Participating in IIICE, Philips Supports Sustainable Infrastructure Development

August 28, 2012

Jakarta, Indonesia — In line with Indonesia government plan to increase capital spending by           15 per cent to upgrade infrastructure, Royal Philips Electronics (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHI) that aims to improve the quality of people’s lives through meaningful innovations, participates in the Indonesia International Infrastructure Conference and Exhibition (IIICE’12) and showcases latest and complete range of lighting technology to support sustainable infrastructure development.


Globally, buildings consume around 40 per cent of premier energy, higher than transportation and industry, while lighting represents about 19 per cent of the total energy. With the new lighting technology, LED, the world can potentially save 50 per cent of energy usage today for lighting.


“Increased connectivity to further the country’s economic development can be achieved with better and more sustainable infrastructure. The use of innovative products and solutions in all aspects including lighting solutions can make a huge contribution to energy savings, safety and ambience. With 121 years of innovations, Philips provides a complete range of the latest lighting technology that can make a significant positive difference to any development,” states Robert Fletcher, President Director of PT. Philips Indonesia.


To improve connectivity across archipelago, the government plans to capital spending to further develop airports. Focusing on airport development, Fletcher says: “For any airport, the safety of travellers, visitors and staff is of paramount importance. Lighting is, without doubt, one of the most important factors to improve operational productivity and efficiencies from check-in counters, baggage handling, waitinglounges, to airfields.” Further he adds, “That is where Philips can help. By focusing on the needs of people and leveraging our expertise, we develop not only the right but also user and environmentally friendly lighting solutions for airports in Indonesia.”


Many airports worldwide have applied Philips lighting solutions that does not only require as little maintenance as possible, lower the overall cost of ownershipand save energy. Munich International Airport in Germany is an example of airports that has replaced their lamps and saved EUR 300,000-400,000 per year. While in Indonesia, Philips lighting can be seen at least at Juanda International Airport – Surabaya, Sultan Hasanuddin International Airport – Makassar, and Lombok International Airport.

For further information, please contact:

Utari Mahavira 

Fleishman-Hillard Indonesia

Mobile: +62-01380577913



About Royal Philips Electronics

Royal Philips Electronics of the Netherlands (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHI) is a diversified health and well-being company, focused on improving people’s lives through timely innovations. As a world leader in healthcare, lifestyle and lighting, Philips integrates technologies and design into people-centric solutions, based on fundamental customer insights and the brand promise of “sense and simplicity.” Headquartered in the Netherlands, Philips employs approximately 122,000 employees with sales and services in more than 100 countries worldwide. With sales of EUR 22.6 billion in 2011, the company is a market leader in cardiac care, acute care and home healthcare, energy efficient lighting solutions and new lighting applications, as well as lifestyle products for personal well-being and pleasure with strong leadership positions in male shaving and grooming, portable entertainment and oral healthcare. News from Philips is located at


In November 2011, Philips launched The ‘+’ Project program, a multi-year program aimed at improving the health and well-being of people in Asia Pacific. The ‘+’ Project is focused on improving the quality of urban living by helping to build livable cities, promote healthy living and work towards healthcare systems that are affordable and accessible. It combines the expertise from Philips’ business sectors and the company’s innovation capabilities and aims to achieve tighter collaboration with governments, municipals, health authorities and other relevant stakeholders to improve the quality of people’s lives across the region. The scope of this program covers the ASEAN countries, Australia and New Zealand and Korea. For more information, visit


Philips solutions for airports in Indonesia:

Jalan tol di Bandar Udara Internasional Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II, Palembang


Bandar Udara Internasional
Juanda, Surabaya