Juki greeted with giving red dye.

“It’s to let the jeans accessories colorful. Wage of Rp 500/celana I can,” said one of the Juki in jeans dye workshop in South Sukabumi, West Jakarta, Thursday (11/12/2008).

After manually colored with a brush, the pants washed through several stages. Afterward, the jeans are dried and ready to be sold over packed into cardboard.

“Not bad. Nope never drag orders. Always alone,” added Juki when alluded to the impact of economic crisis on demand process.

However, the order was decreased significantly after the crisis. Whereas in the past can bring home Rp 200.000/hari/orang, now only half. That is because the wage per piece pants 700/celana derived from Rp to Rp 500/celana.

“The important thing is not to be laid off. Fixed work,” said Juki.

In South Sukabumi district, there are at least 48 similar businesses. Kind of like a home-based business industry is often immune to the global economic crisis hit. Therefore, capital is not used sebombastis yag big industry.

“We were there just ngandelin money. So do not rely at other parties,” said Chairman of the Association of South Sukabumi Laundry, Rozali.

Kiris time ten years ago, many large-scale garment industries out of business. But not so with the cottage industry in the region. The key, in addition to its own capital, the market share of roadside pants up in malls and other modern market.

“Must be creative. If you do not so we had dispersed from the first-first,” said Rozali.

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