PT. Idaman Eramandiri was given the STeP by OEKO-TEX® excellence award
Written by Testex   
Monday, 13 May 2019
The first STeP by OEKO-TEX® holder in South East Asia receives an excellence award from TESTEX during its Sustainability Seminar in Bandung, Indonesia. The company PT. Idaman Eramandiri was given the STeP by OEKO-TEX® excellence award to praise the internal team for its hard work and support for their accomplishment. It is the first company in Indonesia and all of South East Asia to become STeP certified.






Established in 1989 in Bandung, their main product is polyester sewing thread. The trademark of PT. Idaman Eramandiri is the highest level of customer satisfaction based on long term, reliable supply relationships, creative services and innovative product characteristics. In addition, the company has a high level of corporate responsibility in relation to the environment and its 217 highly qualified employees. Their buyers include worldwide brands such as Nike, Adidas and Under Armour.


In 1995 PT. Idaman Eramandiri became ISO/OHSAS certified for Quality Management, Environment Management and Health & Safety Management. This was followed by STANDARD 100 by OEKO-TEX® certification in 2006 and STeP by OEKO-TEX® certification in 2015. The company also holds the Indonesian Eco Label Standard.


Due to the exclusive use of high quality raw materials, dyes and other materials as well as a quality management system in place since many years, PT. Idaman Eramandiri is able to offer a constantly high level of testing, even for specialist customer specifications. The company further distinguishes itself through high efficiency with low levels production waste. Efficient technologies and manufacturing procedures, which not only ensure high production capacity but also help to make its environmental impact as low as possible, are imperative.


The implementation of the criteria required by STeP at PT. Idaman Eramandiri has been certified as exemplary by OEKO-TEX® auditors at TESTEX. The Indonesian company received an especially good scoring in the “Chemicals Management” module not merely thanks to modern harmful substances monitoring. By recycling waste water, the company also drastically reduced fresh water consumption. It can communicate its sustainable business model in the best way to its customers through STeP by OEKO-TEX® certification and profits as their processes are improved, for example by reducing costs for primary energy resources, fresh water, raw materials and waste disposal.


“With STeP by OEKO-TEX® we can analyse and manage all relevant company areas with only one certification.” says Mr. Hendra Indrawirawan, President Director of PT. Idaman Eramandiri. “We can get this achievement because we have a good team with high commitment to make it happen”.

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